Back Issue Index

All issues include Riff’s Rants & Raves, featuring reviews of movies, theater, books, art, music, dance, and more

September 16-30, 2009
Controversial art at the New Museum, honoring Juliette Binoche all over town, anime at the Javits, the New York Film Festival turn forty-seven, plus reviews and previews of FAT CITY, THE INFORMANT!, PARADISE, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Juliette Lewis, the Ettes, HEALTH, U2, the Bloodshot Records BBQ, HEAVENLY BENTO, THIS COULD BE IT, SOLO, NESTING, JESUS RIDE, Crossing the Line’s Art Under Glass, and the graphic novel THE SURROGATES

September 2-16, 2009
Mayer July re-creates his Polish childhood at the Jewish Museum, Robert Redford at BAM, Crossing the Line at the French Institute, Watershed films at Lincoln Center, plus reviews and previews of AMERICAN CASINO, CRUDE, WHY US? LEFT BEHIND AND DYING, Warp20, Flosstradamus and Telepathe, Boredoms’ Boadrum 9, Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun, White Hills, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Sandor Camille at the powerHouse Arena, the Brooklyn Book Festival in and around Borough Hall, Nick Cave at the Union Square B&N, Pettyfest, the Electric Zoo Festival, Howl!, the West Indian American Day Carnival, Holland on the Hudson, and the Cricket Crawl

August 12 – September 2, 2009
James Ensor, Song Dong, and more at MoMA, Hirokazu Kore-eda at BAM, Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen, and Dan Graham at the Whitney, Natalie Wood and Gerardo Naranjo at Lincoln Center, theater on the Fringe downtown, plus reviews and previews of DISTRICT 9, THE HEADLESS WOMAN, IT MIGHT GET LOUD, MY FÜHRER, THE AWFUL TRUTH, DETROIT METAL CITY, DER BAADER MEINHOF KOMPLEX, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, the original INGLORIOUS BASTARDS, TAKING WOODSTOCK, STILL WALKING, the Bushwick Film Festival, Drink Up Buttercup, Gringo Star, the Breeders, Island and Das Racist, the Ettes, InSound’s tenth anniversary celebration, Pit Er Pat, Whistler at the Frick, “Racism” and “Threads” at the Center for Book Arts, and Fred Chao’s JOHNNY HIRO

July 29 – August 12, 2009
Deitch in SoHo, the Lower East Side, and LIC, John Cazale and Cary Grant at BAM, a new look at Noguchi in Queens, Lincoln Center moves outdoors, British noir at Film Forum, free theater all over town, plus reviews and previews of BLISS, FLAME & CITRON, THIRST, VII Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil - New York, I SELL THE DEAD, Pilobolus, the Mekons, Scott H. Biram, TV on the Radio, the All Points West Festival, the Big Surprise Tour, Casiokids, the Wave Picture, and Slow Club at the seaport, Dan Deacon, No Age, Deerhunter, the Fiery Furnaces, and Simian Mobile Disco at the Pool Parties, M. Ward, Nels Cline, Mike Watt, Yuka Honda, the Pretenders, Cat Power, and Juliette Lewis at SummerStage, Buriki at the Japan Society, Santiago Calatrava’s WTC Transportation Hub at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, and Jiro Taniguchi’s THE QUEST FOR THE MISSING GIRL

July 15-29, 2009
Paine and Bacon at the Met, art and music on Governors Island, Brazilian music and film at MoMA, global Shakespeare and Toni Servillo at Lincoln Center, free outdoor summer theater, Nicholas Ray at Film Forum, plus reviews and previews of SHRINK, DEADGIRL, the Ponderosa Stomp, Grand Duchy, the Siren Festival, the Pool Parties, Justin Bond, the Lowbrow Readers Variety Hour, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Jarvis Cocker, WK Interact and Invader in Chelsea, and Charlie Huston’s THE MYSTIC ARTS OF ERASING ALL SIGNS OF DEATH

June 24 – July 15, 2009
Uptown summer music/film museum series, free outdoor screenings all over town all summer long, Midtown summer music/film museum series, not-free summer movie series, a twi-ny talk with Shohreh Aghdashloo of THE STONING OF SORAYA M., plus reviews and previews of AFGHAN STAR, THE HURT LOCKER, PUBLIC ENEMIES, BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE, BRÜNO, the Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival, Eagle and Talon, Rockin’ the River Cruises, Au Revoir Simone, MGMT, KISS KISS, Charles Lloyd, Drink Up Buttercup, Scanner & Mountains, Matt & Kim with DJ Flosstradamus and Team Robespierre, Matisyahu, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, KRISTEENYOUNG, Going Places with Flux Factory, NYC Zine Fest, ThrillerFest, and Chuck Palahniuk’s PYGMY

June 10-24, 2009
Free art walk through Midtown, Human Rights Watch film fest turns twenty; scientists gather for fascinating festival, BAMcinématek turns ten, free music in oval spaces, the return of the New York Asian American Film Festival, plus reviews and previews of the original TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE, Kubrick at the IFC Center, the Bryant Park Film Festival, UNDER OUR SKIN, REBIRTH OF A NATION, the Fiery Furnaces, Mika Miko, Amy Speace, Ume, the New York Dolls, Ian Hunter, Street Sweets, the Herring Festival at the Grand Central Oyster Bar, the Food Film Festival, and the Toast of the Town benefit

May 27 – June 10, 2009
Ernesto Neto’s giant exo-skeleton at the Park Ave. Armory, architectural video installations by Yang Fudong and Aernout Mik, celebrating Muslim culture at BAM, the Asia Society, and the Brooklyn Museum, celebrating Michel Piccoli at FIAF, plus reviews and previews of DRAG ME TO HELL, RASHOMON, UNMISTAKEN CHILD, 24 CITY, Au Revoir Simone, Mr. Scruff, Love Is All, SummerStage benefits, the Diamond Center, Amadou & Mariam, MOMIX at the Joyce, John Jasperse at DTW, Camille A. Brown at the Joyce SoHo, Shakespeare at the Kaye Playhouse, Alvin Ailey at BAM, free Shakespeare in the parks, BookExpo America at the Javits Center, Joseph O’Neill at Book Court, and the MOCCA Art Festival

May 13-27, 2009
Photo exhibits all over town; cool, calm, and collected McQueen at Lincoln Center; last chance to catch Jenny Holzer at the Whitney; Fleet Week and other Memorial Day events; plus reviews and previews of SUMMER HOURS and DR. STRANGELOVE; Drink Up Buttercup; a twi-ny talk with Nick Hallett; Love Camp 7 and the K’s; Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band; MOMIX at the Joyce; mvworks’ “…within us.” at P.S. 122; Jeff Grow’s CREATING ILLUSION at soloNOVA; DanceAfrica at BAM; HomeBaseIV on the Lower East Side; Robert Sagerman at Margaret Thatcher; Artbook at X; “The Shashin-Ka Slide Show” at DROM; and Chiara Rapaccini at the Italian Cultural Institute

April 29 – May 13, 2009
Going Krazy at the Japan Society and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the late show at BAM, examining Haiti at FIAF and Catalan culture at BAC, the Dalai Lama brings wisdom and compassion to the city, caged heat on-screen at Film Forum, plus reviews and previews of THREE MONKEYS, A WINK AND A SMILE, THE GARDEN, the Arc Angels, Pontiak, King Khan and the Shrines, Great Northern, the Sway Machinery at the Russian baths, Freeland and Alex Metric, Pete Seeger at the Garden, Deli magazine’s best emerging NYC bands, Mike Watt and the Missingmen, Love Camp 7, the Affordable Art Fair, Jean Regnaud & Émile Bravo’s MY MOMMY IS IN AMERICA AND SHE MET BUFFALO BILL, Tom Robbins’s B IS FOR BEER, and Children’s Book Week

April 15-29, 2009
Problems, possibilities, and performance at MoMA, the Tribeca Film Festival returns for eighth year, celebrating immigrants and authors from around the world, Earth week greens the city, plus reviews and previews of STATE OF PLAY, EMPTY NEST, Ailey II at the Joan Weill Center, Merce Cunningham at BAM, Record Store Day, Quintron at Santos Party House and the Market Hotel, Sir John Tavener at the Rubin, Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Trio at the Gramercy, the Wiyos at 92Y Tribeca, the Birthday Massacre at the Highline Ballroom, Peter Bjorn and John at Webster Hall, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE SILENCE at Dixon Place, RED FLY / BLUE BOTTLE at HERE Arts Center, Christian Jankowski at the New School, Martin Borowski at Stellan Holm, Gabriela Kogan’s NEW YORK: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUM, and Michael Horvath’s BRIGHTER GRAPHITE

April 1-15, 2009
Fashion is in fashion at ICP, partying it up with Gen Art, placing Avery, Flanagan, and LeWitt in Midtown, cruelty in Brooklyn with Oshima, French film festivals at Purchase and FIAF, paying tribute to the Chelsea Hotel, and reviews and previews of ADVENTURELAND, ALIEN TRESPASS, PARIS 36, THE HUMAN CONDITION, the Presets and the Golden Filter at Webster Hall, Thee Oh Sees at the Bell House and the Mercury Lounge, Bob Mould at Joe’s Pub, the North Mississippi All Stars at the Highline Ballroom, Kris Kristofferson at the Society for Ethical Culture, Extra Golden at (le) poisson rouge, the Hackensaw Boys and the Defibulators at 92Y Tribeca, Crooked Fingers and Takka Takka at the Bell House, and IMPRESSIONISM on Broadway

March 18 – April 1, 2009
Clean water at Chelsea Market, the American Museum of Natural History, and restaurants all over town, cinematic tributes to Paul Newman, Robert Mulligan, and Canada, Thawing out money at the Morgan Library, honoring Jules Dassin at Film Forum, Acing the hockey playoffs in Brooklyn, plus reviews and previews of HUNGER, GOODBYE SOLO, GUEST OF CINDY SHERMAN, Opera Nights at Alloro, Cut Copy and Matt & Kim at Terminal 5, the Sweetback Sisters at the Bell House, Gringo Star at Grasslands and the Mercury Lounge, “Threshold” at the Aicon Gallery, Kathleen Gilge at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, Marc Breslin at Galerie Debaume, and CITI FIELD: THE METS’ NEW WORLD-CLASS BALLPARK

March 4-18, 2009
Scope, Pulse, Bridge, VOLTA, Fountain, and the Armory Show come to town for Armory Week, U2 and the Roots take on late-night television, rendez-vousing with new French cinema at Lincoln Center, focusing on Rahmin Bahrani, Naoko Ogigami, Ivan Passer, and THE FRENCH CONNECTION at MoMA, focusing on IFC Films in Brooklyn, watching the WATCHMEN in film, art, and literature, plus reviews and previews of TOKYO!, CARMEN & GEOFFREY, FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON, LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, TOKYO SONATA, 12 ANGRY MEN, the Black Lips at the Bowery Ballroom and the Music Hall of Williamsburg, an R.E.M. tribute at Carnegie Hall, and the Pogues at Roseland

February 18 – March 4, 2009
Free tickets to IMPRESSIONISM on Broadway; investigating the brain, Buddhist fears, and nomads at the Rubin; couch crashing and non-stop Israeli arts; Shinjuku Ecstasy at the Japan Society, the African Diaspora on film at BAM; art shows at the armory and the Javits Center; plus reviews and previews of KATYN, GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933, 42nd STREET, MABOU MINES DOLLHOUSE, Public LAB, Frigid New York, the Network One-Act Festival, the Harkness Dance Festival, Doug Varone at the Joyce, Justin Townes Earle at the Mercury Lounge, Thievery Corporation at Terminal 5, Mountains at the Stone, Van Morrison playing ASTRAL WEEKS at the WaMu Theater and the renovated Beacon, the Laurence Miller Gallery’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Shari Belafonte’s “Mythostories” at Chair and the Maiden, Guercino at the Italian Cultural Institute, and Charlie Huston’s EVERY LAST DROP

February 4-18, 2009
Sports, art, and chocolate downtown; the Great Depression on-screen at Film Forum; Washington, Lincoln, FDR, Grant, and Lee at the New-York Historical Society; early black cinema at Lincoln Center; plus reviews and previews of CORALINE, FANBOYS, the Sounds Like Brooklyn Music Festival, Thank You and Mi Ami at Cake Shop and Monster Island Basement, Golem and the Sway Machinery at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Thalia Zedek at the Bowery Ballroom, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at the Nokia, Philip Guston at L&M, Alec Soth at Gagosian, Charles White and Norman Lewis at Michael Rosenfeld, and John Kane and outsider art at Galerie St. Etienne

January 21 – February 4, 2009
A carnival of chocolate at the Ritz-Carlton, Lunar New Year in Chinatown, global cinema at MoMA, maverick filmmakers at Lincoln Center, and 1939 celebrated at Symphony Space, antiques shows all over the city, plus reviews and previews of Cristian Nemescu’s CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’, special screenings of THE WAGES OF FEAR, JEANNE DIELMAN, A TALE OF TWO SISTERS, and THE PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK, Alfred Hitchcock’s original THE LODGER, a world premiere trilogy by Jesper Just, OSCAR AND THE PINK LADY at FIAF, THE CHERRY ORCHARD at BAM, Winter Jam at Sullivan Hall, Lady Sovereign at Piano’s, Bruce Springsteen at the Super Bowl, the David Bromberg Big Band at B.B. King’s, Miru Kim at the Cell Theatre, John Dubrow’s “Small Landscapes” at Lori Bookstein, Janet Biggs’s “Vanishing Point” at Claire Oliver, “Eat, Drink, and Be Literary” at BAM, and Carl Hiaasen’s SCAT at the Bank Street College of Education

January 7-21, 2009
Eggleston & Calder at the Whitney; Outsider Art Week at folk museum and Mart; Australia wishes New Yorkers a g’day; short-listed Oscar docs in TriBeCa, horror films in Village; COIL, Under the Radar, and Culturemart present new avant-garde theater; the New York Jewish Film Festival and Dance on Camera at Lincoln Center; plus reviews and previews of JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, YONKERS JOE, DUCK SOUP, MY WINNIPEG, INTERROGATE THIS, OSCAR AND THE PINK LADY at FIAF, the Bridge Project at BAM, the Contemporary Dance Showcase at the Japan Society, Cedar Lake’s winter season in Chelsea, Here Comes Trouble in TriBeCa, Dengue Fever at Maxwell’s and the Highline Ballroom, Winter Jazzfest in the West Village, Animal Collective in the Grand Ballroom, Susan Mikula at CHC Gallery, Gober and Gonzalez-Torres at Andrea Rosen, and the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend

December 17, 2008 – January 7, 2009
Last chance to catch Catherine Opie, New Bamboo, and the Dead Sea Scrolls; tree huts offer grim reminders in Madison Square Park; vaudeville and First Christmas at St. Peter’s; new TriBeCa venue pairs music and fine wine; Preston Sturges at Film Forum, Martin Scorsese and David Fincher at Lincoln Center; plus reviews and previews of THE WRESTLER, MISHIMA, THE SECRET OF THE GRAIN, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, DEFIANCE, SHREK THE MUSICAL on Broadway, Food for Thought at Danspace, Move: the Company at the Joyce SoHo, Hanukkah residencies by Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s and Matisyahu at Webster Hall and the Music Hall of Williamsburg, myriad New Year’s Eve concerts, Danny Clinch at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, “The Beast in Me” at Bowman / Bloom, “Without Walls” at Museum 52, and Yukio Mishima’s THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA

December 3–17, 2008
St. John the Divine celebrates rededication, circus-related art shows battle it out in Midtown; Ferzan Özpetek at MoMA, Paul Newman at BAM; Alvin Ailey Dance Theater turns fifty; NASCAR pulls into Times Square for Champions Week; Gilbert & George, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders & Elvis Mitchell, and Jesper Just & Udo Kier in Brooklyn; plus reviews and previews of FROST/NIXON, ADAM RESURRECTED, DARK STREETS, THE AMERICAN RULING CLASS, THE FIREMEN’S BALL, the original THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, the Howlies, Gringo Star, Less the Band, Angela Desveaux, Pina Bausch, Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid, Homeboy Steve, Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Gagosian, Charles Dickens’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Morgan, the limited-edition sixty-one-pound book MICHELANGELO: LA DOTTA MANO at the NYPL, and THE ALCOHOLIC by Jonathan Ames and Dean Haspiel

November 19 – December 3, 2008
Van Gogh, Miro, Rist, and Madalena light up MoMA with brilliant colors; canned sculptures for charity at the World Financial Center; Carole Lombard’s too-brief career celebrated at Film Forum; Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s collide at Macy’s; problem kids at Lincoln Center, plus reviews and previews of THE BETRAYAL, OFFSIDE, LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE, THE BOW, VOLVER, HAPPY FLIGHT, ROCK OF AGES, GODOT, Gang Gang Dance, King Khan & the BBQ Show, Jean Grae, “Ailey Ascending” at the June Kelly Gallery, and Philip Luber’s THE CLOROX CHRONICLES

November 5 - November 19, 2008
Giorgio Morandi's still lives come alive at the Met and the Italian Institute, film fests galore at Tribeca Cinemas, dueling Israeli film festivals, European graphic novelists come to town, honoring the old Arthur Penn and the late Manny Farber, plus reviews and previews of A CHRISTMAS TALE, EDEN, HOUSE OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES, WE ARE WIZARDS, Cordero at BAMcafe, the Shaky Hands at Mercury Lounge, Quintron at Santos Party House, the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir at the Knitting Factory, NECESSARY BEAUTY at DTW, AMJAD at BAM, 837 VENICE BLVD at Here Arts Center, true at the Japan Society, Mickey Western's "Gringolandia" at Honey Space, Denis Darzacq's "The Fall" at FIAF, Bob Johnson's "The President's Cabinet" at Uncle Charlie's, and Yoshihiro Tatsumi's GOOD-BYE

October 22 - November 5, 2008
Banksy hits New York, celebrating street art and street life in the Bronx, South Asian and Israeli film festivals, comedy festival offers best medicine, saving and projecting at MoMA, saving and projecting Asia in Brooklyn, plus reviews and previews of STRANDED, CHANGELING, I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG; SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, ROSEMARY'S BABY, the CMJ Music Marathon, Pit Er Pat, the Roots, Matt & Kim, BALLERINA WHO LOVES B-BOY, Eiko & Koma's HUNGER, U Theatre's MEETING WITH BODHISATTVA, and NYC: AN OWNER'S MANUAL

October 8 - 22, 2008
Getting MAD around Columbus Circle, multimedia festival puts its ear to the earth, last-chance Bowery art walk, preparing for the CMJ Marathon, legal films hold court at Fordham Law, plus reviews and previews of TRACES OF THE TRADE, ASHES OF TIME REDUX, HAPPY-GO-LUCKY, NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Ballet Hispanico, Les Savy Fav, Abe Vigoda, TV on the Radio, LEE/GENDARY, WOYZECK, Ra Ra Riot, Mr. Scruff, the Hysterical Festival, and David Heatley's MY BRAIN IS HANGING UPSIDE DOWN

September 24 - October 8, 2008
Strolling through Chelsea, New York architecture opens its doors, the New York Film Festival turns forty-six, Tropfest, the New York Surf Film Festival, the Coney Island Film Festival, the New York-Tokyo Film Grand Prix, and the tenth annual Turkish Film Festival come to town, plus reviews and previews of Lou Reed's BERLIN on DVD, CONTESTED STREETS at the New York Transit Museum, CHOKE, BALLAST, David Doobinin at Joe's Pub, A QUARRELING PAIR at BAM, Takka Takka at the Mercury Lounge, the Virgins and Crooked Fingers at Webster Hall, Thee Oh Sees at the Yard and Death by Audio, Art Under the Bridge in Dumbo, the New Yorker Festival, Daniel Domig at Jane Kim / Thrust Projects, and Haruki Murakami's WHAT I TALK ABOUT WHEN I TALK ABOUT RUNNING

September 10 - 24, 2008
Nonagenarian Louise Bourgeois at the Guggenheim and in Chelsea, cinema greats at Film Forum and BAM, falling for dance at City Center, ticket alert for the New Yorker Festival, crossing the line at FIAF, plus reviews and previews of the restored GODFATHER I & II, BURN AFTER READING, TOWELHEAD, Paul Weller at the Highline Ballroom, Thank You at the Silent Barn, the Felice Brothers at Maxwell's, Cham! Demon-Subjugation Dances all over town, K'NAAN at (le) poisson rouge, I'm Not Jim at Housing Works, Bloc Party for free at Roseland, ANTIGONES at the Joyce SoHo, the Feelies at the Music Hall of Williamsburg and the Bowery Ballroom, Albrecht DŸrer at the Museum of Biblical Art, Swoon at Deitch Studios, and Paul Auster's MAN IN THE DARK at the New York Public Library

August 27 - September 10, 2008
Saying farewell to Astroland, natural exhibits all over town, howling in Tompkins Square Park, tickets on sale for the New York Film Festival and BAM's Next Wave, Shea-ing goodbye, plus previews and reviews of TRAITOR, COLLEGE, SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO, EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE ITALIAN, the original BANGKOK DANGEROUS, HAIR, the East Village Radio Music Festival, Silver Jews, Railroad Earth, Tony Clifton, GZA, the Peter Tunney Experiment, FAMILY GUY at the Paley Center, and Sana Krasikov's ONE MORE YEAR

August 13 - 27, 2008
The Frick redecorates for the end of summer, Lindsay Anderson and Malcolm McDowell at Lincoln Center, all five boroughs come together in Central Park, free downtown dance in Lower Manhattan and on Governors Island, Battle Week in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, battling it out at the U.S. Open, Korean film in the East Village and Brooklyn, plus reviews and previews of TROPIC THUNDER, RICHARD SERRA: THINKING ON YOUR FEET, JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER, VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA, Pi–ataland, Howlies, the Insound 20, the Silent Years, Digital Leather, the Vice Photo Show, and Seiichi Hayashi's RED COLORED ELEGY

July 30 - August 13, 2008
Henry Darger, Asa Ames, and the Coen brothers in Midtown, outdoor music and dance, Japanese classics, and Americana art around Lincoln Center, theater on the Fringe downtown, Elliott Gould in Brooklyn, a French crime wave at Film Forum, plus reviews and previews of SIXTY-SIX, BOTTLE SHOCK, SPEEDY, HELL RIDE, Extra Golden at Lincoln Center, Sonny Rollins in Central Park, beating the drum on the Williamsburg waterfront, All Points West in Liberty State Park, Bob Dylan in Prospect Park, the Art of Underworld, and Nobuko Takagi's TRANSLUCENT TREE

July 9 - 30, 2008
Scandinavian art, waterfalls, and beach parties in Queens and Manhattan, Asian-American film at the Asia Society, free summer Shakespeare all over town, Dali in music and film at MoMA, plus reviews and previews of HELLBOY II, THE EXILES, FULL BATTLE RATTLE, THE DARK KNIGHT, FELON, LOU REED'S BERLIN, MAMMA MIA!, CSNY: DEJA VU, RED 71, MAN ON WIRE, the Sustainable Planet Film Festival, St. Vincent and Ted Leo & the Pharmacists at Castle Clinton, No Age, Telepathe, and Abe Vigoda at the South Street Seaport, Beth Orton and Matt Munisteri in Prospect Park, the Breeders, Matt & Kim, and the Whip at McCarren Park Pool, the Siren Festival in Coney Island, Dizzee Rascal and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at the Highline Ballroom, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at Giants Stadium, Miru Kim's "Naked City Spleen" in Red Hook, "?Abstraction" in Chelsea, David Byrne's "Playing the Building," Joseph O'Neill's NETHERLAND, and ThrillerFest

June 25 - July 9, 2008
Philip Guston on the Upper East Side, Asian films all over town, a new sculpture and free events in Union Square Park, Golden Boy William Holden at Lincoln Center, a new structure rises in Rockefeller Center, BAM goes afro-punk, plus reviews and previews of LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE, TRUMBO, THE WACKNESS, Thievery Corporation at a SummerStage benefit, Delta Spirit at the Mercury Lounge and Union Hall, a Place to Bury Strangers at the Seaport, the Hold Steady in the McCarren Park Pool, Randy Bachman at B.B. King's, Sonic Youth and the Feelies in Battery Park, Rachid Taha, Dengue Fever, and Apollo Heights at SummerStage, Swoon and Tennessee Jane Watson's "Portrait of Silvia Elena" at HoneySpace, Max Snow's "It's Fun to Do Bad Things" at Moeller Snow Gallery, free Flux Factory art tours, Mingmei Yip's PEACH BLOSSOM PAVILION, and Chuck Palahniuk's SNUFF

June 11 - 25, 2008
Free summer events from river to river, in Prospect Park, at museums, in Hudson River Park, in Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Governors Island, in McCarren Park, in Bryant Park, and in smaller city parks, a not-free film festival about freedom, plus reviews and previews of BEAUTY IN TROUBLE, GET SMART, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, MY WINNIPEG, the free New York City Food Film Festival, the After the Jump Festival, and FLOW: WATER III at the Met fountain

May 28 - June 11, 2008
Taking your time with Olafur Eliasson at MoMA and P.S.1; Israel turns sixty; art, music, literature, and barbecue in Madison Square Park; music and art at MetroTech; the World Science Festival, the Bicycle Film Festival, and Internet Week; plus reviews and previews of MONGOL, THE PRESIDENT'S ANALYST, THE STRANGERS, STUCK, THE UNKNOWN WOMAN, the Waco Brothers at the Highline Ballroom, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at BAM, the Raconteurs and the Black Lips at Terminal 5, "Work" by Bill Shannon, Chris Rubino's "The Center of Something" at Chashama Times Square, the Herring Festival at the Grand Central Oyster Bar, and Thomas Ott's THE NUMBER 73304-23-4153-6-96-8

May 14-28, 2008
Music and art on the Bowery; the Brooklyn Bridge turns 125; Africa dances into BAM; inaugural photography festival spreads over DUMBO; plus reviews and previews of Media That Matters, THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN, MOMIX at the Joyce, Stefan Nemeth at Monkeytown and the Knitting Factory, Schoolapalooza 2008 at Angel Orensanz, a tribute to Bill Graham at the Fillmore, the T4 Project, Caviar Night and more at Petrossian, and Nathan Englander's THE MINISTRY OF SPECIAL CASES

April 30 - May 14, 2008
Koons, Courbet, Poussin, Friedlander, and Donovan at the Met; blossoming cherries at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Lee Chang-dong at the Asia Society, Jean-Luc Godard at Film Forum; World Nomads, John Dubrow, Ben Aronson, and Joe Brainard in Midtown; looking back at 1968 at Lincoln Center; celebrating the festive Upper West Side, plus reviews and previews of IRON MAN, REDBELT, SON OF RAMBOW, THE BABYSITTERS, NOISE, SPEED RACER, THE WALWORTH FARCE at St. Ann's, John Turturro and Elaine Stritch in ENDGAME at BAM, El-P, Dizzee Rascal, Aesop Rock, and Busdriver at Webster Hall, the Roots at Radio City, Clive Barker at Sloan Fine Art, Pangea Day in Madison Square Park, and THE EDUCATION OF HOPEY GLASS

April 16-30, 2008
Murakami madness in Brooklyn; extremely pleasurable design at the Asia Society; color, elasticity, jazz, Murakami, and more in Midtown; music, movies, sports, and art at the Tribeca Film Festival; plus reviews and previews of THE FIRST SATURDAY IN MAY, THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL, THE AMERICAN RULING CLASS, THE WALWORTH FARCE at St. Ann's Warehouse, Akram Khan at City Center, ENDGAME at BAM, the Dave Eggers-curated "Lots of Things Like This" at Apexart, the PEN World Voices festival, and Austin Grossman's SOON I WILL BE INVINCIBLE

April 2-16, 2008
Jumping on the Biennial bandwagon at the Whitney; generating indie flicks while saying goodbye to underground film; the Mets say goodbye and hello to Shea; Japanese discoveries and the African Diaspora on film; getting pampered during Spa Week; plus reviews and previews of FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON, JELLYFISH, LEATHERHEADS, DARK MATTER, PROM NIGHT, the Teenage Prayers in Brooklyn, the Tall Firs at Rehab, the Irvin Mayfield Quintet at the Blue Note, the Weakerthans and AA Bondy in Williamsburg, Justin Townes Earle at the Bowery Ballroom, Grand Ole Party at Irving Plaza, the Kirov Ballet at City Center, THE MISSING WOMAN at the West End, AFTER THE RAIN at La MaMa, SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD at BAM, Ballet Tech at the Joyce, "Online Newspapers" in Madison Square Park, Italian graphsicals in Port Authority, the annual silent auction at BAM, and WHAT'S YOUR POO TELLING YOU?

March 19 - April 2, 2008
Cai Guo-Qiang explodes at the Guggenheim; old-time movie stars unite at Film Forum while early black filmmakers meet up at Anthology; Finland's best young artists feted at Scandinavia House while flowers bloom at Macy's; Armory Week expands all over town; discount dining in Brooklyn; plus reviews and previews of TYLER PERRY'S MEET THE BROWNS, CHAPTER 27, THE COOL SCHOOL, PLANET B-BOY, IN THE HEIGHTS on Broadway, Grupo Corpo at BAM, Morcheeba at Webster Hall, Walter Dundervill and Heather Olson at DTW, the Most Serene Republic at Mercury Lounge, Rutlemania at the Blender, Ornette Coleman at the Town Hall, Boredoms at Terminal 5, the Waco Brothers live in Chicago, "I in the Sky" in Times Square, Matthew Buckingham on the Hudson River, a photography duel in Brooklyn, and Warren Ellis's CROOKED LITTLE VEIN

March 5-19, 2008
A husband and wife picture New York; dazzling lights shine in Rockefeller Center while perversity and sweding abound in SoHo; J. Hoberman and Manoel de Oliveira are honored at BAM; Irving Penn and the Uffizi at the Morgan; Boston and Asia invade the city; plus reviews and previews of MEAT LOAF: IN SEARCH OF PARADISE, SLEEPWALKING, WETLANDS PRESERVED: THE STORY OF AN ACTIVIST ROCK CLUB, FLASH POINT, FUNNY GAMES, Tom Stoppard's ROCK 'N' ROLL, Patrick Stewart in MACBETH at BAM, Paul Taylor at City Center, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Nassau Coliseum, Chromeo and Justice at the Theater at MSG, SNIC and Juliana F. May at DTW, Bob Mould and Halou at Irving Plaza, Jack Kerouac at the NYPL, and David Almond at B&N

February 20 - March 5, 2008
Ceramics, capital punishment, and painting for purists in Midtown; a Symphony of 1978's best flicks; next stop: musical Brooklyn; Israel flies nonstop into the Upper West Side; uncovering the World's Fair and emerging artists in Queens; plus reviews and previews of Marcus Samuelsson's Merkato 55, BE KIND REWIND, COVER, THE SIGNAL, VANTAGE POINT, CHOP SHOP, JAR CITY, CITY OF MEN, SEMI-PRO, THE UNFORESEEN, VIOLENT SATURDAY, Patrick Stewart in MACBETH, the Bravery at Terminal 5, the Big Sleep at the Mercury Lounge, the New York Frigid Festival, Nina Ananiashvili and State Ballet of Georgia at BAM, Paul Taylor's Dream Season at City Center, Bryan Scary & the Shredding Tears at Luna Lounge, the Rest Is Silence peace concert at the Cooper Union, Born Ruffians at Union Hall and Mercury Lounge, School of Language and the Poison Arrows at Cake Shop, and Steve Niles's CRIMINAL MACABRE

February 6-20, 2008
Free Chelsea art walk; Milos Forman at MoMA, Robert Indiana on Park Ave., and William Kentridge at Marian Goodman; the World's Most Famous Arena turns forty; Sidney Lumet at Film Forum; chocolate rises at the Ritz-Carlton; plus reviews and previews of VINCE VAUGHN'S WILD WEST COMEDY SHOW, all five Best Picture nominees, Chunky Move at the Kitchen, Ronald K. Brown's Evidence at the Joyce, the 92nd St. Y's Harkness Dance Festival at the Joan Weill Center, the Bravery at Terminal 5, the Big Sleep at Mercury Lounge, Aaron Landsman's site- specific OPEN HOUSE all over town, Patrick Stewart in MACBETH at BAM, and Chris Elliott's INTO HOT AIR

January 23 - February 6, 2008
Chocolate and olive trees downtown; Walker, Campbell, Weiner, Smith, Peili, and Collins uptown; celebrating the centennial of Russian cinema; American Songbook in Columbus Circle; outsider art in Midtown; plus reviews and previews of U2 3D, LOST IN BEIJING, 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, THE WITNESSES, THE EYE on DVD, the Birthday Massacre at the Highline Ballroom, Ben Katchor's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND at the Vineyard, Xavier Rudd and Richard Thompson at the Nokia, Chinese New Year Splendor at Radio City, French graphic artists at the National Arts Club, Michael Chabon's THE YIDDISH POLICEMEN'S UNION, and DO YOU BELIEVE? CONVERSATIONS ON GOD AND RELIGION at Temple Emanu- El

January 9-23, 2008
Unmonumental objects and tropical maladies downtown; French films and African American art in Midtown; Chinese art, Mallorcan landscapes, and antiques galore on Park Ave.; flying under the public radar; Jewish films, Hansel and Gretel, and underground divas around Lincoln Center; plus reviews and previews of WOMAN ON THE BEACH at Film Forum, the Bourne trilogy at the Waverly, CASSANDRA'S DREAM, CLOVERFIELD, STILL LIFE, Au Revoir Simone at the Bowery Ballroom, the Rosebuds in Brooklyn and Jersey, Mavis Staples at BAM, the Birthday Massacre and the Hip Hop Karaoke Championship at the Highline Ballroom, a site-specific multimedia installation at the Canal Chapter, Charlie Huston's HALF THE BLOOD OF BROOKLYN, and Steve Saffel's SPIDER-MAN: THE ICON

December 19, 2007 - January 9, 2008
Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Georges Seurat, Martin Puryear, Joan Blondell, Giuseppe De Santis, Lucian Freud, and PoP Burgers in Midtown; water, mythical creatures, marionettes, Belvedere, and Rembrandt uptown; the annual Times Arts & Leisure Weekend expands to a full week; Otto Preminger, Charlie Chaplin, and Chuck Close at Film Forum; plus reviews and previews of SAMSARA at the Rubin, THE PASSENGER at BAM, SWEENEY TODD, STEEP, PERSEPOLIS, THERE WILL BE BLOOD, THE ORPHANAGE, THE KILLING OF JOHN LENNON, European street artists in Chelsea, Adrian Tomine at Giant Robot, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER season 8 in trade paperback, and the Japanese horror novel NOW YOU'RE ONE OF US

November 28 - December 19, 2007
Separation and accusation at the Yeshiva University Museum, Alvin Ailey and great burgers in Midtown, Japanese books, Belgian waffles, holiday windows, and anime in and around Bryant Park, Pasolini all over town, Ophuls in Brooklyn, collaborators at MoMA, plus reviews and previews of PROTAGONIST, THE ROCKET, BILLY THE KID, THE GOLDEN COMPASS, THE HEBREW HAMMER, THE KITE RUNNER, I AM LEGEND, AU REVOIR PARAPLUIE at BAM, Marie Zamora and Alex Echo at Joe's Pub, Matisyahu's Festival of Lights, Molissa Fenley at the Joyce, Electric Six at Southpaw, Mr. Scruff at BLVD, the Most Serene Republic at Southpaw and the Mercury Lounge, Lina Bertucci at Perry Rubenstein, "Machine Learning" at the Painting Center, and Bifold Youth

November 14-28, 2007
Making a home at the Japan Society, making a piano in Midtown, the African Diaspora comes to Manhattan, Murray Hill goes Dominican, plus reviews and previews of REDACTED, THE RED BALLOON and WHITE MANE, HOW TO COOK YOUR LIFE, I'M NOT THERE, Ingmar Bergman honored at BAM, Norman Lloyd honored at Film Forum, Charles Burnett's KILLER OF SHEEP and MY BROTHER'S WEDDING on DVD, OLDBOY on Blu-ray disc and in newly translated manga, THE NEW MEL BROOKS MUSICAL YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Ohad Naharin at BAM, Congolese dance in Brooklyn, Little Steven's British Brooklyn Mersey Beat Soul Explosion! at the Hawaiian Tropic Zone, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir in Brooklyn and Manhattan, Beth Gill and Daniel Linehan at DTW, the Citizens Band at Ars Nova, Yuko Ueda at the s.e.e.dgallery, and Carlos Amorales at Yvon Lambert

October 31 - November 14, 2007
Big Bon Bhutan magic at the Rubin, BAM gets taken over, the New York Comedy Festival yuks things up, socially conscious film festivals screen all over town, plus reviews and previews of AMERICAN GANGSTER, BEE MOVIE, DARFUR NOW, JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN, NOTE BY NOTE, SiCKO on DVD, I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!), DO YOU BELIEVE?, Little Steven's Underground Garage at the Hawaiian Tropic Zone, Maria Hassabi at P.S. 122, Battles at Webster Hall, Kathleen Lolley at Giant Robot, Chris Mars at Jonathan LeVine, and Eugene Merinov at Etherea

October 17-31, 2007
Andreas Feininger in Chelsea and Murray Hill, Halloween in New York City, the CMJ runs back into town, Hong Kong cinema at Lincoln Center, fashion, Jewish music, and avant-garde performance all over town, plus reviews and previews of BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD, WHY HAS BODHI-DHARMA LEFT FOR THE EAST?, 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, THE ALPHABET FROM A TO Y WITH BONUS LETTER Z!, THE SHOTGUN RULE, Morrissey at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Tunng at Union Hall and Mercury Lounge, the Go! Team at the Bowery Ballroom and Studio B, LVHRD FSHNDL IV, the Chesterfield Kings at the Hawaiian Tropic Zone, Neil Young's CHROME DREAMS II, Appleseed Recordings' SOWING THE SEEDS, and a seductive book and bacon brunch

October 3-17, 2007
Scribbles and unicorns in Midtown, the Rangers have a homecoming in the Garden, New York opens its doors for architecture, sidebars to the New York Film Festival, Butoh parades into the Japan Society, plus reviews and previews of SLEUTH, STRANGE CULTURE, THE CRIMSON LABYRINTH, WILD CURSIVE and HOTEL CASSIOPEIA at BAM, the M.E.A.N.Y. Fest, Hazmat Modine at Joe's Pub, THIN AIR at DTW, the National in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and Van Morrison at the United Palace Theater

September 19 - October 3, 2007
Abandoned America on the Lower East Side, stainless-steel trees and video dogs in Madison Square Park, celebrating Daphne du Maurier onscreen in Brooklyn, crossing the line at the French Institute, subscription tickets available for the 92nd St. Y, street artist AVone helps open online gallery, plus reviews and previews of THE LAST WINTER, THE 400 BLOWS, THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN, DNCHRD III: VNYL in Williamsburg, Ian McKellen in KING LEAR at BAM, Rilob Kiley at Webster Hall, Thurston Moore at Maxwell's and the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer at the Town Hall, Bloc Party at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Mekons at the Gramercy, GIVE US YOUR POOR helps to fight homelessness, and a Carnegie Hall tribute to Elton John and Bernie Taupin

September 5-19, 2007
Remembering 9/11 in Battery Park; Louise Nevelson at the Jewish Museum and all over town; tickets go on sale for the New York Film Festival, the New Yorker Festival, and TimesTalks; Fritz Lang shows his dark side in Queens; celebrating books in Brooklyn; celebrating Allen Ginsberg on the Lower East Side, plus reviews and previews of Ian McKellen in KING LEAR at BAM, YOU'RE A BIG BOY NOW, FIERCE PEOPLE, THE HUNTING PARTY, SHOOT 'EM UP, 3:10 TO YUMA, DECEMBER BOYS, GREAT WORLD OF SOUND, KING OF CALIFORNIA, MY BROTHER'S WEDDING, THE BOOK OF ILLUSIONS, ONE CITY, Peter Bjorn and John at Maxwell's and Roseland, Kate McGarry at Joe's Pub, Choreographing Space downtown, ChthoniC at the Highline Ballroom, Black Lips at the Bowery Ballroom and the Music Hall of Williamsburg, and a free three-day music festival downtown with the Hold Steady, M. Ward, Nick Lowe, and others

August 22 - September 5, 2007
Stingel and the Summer of Love at the Whitney; a free Midtown art walk; the U.S. Open opens in Flushing Meadows; the New York Korean Film Festival expands; the West Indian American Day Carnival returns to Brooklyn; subscriptions now available for BAM's Next Wave and the Guggenheim's Works & Process, plus reviews and previews of ILLEGAL TENDER, SKID ROW, EXILED, SELF-MEDICATED, Woody Allen's MERE ANARCHY, Takeshi Kitano's BOY, Battles and Deerhunter at the South Street Seaport, the Teenage Prayers in Brooklyn, Mabou Mines' "Songs for New York," Daft Punk at KeySpan Park, the Hold Steady in Prospect Park, the National at the South Street Seaport, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars and Dry-Yai at B.B. King's, DJ Rekha and Subatomic Sound System on Governors Island, and the Fiery Furnaces at Socrates Sculpture Park

August 8-22, 2007
Art and food fly in Brooklyn, world music comes to Governors Island, Battle Week begins at the Old Stone House, theater on the fringe returns to New York, Depardieu gets tough and tender at Lincoln Center, plus reviews and previews of DANS PARIS, 2 DAYS IN PARIS, ROCKET SCIENCE, CROSSING THE LINE, THE INVASION, SUNFLOWER, ZEBRAMAN, Will Durst's THE ALL-AMERICAN SPORT OF BIPARTISAN BASHING, the Hold Steady in Prospect Park, Daft Punk in KeySpan Park, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars all over town, the Death Set in Williamsburg and Red Hook, Amon Tobin on the Hudson River, the National at the South Street Seaport, Mavis Staples in Rockefeller Park, Suicide at the South Street Seaport, Antibalas and Ogans on Governors Island, and Jim Norton's HAPPY ENDINGS

July 25 - August 8, 2007
Richard Serra, Rialto Pictures, and more at MoMA, warming up at P.S. 1 and 5 Pointz, the Nixon years on film in Queens, the dark side of NYC on celluloid in Manhattan, Paul Giamatti and Peter Sellars select at BAM, Lincoln Center heads back outdoors for free, plus reviews and previews of THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK, THIS IS ENGLAND, NO RESERVATIONS, PUNK'S NOT DEAD, WOMAN IN THE DUNES, THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, NO ONE BELONGS HERE MORE THAN YOU. STORIES BY MIRANDA JULY, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at Castle Clinton, Suicide at the South Street Seaport, Mavis Staples in Rockefeller Park, Antibalas on Governors Island, and Xavier Rudd and Diamanda Gal‡s at the Highline Ballroom

July 11-25, 2007
Searching for the Dalai Lama's missing peace in Chelsea, Isamu Noguchi in Paris and Queens, British filmmakers lead the charge at the Walter Reade, the Asia Society hosts the Asian American International Film Festival, Mariana Yampolsky embraces Mexico in Midtown, and reviews and previews of Woody Allen's MANHATTAN, Patrice Leconte's MY BEST FRIEND, Kasi Lemmons's TALK TO ME, Kim Ki-duk's TIME and THE BOW, Songyos Sugmakanan's DORM, the Siren Music Festival in Coney Island, the New York Dolls at the Siren and IMAC, Black Lips at the Siren and Maxwell's, Detroit Cobras at the Siren and Maxwell's, the New Pornographers in Battery Park, Bob Weir & Ratdog at SummerStage, and Jim Crace's THE PESTHOUSE

June 20 - July 6, 2007
Free summer movies in New York and New Jersey, Asian films are ready to go!, Kino celebrates its thirtieth anniversary at Lincoln Center, Afro-Punk returns to Brooklyn, Rene Clair is feted at the French Institute, Dietrich & Garbo face off at Symphony Space, the Staten Island Film Festival turns two, the MOCCA Art Festival returns to the Puck Building, special events highlight the summer season in Coney Island, plus reviews and previews of Zoe Cassavetes's BROKEN ENGLISH, John Dahl's YOU KILL ME, Michael Moore's SiCKO, Fredi M. Murer's VITUS, Peaches at the Highline Ballroom, the Richard Thompson Band in Prospect Park, Ian Hunter at the Highline Ballroom, the Junior League at Piano's, Wilco at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Keiko Matsui at Iridium, the New Pornographers in Battery Park, Lady Sovereign in the Spiegeltent, Television at SummerStage, and Haruki Murakami's AFTER DARK

June 6-20, 2007
The season heats up in Prospect Park, Chelsea art walk leads to impermanence, last chance to win free tickets to SPALDING GRAY: STORIES LEFT TO TELL, art & music at MetroTech, critical documentaries on human rights at Lincoln Center, horror movies in Queens, herring and New York flicks in Grand Central, and reviews and previews of Andrew Currie's FIDO, Adrian Shergold's PIERREPOINT -- THE LAST HANGMAN, Manoel de Oliveira's BELLE TOUJOURS, Aki Kaurismaki's LIGHTS IN THE DUSK, Dinosaur Jr. at Irving Plaza, Joan Armatrading at World Financial Center Plaza, Karen Gibson Roc & Fluid at Galapagos, Peaches at the Highline Ballroom, Grinderman coming to the Garden, and Koji Suzuki's BIRTHDAY

May 23 - June 6, 2007
Frank Stella on the roof, in the Met, and in Chelsea; the Brooklyn International Film Festival finds its Identity at ten; twi-ny's free summer music guide, including SummerStage, River to River, CityParks, Naumburg Orchestral Concerts, and POol Parties; plus reviews and previews of DAY WATCH and PAPRIKA, free screenings of KAATERSKILL FALLS and TSOTSI, John Doe at BAM, Wally Cardona at DTW, Love Camp 7 at the Parkside Lounge, and Chuck Palahniuk's RANT

May 9-23, 2007
A walk around the United Nations and through Zen painting at the Japan Society, David Bowie's High Line Festival and the seventh annual Bicycle Film Fest, a trio of film series honor tough guys Lee Marvin, Sam Fuller, and Werner Herzog, the Sisters Grimm, Robin Hood, Harry Potter, and Winnie-the-Pooh at the Donnell, plus reviews and previews of EVEN MONEY, SEVERANCE, BROOKLYN RULES, 28 WEEKS LATER, LCD Soundsystem at Webster Hall, Arctic Monkeys at the Hammerstein Ballroom, !!! at the Bowery Ballroom, and PATH OF THE ASSASSIN

April 25 - May 9, 2007
The cherry blossoms and global feminisms bloom in Brooklyn, the Tribeca Film Festival expands, tickets go on sale for the Lincoln Center Festival, Fanny Ardant is celebrated on stage and screen at FIAF, plus reviews and previews of THE TREATMENT, THE FLYING SCOTSMAN, JINDABYNE, POISON FRIENDS, HOT FUZZ, Ian Hunter at John Varvatos, Graham Parker at the Knitting Factory, Jeff Newell's New-Trad Octet at Barbes, CYMBELINE at BAM, and L.A. graffiti at the Chelsea Museum

April 11-15, 2007
Politics and street art in East Harlem, Tribeca Film Festival tickets go on sale, site-specific sound sculpture beams into Madison Square Park, orchids, golf, and wagashi at Rockefeller Center, a Thai film festival in the East Village and Queens, plus reviews and previews of Richard Serra installing "Intersection II" in MoMA's Sculpture Garden, William Kentridge's THE MAGIC FLUTE at BAM, LONELY HEARTS, DREAMING LHASA, RED ROAD, PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC PLACES, THE VALET, STEPHANIE DALEY, THE LONG GOODBYE, JACK SMITH AND THE DESTRUCTION OF ATLANTIS, THE HOAX, the Stooges at the United Palace, and BLOKHEDZ

March 28 - April 11, 2007
Free Fridays at MoMA, the American Folk Art Museum, and Midtown galleries; the best little-seen films of 2006 at BAM; downtown '60s and '70s experimental painting heads uptown; the Tartans invade New York; plus reviews and previews of KILLER OF SHEEP, AFTER THE WEDDING, BLACK BOOK, WHOLE NEW THING, Bloc Party at the United Palace Theater, the Music of Bruce Springsteen benefit at Carnegie Hall, William Kentridge's THE MAGIC FLUTE at BAM, Ben Katchor's THE CARBON COPY BUILDING, and Rob Vollmar and Pablo G. Callejo's THE CASTAWAYS

March 14-28, 2007
Orchids grow in the Bronx, Spanish painting and family pictures at the Guggenheim, fashionable film in Queens, Pure street art in Nolita, plus reviews and previews of Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHANDS at BAM, LVHRD's Vending Machine Challenge II, AOI/KOMACHI at the Japan Society, Yankee Stadium in Manhattan, Ken Loach's THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, ANGRY MONK at the Rubin Museum, Jafar Panahi's OFFSIDE, Michael Tucker & Petra Epperlein's THE PRISONER OR: HOW I PLANNED TO KILL TONY BLAIR, Susanne Bier's AFTER THE WEDDING, Black Lips and the Ponys at the Bowery Ballroom, and Rob Vollmar and Pablo G. Callejo's graphic novel BLUESMAN

February 28 - March 14, 2007
Street art in Brazil and NYC, the speakers get turned back on at the Gramercy, Abbas Kiarostami is celebrated in Manhattan and Queens, Shohei Imamura is celebrated in Brooklyn, plus reviews and previews of THE HOST, a new 35mm print of RAISE THE RED LANTERN, OFFSIDE, EXTERMINATING ANGELS, Paul Taylor at City Center, 120 Days at Southpaw and the Mercury Lounge, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer at the Blue Note, and Paul Auster's TRAVELS IN THE SCRIPTORIUM

February 14-28, 2007
Chinatown celebrates the Year of the Pig; an interactive (and free) Chelsea art walk; New York Comic Con gets bigger; an uptown pool parlor moves downtown; Lincoln Center celebrates eclectic films and Black History Month; a colorful (and free) Midtown art walk; avant-garde film at the Whitney; the Welsh invade New York; plus reviews and previews of BAMAKO, AVENUE MONTAIGNE, CLOSE TO HOME, WHAT TIME IS IT THERE?, COCAINE ANGEL, THE NUMBER 23, Oscar flicks, Danielia Cotton at the Living Room, and Henry Chang's CHINATOWN BEAT

January 31 - February 14, 2007
Going back in time under City Hall, gathering Kiki Smith at the Whitney, chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate for Valentine's Day, sleepwalking in MoMA's sculpture garden, a Marx Brothers Symphony uptown, a Morricone symphony downtown, plus reviews and previews of EAST OF HAVANA, THE LIVES OF OTHERS, UNCONSCIOUS, SERAPHIM FALLS, a Mexican cinematic triple play, Big Dance Theater at the Japan Society, and David Bromberg at Joe's Pub

January 17-31, 2007
Real graf goes on the road, Japanese books and Jim Dine's Pinocchio at the NYPL, honoring Jean-Pierre Leaud at the French Institute, Scavullo, mental illness, and BBQ in Hell's Kitchen, opening up the American Songbook at Columbus Circle, plus reviews and previews of Robert Wilson's VOOM Portraits, TALES OF THE BROTHERS QUAY, THE ITALIAN, THE DEATH OF MISTER LAZARESCU, THREE TIMES, GOD GREW TIRED OF US, CHILDREN OF MEN, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, THE GOOD GERMAN, CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER, PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, PAN'S LABYRINTH, THE DEPARTED, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP, THE QUEEN, NOTES ON A SCANDAL, BORAT, BABEL, Deerhoof at Irving Plaza, Tom Waits's ORPHANS, Ronald K. Brown's Evidence at the Joyce, LVHRD's third architectural duel, and Charlie Huston's NO DOMINION

January 3-17, 2007
Food and fun in Chelsea, altered realities in Brooklyn; great docs in Queens, honoring Altman in the Village, getting a head start on BAM's spring season, plus Sean Scully at the Met, ACE IN THE HOLE, CHILDREN OF MEN, CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER, MATTHEW BARNEY: NO RESTRAINT, and Kevin Walsh's FORGOTTEN NEW YORK

December 13, 2006 - January 3, 2007
Macy's holiday windows twinkle and sparkle, comics get serious uptown, Union Square Park brightens up the night, holiday trains pull into Citicorp, Woody Allen gets honored downtown, and reviews and previews of Alvin Ailey at City Center, CURSE OF THE GOLDEN FLOWER, THE SECRET LIFE OF WORDS, THE GOOD GERMAN, MATTHEW BARNEY: NO RESTRAINT, CHILDREN OF MEN, PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, PAN'S LABYRINTH, THE QUEEN, and THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2006

November 29 - December 13, 2006
The holidays at Columbus Circle, Bryant Park, Grand Central, and Rockefeller Center, Mirisch, multiples, Manet, and more at MoMA, plus reviews and previews of HEDDA GABLER and Pina Bausch at BAM, TURISTAS, CONTESTED STREETS, TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY, and Haruki Murakami's BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN

November 15-29, 2006
Graffiti women gather together in Brooklyn, emerging artists emerge at Socrates Sculpture Park, Napoleon occupies the Dahesh while Sarah Morris paints the ceiling at Lever House, Dziga Vertov and his brothers are celebrated at Lincoln Center, cinematic city scenes hang in TriBeCa, literary tickets go on sale in Brooklyn, and reviews and previews of THE PIANO TUNER OF EARTHQUAKES, TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY, FAST FOOD NATION, THE RETURN, BORAT, Korean horror films on DVD, and the Hold Steady in Williamsburg and Hoboken

November 1-15, 2006
Hip-hopping through Brooklyn and Manhattan; Walker Evans, Ibsen, and New York films in Midtown; Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, and Bob Dylan; fashionable chocolate near Union Square; constructing cans and cooking chicken in Murray Hill; honoring Margaret Mead at the AMNH; plus reviews of SHOTTAS, VOLVER, THE F WORD, F*CK, BORAT, SAW III, A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, Harry Shearer's NOT ENOUGH INDIANS, and Charlie Huston's A DANGEROUS MAN

October 18 - November 1
Strolling down Orchard St.; art, music, and film at international cultural centers, a bevy of international film festivals, Tommy Chong takes the stage at Comix, last-chance gallery shows, plus reviews and previews of TIDELAND, SLEEPING DOGS LIE, CLIMATES, CATCH A FIRE, ABSOLUTE WILSON, THE WILD BLUE YONDER, KAGEMI, THE WILD DUCK, POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS, and PERFECT, ONCE REMOVED

October 4-18, 2006
Anish Kapoor reflects on Rockefeller Center, openhousenewyork opens up unique New York houses, the Rangers have a homecoming, celebrating Columbus and American Indians, twi-ny at the New York Film Festival, plus reviews and previews of MAN OF THE YEAR, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING, THE DEPARTED, JACKASS: NUMBER TWO, THE END OF CINEMATICS, MYCENAEAN, Augusten Burroughs's RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, STIMULUS's A KINGS COUNTY TALE, and more

September 20 - October 4, 2006
Outside art in Brooklyn Bridge Park, perpetual desire, greasy cheeseburgers, and junky pictures in Chelsea, restored Klimt at the Neue, Rembrandt turns four hundred at the Morgan, a whole lot of Python at Film Forum, twi-ny at the New York Film Festival, plus reviews of THE KING OF SCOTLAND, THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP, JET LI'S FEARLESS, THE TWILIGHT SAMURAI, ARMY OF SHADOWS, the Raconteurs, and Yoshihiro Tatsumi's ABANDON THE OLD IN TOKYO

September 6-20, 2006
Strolling down East Ninth St. for cool art, cool Japanese comfort food, and cool coffee; outdoor art winds its way through Riverside Park; the New York Taiwan Women's Film Festival comes to Midtown; tickets go on sale for the New York Film Festival and the New Yorker Festival; plus reviews of AL FRANKEN: GOD SPOKE, HAVEN, RED DOORS, HOLLYWOODLAND, SHERRYBABY, VAJRA SKY OVER TIBET, SNAKES ON A PLANE, RISE ABOVE: THE TRIBE 8 DOCUMENTARY, WTC VIEW, TRILOGY OF TERROR, Rita Rudner's TURNING THE TABLES, and Ian Frazier's GONE TO NEW YORK

August 16 - September 6, 2006
The West Indian Carnival dances down Eastern Pkwy., graffiti grows in Brooklyn, slipping and sliding in Williamsburg, Absinthe, beach, burgers, and booze at the South Street Seaport and in LIC, the U.S. Open rains down on Queens, celebrating the Hustons at MoMA, and reviews of the PUSHER trilogy, RIDING ALONE FOR THOUSANDS OF MILES, FACTOTUM, TRUST THE MAN, THE QUIET, THE ILLUSIONIST, PULSE, WORLD TRADE CENTER, and Tommy Chong's THE I CHONG

August 2-16, 2006
Traveling cross-country in Queens, Peckinpah raises hell in Brooklyn, Sonny Rollins and Eddie Palmieri outdoors at Lincoln Center, Bob Dylan and the Police indoors, theater celebrates a decade on the fringe, plus reviews of Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland's QUINCEANERA, Neil Marshall's THE DESCENT, Andrucha Waddington's THE HOUSE OF SAND, Hans Canosa's CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WOMEN, Ryuhei Kitamura's AZUMI, Rosanne Cash's BLACK CADILLAC, Johnny Cash's AMERICAN V: A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS, Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME: A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC, and the Hold Steady at Castle Clinton

July 19 - August 2, 2006
Warming up at P.S.1 and 5 Pointz in Queens, Kino classics and classic knishes on the Lower East Side, Rooftop films and Polish blintzes in Brooklyn, photos and not-photos in Chelsea, plus reviews and previews of Kevin Smith's CLERKS II, M. Night Shyamalan's LADY IN THE WATER, Lee Daniels's SHADOWBOXER, Ryuhei Kitamura's AZUMI, Woody Allen's SCOOP, Takashi Miike's THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS, Jeff Feuerzeig's THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON, GRENDEL and RAMAKIEN: A RAK OPERA at Lincoln Center, MASTERS OF HORROR on DVD, the Hold Steady at Castle Clinton, Lady Sovereign at SummerStage, and Neil Kleid & Jake Allen's graphic novel BROWNSVILLE

July 5-19, 2006
Strolling through Midtown art, wandering around historic Trinity Church, bad guys invade BAM, U.S. Open tix now on sale, plus reviews and previews of Takashi Miike's THE GREAT YOKAI WAR, Laurent Cantet's HEADING SOUTH, the New York Cosmos documentary ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Richard Linklater's A SCANNER DARKLY, Nick Guthe's MINI'S FIRST TIME, Andre Techine's CHANGING TIMES, Francois Ozon's TIME TO LEAVE, Patrice Chereau's GABRIELLE, Bryan Singer's SUPERMAN RETURNS, Mates of State at Castle Clinton, Jonathan Demme's NEIL YOUNG: HEART OF GOLD on two-disc DVD, and James P. Othmer's THE FUTURIST

June 21 - July 5, 2006
Raising money for Love's Arthur Lee at the Beacon, wandering through Madison Square Park, gallivanting at the Met, traipsing around Flushing, and free concerts all over town, plus reviews of Lian Lunson's LEONARD COHEN: I'M YOUR MAN, Anjani's BLUE ALERT, Leonard Cohen's BOOK OF LONGING, Larry Clark's WASSUP ROCKERS, Yoji Yamada's THE HIDDEN BLADE, Chris Paine's WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR?, Matthew Buzzell's Luna documentary TELL ME DO YOU MISS ME, Bruce Springsteen with the Seeger Sessions Band in NYC and Jersey, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris at Radio City, American Roots Publishing's Kris Kristofferson tribute THE PILGRIM, and Ellen Jong's PEES ON EARTH

June 7-21, 2006
Sixth annual Coney Island Special, Darwin evolves and butterflies extend at the AMNH, Chelsea art stroll, Asian films are a go-go at the Asian American International Film Festival, touring Governors Island, plus reviews and previews of Robert Altman's A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION, Dominic Harari & Teresa De Pelegri's ONLY HUMAN, Josh Gilbert's A/K/A TOMMY CHONG, Justin Lin's THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT, Amy Speace at Mo Pitkin's, and T Bone Burnett at the Town Hall -- and twi-ny's special guide to FREE summer concerts all over the city:

May 24 Ð June 7, 2006
Fleet Week sails into town, herring at Grand Central, tantric Buddhas enlighten the Rubin, the Lincoln Center Festival returns for the summer, ResFest rolls onto 34th St., plus reviews and previews of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, THE WAR TAPES, DanceAfrica at BAM, T Bone Burnett with Jakob Dylan at the Town Hall, and Colson Whitehead's APEX HIDES THE HURT

May 10-24, 2006
Biking through the Big Apple, reopening the Morgan Library, wandering around St. Marks Church, smokin' pots in Midtown, and reviews of Wolfgang Petersen's POSEIDON, Kevin Keating's GIULIANI TIME, Shane Meadows's DEAD MAN'S SHOES, Min Byung-chun's NATURAL CITY, Charlie Huston's CAUGHT STEALING, Toure's NEVER DRANK THE KOOL-AID, and Souad Massi's HONEYSUCKLE (MESK ELIL)

April 26 - May 10, 2006
The Tribeca Film Festival expands out of Tribeca, Goya's last days at the Frick, Japanese porn at MoSex, Robert Altman in Queens, plus reviews of Lynn Redgrave in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at BAM, THE DEATH OF MISTER LAZARESCU, THREE TIMES, LADY VENGEANCE, ARMY OF SHADOWS, THE PROPOSITION, M:I:III, MONGOLIAN PING PONG, ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL, TWENTIETH CENTURY EIGHTBALL, Seu Jorge, and Bruce Springsteen with the Seeger Sessions Band in Jersey

April 12-26, 2006
The Whitney Biennial, Munch at MoMA and Scandinavia House, Reverse film at Makor, Earth Day, and reviews of PEER GYNT at BAM, I AM A SEX ADDICT, KINKY BOOTS, THE NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE, MONGOLIAN PING PONG, AMERICAN DREAMZ, Chuck Palahniuk's CHOKE, Daniel Clowes's ICE HAVEN, and Willie Nile's STREETS OF NEW YORK

March 29 - April 12, 2006
Contemporary African photography begins a Times Squre art walk, David Smith at the Guggenheim, rebels on film at the Japan Society, tickets on sale for the Tribeca Film Festival, and reviews of A SAFE HARBOR FOR ELIZABETH BISHOP, DRAWING RESTRAINT 9, BRICK, THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON, TIBET: A BUDDHIST TRILOGY, ATL, ADAM & STEVE, LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, FRIENDS WITH MONEY, BLACK HOLE, amd Matisyahu

March 15-29, 2006
Birding in Central Park and the Met, orchids in the Bronx, storytelling at the Dahesh, Don Siegel at Film Forum, and reviews and previews of THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, DON'T COME KNOCKING, V FOR VENDETTA, DAVE CHAPPELLE'S BLOCK PARTY, THE NEIGHBOR NO. 13, DUCK SEASON, INSIDE MAN, 2046 on DVD, Matsuri Akino's PET SHOP OF HORRORS, and Kris Kristofferson at the Society of Ethical Culture

March 1-15, 2006
Strolling through Chelsea with Tony Oursler, Andrea Zittel, Philip Grausman, Salla Tykka, Michael Wolf, Jonas Mekas, and Jeff Soto; Zittel and railroad photos in and around Grand Central; horror, Teshigahara, and HEDDA GABLER at BAM; obsessive drawing at the American Folk Art Museum; plus reviews of THE NEIGHBOR NO. 13, DUCK SEASON, THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS, EVIL (ONDSKAN), THE HILLS HAVE EYES, GAME 6, DAVE CHAPPELLE'S BLOCK PARTY, R-POINT, Walter Kirn's MISSION TO AMERICA, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's HAMMERSMITH ODEON, '75

February 15 - March 1, 2006
Lincoln and Washington in Union Square Park and Midtown, city slavery at the New-York Historical Society, William Kentridge at MoMA and Marian Goodman, and reviews and previews of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, SOPHIE SCHOLL: THE FINAL DAYS, BATTLE IN HEAVEN, STREET FIGHT, TSOTSI, TRUDELL, RUNNING SCARED, WHAT THE BLEEP!? DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, ROCKAWAY, GRIZZLY MAN, THE ENTRANCE PLACE OF WONDERS, and AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE

February 1-15, 2006
Celebrating the Year of the Dog in Chinatown, romantic evenings downtown with chocolate and offbeat movies, last chance to catch Hiroshi Sugimoto's unique history at the Japan Society, and reviews and previews of Ronalk K. Brown / Evidence at the Joyce, Snoop Dogg and Dylan McDermott in THE TENANTS, Carol Reed's THE FALLEN IDOL at Film Forum, and Michael Chabon's THE FINAL SOLUTION

January 18 - February 1, 2006
Lars von Trier in the Village; Hellenic art, Dutch illustration, and fantastical worlds in Midtown; Egon Schiele and pretzel rolls on the Upper East Side; plus reviews of ANYTOWN: STORIES OF AMERICA, LOOKING FOR COMEDY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD, WHY WE FIGHT, BUBBLE, HOW TO EAT YOUR WATERMELON IN WHITE COMPANY (AND ENJOY IT), WHIRLPOOL, David Bromberg at B.B. King's, and Charlie Huston's ALREADY DEAD

January 4-18, 2006
The New York Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center, Bodies...The Exhibition at the Seaport, Homer's legacy at the Dahesh, Foreign Affairs on-screen in Queens, and reviews of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, MATCH POINT, THE MATADOR, CACHE (HIDDEN), WHY HAS BODHI-DHARMA LEFT FOR THE EAST?, and THE BROOKLYN FOLLIES

December 21, 2005 - January 4, 2006
BAM spring season goes on sale, Odilon Redon and Elizabeth Murray at MoMA, ghosts and van Gogh at the Met, and reviews of MUNICH, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, INITIAL D, THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN, WEDDING CRASHERS, THE HEBREW HAMMER, ELF, A CHRISTMAS STORY, and TENTH AVENUE ANGEL

December 7-21, 2005
Going to the top of Rockefeller Center, model trains in Grand Central and at CitiCorp, the Rangers in Bryant Park, visits to St. Peter's and Central Synagogue, dinosaurs at the AMNH, and reviews of Alfred Hitchcock at Film Forum, AEON FLUX, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, MAREBITO, THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA, KING KONG, INITIAL D, THE PRODUCERS, ELECTRIC SHADOWS, dance at BAM, Railroad Earth, Bruce Springsteen, LONE WOLF AND CUB, and SAMURAI EXECUTIONER

November 23 - December 7, 2005
Obsessive drawing at the American Folk Art Museum, Burtynsky in Brooklyn, holiday time in Lincoln Center, plus reviews of THE ICE HARVEST, MRS PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT, Richard Thompson's FRONT PARLOUR BALLADS, and T.C. Boyle's THE HUMAN FLY AND OTHER STORIES

November 9-23, 2005
Meatpacking art, Hiroshi Sugimoto's "History of History" at the Japan Society and silent sculpture in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, political photography at ICP, plus reviews of BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE, GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', THE WHITE SHADOW, PULSE, THE WARRIORS Ultimate Director's Cut, Bruce Springsteen, U2, and GOOD MORNING, NIGHT

October 26 - November 9, 2005
Spirits and skating in Bryant Park, portraits at the Frick, the Staten Island Ferry turns one hundred, Sue Coe, Burgoyne Diller, and Gabriel Orozco in Midtown, and reviews of Isabelle Huppert and Grupo Corpo at BAM, THREE...EXTREMES, NEW YORK DOLL, THE PASSENGER, SAW II, THE DYING GAUL, JARHEAD, and the CITY OF GLASS graphic novel

October 12-26, 2005
Midtown bathrooms, furniture, smells, and sushi; all things Isabelle Huppert; the Rubin Museum of Art, Housing Works, and Dance Theater Workshop; the Eureka! Film Festival, the Liz Christy Garden, Butoh, and poetry on the Bowery; and reviews of NINE LIVES, CAFƒ LUMIERE, Richard Thompson, Bob Mould, Bruce Springsteen, Across the Narrows, RAISE THE RED LANTERN movie and ballet, 4.48 PSYCHOSE at BAM, and more

September 28 - October 12, 2005

September 14-28, 2005
Hirst and Haring at Lever House, BAM's 2005 Next Wave Festival, Smithson at the Whitney, Billy Wilder in Queens, and reviews of CRY_WOLF, THUMBSUCKER, {PROOF}, DEAR WENDY, INTO THE FIRE, OLIVER TWIST, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE, THE MACHINIST, and KAFKA ON THE SHORE

August 31 - September 14, 2005
The New York Film Festival, Cezanne, Pissarro, and Mackendrick at MoMA, comic books and French-Asian fusion in Brooklyn, translating time at the WFC, and reviews of THE CONSTANT GARDENER, KAMIKAZE GIRLS, KEANE, SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE, GHOST TOWN, and REHABILITATING MR. WIGGLES

August 17-31, 2005
Tompkins Square Park, East Yoga, the Creative Little Garden, the 6th & B Garden, Dix and Beckmann at the Neue Galerie, summer samurais at Film Forum, a historic Varick St. lobby, THE BROTHERS GRIMM, and pet adoption days at AC&C

August 3-17, 2005:
Special Queens issue: P.S. 1, 5 Pointz, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the Queens Museum, the NY Hall of Science, the Queens Zoo, the Museum of the Moving Image, the Noguchi Museum, the U.S. Open, and Shea Stadium

July 20 - August 3, 2005:
Bryant Park, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, the Central Park Zoo and walking tours, the Dahesh and the Spanish Institute, and Rejects, Edukators, vampires, ghosts, and Mister X

July 6-20, 2005:
Union Square Park, St. Bart's, Asian film festivals, seaside summer concerts, and movies, manga, and Matheson

June 22 - July 6, 2005:
Madison Square Park, Battery Park, the National Museum of the American Indian, and Louis Malle at Lincoln Center

June 8-22, 2005:
Coney Island Special, Washington Square Park, and BAM's Next Wave Festival

May 25 - June 8, 2005:
SummerStage, Lower East Side street art, and dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History

May 11-25, 2005:
Sixth Ave. indoor and outdoor art walk, the High Line at MoMA, and Basquiat in Brooklyn

April 27 - May 11, 2005:
Otaku culture at the Japan Society, Michael Powell and disco at Lincoln Center, and Bike Month NYC

April 13-27, 2005:
Surrealism at the National Academy, Earth Week, the Nomadic Museum and Chelsea Market, and Harold Lloyd at Film Forum