New York

Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, we’re sharing the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up
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Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, Flavorpill Deputy Editor Mindy Bond shares the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up
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An Inside Look at ‘Monkey: Journey to the West’ With Jamie Hewlett

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Gorillaz masterminds Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett are no strangers to ambitious work. Together, the pair created a cartoon band that not only got taken extremely seriously, but also sold millions of albums worldwide. In fact, the world of Gorillaz became so fully developed that the virtual band members began to feel as real as the actual musicians (led by Blur frontman Albarn) who brought their music to life. So, while many might balk at the idea of taking a hugely influential 16th-century Chinese novel and turning it into a modern-day acrobatic opera, Hewlett and Albarn jumped at the idea.
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Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, Flavorpill Deputy Editor Mindy Bond shares the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up.  
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Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, Flavorpill Deputy Editor Mindy Bond shares the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up
…Read More

Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, Flavorpill Deputy Editor Mindy Bond shares the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up.
…Read More

Flavorpill Guide to This Week’s Top 10 New York Events

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For our (unconscionably high) rent money, the best thing about living in NYC is its endless supply of fun, odd, and inspired cultural events — especially during the summer months. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. To help you make sense of it all, Flavorpill Deputy Editor Mindy Bond shares the very best of what’s on offer this week. It’s just a taste of what you can find on the new Flavorpill, so if you like what you see, be sure to sign up.
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For Your Calendar: Bask in the Glory of Cheese

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Cheese truly is one of the greatest and most glorious things you can eat (unless you’re lactose intolerant or vegan, in which case we’re truly sorry for saying that), and there might not be any other type of food that people get as obsessed over. Be it a stinky blue, a yellow chunk of cheddar from Wisconsin, or some hard piece of goodness from some small village in Italy, cheesemongers get nuts about cheese in a way that rivals wine snobs and coffee nerds.
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30 Seconds With… Brits Off Broadway

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In this weekly featureWCBS culture critic Jim Taylor shares 30 seconds with the theatre stars and upstarts of NYC. From Broadway to Off-off, Jim tracks down the talent and gets them to spill just enough for our collectively shortened attention spans. 

There’s a very nice piece playing at 59E59 right now, as part of the annual Brits off Broadway series. It’s called Great Dirty Love Story, and is conceived, written, and performed by an engaging British couple, Richard Marsh and Katie Bonner. But to say the 90-minute piece is written by the pair is to do an injustice. The entire thing is like a couplet, and rhymes throughout. It’s the story of a young couple’s one-night stand, and the years that follow as they come together and fade apart, and come together again.
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