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 […]

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Notable New York, This Week 10/26 – 10/31

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This week in New York KGB goes Nonfiction, Small Press Extravaganza at WORD, Eric Puchner shares his Model Home, One Story at powerHouse, Eileen Myles reads from A Poets Novel, and we celebrate Halloween with Anya Sapozhnikova, an extreme After-Life party, and Oktoberfest. How To Do Things With Words 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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Notable New York, This Week 8/16 – 8/22

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This week in New York Summer is Short, John Brandon makes a Citrus pit stop, Gary Shteyngart is Super Sad, MGMT is inspired by sex balls, Scott Pilgrim takes over as this week’s Saturday Movie Pick and The Comfort of Strangers is a noteworthy art exhibit. TUESDAY 8/17: They’re the old news you never get […]

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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. MONDAY […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Tribeca Film Festival Questionnaire: We Ask, They Answer. #3: The Space Between

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WE ASK THE ACTORS TO ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS…AND DRAW Flight Attendant Montine McLeod (Academy Awarded nominated Melissa Leo) finds herself the unlikely guardian of Omar (Anthony Keyvan), a Pakistani boy who has left his New York home to attend boarding school in L.A. on scholarship. When their plane is grounded in Texas on the morning […]

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Tribeca Film Festival Questionnaire: We Ask, They Answer. #2: Beware the Gonzo

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WE ASK THE ACTORS TO ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS…AND DRAW Zoe Kravitz, it seems, has it easy. With musician Lenny Kravitz (Remember his “Flowers for Zoe”?) and actress Lisa Bonet for parents audiences may assume that the actress hasn’t had to work hard for the success she’s achieved. Not so. This, in fact, drives Kravitz, who […]

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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 […]

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Zoe Kazan: Girl Exploding

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After The Exploding Girl’s premiere at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival Zoe Kazan’s career has skyrocketed. The public unveiling of The Exploding Girl is well underway, perhaps to coincide with Kazan’s latest Broadway venture, A Behanding in Spokane, a Martin McDonagh play in which she co-stars alongside Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell. The world premiere […]

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