[registration fees apply] Saturday, March 22, 7 pm, Great Hall at Cooper Union: Punk Turns Forty: A Plenary Sponsored by the American Comparative Literature Association and the Fales Library.Part I: Brandon Stosuy, editor at Pitchfork, interviews Richard Hell; Part II: Avital Ronell moderates a panel with Vivien Goldman, Kathleen Hanna, and Tamar-kali.Birdland was inspired by Peter Reich and Huey Smith.
Smith is a rock critic's dream, a poet as steeped in '60s garage rock as she is in French Symbolism; "Land" carries on from the Doors' "The End," marking her as a successor to Jim Morrison, while the borrowed choruses of "Gloria" and "Land of a Thousand Dances" are more in tune with the era of sampling than they were in the '70s.
The setting and date of Patti Smith’s first album in eight years frames her life in a fascinating way.
When he presses a mysteriously phallic protuberance that appears on one wall, a pink toothbrush ...
See full summary » In a 13-minute navigation, Nestler takes us downstream the Rhine River.
[open to public] Friday, March 21 through Sunday, March 23, 11 am to 1 pm, Silver 401, NYU: “Punk and the City,” a three-day seminar as part of the annual American Comparative Literature Association meetings.
Twelve presenters on a range of related topics, from Latin American punk to Pussy Riot.Shot two years before the military junta began to rule the country, Von Griechenland reflects upon the instability, which has characterized Greek government in the 20th century, culminating...See full summary » A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness.As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.A man wakes up alone in a brightly illuminated white room with no windows or doors.Her cast includes the late singer Amy Winehouse, deceased actress Maria Schneider, departed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, novelist Nikoli Gogol, actor Johnny Depp, New World explorer Amerigo Vespucci, the survivors of the Japanese tsunami, and even, I kid you not, Pontius Pilate’s dog.