The Truth About Spandau Ballet
April 29, 2015
Spandau Ballet are waiting in the funky lobby of the Ludlow Hotel on the Lower East Side, a team of five good-looking, nattily-attired men with George Hencken, the director of their new documentary, Soul Boys of the Western World.
Visions of Dale Peck
April 17, 2015
Earlier this month, Soho Press published Dale Peck’s 12th book, Visions and Revisions: Coming of Age In the Age of Aids.
Flowing with Taryn Manning
November 21, 2014
Taryn Manning, the singer-songwriter, fashion designer, former karate champion, and actress, is now 36 with bleached-blonde hair.
The New York Doll Turned Lounge Lizard
October 28, 2014
David Johansen was among the first glam punk rockers of the early 1970s and influenced bands such as the Sex Pistols, Kiss, The Ramones, Guns N’ Roses, and The Smiths.
October 20, 2014
Together, Elliphant and Femme are supporting British alt-pop singer Charli XCX on her 20-stop North American tour this month, which began in Florida and will end up in San Francisco on Friday.
In the Life of Zella Day
October 7, 2014
Zella Day grew up in Pinetop, Arizona, a small, desert town with a population of 7,000.
Robyn and Röyksopp, One More Time
August 20, 2014
Röyksopp and Robyn have spent their summer on the “Do It Again” world tour, promoting their five-track mini-album, also titled Do It Again.
Eddie Izzard, Force of Nature
May 19, 2014
Lunch with Eddie Izzard is a unique experience for several reasons; not only does the comedian and actor have a razor sharp intellect and an iconoclastic sense of the world, he’s also very cordial.
Woodkid is On Point
April 29, 2014
Woodkid has composed an original score for an eight-minute pièce d’occasion for the New York City Ballet Orchestra titled Les Bosquets (New Woodkid/JR) that will premiere on tonight, April 29, on the opening night of the Company’s 2014 Spring Season and will be performed five times during the opening week.
Exclusive Video Premiere and Interview: ‘Ready for You,’ Erik Hassle
April 24, 2014
Erik Hassle is a 26-year-old singer-songwriter with an intense, haunting voice. He’s had a number of successful singles on the charts in the U.K. and Europe, in particular “Hurtful” and “Don’t Bring Flowers.”
The Very Good Boy George
April 22, 2014
Legendary pop star Boy George, AKA George Alan O’Dowd, released This Is What I Do, his first studio album in 18 years, last October. He’ll be on tour through July, stopping off in New York City to perform tonight at Irving Plaza.
Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Rescue, Mister’ (Avalon Emerson Remix), TRUST
March 18, 2014
TRUST was formed by Robert Alfons during the frozen dark Canadian winter of 2009 with former collaborator Maya Postepski.
Paul Iacono is Our New G.B.F.
January 16, 2014
Paul Iacono, the sprightly 25-year-old co-star of Darren Stein’s G.B.F., has been acting since he was four.
The Celluloid Peaches
October 18, 2013
Right now, Berlin-based Peaches is in New York City to screen her new film, Peaches Does Herself, and perform at (Le) Poisson Rouge. The film has been called an electro-rock opera and is all music, featuring 22 of Peaches’ songs
Martha Stewart Wants You to Make It
October 16, 2013
Martha Stewart, America’s doyenne of cooking, entertaining, and decorating, is commandeering Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station today, October 16, and tomorrow, October 17, for her second annual American Made Market, a fair celebrating the makers of local and handmade crafts, gifts, foods, gardens, projects, and designs.
Exclusive Video Premiere and Interview: ‘Life or C.R.E.A.M.,’ Nomi Ruiz
September 18, 2013
Nomi Ruiz’s new video, for “Life or C.R.E.A.M.,” is Manhattan through and through: it’s set in the gritty Meatpacking district of the past, where streetwalkers sold their goods in the urban wasteland.
Exclusive Video Premiere and Interview: ‘Call Me on the Ouija Board,’ Sharon Needles
August 8, 2013
When we met Aaron Coady, he was waiting, perched on a couch in the sleek but cozy lobby at The Out NYC Hotel, the upscale gay urban resort on West 42nd Street. He wasn’t wearing creepy white contact lenses, macabre raccoon eyes, black talons, a Bride of Frankenstein wig, raven feathers; nothing black or Goth-inflected.
Coming In with John Waters
July 18, 2013
At City Winery, we met John Waters at a private dinner composed of a small group nestled among large steel wine casks. Wearing a dapper white suit, he was kind enough to allow us to sit next to him, as long as we promised not to get any food stains on his jacket.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘One Way Flight,’ Kayvon Zand
June 20, 2013
Get ready to enter the world of ethereal performer Kayvon Zand in “One Way Flight,” his new music video, which we’re pleased to premiere here. On this outer-space voyage, you’ll be joined by a posse of the beautiful people: the Zand Collective, a fluid group of fashionistas and performers.
Marina AbramoviÄ?, Immaterial Girl
May 29, 2013
Next month, Marina AbramoviÄ? will star alongside Willem Dafoe in The Life and Death of Marina AbramoviÄ?, an experimental stage show based on her life with music written and performed by Antony, which will make its North American debut at Toronto’s Luminato Festival following a sold-out run in Europe.