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Quick, name your favorite band from 1997. Don't lie, or try to pretend that it was Radiohead or someone respectable– yes, you liked them, but the band you really loved was Everclear, or Sugar Ray, or maybe even Lit. And that's fine, by the way. Being vaguely embarrassed about our past choices is what keeps us, as a society, relatively humble. It's also what fuels the demand and ticket sales for the Summerland tour, a '90s nostalgia-rock cash machine that passed through the Greek Theatre last weekend, leaving a hyped crowd of now-20-somethings singing along to every word. More»
Common sense would indicate that the best time of the year to live in L.A. would be in the winter, when your friends everywhere else are freezing their tucheses off and the worst you need is a light sweater. But actually, it's just as nice now, when your buddies in Brooklyn are pretending to enjoy 90% humidity and you get to choose from the full range of summer options, from gay waterparks to pool parties. But don't get too tired in all that sun, kiddies: there's so much good live music coming up that you need to save something in the tank for the evenings. So rock out during the day, but when nighttime rolls around, don't forget to Go See A Show! More»
Yes, it's freezing cold outside, and all you want to do after work is go home and snuggle up next to your heater. There are, however, some bands playing this week that make layering up in winter gear worth it. Florence Welch graces NYC with her vocals, Prince brings crushed velvet to MSG, Weezer walks down memory lane, and more... More»
Thursday, June 20
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.