Posts by: Caitlin Colford

Notable New York, This Week 12/14 – 12/19

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This week in New York Rumpus Women take over!, New Yorker writer’s 20 Under 40 share their stories, Jonathan Ames and Justin Taylor are among writers who read from A Christmas Carol, J.D. Durkin pleads Stephen Colbert: Hire Me!, this month’s Soundtrack Series, and Tiny Furniture is this week’s Saturday Movie Pick.

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Notable New York, This Week 12/6 – 12/12

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This week in New York, FSG Reading Series is back, ASK ME celebrates the holidays, Denis Leary tells us to Suck on this Year, Gigantic celebrates with tacos, Darin Strauss defends the memoir for the Brooklyn New School, Tom Bissell and Steve Gaynor speak gamer, Black Swan is the week’s MOVIE PICK, and Pessimist in ART.

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Notable New York, This Week 11/29 – 12/5

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This week in New York Colm Tólbín brings Henry James to us, Furnace Press Decomposes, Jonathan Franzen returns home, Sex workers share their family tales, Myla Goldberg gets crafty, Classic cocktails, classic film,  Comic and Graphics Fest goes to church, poetry touches on wartime, and Free in ART.

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Notable New York, This Week 11/16 – 11/21

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The week in New York Jonathan Ames has a Ball, Salman Rushdie reads, Paul Auster stays true to NYC, Ann Beattie compiles stories form The New Yorker, Patti Smith hosts a tribute for Jim Carroll, feel Refreshx3 at Happy Ending, John Baldessari holds this title of week’s MOVIE PICK, (Le) Poisson Rouge Gleeks out, and New Photography 2010 in ART.

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Notable New York, This Week 10/19 – 10/24

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This week in New York Judah Friedlander does Karate, Ian Frazier joins the FDG Reading Series, The Word Made Flesh celebrates in Brooklyn, James Franco takes a stab at writing, Rick Moody battles, Amy Sedaris is The Sound of Young America, Love and Other Drugs is this week’s MOVIE PICK,  and a CMJ Music Marathon rocks your Saturday.

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Notable New York, This Week 10/11 – 10/17

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This week in New York David Grossman translates with Paul Auster, Justin Taylor and Eva Tamladge exhibit tattoos for the literary inclined, Tao Lin reads, Guernica celebrates, Bill Bryson is Private, Rick Moody joins the Sunday Salon, Catfish is the SATURDAY MOVIE PICK, and James Frey combines Dante, literature, and ART.

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Notable New York, This Week 10/4 – 10/10

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This week in New York Joyce Carol Oates goes Sour, Adult Education presents “The Future of Books,” Cunningham reads By Nightfall, David Marson is remembered, Winner and Clarke come together on a Sunday, Lord of the Rings is played, The Lost Boys 3, this week’s Movie Pick, is screened at Comic Con, and Lee Friedlander in ART.

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Notable New York, This Week 9/13 – 9/19

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This week in New York The Rumpus hosts The Summer Shake Down, Tony Blair takes us on his Journey, Tom McCarthy reads from C, James Ellroy releases The Hilliker Curse, Neal Pollack Stretches, It’s Kind of a Funny Story screens at BAM, Brooklyn Bowl rocks for $5, art is for Supper, Clown around on Sunday, and Dahn Vo unveils his first exhibit in the states.

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Notable New York, This Week 9/8 – 9/12

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This week Stephen Elliott is in town for the paperback release of The Adderall Diaries, Jonathan Franzen celebrates Freedom, Tao Lin brings Dakota Fanning and Haley Joel Osment to BookCourt, Fashion takes you out on the town, Gigantic and Open City are home sweet home, and Nara premieres at the Asia Society.

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Notable New York, This Week 8/31 – 9/5

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This week in New York Kristen Hersh is a Rat, Karen Hayes and Victoria Bruce are held Hostage, Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates with storytelling, Ian Hobson plays for us, Stephanie White sings Philthy, Coney Island goes Rockabilly while Randalls Island goes Electronic, Caitlin Colford (me) wins that Season in this week’s Saturday Movie Pick, and Washington Square Park sets up Art.

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Notable New York, This Week 8/2 – 8/8

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This week in New York Jennifer Vanderbes Feasts, David Carter for Gay Rights, Peter Hedges and Jonathan Tropper shows us how to bring black and white to color, Geoffrey O’Brien is an aristocrat, Leo Allen gives us Whiplash, Ask Me goes criminal, Cringefest brings us the worst stage plays, Mary Halvorson talks guitar, David LaChapelle and Jesus is back and Ron Galella urges you to please not Smash His Camera.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/26 – 8/1

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In New York this week Rick Moody kicks off his book tour, BOMB Magazine hosts its Summer Bash at Glasslands, Black Keys perform at Summer Stage, Anderbo.com hosts Anderbo Indoors, Sandra Bernhard in Shel Silverstein’s Hamlet, Joseph O’Neill, Nicholas Christopher and Rachel Shukert read, and Paul Dano and Kevin Kline in The Extra Man.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/21-7/25

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This week FUNny Writers substitutes your PB&J, Volume 1 provides the shortest record reviews ever, Audiences share their works at The Inspired Word and The Moth StorySLAM, Heebs hate tushies, The Extra Man previews, Flaming Lips perform with The Black Keys, The Guggenheim is Haunted, Artists and Fleas, MoMA PS1 WarmUp featuers MEN, POOL PARTIES features Lightning Bolt and DeathSet, and your movie pick of the week, Winter’s Bone.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/12 – 7/18

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This week in New York Diane Williams, Rebecca Curtis and Joshua Cohen read at The Bastille Day Soirée, Chuck Klosterman is back Eating Dinosaurs, Candance Bushnell embodies Carrie and takes us back to college,  Christopher Finch tells us about Chuck Close’s Life, David Mitchell Reads, Soda Pop hosts a reading series, Williamsburg promotes Martial Arts, Crash Mansion begs us to black out for a $5 open bar, and The Kids are All Right.

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Notable New York, This Week 7/6 – 7/11

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This week in New York Jennifer Egan and Jane Mendelsohn talk about rocking out, Happy Ending provides us with another happy ending, Jakub Ziolkowski exhibits at Hauser & Wirth, David Farley asks who stole Jesus’s foreskin, She & Him sing, Ask Me goes queer, The White Ribbon still runs at Film Forum, Hedy goes ‘single white female’ on her ass, and of course vintage, vintage, vintage at The Flea.

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Notable New York, This Week 6/28 – 7/4

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This week Keith Gessen and HFM present “Diary of a Very Bad Year,” Justin Taylor goes guerrilla at the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series, Ed Park, Deb Olin Unferth and Ben Greenman at a “Word for Word” lunchtime event, Paula Abdul is a vampire, Contraband Cinema comes to BAM, Nick Reding on methamphetamine taking over middle-America, Janelle Brown tells us where we live, Yossi Milo exhibits hand-painted photographs from the 19th century and Macy’s presents its annual fireworks show.

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Tribeca Film Festival Questionnaire: We Ask, They Answer. #1: Meskada

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WE ASK THE ACTORS TO ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS… AND DRAW

Meskada, a murder mystery set in a rural town reeling from depression, premiered Thursday night on day two of the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows a detective who returns to his home town of Caswell in Meskada County to investigate the brutal murder of a boy and in the process sets off a class-war.

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