Retro-digital artist Cory Archangel, who makes art of video games, sonic mixes, and other multimedia ephemera, opens his first major New York exhibit, Pro Tools, at the Whitney on Thursday. It's sure to be the talk of the season.
Touring like mad to promote his self-titled album, James Blake may be a smooth-as-slick electronic artist in the mold of Arthur Russell, but he'll be using a full live band when he takes the stage at L.A.'s Troubadour on Monday and performs at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday.
Is there any better way to get psyched for Memorial Day than by viewing over three hours of harrowing Vietnam goodness with Apocalypse Now Redux on AMC at 8pm on the 28th and Midnight on the 29th? No. There isn't.
On Thursday and Friday The Bowery Ballroom hosts the annual Dylan Fest — this year celebrating Bob Dylan's 70th birthday — with performances of the music legend's songs by Norah Jones, Adam Green, Jesse Malin, Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, Nicole Atkins, and many more.