A Documentary Featuring Lena Dunham Will Explore Fame and Mononucleosis on Saturday at Wayfarers

It’s always a little fun to think about what happens to the friendships famous people had before they truly became famous. The question becomes even more compelling when the famous person in question is as divisive as Lena Dunham. This Saturday at Wayfarers, you can see a college-aged, pre-“Girls” Dunham acting in a short film that by the filmmaker’s […]

From Academy Records to Captured Tracks – a record store crawl through Greenpoint

Now that summer has fully arrived, an afternoon exploring record stores is a great way to experience Greenpoint and discover new music. Greenpoint has seven stores selling records, ranging from quality shops for vinyl aficionados to unusual, interesting experiences. Below is a list of Greenpoint record stores and a map to help you plan your […]

Downtown Boys Victoria Ruiz of Downtown Boys is not mild-mannered. We don’t want her to be. The frontwoman of Providence, Rhode Island’s politico-punk band assured us there’s always strength in numbers on a heat-adhesive Friday night at St. Vitus.   Ruiz stalked back and forth on the stage, carrying a certain strength and ignition that’s […]

WHAT TO HEAR: First up are local legends-to-be Tombs and The Grand Annihilation (Metal Blade), their first full-length morgue slab since 2014’s acclaimed Savage Gold. Picking up where last year’s All Empires Fall EP left off, The Grand Annihilation finds Mike Hill and co. launching headlong into the brawny black metal mire, conjuring one tremolo-picked […]