Archive for June, 2007

Bang a gong

This summer’s free music pickings seem unusually slim, but two downtown shows this weekend drew large, eclectic, enthusiastic crowds. Friday night the rain held off long enough for Animal Collective to squeeze out their set at the South Street Seaport. Setting their tribal-o-meter somewhere between Navajo night chant and Dub, Avey and Panda and friends […]

Curiouser and curiouser

In 1999 I slipped down the rabbit hole and entered a new wonderland of immigration. Even though millions of people inhabit this world guided by millions of lawyers, you never know whether the furniture is going to tower over you, or if the door will be too tiny to pass through, whether you should “drink […]