East Village Eye
A Wall Street Whodathunkit
Be sure to check out the East Village Eye's retrospective exhibit at Howl Arts, plus their special edition hot off the press.
BLINDMAN DRAWS LINES: A CONVERSATION WITH STEVE CANNON
Michael Lewis was certainly not the first Wall Street insider to wake up with a conscience one morning and write a kiss-and-tell book to get a mind-bending revelation off his chest: Banks collude with the government and financial “experts” to rip you off. Whodathunkit, huh?
Meet Tribes Donor and Contributor Fred Sievert
Curatorial Intensive alum and art writer Lydia Y. Nichols will converse with writer and scholar Steve Cannon, founder of A Gathering of the Tribes and a pioneer of the East Village literary and visual art scenes, about the lived experience of visual culture in their shared hometown of New Orleans and in New York City.
Rousing the Rubble
Many artists would agree that there is a profound link between art and spirituality. Aren’t we most creative when we are in tune with our authentic spiritual selves?
A review of "Problems" by Jade Sharma
Say, U are into modes – in your solitude – the A train – Coltrane – The F train – The D – straight to Queens – traveling undersound of Jazz – Like, Jazz me, Jazz me baby, all night long!
My Music Report Of The Summer Of 2016 In NYC
Jade Sharma’s Problems starts out like many alt lit publications: protag lives in city, protag has crazy neighbors, protag does drugs and fucks a lot, but still has depression somehow, and so the soul-searching begins.
It’s the summer of 2016 and Tammy Faye Starlight is Nico Underground and it is the show to see! I caught her at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center for free! A dazzling gifted performance artist /singer who you would suspect has supernatural powers the way she channels Nico.
A review of "AFROFUTURISM" by Ytasha L. Womack
John Dean interrupted my regularly scheduled Sesame Street when you were getting turned on to grass i was watching Vietnam on TV when you met Agent Orange and he stuck to you like glue i didn’t know i just heard it was the word
A review of Equity, directed by Meera Menon
AFROFUTURISM, The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture, from Ytasha L. Womack (a multimedia artist) will have you wanting to step on a star ship, meet androids, robots, extraterrestrials, and travel through time.
"Leveling the Economic Playing Field is Critical to a Party Platform" by The Roosevelt Institute
In playwriting (or screenwriting) there is a golden rule that if a gun is introduced onstage it has to go off by the final curtain. In EQUITY, the first movie about Wall Street to be written, directed, produced and financed by women, there is a gun that doesn't go off and the silence is deafening.
The Roosevelt Institute urges the Republican Party and the Democratic Party to incorporate key policies that address economic inequality into the 2016 Republican Platform and the 2016 Democratic Platform.
We live in the worst cyberpunk future: a review of Zero Days
The Trump campaign is a current example of emoting power. The strategy was practiced by many before, the most recent example being Berlusconi.
Steve's beat play/Seen at Howl Arts: A Gathering
Zero days is a documentary by Alex Gibney about Stuxnet, a computer virus discovered in 2010 that was almost undeniably the work of the the U.S. and Israel attacking the Iranian nuclear program.
Obama on the Orlando Shooting
Old: hey you, you looking for something out here. Seems like you're lost
Young: oh no I'm just new to the neighborhood. I'm feeling my way around.
O: well where you livin at and where are you from?
A Conceptual Journey by George Spencer
Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder -- a horrific massacre -- of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts.
Recently I moved to Stuyvesant, New York, a small farming community, about 25 miles south of Albany on the Hudson River. I used to live in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Peter Stuyvesant, the last Director General of the Dutch colony of New Netherlands, named the area Boswijck in 1661.