Top 5 Shows of the Weekend


Seems a bit at odds that the same week as Martin Luther King day we get one of the most incompetent and divisive human beings in the country as our 45th president. But here we are. For those who don’t have the inclination or energy for politics this weekend, there are many excellent ways in which to avoid the circus.

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Top 5 Shows of the Weekend

Thou performs at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C.

Happy new year! We made it to 2017! Hopefully everyone had a good break (if indeed you were lucky enough to have one), sincere best wishes to everyone for the coming year, I’ve a feeling we’re going to need all the help we can get. Thankfully, in terms of live shows, 2017 is kicking off in style.

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

Kristin Hersh SDOMA Still


Here we are, most likely the final “top 5 shows of the weekend” post of 2016 (I feel like scrooge at christmas when it comes to new years eve…). The weather is going to be as bitter as Donald Trump, so wrap up warm, have your earplugs ready, and make the most of it.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

Music_reviews_Anagnorisis_PeripeteiaAnd so the countdown to Halloween begins. Next week we will bring you all the corresponding insanity—both GWAR and Skeletonwitch will be in Brooklyn, for one—but for now here’s a little something to whet that everlasting bloodthirst.

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Openings Roundup: To Spiti, Sunnyvale and Twin Suns Deli


To Spiti
160 Havemeyer Street; Williamsburg

A new Greek counter joint called To Spiti just opened on the Southside of Williamsburg:

To Spiti, the name of Alma Selmanay’s new Greek takeout joint, means “my home” in her native language. [Read more…]