Danceteria

In Celebration of 30 Years of the ‘East Village Eye’ [PHOTOS]

Posted September 19, 2016 at 10:14 am

A 30th anniversary calls for a celebration, which was exactly what the East Village Eye did on Friday night. It started with an exhibit of artwork, images and pages from the “Eye,” held at the Howl! Happening Gallery, and it was, well, pretty happening indeed. The crowd, with many familiar faces from back in the day, […]

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Danceteria: Memories, Reunions and the Loss of DJ Anita Sarko

Last modified October 26, 2015 at 7:27 pm

Danceteria has flooded social media recently. The onslaught began when a video of a late night low-budget 1980s TV commercial started circulating online, and culminated in the tragic death of famed DJ  Anita Sarko. Advertising the club, the commercial, edited by videographer Dee Cortex back in 1981, featured visuals of Danceteria flyers, hand colored by […]

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Watch This Video of the Downtown Dance Club Scene of 1983 [VIDEO]

Posted April 9, 2014 at 6:07 am

“The Tube” was an innovate music program that had a brief run in the UK during the early 1980s. It ran for five seasons, and helped break artists such as The Proclaimers and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Established artists of the day would also perform showcases on the show. A reader sent us a link […]

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When Madonna Opened for… The Smiths? [VIDEO]

Posted March 18, 2014 at 11:18 am

Some of you out there in the blogosphere might already know this, but we were fascinated to learn recently that the one and only Madonna opened for The Smiths three decades ago. Say what? The Material Girl was a popular mainstay and a sometime-coat check gal at Danceteria when Morrissey and Co. made their first […]

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