Print Archives > Best in Print 2018-04-05

  • This weekend marks Justin Blau’s first headlining show here outside of a nightclub.

    This weekend marks Justin Blau’s first headlining show here outside of a nightclub.

  • South Bronx stalwart Fat Joe drops in to Drai’s.
  • Place on 7th, Downtown Project’s special-events space, has launched.

    Place on 7th, Downtown Project’s special-events space, has launched.

  • “My music is very danceable, not like what you hear at festivals, where it’s people jumping up and down and taking off their shirts.”

    “My music is very danceable, not like what you hear at festivals, where it’s people jumping up and down and taking off their shirts.”

  • Also in the works: an EDM-themed musical with musical partner Steve Aoki.

    Also in the works: an EDM-themed musical with musical partner Steve Aoki.

  • Poppy, OK Go, Waxahatchee and more.
  • “Not only is Aly speaking on another plane through her bass playing, but the messages in this record are so relevant to all the hurt that we as artists are perpetually going through.”

    “Not only is Aly speaking on another plane through her bass playing, but the messages in this record are so relevant to all the hurt that we as artists are perpetually going through.”

  • We don’t consume ideas and inspiration as we once did.

    We don’t consume ideas and inspiration as we once did.

  • “As a kid, I would break into the zoo when I was 15 and 16 years old and jump into animal cages.”

    “As a kid, I would break into the zoo when I was 15 and 16 years old and jump into animal cages.”

  • Emerge’s speakers, innovators and tastemakers hail from pretty much every imaginable corner of cultural endeavor.

    Emerge’s speakers, innovators and tastemakers hail from pretty much every imaginable corner of cultural endeavor.

  • When I was in Woods, I didn’t feel like I was creatively getting out what I wanted to, and with this I absolutely do.

    When I was in Woods, I didn’t feel like I was creatively getting out what I wanted to, and with this I absolutely do.

  • More of a comedy show than a variety showcase, Opium contains some killer circus acts.

    More of a comedy show than a variety showcase, Opium contains some killer circus acts.

  • Behold the rare exhibit that will appeal to art lovers and loathers alike.

    Behold the rare exhibit that will appeal to art lovers and loathers alike.

  • The Philadelphia band has only played here once, supporting The Hold Steady back in 2009.

    The Philadelphia band has only played here once, supporting The Hold Steady back in 2009.

  • The tunes are stretched-out and stoner-iffic, swaying between the blues-ness of Sabbath and Zeppelin and the space exploration of Loop and Spacemen 3

    The tunes are stretched-out and stoner-iffic, swaying between the blues-ness of Sabbath and Zeppelin and the space exploration of Loop and Spacemen 3

  • Also: rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson and a Japanese spring fest.
  • Joseph James is bringing 25 different beers to the Grand Tasting.

    Joseph James is bringing 25 different beers to the Grand Tasting.

  • It’s perfect for a pre-party meal and/or post-show whiskey nightcap.

    It’s perfect for a pre-party meal and/or post-show whiskey nightcap.

  • In the plans: five new locations in the next five years.

    In the plans: five new locations in the next five years.