WEEK OF APRIL 14, 2014
at Mother's Ruin | Barkeep Brian Miller's traveling tiki show recently set up shop at Mother's Ruin where, every Monday night, he presents a menu of classic tropical drinks.
at Santos Party House | The leading light of Jamaican dancehall has lately taken on the role of emissary to American hip-hop radio, guesting on records by Snoop Lion, French Montana, and Ace Hood and corralling Nicki Minaj for his own “Give It All to Me.”
Deep Space: Francois K.
at Cielo | Francois K. steers you to the dubby nether regions of dance via spaced-out beats at this all-are-welcome soiree.
Swoon: Submerged Motherlands
at Brooklyn Museum | Renowned local street artist reflects on Hurricane Sandy.
at The Slipper Room | Seth Herzog's weekly comedy show, featuring guest appearances from big names like Michael Showalter and not-so-big-names like Herzog's mother.
at Mitchell-Innes and Nash Chelsea | Few photographic shows are filled with as much pathos as Leigh Ledare’s pining looks at love, need, sex, and passion.
Lebbeus Woods, Architect
at The Drawing Center | The visionary architect built little but influenced many, and his ideas for traumatized cities are both horrifying and hopeful, projecting confidence that even catastrophe can be a platform for new ideas.
at McNally Jackson | Interviewed by writer Michelle Orange.
at Aperture Foundation Gallery | Richard Renaldi set up his view camera in American public places and coaxed pairs of people into physical interactions.
at Music Hall of Williamsburg | Australia’s Betty Who specializes in earwormy pop, but with more refreshing glee.