A World of Beef

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Jamel Shabazz reflects on the last moments of innocence in 1980’s Brooklyn and young brothers lost.

Openings & Parties: ROSTARR at The Standard, High Line

This past Friday, a creative crowd packed into The Standard, High Line to celebrate artist Romon Yang’s (a.k.a. ROSTARR) mural commission for the rooftop at Le Bain. Christos Katsiaouni was at the hotel to capture the scene.

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Art Tonight and Through the Weekend in NYC

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Recommended openings for the week ahead.

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Tonight in NYC: DASH SNOW “Sisyphus, Sissy Fuss, Silly Puss”

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On view until January 1, 2015

Home Alone 2
208 Forsyth St.
New York, NY
10002

Weekdays 10 am – 6 pm
Weekends 12 – 6 pm

NYC, 1981

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For the next couple of months, in collaboration with the upcoming film A Most Violent Year, we are publishing a culture site about New York City in 1981. From the East Village to Esplanade, we’ll tell some of the stories that shaped the year, and add in some pop culture to the mix for the fun of it. So check it out here and enjoy, there’ll be new stuff up daily.

Photo by Christopher Morris

Let The Rich Build Us Things

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Especially if one of those things is a floating performance island in the Hudson River which will surely become overrun with all the exact people you detest being around. You’ll survive though, because that’s what’s called “Living in New York” and being a misanthrope. But seriously, LET THE RICH BUILD US THINGS, they’re just spending their money to make your life better.

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Like Insects to the Lights

Why Do People Love Times Square?

Art Openings Tonight (and This Weekend) in New York & Los Angeles

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EARLY MAN
Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee, Bjarne Melgaard, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Christian Rosa, David Pappaceno, David Shrigley, Dennis Hoekstra, Devin Troy Strother, Eric Yahnker, Francine Spiegel, Giovanni Garcia-Fenech, Jim Drain, JIM JOE, Katherine Bernhardt, Misaki Kawai, Paul DeMuro, Takeshi Murata, Theo Rosenblum, and more.

November 13 – December 28th, 2014

The Hole
312 Bowery
New York, New York 10012

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Art Openings Tonight (and through the Weekend) in NYC, SF, and LA

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Takeshi Murata
OM Rider
November 5 – December 21, 2014

Salon 94 Bowery
243 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

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Filling the Sugary Void

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A look at some of the best new doughnuts in NYC aka “the city that always eats.”

Art Tonight (and this weekend) in New York

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Peter Sutherland and Jim Mangan at Muddguts, Lance De Los Reyes at The Hole, and Chuck Webster drawing at the Wythe Hotel. All the info below.

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Art Tonight (more This Weekend) in NY, LA, & SF

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A couple things here, a couple things there, and all the info down below.

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Lunchtime Laughter

Glad somebody finally did this, although it could have been done with some better music… Without further ado, some dude running around NYC giving high-fives to people hailing taxis.

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“If It’s Big and Ugly, It’s Not Big Enough”

James Victore on a “Type Safari” through Brooklyn

Openings & Parties: Promiscuities

This past Wednesday we co-hosted a party at Le Baron with Selectism for Jonathan Leder’s new film Promiscuities, starring Amy Hood. As one would expect with a sexy film, the crowd that gathered at the downtown club was nothing short of stunning.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Fall Preview 2014: Art Shows

All week we’ll be previewing cultural highlights from the upcoming fall season. Today we start with 34 can’t miss art exhibitions opening in September in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Paris.

Art Openings Tonight (and This Weekend) Across America

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From New York to Los Angeles and up to San Francisco, there’s a lot of art to see, and plenty of time to see it. It’s a long weekend!

(above: Josh Reames, Found Objects. On view at Guerrero Gallery in SF)

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Openings & Parties: Never Too Young

Last night, our intrepid photographer Christos Katsiaouni headed down to No Romance Galleries in TriBeCa to check out the opening of “Never Too Young,” a group show featuring works by Harry Mcnally, Mike Krim, Osvaldo Chance Jimenez and PJ Monte. Here is the scene that he encountered.

Is This The Most Famous Mural in New York City?

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Probably. Here’s a nice history of Keith Haring’s ‘Crack Is Wack’ piece on a handball court next to the Harlem River Drive.

Fun fact: The park where it’s located is officially named the “Crack Is Wack Playground.”

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