From 1977 until his death in 1987, Andy Warhol wasn't just collecting friends through the revolving door of his Factory. He was making art with them.
The Brooklyn Museum's new exhibition, Andy Warhol: The Last Decade showcases Warhol's work with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, Julian Schnabel, Keith Haring and other artists of the period.
Cabaret at a Queens post office, hip-hop at a barber shop in the Bronx, an aqua-opus on the banks of the East River, and ukuleles en masse at the Union Square Green Market.
Scene: Brooklyn is a film festival exclusively devoted to Brooklyn filmmakers.
The Tribeca Film Festival lists the film Ticked Off Trannies With Knives as a "revenge fantasy flick that brews up a concoction of camp, slasher horror, and power-chick flick to create a radical new genre: Transploitation!"
The film's director Israel Luna stated he intended the film to be empowering, members of New York's transgender community, along with GLAAD, certainly don't think so. They asked the film festival to pull the film from its lineup. Listen to WNYC's Janaya Williams report on the debate.
Two-time Booker Prize winning Australian writer Peter Carey read from his novel His Illegal Self for BAM's Eat, Drink & Be Literary series. Stream the reading and the discussion that followed.
Nathan Englander talked about everything from his hyper-conscience writing approach to Jewish Santas. Listen to his discussion from BAM's Eat, Drink & Be Literary series.
For BAM's Eat, Drink & Be Literary series, A.M. Homes read an abbreviated version of her story May We Be Forgiven. Listen to the reading and the discussion that followed here.
Native American author Louise Erdrich talked about the method and discipline of her writing. Stream and download the talk here for free.
Adam Haslett, Sam Lipsyte and Zoe Heller took the stage at Joe's Pub for the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series. Listen to their performances here.
The Graphic artist and novelist talks about the thought process behind his work as part of BAM's Eat, Drink & Be Literary series. Listen to the chat here.
WNYC asked museum visitors' about the controversial Abramovic installation. Watch the videos.
Scissor Sisters, Air, Peter Evans — they all performed in New York last week.
We weren't there, but fortunately you were. Check out the slideshow of photos you sent in from these shows and other gigs around town.
The Rubin Museum of Art's BrainWave series pairs neuroscientists with artists and visionaries from multiple disciplines for lively discussions about how our minds work and how we perceive the world.
The contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer Stephen Batchelor set off on foot from England to India when he was just 18 years old. Then, in true maverick form, he questioned everything he learned and experienced.
Poet, author and NYU professor Sharon Olds was joined by her twin nephews Michael & Matthew Dickman at NYU's Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House on March 4th.
For BAM'S Eat, Drink & Be Literary series, Brooklyn-born writer Pete Hamill read from his book Snow in August and offered advice for young journalists. Listen to the full dicussion with former Paris Review editor Brigid Hughes here.
Russian-born satirical writer Gary Shteyngart explains his approach to writing "at a time when evil and stupidity collide."