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LUKE TEEGARDEN, Arts & Culture Editor Emeritus

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Fashionably Late: An Exercise in Critical Time Travel

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 King Crimson: “In the Court of the Crimson King” Make no mistake—King Crimson was heavy. Not heavy like contemporaries Black Sabbath or even Led Zeppelin, but in terms...


May 30, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 Graffiti artists that fix their work onto signposts tend to bend the bolts backward so that it’s impossible to get it off without a blowtorch and an industrial saw. In...

Hey Hey, My My, Rock & Roll Can Never Die

May 29, 2011

It’s been a busy month in the music world, with new records having been released by rockers spanning the generations.  Here are a few of the albums you won’t want to overlook. John Fogerty—“Revival” Where...

Kanye West Vs. 50 Cent

May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 By Andrew Gnerre, Asst. Arts and Culture Editor Kanye West would be disgusted that we are only spending 100 words on his new album, “Graduation.” If he had his way,...

The Clock is Ticking on Coney Island

May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 In this city, money doesn’t just talk, it shouts—even when throngs of people are desperately trying to shout over it. At Coney Island, the iconic seaside...

Summer Roundup: What You (Might Have) Missed

May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 Sounds The Hold Steady at Prospect Park For this free show, part of the “Celebrate Brooklyn” concert series, donations were not necessary but suggested, as was the...