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The Taming of the Brew

The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare in the Bar P & G Corner Cafe 380 Columbus Ave., nr. 78th Street 2:00 gathering, 3:00 reading Free admission, donations accepted Everyone’s been to Shakespeare in the Park or Shakespeare in a park, but few people outside of Shakespeare’s actual friends and co-workers have experienced Shakespeare in a drinking establishment. Until now. This Sunday the [...]

Everyday I Write the Check

A Special Engagement Featuring Elvis Costello Complimentary Event Open to Citi credit card and Citibank Mastercard customers only SIR Stage37 New York City December 16, 2010 You won’t take my love for tender You can put your money where your mouth is But you’re so unsure I could be a miser or a big spender But you might get much more than you bargained for - [...]

Yoko Ono: Live Peace in Brooklyn 2010

We Are Plastic Ono Band BAM Howard Gilman Opera House February 16, 2010 Yoko Ono was accused of splitting up the Beatles, but at the Brooklyn Academy of Music she brought together an incredible array of disparate musicians, playing in styles ranging from 1920’s jazz to 1960’s blues to 2010 techno to undefinable sounds that show she is [...]

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Bob’s)

Bob Dylan and His Band United Palace Theatre New York City November 19, 2009 Gonna change my way of thinking Make myself a different set of rules Gonna change my way of thinking Make myself a different set of rules Gonna put my best foot forward And stop being influenced by fools Bob Dylan kicked off the final night of his three-night stand (and [...]

I Saw Him Standing There

Paul McCartney The David Letterman sign Broadway between 53rd and 54th Streets New York July 15, 2009 I first got word of this historic event from comedian/writer/fellow Beatles fanatic Bruce Cherry, who was walking by the Ed Sullivan Theater and noticed people working on top of the sign. He called and said nobody would tell him what they were doing. [...]

Will Ferrell and Green Day at SNL: When I Clonk Around

This past weekend, on the season finale of “Saturday Night Live,” Will Ferrell thrilled the show’s studio audience as he reprised his classic cowbell playing from the 2000 “More Cowbell” sketch – but the TV audience didn’t get to see it. Instead, Ferrell pulled out his trusty cowbell just after the broadcast ended, during Green [...]

Heart of Green

Get Around Neil Young Directed by Bernard Shakey Get Around, Neil Young’s new 43-minute promotional video for his new CD, “Fork in the Road,” features some of the best music Neil Young has ever recorded — perfectly accompanied by laid-back footage of Neil driving in his LincVolt, a 1959 Lincoln Continental converted to run on environmentally-friendly fuels. The film [...]

He is the Egg Man. He is the Egg Men. Dave Jay is the Walrus.

johnpaulgeorgeringo Dave Jay B.B. King’s Lucille Grill April 1, 2009, noon Audience member:  This question is for John.  Do you have any dental floss? Lennon:  I said we were open to questions.  I didn’t expect one about dental floss.  Get this man a toothpick. Can’t Buy Me Lunch Unlike Elvis imitators, who always seem stuck in the Fat Elvis period, Beatles tributes [...]
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