Lara Pellegrinelli

The new age of New Age: genre-founding 'celestial musician' Iasos transfixes Bushwick:

Last weekend, the New Age music revival had a landmark performance as Iasos came to Brooklyn's Body Actualized Center

Bio: Lara Pellegrinelli received her Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Harvard University. She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Princeton. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, Time Out New York, and National Public Radio.

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The new age of New Age: genre-founding ‘celestial musician’ Iasos transfixes Bushwick

Last weekend, the New Age music revival had a landmark performance as Iasos came to Brooklyn's Body Actualized Center

May. 3, 2012

 
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In Jackson Heights, an exploration by the Guggenheim turns into a vaguely colonial exercise

Like the Tenement House Museum, with its staged rooms that make the absence of their original inhabitants palpable, transhistoria feels disconnected from the neighborhood’s own natives, even as they physically surround the project. The Guggenheim has made a vaguely colonial exercise out of translating them for outsiders.

Criss-crossing the neighborhood on two mild, sunny afternoons, I visited several of the locations on a map provided at the stillspotting ticket center, a borrowed, unfinished storefront on 75th Street. Finding my way around wouldn’t have been a problem, but this is also the neighborhood where I live.

Apr. 23, 2012

 
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The Golden Festival: Balkans, bagpipes, and brandy bring down the house in Park Slope

The 27th annual Golden Festival, a celebration of Balkan music at Park Slope's Grand Prospect Hall, brought out some 2,500 revelers

Jan. 20, 2012