Jim Jarmusch

Follow Anthony Bourdain Through the Lower East Side for ‘Parts Unknown’

Posted April 5, 2018 at 5:00 am

Popular chef personality Anthony Bourdain is taking his CNN road show, Parts Unknown, to the Lower East Side next fall. The man has been touring the neighborhood of late, hitting up popular hangouts and meeting with local luminaries. Mr. Kitchen Confidential recently shared his weekend journey on Instagram. Area destinations and notable personalities that will appear in […]

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Check out the Trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s New Stooges Doc ‘Gimme Danger’

Posted October 3, 2016 at 5:14 am

Perennially cool director Jim Jarmusch thinks it’s time you got reacquainted with The Stooges. His new documentary, Gimme Danger (named after song of same), deep dives into the history of the Ann Arbor-born quartet that was a precursor to punk. The two-and-a-half-minute trailer of Gimme Danger was released last week. It looks awesome. The preview […]

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Celebrating Nearly 30 Years of ‘The East Village Eye’ with the Howl! Happening Gallery

Posted September 16, 2016 at 9:32 am

If you were a denizen of the downtown scene in the ’80s, you probably couldn’t wait to get your hands on the latest issue of the East Village Eye. Or maybe you came here because of what it vividly described. Published from May 1979 to January 1987, the monthly magazine featured extensive coverage of pop […]

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‘Uncle Howard’ Remembers NYC Filmmaker Howard Brookner

Posted November 19, 2014 at 9:22 am

Howard Brookner’s heart and pulse was rooted in the chaotic, vibrant grid that is New York City. The filmmaker/director was a fixture on the Bowery. He called the Chelsea Hotel home. He’s regarded for his 1983 documentary on beat generation icon William S. Burrroughs, Burroughs: The Movie. The native New Yorker’s rich look at avant-garde […]

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Jarmusch’s “Permanent Vacation”

Posted June 19, 2012 at 11:19 am

Even though season 2 of the original LES Heritage Film Series concluded last week, its monthly 80s spinoff screening continues tonight with the work of a cult icon.

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