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Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Wakey!Wakey! goes through the Algorhythm

The music of Wakey!Wakey! music can be heard from Mercury Lounge to a CW television show, with raves from Spin to USA Today — which says a lot about the band’s widespread appeal. Mike Grubbs fronts the operation both on keys and vocals, both of which tend toward the theatrical. But to get a true sense of what the band’s all about, we leave that up to the math of our exclusive Algorhythm. Comment.
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Our exclusive Mus-o-meter registers Wakey!Wakey!

The music of Wakey!Wakey! music can be heard from Mercury Lounge to a CW television show, with raves from Spin to USA Today — which says a lot about the band’s widespread appeal. Mike Grubbs fronts the operation both on keys and vocals, both of which tend toward the theatrical. But to get a true sense of what the band’s all about, we leave that up to the math of our exclusive Mus-o-meter. Comment.
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Shakespeare — stripped down!

Summer has always been a ripe time for productions of Shakespeare’s wildly popular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” often as a light breeze suitable for children. Comment.
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This slick burlesque show will benefit Gulf oil victims

The Gulf Coast is a mess thanks to BP, but at least there’s a cool show to raise money for the clean-up. Comment.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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B-b-b-b-b-bad! George Thorogood’s movin’ on over on July 29

This show is guaranteed to be b-b-b-b-b-bad. Comment.
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Hear this ‘Swell’ act at the band shell on July 30

The unlikely pairing of Irish rocker Glen Hansard and Czech pianist Markéta Irglová has been charming listeners since the understated 2007 musical “Once” introduced the world to their heart-felt folk rock, even earning them an Oscar for “Falling Slowly.” Comment.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Williamsburg

Come up and see this Mae West-inspired cafe sometime

Go West, artsy Brooklynites! Comment.
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Shake it to this Polaroid exhibition

The retro appeal of the Polaroid hasn’t died, even in the age of the ultimate in instant photography — the digital camera. Comment.
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What’s on tap? Opera

Opera on Tap is known for taking opera out of stuffy opera houses and bringing it where it belongs (in bars) — and now the group is going outdoors. Comment.

Monday, July 19, 2010

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Fun, fun, fun with the Beach Boys

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Hear this ‘Siren’ song on Saturday

All music compasses point south this weekend. Comment.
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‘Tramp’ gets the classy treatment at Celebrate Brooklyn

Charlie Chaplin was the The Tramp, but there’s nothing low-class about the upcoming multi-media tribute to the silent film legend. Comment.

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