Opening tonight, master stencil artist and crazy urban explorer Logan Hicks' upcoming solo show, "Love Never Saved Anything," (he's so emo) is his probably most personal yet. The new body of work includes a series of underwater paintings and old(er) urban exploration photos including the time he climbed out on the eagles on the Chrysler Building. Logan is well-known for his work as a street artist and urban explorer, seeking out and discovering places that few have seen. From abandoned subway stations to dilapidated buildings, a series of new photographs will be showcased depicting forbidden areas of the urban environment and unique vantage points
Primarily based on the relationship between the body and the execution of performance, Leftover of Endurance is a case study of the radical transformation of the social structures. It deals with notions of presence, endurance, devotion, space, time, change, movement, and choreography, questioning-among other things-social and gender hierarchies. The exhibition runs March 8th through April 12th.
On St. Patrick’s Day, at TGIF Friday’s off Vanderbilt Avenue (47 East 42nd Street), the McManus breakfast will be held this year.
Aside from Jim McManus, head of the McManus Midtown Democratic Club, and his Chief of Staff Sing, you never know who you might meet. THIS is the year to make the trip. Last year, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Ray Kelly, Mike Bloomberg, among others, appeared to pay respects. This year, with Hilary starting to make her move and along with Bill, you never know who may stop in.
Seduction. Trickery. Power. Shakespeare's best comedy, Much Ado About Nothing will be running for a three week limited engagement beginning on February 21st. Full of wit, hilarity, seduction and trickery - this classic shows how love brings out the best and worst in us. Masquerade balls and mistaken identities leave you on the edge of your seat in this timeless battle of the sexes.
On Friday, March 7th see Charles Calomiris discuss his book, "Fragile by Design," a revealing exploration of the ways that politics inevitably intrude into bank regulation. The book combines political history and economics to examine how coalitions of politicians, bankers and other interest groups form, why some endure while others are undermined and how they generate policies that determine who gets to be a banker, who has access to credit and who pays for bank bailouts and rescues.
What began as a local, grass roots effort trying to energize the community in the wake of hurricane Sandy has blossomed into a full-scale eventintertwining 17 local stores, restaurants and venues. On March 1st and 2nd, artworks, curated by Sara Reisman of Percent For Art, will be installed throughout the entire neighborhood in local businesses and unused spaces. Music performances will take place in the evening.
I can’t implore you enough to go check out iRiNi and The Jazz Mix, playing this Saturday at Sugar Bar. Her soulful voice echoes with a true emotion and captivates her lucky listeners. She’s jazz in the truest sense of the word. She has a following so get there early to ensure a table.
This lady can sing, sing sing... Hilary Gardner has a mature awareness of the bonding and bending that goes on between singer, melody, and words. She offers us no melodrama, no vocal acrobatics; she honors the notes and the syllables, but she is not constrained by them. Thursday, February 27th at Greenwich House Music.
Join 2013 National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree Molly Antopol on February 18th, for a reading and discussion of her harrowing debut story collection The UnAmericans. About which Adam Johnson writes, "Not since Robert Stone has a writer so examined the nature of disillusionment and the ways in which newfound hope can crack the cement of failed dreams."
Nobody did more than Fred to save Greenwich Village in our collective visual memory. Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village features over 130 rare and iconic vintage prints spanning the years 1958 to 1979 including legends like Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan and many more. In a style simple and direct, in his tenure at The Village Voice McDarrah created street and studio portraits of downtown luminaries, local politicians and bohemian celebrities. Through March 8th, 2014.