She burst onto the scene with The Gnostic Gospels – and aren’t you glad there’s a scene onto which a historian of religion can burst? A rare scholar who can speak lucidly to civilians like me, her most recent book is Why Religion. Music from Stephanie Coleman.
In the 1960s, he had a string of hits with the Shondells: “Hanky Panky,” “Crimson and Clover,” “I Think We’re Alone Now” – 23 gold singles, 9 platinum albums, 100 million records sold. Yet his record company simply declined to pay his royalties: $40 million. Tales of music and the mob.
We New Yorkers first encountered this fine actor-writer through his solo work: Talk Radio et al. Other Americans had to wait for Law & Order: Criminal Intent. I’m not bragging. I wasn’t the producer. Just a fan. Music from Zoe Aqua and Mattias Kaufmann. Also fan-worthy.Wednesday, May 29, 7:00BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for tickets and …
The Senate and the Supreme Court thwart meaningful action on gun violence, but the chair of the epidemiology department at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health asserts that his field offers a way forward. Ignorant despair (mine) versus sophisticated hopefulness (his). Music from Lily Henley and Duncan Wickel. Photo by Michel DiVito.