Today, hyper-popular balladeer Adele released her first new material since her blockbuster 21 album: it’s the theme song from Skyfall, the new James Bond film. Since the Shirley Bassey days, the Bond theme has been a vaunted, if very weird, tradition (after all, most movies don’t come with pop singles). But the anachronism Read More
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Jack White is playing a pair of shows at Radio City Music Hall this weekend and last night’s sold out concert was short on songs and long on drama. The former White Stripes frontman abruptly left the stage after an hour prompting a crowd of irate fans to take to the streets.
The Observer Media Group’s Yue magazine has its eyes fixed firmly on the stars! Tonight it will hold a moon-gazing party on the terrace of the David H. Koch Theater. Co-hosted by Chiu-Ti Jansen and the New York City Ballet, the bash celebrates the “Golden Week” following October 1’s Chinese National Day … Meanwhile, Jack White is
“What’s it like when you introduce Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White for the first time? “It was a little awkward,” said director Davis Guggenheim—whose latest documentary, It Might Get Loud, brings the three generations of electric guitar gods together for two days of riffing—at a screening of the movie on Monday, Aug. 3. Read More
Quantum of Solace, the James Bond film set for a November 7 New York release, is a story, like most Bond movies, of “treachery, murder, and deceit,” according to the 007 website. The film’s producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, proved that they know a thing or two about betrayal when they declined Read More
Last night, we found red-headed supermodel Karen Elson at an intimate dinner in the West Village celebrating the virtual launch of the House of Lavande, a high-end vintage couture jewelry line that started as founder Tracy Smith‘s personal collection. Ms. Elson was co-hosting with trapeze artist Sarah Sophie Flicker. (The two also perform together at Read More
The original release date for Gnarls Barkley’s second album, The Odd Couple, was April 8. But the creative partnership of Cee-Lo Green and Danger Mouse has always marched to the beat of its own drum machines; they pushed up the date a couple weeks at the last minute. We were certainly curious whether the new Read More
Few of Fashion Week’s most anticipated shows are held at Bryant Park’s tents (Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Rodarte, and Thom Browne, for example, are all off-site), and last night’s Zac Posen show made clear the reasons.
Security guards demanded invitations or credentials at the entrance, despite the fact that the Daily Transom had breezed through Read More
“What does tonight mean to me? Terror! A lot of fear!” said David Benioff, the screenwriter of Troy, on the red carpet of the film’s premiere. “But I had a couple of drinks before I got here, so I’m feeling a little bit better.” On May 10, he joined the film’s stars, Brad Pitt, Eric Read More
On Monday, Feb. 17, the White Stripes sat side by side on a French love seat in the Gramercy Park Hotel’s Belle Epoch–style lounge, displaying the lazy élan of royal twins.
Jack White, 27, resembled a punk Lord Byron: ghostly pallor, consumptive eyes, black newsboy cap pulled down over inky locks. Mute, chain-smoking Meg White, Read More