Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

NYE with RAE BK, All Systems Go

Our Surrealist Ball at The Roxy Hotel is totally sold out- but there’s still a ton of amazing stuff to get into tomorrow night. If I weren’t hosting my own, […]

The Original New Year’s Eve Ball

Back in 1907, metalworker Jacob Starr made the first glowing ball to be lowered from One Times Square at midnight on December 31st. Just five feet in diameter, it didn’t […]

Tenth of Always with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling

Tenth of Always (currently The Madelyn) was a happening gay afterhours restaurant in the heart of the Village, frequented by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed. The place was run by […]

Bronze Plaques of Union Square

I bet you’ve never noticed these bronze plaques on the ground surrounding Union Square before. I know, you were too busy looking at the break dancers/tourists/green market/healing art sellers, but […]

Carl Van Vechten’s Studio

Lit Nerd Wednesday! He may sound unfamiliar today but do an image search by his name and his subjects will look very recognizable. Actors, musicians and writers spanning three decades […]

Take a cue from Dali at the 2nd Annual Surrealist Ball at the Roxy Hotel

I’m so excited to co-host the Second Annual Surrealist Ball at the Roxy Hotel. Last year was incredible (check out pics here)- and this year will be even more surreal […]

The Pulitzer Fountain

The ultimate post-mortem vanity plate to himself, Joseph Pulitzer left $50,000 for the Pulitzer Fountain, to be erected in Grand Army Plaza at the South Eastern tip of Central Park. […]

Gotham Book Mart

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Oh the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this […]

Pre-order my book, The Art of Spray Paint!

My second book, The Art of Spray Paint, officially comes out January 1 (yay!), and I have a handful of books available for preview in my shop! Pre-order your signed copy now- the first […]

A taste of Opera with Story Binge II

Get a taste of new opera works all under one roof. Tonight features new stories and music from composers Jason Cady, Roddy Bottum, Lainie Fefferman, Nick Hallett, and Matthew Welch. […]

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