While the recent vote for New York Public Advocate didn’t go the way I hoped (I supported Rafael Espinal), at least we’re kicking and screaming into March. And though still dealing with winter conditions, there’s that ray of hope that this month starts signaling the end of winter. In the meantime, there are some excellent […]
SPONSORED POST It’s our favorite time of the year! Northside Festival has just announced its first wave of 2017 artists and speakers— it’s safe to say they have outdone themselves yet again. Northside Music, which runs from June 8-11, will feature headlining shows from Dirty Projectors, Miguel, Thursday, and Kamasi Washington.
SPONSORED POST Ensemble ACJW Presents Turning Point Tuesday, May 3 at 7 PM National Sawdust Join Ensemble ACJW, the group that Time Out New York called “consistently innovative and exciting,” for their second concert at National Sawdust. Turning Point explores Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony—one of the last tonal works written by the composer—as well as pieces […]
A new restaurant, Rider, opened last Friday inside National Sawdust. Here’s what people are saying. From Grub Street: A hospitality rider is a set of dressing-room demands made of a venue by a presumably diva-esque performer; perhaps the most famous one stipulated that Van Halen’s snack bowl never be sullied with brown M&M;’s. And although […]
Love is in the air, or not, this weekend; I’ll be able to help with the latter. Hopefully it’s a long one for all, however, with President’s Day on Monday. Forget about the potential -18 degrees Celsius temperatures (come on people, let’s stop using Fahrenheit, it’s so unbecoming and idiotic), wrap up warm and get […]
Given last week’s weather crapfest, we failed to mention that National Sawdust opened Thursday in Williamsburg. Gothamist paid them a visit and was impressed: It’s a goddamn classy joint. A miniature BAM that looks like a spaceship. A classical music think tank. A creative hub for undiscovered talent. And it’s a non-profit. But you know, […]
The new Williamsburg music National Stardust located on North 6th (Wythe) and backed by musicians like The National’s Bryce Dessner has announced its initial schedule. From Brooklyn Vegan: Three of the venue’s curators, The National’s Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly and vocalist Theo Bleckmann, will team up for a concert on opening night. They’ll be […]
National Sawdust is slotted to open in October: In classic boho-chic style, the new 13,000-square-foot space at the corner of N. 6th St and Wythe Ave takes its name from the factory originally located in the same building. Opening in October of 2015, National Sawdust promises “genre-spanning music at accessible ticket prices.” If you read […]