Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Clinton Hill

Lit Nerd Wednesday! A little mix of punk rock and literature this week with Patti Smith whose love of poetry and prose was the original reason she moved to New […]

Brooklyn Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of […]

Sunset Park

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Sunset Park may not give off the hip image of Brooklyn blanketing the zeitgeist in modern day pop culture but in the late 1940s and 50s it […]

Williamsburg

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Henry Miller hated New York. A lot. So much so that he trashed the city every chance he got until his dying days (more on that below). His […]

Columbia Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Living off and on in NYC for 16 years, I’ve often taken the beauty of it’s landmarks for granted, the Brooklyn Bridge being one of them. Poet Hart […]

Fort Greene

LitNerd Wednesday! I just can’t quite get out of this Brooklyn literary history theme of the past week — so many planted down here and I still haven’t touched on […]

Modern Modes of Mimesis : Discussing the End of the Image at Triple Canopy

Tonight Triple Canopy is holding a discussion on art in the age of mechanical–er, digital–reproduction. “The End of the Image” is scheduled for 6:30 pm tonight, Friday 4/10, at 155 Freeman […]

BRIC Open (C)all Opening Night

Don’t miss tonight’s opening at BRIC for their inaugural Open (C)all, consisting of new and engaging work created by artists born, working or residing in Brookyn. Drawing from submissions placed in […]

UNEXTINGUISHED: MARTHA COOPER AND ELLE at MECKA GALLERY

UNEXTINGUISHED Martha Cooper and ELLE push the limits of the streets in a collaborative installation. Viewing: April 26-May 10, 2014 Location: 65 Meadow Street, Brooklyn, 11206 Opening Reception: April 26, […]

VIDEO: Storytime with Jonathan Ames

LitNerd Extra! Hey, believe it or not I’m not just about dead writers pre-1970. Case in point — the hilarious Jonathan Ames and his obsession with boxing! Like his books […]

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