Patti Smith

See Aasif Mandvi Meet the Press Ahead of the Return of Sakina’s Restaurant

The former Daily Show correspondent will return to the stage in a limited run of his Obie-winning play at the Minetta Lane.<p><i>Sakina’s Restaurant</i>, a …

Meet the Press

Watch Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers deliver epic 15-minute bass and trumpet solo

Here's Flea...<p>Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers got a rare chance to show off his solo talents last week, as he performed a 15-minute solo set.<p>The …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

At Pathway To Paris, Patti Smith And Her Daughter Make Saving The Planet A Family Affair

Ahead of her brief two-song solo set at the Pathway To Paris benefit at Los Angeles’ Theatre At The Ace Hotel on Sunday night, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s leader Karen O told a story. She recalled being backstage and running into the night’s headliner and frequent MC, Patti Smith. According to Karen, the two …

Concerts

Saks Fifth Avenue Lines Up Jemima Kirke, Patti Smith, Cleo Wade and Others for ‘Fearless Women’ Speaker Series

Seating will be first-come-first-served, and the discussions are meant to cover an array of topics.<p><b>CAN YOU HEAR ME?:</b> Add Saks Fifth Avenue to the …

Saks Fifth Avenue

margaret howell debuts fred perry collaboration

Two iconic British brands come together.<p>The spring/summer 19 shows at London Fashion Week have felt less spring and more full-on summer. And as part of that summery feeling it has also felt very coastal, i.e not so much a decadent summer lounging by a pool, but a bit more rugged, a bit more real …

London Fashion Week

Watch Bob Weir's Full Set with Don Was, Ramblin' Jack Elliot and Alex Koford at 'Pathway to Paris' Benefit

On Friday night, Bob Weir showcased a trio format featuring bassist-producer Don Was and Terrapin Family Band drummer Alex Koford, as well as a …

San Francisco

Patti Smith drops into Sunset District bookstore

Patti Smith, in town for the Global Action Climate Summit, dropped into Green Apple Books on the Park on Thursday afternoon.<p>During her brief visit to the Inner Sunset shop, 71-year-old Smith signed a handful of copies of her book, "The New Jerusalem" (2018), a long prose poem, and "Devotion" …

San Francisco

The Rise of the Tangled Rock Goddesses

When is a mannequin torso more than a mannequin torso? When artist Corinne Henderson gets ahold of it. For an upcoming show at The Gypsy Parlor, …

Buffalo

Patti Smith’s Just Kids Gets New Illustrated Edition

A new illustrated edition of Patti Smith’s National Book Award-winning 2010 memoir <i>Just Kids</i> is on the way. It includes a new introduction from Smith along with never-before-seen memorabilia and photographs by Judy Linn, Kate Simon, Harry Smith, and more. The 384-page hardcover book is due out …

Memorabilia

Patti Smith discusses activism in the age of Trump: 'I’m not going down with the ship, that’s for certain'

Patti Smith is speaking from a pasture in Brittany, France, she explains by way of apology at the beginning of a recent phone conversation. The musician, poet, memoirist and activist is about an hour out from showtime there, a period that she uses to ground herself before taking the stage.<p>Given her …

Cambridge University

Patti Smith rocks against climate change, headlining San Francisco concert | Datebook

It didn’t take much convincing to get Patti Smith to sign on as the headliner for the Pathway to Paris concert in San Francisco, set for Friday, …

San Francisco

The Number Ones’ Tommy James And The Shondells’ “Hanky Panky”

<i>In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the</i> Billboard <i>Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and</i> …

Songwriting

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Genealogy

Billy Crystal, Annette Bening, and Kevin Kline to Star in Have a Nice Day

Audible has announced a new addition to its fall slate of live performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre: a reading of <i>Have a Nice Day</i>, taking place on …

Annette Bening

An Interview With Patti Smith: From Punk Icon To The Mother Of All Rockers

Known as the “High Priestess Of Punk” when she first emerged in the ’70s, Patti Smith, part of the legendary New York CBGB’s scene, is one of rock’s most revered living icons. Just ask your favorite musician, from Bono and Michael Stipe to Courtney Love and Florence Welch. She is idolized by too …

Patti Smith

Maeve Doyle's Private View (04/09/2018)

Playing tracks by<p><b>Lady Gaga</b>, <b>Mia</b>, <b>Sonic Youth</b>, <b>Feist</b>, <b>Patti Smith Group</b> and more.<p>Chart positions<p>This upload was 49th in the #interview …

Lady Gaga

200 Actors, Scientists Band Together To Demand Climate Change Action

Stars Bradley Cooper, Jude Law, Patti Smith, Ethan Hawke and Juliette Binoche signed the open letter.<p>Two hundred actors, musicians, artists and scientists have banded together to issue a fervent plea to world leaders to act “firmly and immediately” to address climate change.<p>Without prompt and …

Marion Cotillard

Top shows: Patti Smith, Bob Weir, Flea set for Pathway to Paris benefit

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device</i>.<p>Several Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are coming together at the Pathway …

San Francisco

Ex Libris debuts on PBS September 4

Director <b>Frederick Wiseman</b>’s 2017 <b>documentary</b> on the New York Public Library, <b>Ex Libris,</b> premieres <b>September 4</b> on <b>PBS</b> <b>stations.</b> Featuring Patti Smith, …

Library Studies

Big Freedia set to perform at the Contemporary Art Museum

New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia is at Contemporary Art Museum at 9 p.m. Dec. 14.<p>Big Freedia’s voice has been heard on Beyonce’s “Lemonade” …

Art

East Village and Lower East Side Photography Tour - New York Photographer's Guide

Photographing New York: East Village and Lower East Side<p>(This guide is part of The New York Photographer’s Travel Book, which is available as a free …

East Village

Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down after 63 years

The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, brash political reporting, exhaustive arts …

Journalism

‘Carmine Street Guitars’: Naked City’s Bill Frisell Talks Fender Mustangs In Trailer For Ron Mann-Directed Doc

Bill Frisell, a member of John Zorn’s Naked City and the man who provided the music for the TV version of Gary Larson’s <i>The Far Side</i>, talks Fender …

Chamber of Commerce

Darren Aronofsky’s virtual-reality project to screen at Telluride fest

As fall film-festival season gears up, Darren Aronofsky’s three-part “Spheres” will be the first virtual-reality project to screen at the influential …

Film Festivals

Spoon, Superchunk, Nada Surf, Sonic Youth, Walkmen Members & Others Playing 'Flip These Houses' Political Benefit Show

With 68 days left until the midterm elections, a group of rockers are getting together for a Sept. 28 show in Queens, New York, to raise money for …

Trump Administration

Members of Spoon, Sonic Youth, More to Perform at “Flip These Houses” Benefit Concert

Members of Spoon, Sonic Youth, Superchunk, the Hold Steady, and many other musicians are set to play a benefit concert to celebrate “protest songs, political music, and unity through song”—as well as raise money for pro-Democratic causes. “Flip These Houses” takes place September 28 at Knockdown …

Benefit Concert

Britt Daniel, Mac McCaughan, Laura Cantrell more added to 'Flip These Houses' protest benefit

More artists have been added to the anti-Trump Flip These Houses benefit show which has a whole bunch of talented folk performing protest songs at …

Music

Spoon, Superchunk, Hold Steady, Walkmen, Wrens Headline Protest Music Benefit In NYC

Flip These Houses, a benefit concert celebrating “Protest Music, Political Music, and Unity through song,” will be held on 9/28 at the Knockdown …

Trump Administration

Theme Time 8.28.18

There's No Place Like Home:<br>Woodstock - Joni Mitchell<br>Alabam - Neil Young<br>Houston, TX - Deer Tick<br>Mexico - Cake<br>Alaska - Dr. Dog<br>San Francisco - …

David Bowie

Advice to Young Aspiring Artists from Patti Smith, David Byrne & Marina Abramović

If you dream of becoming the next Disney Channel star, you'd do well to heed the advice of casting director Judy Taylor, who uses "read" and "talent" …

The Arts