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Kanye West forgot he was supposed to be playing music for about 10 minutes last night when he went on a rant about Taylor Swift not defending him (ugh), George Bush's "Racist" comment (ugh), and the debacle on the Today Show (ugh). Basically, he read his Twitter stream out loud. More»
UPDATE: Kanye is playing Bowery! Announced at some point today, tickets are already sold out. People are selling them on Craigslist from $500 up to over $1000. Worth it?
Kanye West has a penchant for holding unannounced shows around New York especially when he is promoting a new album. While he tends to prefer more upscale venues like Boom Boom Room or the Box, there's some trustworthy Twitter buzz he may be playing tonight at Bowery Ballroom. More»
Many of you may be headed out of town for Thanksgiving, but those sticking around have a fantastic line-up of true classics. Bob Dylan, Ray Davies, Levon Helm, Tony Bennett and Arlo Guthrie all have shows this week. More»
There are, as always, a ton of good shows to check out this week. Kings of Leon are hitting MSG with songs from their new album, La Roux rocks Terminal 5, a number of musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the 40th anniversary of George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass," and more. What's worth seeing: More»
The annual CMJ Festival came and went in a haze of indie bands, dudes with facial hair, late nights and cans of PBR. With over 1,200 bands over five days and venues spread throughout the city, it would be overwhelming to see every band you wanted, if not impossible. More»
At 35, is Mark Ronson coming into his own? New York asks that question this week in reference to Ronson's new album, Record Collection. Critics have weighed in on whether the release will define the...collectivist producer as an individual or prove his gift is "passing off his friends' talents as his own." More»
Tuesday, June 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.