Posts Tagged ‘Arts’

Band of Skulls Chats with NY Press About Signature Fringe, Flashing Fans and Their New Album

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

bandofskulls In a music industry saturated with teeny-boppers and terms like “emo-hop”, it seems production value has gone up, while music quality has gone way, way down. But fear not friend. All is not lost. Hope rises in the form of a slack jawed skull.  Band of Skulls is made up of a guitar, bass, drums [&hellip
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A Sit Down With Zach Fried of Fort Lean

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

FortLean Make bad decisions. Have fun. Listen to rock music. Enjoy it. Dance to it. These are the teachings of Brooklyn-based band, Fort Lean. Haven’t heard of them? You will. Already causing headlines for their standout shows-NYTimes calls Fort Lean, “A big band, playing small rooms,”- they put comparable bands to shame with their frenetic energy, [&hellip
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Ambassadors Play to Save the Gowanus Canal

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

ambassadors The Gowanus Canal Conservancy held their Winter Festival this past Saturday, at Build It Green; a sort of buy-as-you-like warehouse space in Gowanus. A general knick-knackery, which housed about a hundred guests for a farm-to-table catered dinner of chicken & sausage gumbo, coleslaw with pickled pepper vinaigrette, buttermilk & honey cornbread and apple crumb bars. [&hellip
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Jar Jar Binks Goes to War

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Lucas crashes Red Tails By Armond White George Lucas’ sales tactics for Red Tails, his $93 million production about the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots in the armed forces, make a bigger bang than the film itself
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Salvaging Silent Cinema with a Brand-New Score

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Fans of experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy his work this winter. In addition to The Miners’ Hymns at Film Forum Feb. 8–14, this year’s Silent Films/Live Music series (Jan. 31–Feb. 3) at the World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St., will feature four Morrison films: The Miners’ Hymns, [&hellip
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Saddle Up

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Frederick Wiseman takes on a nude revue in Crazy Horse By  Cullen Gallagher A new Frederick Wiseman documentary is usually cause for celebration. Since his 1967 debut, Titticut Follies, he has made a name for himself as one of the most distinctive, innovative and consistently revealing nonfiction filmmakers
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