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The Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Brings Beats to Classic Kung-Fu Movie at Town Hall

1:05 PM PST 11/21/2016 by John DeFore The long-awaited Brooklyn location of Austin-based cinema chain the Alamo Drafthouse hadn’t even been open two weeks on Thursday, serving up its distinctive blend of movie-centric special events, but already it needed a bigger venue: NYC’s Town Hall, home to historic performances by everyone from Rachmaninov to Billie Holiday to Edna St. Vincent ...

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Seu Jorge Pays Tribute to David Bowie at 'Life Aquatic'-Themed New York Concert

1:03 PM PST 11/21/2016 by John DeFore Brazilian performer Seu Jorge may have played a crucial part in 2002’s surprise-hit crime film City of God, but he is known to most Americans for a less strenuous performance — strumming his guitar on the deck of a ship, reinterpreting David Bowie songs on the soundtrack to The Life Aquatic. Those performances represented ...

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Touring as a Duo, Steve Martin and Martin Short Mix a Little Bluegrass With a Torrent of Roasting: Concert Review

In a Santa Barbara show worth trekking up the coast for, the two amigos established that banjo runs and blunt one-liners go together just fine. The Borscht Belt and bluegrass music were never exactly synonymous, but, in their current tour as a musical-comedy duo, Steve Martin and Martin Short make the distance between the Catskills and the Appalachians seem a ...

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