Posts Tagged ‘Music’

From Stage to Page

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Former Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider rocks his autobiography and a new album By Rachel Sokol In the 1970s and ’80s, Dee Snider—the lead singer-songwriter for the heavy metal band Twisted Sister—really didn’t care what anyone thought about him. Who cared if he had long, curly, insane hair? Who cared if he wore leopard-print bell-bottoms, [&hellip
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From Active to Artsy

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

A guide to summer day camps By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond If you tally all of the day camps in the city along with all of the day camps within an hour’s drive, you have an extraordinary menu of summer experiences. From traditional day camps that offer a mix of sports, crafts [&hellip
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A Guide to Educational Summer Day Camps

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By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond   We doubt that anyone thinks of New York City as a summer camp mecca—but by most standards, it really is. Consider all the children’s activity centers and enrichment programs that the city is blessed with—some go on hiatus and some slow down in the summertime, offering [&hellip
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Playlist for the Best of SXSW

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Music, NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Young Galaxy at SXSW All the cool kids are saying that South By South West is the new Coachella. Of course none of them are actually there. They’re saying that while smoking their cigarillos in Washington Square. “Shoulda gone man.” Then they relent and say, “Whatever, I guess LA isn’t that bad.” Don’t feel bad. We didn’t go either. [&hellip
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Get to Know: Bisco

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

Bisco There’s a brain on a city wall. The wall is brick, but the red is shaded in white with electric green lighting bolts shooting out. That’s yours. That’s your brain. The potential it has to create. Just focus on it. Grab a paintbrush. Grab a can. Grab a mic, a pencil, a pen, anything. Get [&hellip
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Introducing The Darcy’s: The Latest Export From the Great White North

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If there were a guide book for creating a successful indie rock band, the first rule of thumb likely would read as such: “Whatever you do, do not attempt to cover the iconic bands of yesteryear, especially those which hold deeply nostalgic places in the hearts of music lovers around the world.” If this were [&hellip
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Introducing The Darcy's: The Latest Export From the Great White North

Written by Amy Michelle Smith on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music, NY Press Exclusive

The-Darcys-006 If there were a guide book for creating a successful indie rock band, the first rule of thumb likely would read as such: “Whatever you do, do not attempt to cover the iconic bands of yesteryear, especially those which hold deeply nostalgic places in the hearts of music lovers around the world.” If this were [&hellip
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