WNYC’s Brian Lehrer hosted a weekly series, “The New Littles,” to highlight the city’s diverse and evolving neighborhoods. The show solicited artistic representations of ethnic enclaves including “Little Thailand” and “Little Mexico.”
Out late and in need of a bathroom? There’s an app for that! Can’t seem to figure what kind of tree you’re looking at? There’s an app! Need restaurant reservations? Yes, app!
Interested in hip-hop? Biology? Ostensibly, these subjects have little in common. Baba Brinkman disagrees. In a show called “The Rap Guide to Evolution,” Brinkman showcases both his rhyming talents and vast knowledge of Darwinian evolutionary biology.
The productions of Theatre Askew straddle many contradictions, including popular and alternative; gay and straight.
In an effort to upgrade my New York City lifestyle, I got a job as a singing waitress on a river cruise. It’s hot, exhausting — and exhilarating.
It’s the dog days of Caramoor, but there’s still good stuff to be seen and heard. Also, see Long Island as painted by three dedicated locals and check out Pilobolus’ latest performance (it features flying robots!).