Last week, you caught up with The Black Keys at one of their three shows around the city, and Terminal 5 was busy hosting Massive Attack one night and double-bill Metric with Bear In Heaven a few nights later.
No more tickets at TKTS? Not to fear. Visitors heading to Times Square to see a show can now be a part of one.
Last week, MIA performed with Sleigh Bells at Coco 66, Minus the Bear played a secret show at Bowery Electric, and Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt had a cake & ice cream album release in Queens amid a downpour of silly-string.
"Walk the Walk," a public art performance piece created by 34-year-old Kate Gilmore, features a group of women in high-heeled beige shoes, bright yellow dresses, and, on chilly days, bright red sweaters, walking, stomping, and shuffling around each other on an eight-foot-high platform by Bryant Park.
The Affordable Art Fair opens in New York today, giving wannabe art-collectors a chance to take part in the action without dropping as much cash. Read more.
OK Go made music and internet history with the video for their song "Here It Goes Again." It won them a Grammy for Best Short-Form Music Video in 2007.
This year, a scuffle over embedding rights for their latest eye-catching video, "This Too Shall Pass," led the band to leave EMI and form their own label. They performed songs from their album, The Blue Colour of the Sky, in the Soundcheck studio.
Natalie Merchant, Hey Champ and Bad Buka just played shows in New York. WNYC music lovers were in the audience to capture all the action. See the slideshow.
For more than a decade the British quartet, The Clientele have built upon the pop sound of the Beach Boys and the Byrds, adding French surrealism and British poetry along the way.
WNYC caught up with Shepard Fairey while he was painting a new mural on the legendary corner of Bowery and Houston.
Check out the video below.
Joseph Blanco has never seen his father's home country of Guatemala. The 25-year-old knows of his Garifuna heritage, but the Bronx native never learned the language, which is a blend of Spanish, Indian, and African influences.
It isn't often that the words "award-winning" are used when talking about community access TV. But this year, Brooklyn Independent Television was nominated for a New York Emmy Award for an episode of its show, "Caught In the Act: Art In Brooklyn" which profiles Brooklyn professionals in the arts. BIT was founded four years ago. Its mission: to provide more top-quality Brooklyn-focused programming.
Check out a few segments from the show.
This week’s picks bring us opera’s dark side and… death.
This week’s picks bring us an alt-rock guitarist showing his eclectic side, an Uruguayan hero and a new sound from a veteran English band.
This week’s picks bring us a beatboxing classical flutist, an indie rock take on the civil war, and saxophones from Switzerland.
In case you missed it yesterday, WNYC and the Whitney Museum — along with nine plugged-in social-media addicts — presented a first-ever live Twitter tour of the Biennial. And as we say on Twitter: #success!
This week’s picks include some orchestral jazz, sounds from a film thriller and music about a different Jesus.