Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Queens comic Hari Kondabolu takes on ‘The Simpsons’ Apu in new doc

The long running show’s South Asian character has been a thorn in the community’s side for years, according to the comedian.

Yankees’s Judge talkin’ Homer in Simpsons Mockumentary

The mayor and Yankee all-star lend their thoughts on the memorable Simpsons episode.

Brooklyn Museum to host David Bowie exhibit

The late singer’s legacy returns to his adopted city.

Power Station recording studio saved from closure

The last major recording studio got a recharge from the city and Berklee College.

Arthur Kill gets OK for movie studio transformation

Staten Island’s growing presence in the city’s film industry has led to the new studio’s creation.

Clintons take in ‘Wonder Woman’ in Brooklyn

Alamo Drafthouse ticket holders got a surprise.

Mayor’s office launches NYC movie night competition

Cinephiles will have the chance to choose the a city wide movie night.

Union Hall gears up for long awaited comeback

The iconic Park Slope bar and venue worked quickly to rebound from a devastating fire, much to the excitement of local fans.

Nightlife ambassador position is overdue, city’s artists say

The city’s DIY music scene is hopeful a proposed liaison will help repeal New York’s controversial laws that they say impedes their art.

‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins talks diversity, influences and more

The woman behind the DC Comics superhero’s live action debut talks about the fun and future of making a female led movie.

Henson MOMI exhibit to finally open in July

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights.

Broadway breaks box office records

The Great White Way saw a surge in new fans.

‘President Show’ Trump impersonator dishes on new role

Comedy Central takes a new turn in late night.

Quad Cinema reopens in glitzy new form

The famous art house theater’s reboot is the latest in the city’s growing trend.

Museum of the Moving Image launches Kickstarter for Jim Henson exhibit

The Queens museum seeks Muppet fans to showcase the beloved world.

Shea Stadium Kickstarter campaign a success

The city’s rock community banded to save an East Williamsburg DIY venue.

Movie, TV filming expanding to Bronx, Staten Island

The outer boroughs are getting a piece of the city’s multi billion dollar film industry.

NY Comedy Festival brings laughs throughout boros

The annual laugh fest is changing things up this year.

Nintendo Switch, hybrid game console, revealed

The Japanese games giant is looking to switch things up for a new generation.

Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse sets date for grand opening

The wait is over. The city’s first location of the famous movie chain is opening at the end of October.