‘Girl Like You’ singer of Smithereens dead at 62

The Smithereens’ frontman Pat DiNizio, who turned up the volume on classic pop with hits such as “A Girl Like You,” has died, his bandmates said Wednesday. He was 62. The band, which has stayed active since its heyday in the late 1980s and planned a tour next month, announced … [Read More...]

When A Pack Of Opera Stars Goes Out For Karaoke

“It was a bit like going ice skating at Rockefeller Center, only to discover that Michelle Kwan was also there, breezing through axels and lutzes.” A reporter follows Susan Graham, Paul Groves, Jamie Barton, Barry Banks, and other singers currently at the Met as they let loose at a … [Read More...]

Exhibition of works by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov on view at Sprovieri

Sprovieri is presenting Quotations, the eighth exhibition of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at the gallery. ‘The series Quotations is built on dramaturgy, the play in the conflict between two juxtaposed, different painting practices that have different origins, each of which has its own historical roots. (…) The … [Read More...]