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Photos: Sigur Ros performs at the Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Icelandic trio Sigur Ros performed to a nearly sold-out crowd Tuesday night at the Fox Theatre. I was on vacation, but photographer Robb Cohen was on site to document the scene. The band previously...Show More Summary

DOT Plans To Widen 7th Avenue Sidewalks Between Penn Station & Grand Central

The Department of Transportation is planning to widen overflowing sidewalks on 7th Avenue between Penn Station and Grand Central by next spring, according to a presentation [PDF] made Tuesday to Manhattan's Community Board 5 transportation committee. DOT believes the redesign will improve conditions for pedestrians in one of the city's most congested corridors. [ more › ]

The Problem of Spectacle In David Byrne’s Here Lies Love

by Sara Porkalob Not so multifaceted. Navid Baraty Extended now through June 18 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Here Lies Love is an immersive, 90-minute disco-poperetta chronicling the lives of the infamous Imelda Marcos and the Philippines’ People Power Revolution. Show More Summary

Is $11.50 is a GOOD PRICE for a USB Humping Dog?

TweetAs seen in J-Town: Works as advertised. No, I think $3 is the most you should pay, for a USB humping dog. And no, the USB IMPLEMENTATION FORUM  (USB IF) doesn’t /wouldn’t/wouldn’t have approve(d)

The Independent: Is Seattle Ready for Nikkita Oliver?

A profile of one of Seattle's more intriguing Mayoral candidates and leader of the Peoples Party. by Steven Hsieh EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of six profiles of 2017 mayoral candidates we'll be publishing in the coming weeks. {{...Show More Summary

Video: Man Licks PATH Train Pole For Free Alcohol

It's an age-old dilemma: is a moment in the white hot spotlight of viral fame worth the risk of infection from licking stuff on mass transit? The answer is a resounding yup for this adventurous tourist, who took a page out of the Bart Simpson playbook and licked a pole on a dare while on vacation in New Jersey and NYC. Show More Summary

Five Adorable Grey Fox Babies Under the Boardwalk of Muir Woods Natl. Mnmt. are Creating a Stir

TweetJust like last year. One of the playful kits: And here’s the stir: Annual membership MWNP / MWNM is just $40 (which gets four in at any time for a whole year), but I shan’t renew as the feds are fed up with all the people here, so a privately-operated for-profit parking system is a-coming. […]

Revisit David Lynch's Eerie 1990s PSA On NYC's Rat Problem

As season two of Twin Peaks was airing on ABC in 1991, David Lynch and the City of New York released an eerie (and evergreen!) PSA from the director, which addressed NYC's rat and trash problems. The piece, part of the "We Care About New York" series, also featured the work of Lynch's trusted Director of Photography, Frederick Elmes (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet). [ more › ]

John Legend charms Atlanta fans at Chastain

It seems fitting that John Legend would begin Friday night’s show at Chastain Park Amphitheatre with “I Know Better,” the first song on his newish From there, he told the story of the birth of...

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: "Your Pilot's On Fire" Reminds Us RuPaul Is Savage and No One Is Safe

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns It's called a lip sync for a reason. WARNING: IT'S ALL SPOILERS This was a legendary week on RuPaul's Drag Race, and we're going to need a mediation. If #MaskGate and #JusticeForValentina don't start trending immediately...Show More Summary

Here's Everyone Running for Mayor, City Council, and Everything Else You'll Have to Vote on This Year

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Four of the 21 people running for mayor. Clockwise, from top left: Bob Hasegawa, Nikkita Oliver, Mike McGinn, Cary Moon WA LEGISLATURE, TIMOTHY AGUERO, KELLY O, NATE GOWDY You can stop your speculating about who is or isn't running for mayor of Seattle. Show More Summary

BenBen provides #Blockchain Powered Land Services in #Ghana

From BenBenWe focus on Land & Property Management as we aim to create a reliable land information and transactions system. Coupling the latest in Geomatic Services with Blockchain technology we see ourselves as the pioneers of a newShow More Summary

Tesseract Is A Multidimensional Dance Spectacle / Torture Chamber With a Great Payoff

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith This is only one of Tesseract's dimensions. I dubbed it, "World Where Silly String is Bondage Rope." Mick Bello One of the most platitudinous platitudes offered in defense of performance art is that the genre provides the special pleasure of immediacy. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Danger Mouse, Jesus and Mary Chain, Heliocentrics, and More

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Danger Mouse is at his most Rawkus on "Chase Me." 30th Century Records Danger Mouse, "Chase Me" (30th Century). Danger Mouse is in tough-AF hiphop banger shocka! mode. Wielding the clout you'd expect from a popular major-label...Show More Summary

Everything You Need To Know About 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me' Before The New Season

Like many people who either weren't born yet or can't remember the early '90s, I knew about Twin Peaks before I had any idea what Twin Peaks really was. Although it was only on TV for two thoroughly-bizarre seasons, the show trickled...Show More Summary

A Painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat Sold for $110.5 million

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede David Bowie playing Warhol, and Jeffrey Wright playing Jean-Michel Basquiat in Basquiat. In this iconic scene, Warhol buys Basquiat's ignorant art. When you are already very rich, there are three sure ways to become...Show More Summary

Cafe du Pays, a French-Canadian Restaurant, Will Open in the Hungry Mother Space

Coming soon to Cambridge Acclaimed Kendall Square restaurant Hungry Mother closed in July 2015, breaking Cambridge diners’ hearts, but the team (minus chef Barry Maiden) promised to eventually open something new in the “much belovedShow More Summary

St. Louis Board of Aldermen: New Board Bills 5/19/2017 (#35-#36), Update On Board Bill #34 From Prior Week

The following two (2) board bills are being introduced in the St. Louis Board of Aldermen today: B.B.#35 – Vaccaro – An ordinance protecting victims of automobile theft from paying storing, towing and administrative fees directly related to recovery of a stolen automobile by amending Ordinance 64668, approved June 11, 1999 and containing a severability clause....

If we cared about peace we would be talking to Hamas | Sarah Helm

The west has a unique opportunity to help end the Gaza stalemate. But it suits us to turn a blind eye In his house in the Gaza Strip last month, a senior Hamas minister was explaining to me that the movement needed to modernise its policies when the lights suddenly cut out, as they so often do under Israel’s siege of the territory. Show More Summary

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