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The Big-City Drama of ‘Little Men’: An Interview With Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs on Little Men: "I don’t think this story could be told in 1880 as well as in 2016. People seem to be responding to the movie because they’ve lived it."

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‘Jonathan Unleashed’: Nice Dogs, Too Bad About the Jokes

This shoots for the angsty New York comedy of Woody Allen, but it suffers from that which Allen so famously called grounds for divorce: insufficient laughter.

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Street Roving in ‘Downtown 81’ and ‘Wild Style’

These two films speak earnestly to the nature of creativity and the sense of urgency one often experiences in producing a work of art – especially when faced with little to no means during the creative process.

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Various Artists: New York Noise: Dance Music From the New York Underground 1977-1982

New York Noise is a comprehensive look at the post-punk and no wave era, a short period in time whose influence is still immeasurable and sensed today.

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There’s a Random Kind of Order in ‘City on a Grid’

New York’s paradigm-smashing and somewhat haphazardly planned 1811 street grid didn’t quite bring order to the chaotic metropolis, but it helped create the city that it is today.

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‘While We’re Young’ Satirically Skews Gen Xers and Millennial Hipsters

While We’re Young is less about "acting your age" and more about embracing your authentic self.

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Vivian Gornick’s The Odd Woman and the City is a book of ghosts. Ghosts of the past; ghosts of New York, which is for her both home and character; ghosts of a lifetime of reading, intentional and covert.

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Modest Mouse’s Webster Hall Show Could Have Done With More of the Early Stuff

These indie giants' recent two-night run at New York City's Webster Hall answers the question: what kind of band is Modest Mouse in 2015?

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Afropunk Fest: 25 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 2 Photos)

Within contains thoughts on the entirety of Afropunk Fest and photos from Day 2, including Big Freedia and Vintage Trouble.

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Afropunk Fest: 24 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 1 Photos)

Pictures from Afropunk Fest Day 1, including ones of Saul Williams and the kids of Unlocking the Truth, are here.

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Kronos Quartet: Kronos at 40 - Lincoln Center Out of Doors, New York

A number of premieres, a number of other artists, guests and collaborators and the NY performance debut of cellist Sunny Jungin Yang were all part of the free shows given by the Kronos Quartet as part of their 40th anniversary celebration at Lincoln Center.

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Mayer Hawthorne + Questlove: 15 July 2013 - New York (Photos)

On the eve of the release of his new album, Where Does This Door Go, Mayer Hawthorne celebrated, drink in hand, in New York City.

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Fanfare Ciocărlia + Red Baraat: 14 July 2013 - Summerstage, New York (Photos)

Summerstage offers the most diverse musical line-ups (often free) in New York. The outdoor space was an ideal location to catch Romanian brass group Fanfare Ciocărlia.

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NYC Pride March 2013: All Hail Edie Windsor (Photos)

Participants and attendees of NYC's Pride March had much to celebrate following the Supreme Court ruling against the federal Defense of Marriage Act -- as did the countless others at Pride events nationwide.

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All That Turns to Gold: The Post-Punk Alchemy of My Gold Mask!

Chicago's artfully embellished trio My Gold Mask deliver style, panache, and otherworldy grooves with eerie ease.

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Social Climbers: Social Climbers

On this 1980 album, the words lack the confidence the music conveys, so instead of luring you in with a convincing musical world, it more often ends up throwing a fit for attention.

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18 Aug 2011 // 9:00 PM

Chet Baker: In New York

A defining figure of '50s West Coast jazz meets up with some defining figures of '50s East Coast jazz. And they make an adequate record out of it. No foolin' -- totally adequate!

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Summer in New York Is Musical Heaven

It's the scavenger spirit of self-discovery, with the relative high frequency of opportunities to catch bands at small venues early on, that makes the summer in New York a joy.

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Despite many bright notes, theater in New York seems to be having an identity crisis

Broadway has had a good year by most accounts. Box-office receipts have just been tallied, and it turns out that this has been the highest-grossing

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20 Apr 2011 // 4:21 AM

Tribeca Film Festival strikes a musical chord

NEW YORK — The Cannes Film Festival features movies by international auteurs. The Sundance Film Festival has gained a reputation for scrappy dramas and documentaries. The

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

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"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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