Notes from the Road

July 2015

Veruca Salt Crushes San Diego’s Soda Bar

Veruca Salt is back and ready to kick ass and it feels so good.


Basement Jaxx Jam in the Craziness at Summerstage

At a rare, live US performance from UK electronic duo Basement Jaxx, Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, packed in as much craziness as they could in Central Park.


‘Lip Sync Battle’ Live: Talent and Laughter Soar Where Voices Don’t

'Lip Sync Battle Live at Summerstage's big showdown was a rematch between siblings Derek and Julianna Hough.


Jukebox the Ghost Warm Things Up at Summerstage

As Jukebox the Ghost's tour with Ingrid Michaelson approached its end, the group performed an enjoyable pop set in Central Park.


Lea Neilsen Stages a Circus of the Subconscious

The circus is more than just something that children outgrow. Danish artist Lea Nielsen uses it as the subject of her surreal sculpture.


The Mike + Ruthy Band and the ‘Buy This Fracking Album’ Release

The Buy This Fracking Album event (and album) brought together like-minded musicians striving to build support against fracking and the damages it causes to communities of all sizes.


Shilpa Ray Continued Her Rise to Power at Northside Festival 2015 (Photos)

Shilpa Ray’s performance held sway in its largely minimal presentation, captivating many a weary festivalgoer on the Brooklyn-based Northside Festival's closing Sunday night.


June 2015

Joyful 2015 NYC Pride March in Photos

Love Won! Two days after the landmark 5-4 Supreme Court decision, New York City's Pride March, like others around the country, were celebratory and joyful.


Damien Rice + Josh Ritter Shine Solo at Celebrate Brooklyn! (Photos)

Damien Rice's solo Celebrate Brooklyn! set allowed the musician to show his often soft songs in the most ragged and raw light.


Northside Festival 2015: Run the Jewels & The Very Best + Heems (Photos)

Northside festival serves as the unofficial start of summer in Brooklyn as it brings a ton of (often free) music, film and tech events.


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'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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