Despite having more screen time than many of the human actors in Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers’ much-heralded film about the Greenwich Village folk scene in the sixties, the cat who becomes the title character’s accidental companion doesn’t receive an acknowledgement in the credits. Maybe that’s because the red... More »
Inside Llewyn Davis, Joel and Ethan Coen's new film, is the fictional story of one week in the life of a folk singer in Greenwich Village in 1961. The title character, played with total conviction by Oscar Isaac and supplied with credible...Show More Summary
Ethan and Joel Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis is structured around a temporal riddle that’s also a mordant existential joke. The film, an elegiac glimpse at the Greenwich Village folk scene of the early ’60s, begins and ends with slightly differing versions of the same event. Show More Summary
Inside Llewyn Davis follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (OSCAR ISAAC) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New … Continue reading ? The post Video Interview:Talking with the Cast of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
A former Hertz parking garage now offers some of Greenwich Village’s most desirable condos. Together the developers at DHA Capital and Continental Properties and the architects at CetraRuddy remodeled the 83-year-old building with contemporary...Show More Summary
Llewyn Davis, the down-on-his-luck troubadour Oscar Isaac plays in the new movie from the Coen brothers, is supposedly modeled on Dave Van Ronk, one of the seminal figures of the ’60s Greenwich Village folk scene. But he’s also, andShow More Summary
Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is a good folk singer with a bad attitude. At Greenwich Village’s Gaslight Café in early 1961, he performs the traditional blues number “Hang Me, Oh Hang Me” with soulful expertise, but also annoys the crowd — including one fellow in particular — by insulting another singer on the bill. Show More Summary
Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers’ upcoming film set in the early-’60s Greenwich Village folk scene, will be accompanied by a star-studded concert special called Another Day, Another Time on Showtime next week. The concert was filmed at Town Hall in Manhattan back in September, and we already saw fan-made video of Elvis Costello’s performance. [...]
It's been a while since we've heard about the controversial 6 million-square-foot NYU Expansion that's set to swallow what's left of Greenwich Village and turn it into one giant playpen for students administrators by 2031. But John Sexton or no John Sexton, the expansion will go on—unless a few heroic souls step in to save the day. Show More Summary
Recreating the Greenwich Village of the 1960s, using the East Village, Brooklyn and Chinatown.
Brad Mehldau National Concert Hall Dublin, Ireland December 1, 2013 The National Concert Hall of Dublin is a long way from the bars and clubs of Greenwich Village, New York, where pianist Brad Mehldau cut his teeth in the early 1990s. Originally built for the Dublin International Exhibition of 1865...
Spice girl. Superstar Top Chef host and concerned Greenwich Villager Padma Lakshmi has already spoken out against NYU's 1.9 million-square-foot expansion plan, and now she's pledged to spend two hours shopping for spices with one lucky, rich bidder as part of a silent auction being held by NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan. Show More Summary
This Friday will at long last see the release of the Coen Bros Inside Llewyn Davis, a bittersweet drama about the misadventures of a folk singer banging around Greenwich village circa 1961. The titular hero is a musician who takes himself...Show More Summary
What is folk music? In 2013, the better question might be: What isn’t it? We’ve come a long way from the earnestly warbling Greenwich Village coffeehouse balladeers recalled by the Coen brothers’ new movie, Inside Llewyn Davis. There’s still some warbling, of course, and lots of earnestness, and even a... More »
British transplant Pret a Manger has found success with office drones seeking a reasonably fresh, somewhat "artisan"-style sandwich to cure their lunchtime hunger pangs. Now another European chainlet, 100 Montaditos, lands on our shores, bringing a different kind of sandwich into the mix. Show More Summary
Lamb, rack grilled, shank braised, housemade ricotta gnocchi, sweet piquillo peppers, and black olive. Just a year after their stint at Le Midi in Greenwich Village, front-of-the-house force Tina Vaughn and her chef husband, Chip Smith, have reemerged on the Upper East Side, housemade terrines and housebaked bread in tow. Show More Summary
While discussing working on the Coen brothers upcoming Greenwich Village folk-movement inspired soundtrack for “Inside Llewyn Davis,” with American Songwriter T Bone Burnett took the occasion to deride both technology and self-promotion. Now the negative impact of technology on the music industry, from piracy to the lack of audio quality of the MP3 format, is [...]
A man is in critical condition this afternoon after falling from a scaffolding at an NYU building in Greenwich Village [ more › ]
Word on the street is that megastar Leonardo DiCaprio has finally settled on a new green home in NYC's Greenwich Village. In keeping with the actor's well-documented green sensibilities, the residence was built with many eco-friendly features and also emphasizes
From October 22 – 27, 2013, Houston Ballet returned to The Joyce Theater in New York City. Corps de ballet member Harper Watters shares the highlights of the trip for him, including guerilla photo shoots in Greenwich Village with acclaimed dance photographer Jordan Matter. 1. What was one of your favorite moments about the tour? […]