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Spooky and Just Plain Insane Halloween Events

Spooky and Just Plain Insane Halloween Events

BY SCOTT STIFFLER THE PUMPKIN PIE  SHOW: SEASICK From haunted houses to slasher films, there are faster ways to go to hell this Halloween — but nothing worms its way into your brain and stays there quite like a Pumpkin Pie Show. Clay McLeod Chapman, who never met a car trunk he didn’t want to […]

Buhmann on Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

Buhmann on Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  |  WES HEMPEL  |  Wes Hempel explores notions of masculinity by setting portraits of present-day men against backdrops that resemble paintings of the historical Neoclassical and High Renaissance era — Nicolas Poussin and Guido Reni frequently come to mind. Hempel’s work especially reflects his interest in masculine sexuality as it has […]

Spend Your Fall Getting Fit by Going in Circles

Spend Your Fall Getting Fit by Going in Circles

BY TEAM HEAT  (Devon Cormack & Heather Hardy)  |  Fall is upon us! Don’t let the lack of sweet summer sun discourage you from heading out for some exercise — but it’s a little chillier, so you may need to add a layer or two. This 45-minute workout won’t cost you a dime, and will […]

CB4 Approves Expansion of Special West Chelsea District

CB4 Approves Expansion of Special West Chelsea District

BY WINNIE McCROY  |  The Chelsea community came together on Oct. 1 at the Fulton Auditorium for the monthly full board meeting of Community Board 4 (CB4). Top issues included presentations on domestic violence, the Special West Chelsea Rezoning of W. 15th St., and the Balanced Business Policy. “If you don’t think domestic violence is […]

Win a Pair of Tickets to Village Jazz Alive

Win a Pair of Tickets to Village Jazz Alive

Two hands would be more than enough in most towns, but it won’t get the job done if you want to count the number of Village jazz venues offering classic, contemporary and cutting-edge music until the wee small hours of the morning. A half-decade ago, the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce began to recognize iconic […]

Karen Finley’s Feel-Good AIDS Rage

Karen Finley’s Feel-Good AIDS Rage

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  From the lobby greeter’s gentle disclaimer to the nervous pre-show audience chatter, there was no shortage of gallows humor surrounding the notion of spending an intense Thursday night at a show about close friends lost to AIDS — as if calling out the evening’s downbeat nature would take some of the […]

Urban Flotilla Honors Harbor Heroes

Urban Flotilla Honors Harbor Heroes

The Chelsea waterfront was even more picturesque than usual on October 6, when over two dozen vessels took part in the Parade of Boats. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, the procession is a prelude to their annual benefit. This year’s Heroes of the Harbor Award Dinner recognized the work of Sims Metal Management, the […]

Just Do Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

Just Do Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  CRAZY 8 CARTOON FESTIVAL on EIGHTH STREET Close off the block, put up a screen, show some classic and cutting-edge cartoons and everybody will be happy — but the Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival has broader ambitions. Awaken your inner illustrator, by strolling a single block of West Eighth Street and taking […]

Buhmann on Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

Buhmann on Art, Week of Oct. 9, 2014

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  | WES HEMPEL Wes Hempel explores notions of masculinity by setting portraits of present-day men against backdrops that resemble paintings of the historical Neoclassical and High Renaissance era — Nicolas Poussin and Guido Reni frequently come to mind. Hempel’s work especially reflects his interest in masculine sexuality as it has been represented […]

The Radiant Center of All Things

The Radiant Center of All Things

BY TRAV S.D.  (travsd.wordpress.com)   |  Company XIV has single-handedly spoiled it for all of the other New York indie theatre companies as far as I am concerned. They are so bloody good, they speak to me on so many levels, that the bar is too high for most of them to clear, and I’d […]

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