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Maggie Rogers: Two Nights Only — The New York-based singer-songwriter burst into the cultural consciousness with her ethereal synth-folk single, “Alaska,” after astonishing Pharrell Williams with it during an NYU master class. When a clip of this moment—one featuring creative intimacy between a promising newcomer and a visibly moved, venerable icon of the industry—was posted online, it quickly went viral, garnering hundreds of thousands of views. While her roots are in folk music, Rogers’...
One of the reasons so many actors’ careers seem like disappointments after winning an Oscar is that the award often bumps them into another pay grade, and suddenly character actors or former B-listers are receiving offers just as lucratively terrible as the biggest names in town. This goes double for women—or is it half? Great, mainstream roles for women over a certain age are still so rare, even with an Oscar, that a fair...
For one night only, the documentary that reveals the way South Williamsburg was before artists (and glass towers) started to arrive in the 90s—Diego Echeverria's Los Sures—will be returning to its home borough of Brooklyn, screening at Dobbin St. this Friday (December 9) at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7). The film, which originally released in 1984, highlights Williamsburg's drug- and violence-addled South side during the late 70s and early 80s (Los Sures means "The Southside"); present-day audiences...
This is a weekly, mostly Brooklyn-based compendium of art happenings. (Adrienne Elise Tarver, Eavesdropping, 2016) VICTOR + MO: STORIES OF SHADOWS—ADRIENNE ELISE TARVER In this two-part solo show (the second part is planned for February) Adrienne continues her navigation of Vera Otis, an elegant, mysterious woman with fantastic posture who loves sunglasses and expensive furniture. Vera always seems to be alone, if she's there at all; Adrienne films her house (eight videos will loop throughout the gallery) and displays portions of it (miniature...

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