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Spotlight On…Pianos, NY

  Located on New York’s Lower East Side, in what was quite obviously a Piano store, is one of the city’s most enduring music venues- Pianos. Keeping the old Piano showroom sign up over the door is one of many reasons to love this venue that has been showcasing an eclectic variety of music, comedy, karaoke and sometimes film for ... Read More »

News: 11 Convicted in Van Gogh Theft

In what has been now a three month long saga, Tuesday an Egyptian court convicted eleven officials from the Culture Ministry for gross negligence and incompetence in associated with the theft of a painting worth $50-55 million by Vincent van Gogh from Cairo’s Mahmoud Khalil Museum. It was discovered after the theft of the painting that only seven of the ... Read More »

News: Elektra Records at 60

Last night in New York, Elektra Records celebrated 60 years of producing music with a panel discussion led by Patti Smith guitarist and journalist Lenny Kaye at the 92nd Street Y. The primary guest for the evening was label founder Jac Holzman, who worked as the creative head for Elektra and his international music offshoot, Nonesuch Records. Among the bands ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: This Saturday is the Boston Book Festival, a yearly free event celebrating the newest in the publishing world. The event will be taking place from 10 in the morning until 10 at night and features special guests like Joyce Carol Oates, Bill Bryson, Dennis Lehane and more.   Watch: RED – Based on the cult D.C. Comics graphic ... Read More »

News: Museum Unaware of Munch Theft

  Officials at the Malmö Museum in southern Sweden were shocked to hear that police had discovered three of its stolen works of art in an unrelated raid in nearby Landskrona, especially because they had no idea the paintings were stolen.   “I got a real shock when the police called me at lunchtime yesterday. You don’t think that this ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Tarquin Studios

The Connecticut home of producer Peter Katis hides a secret. Inside this picturesque New England home doesn’t just reside a family, but also Tarquin Studios, where Katis has recorded some of the hugest indie hits from bands like The National, Interpol, The Swell Season, Jonsi (of Sigur Ros), Frightened Rabbit and Mates of State.   When Katis is not producing ... Read More »

Tamara Drewe + Travel

  The subject of the new film Tamara Drewe by director Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) might not be familiar to most people outside of the UK, but to those fans who have anxiously kept up to date with the affairs of the temptress of Dorset in the Guardian newspaper or read the graphic novels based on the comics ... Read More »

News: Goya at the Frick

The Frick’s newest exhibition opened earlier this month and explores Spanish drawings from the early 17th to early 19th century through the work of such famed artists as Ribera and Francisco Goya. The show entitled “The Spanish Manner: Drawings From Ribera to Goya” will be up until January 9th and contains over 50 drawings focusing on Spain’s “inventive and unique ... Read More »

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