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The greatest rock & roll band that’s ever existed, The Dwarves, were scheduled to play at Bowery Electric, and it had been too long since I’ve seen them. I bought a ticket online and made plans to travel to Manhattan on a weekend, something I rarely do anymore. But this show would be worth it,… Read more »

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A few years ago, on a lovely Saturday afternoon, I went for a sensible walk down Second Avenue in the East Village. It was a typical day in the neighborhood—I walked past a crack head peeing on himself, a circle of “homeless teenagers” that you know actually live in a penthouse with their parents on… Read more »

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AANY contributor Perry Brass has an upcoming show at St. Mark’s in the Bowery…   Who:  Downtown Music Productions What:  The Restless Yearning Towards My Self Where:  St. Marks in the Bowery Church, 131 East 10th St. at Second Ave. When:  Sunday, March 18th at 3 PM Why:  Because poetry, music, and dance still thrive in the East Village. The… Read more »