THE PENNY POST
The Music Returns
By Andrei Codrescu
The strangest thing is happening to people in their middle age: they are hearing again. Me, personally, I stopped listening around 1976 after I opened for the Ramones at the Mabuhay Gardens in San Francisco.
DOWNTOWN ART & LIFESTYLE
The new pulse of Lower Manhattan artists
By Abby Luby
The catastrophic upheaval of 9/11 affected everyone in Lower Manhattan, but an often overlooked contingent are its artists, whose work still reverberates with the impact of the WTC attacks.
Take the PATH to the past
By WILL McKINLEY
The best place to see a movie in New York City isn’t in New York City. It’s in Jersey City.
“The Loew’s Jersey Theater offers a moviegoing experience that cannot be duplicated anywhere else in the New York area,” said historian and Brooklyn College film professor Foster Hirsch, a longtime Village resident. “And it’s so close, especially for us Downtowners.
French for drums, but accessible to everyone
BY ANDREY HENKIN
The group name Loop 2.4.3 calls to mind an esoteric piece of software, and indeed, parts of this duo’s new album “Batterie” sound like they are being read from binary code rather than traditional music notation.
Portrait of the author as a distant man
By Leonard Quart
All of a sudden a couple of literate, small, independent American films have appeared that are driven by characters rather than by action or special effects.
Sir Paul in the Loser’s Lounge
By Todd Simmons
The sweet and soulful sound of Paul McCartney was on display last weekend at Joe’s Pub.
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