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Adlan Jackson

Adlan has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Pitchfork, Study Hall and more.

Julia Fox Wants Fame on Her Own Terms

Last week, the downtown diva discussed her memoir "Down the Drain" on stage at Metrograph. Can she be both a New York icon and a Hollywood star?

October 31, 2023

Somebody Explain Fran Lebowitz to Me

Some in the crowd at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn last Saturday got to talk to the woman they felt like they knew.

October 27, 2023

NYC.Beershot’s Jack LaViolette Wants You to Feel the Burn, Then Nurse the Buzz

One graduate student is on a quest to locate the best and booziest deal in the city, and he's found fellow travelers on Instagram.

October 20, 2023

The Intima Trades Raves for Performance Art in Ridgewood

Opening night at the new Queens performance art space featured "62 Years" with sexologist Hattie Weiner and Intima's "mother" Joni.

October 18, 2023

Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino’s Long Journey Back to New York

Making the stately dream pop of "Sit Down for Dinner" brought the indie rock band back from the brink of breakup.

October 16, 2023

Arca’s Park Avenue Armory Spooktacular

In "Mutant;Destrudo," the experimental pop musician makes her own world in the Gothic Upper East Side landmark.

October 13, 2023

Spike Lee’s Stuff Is Cool. But What Does It All Mean?

"Creative Sources" at the Brooklyn Museum has everything but doesn't say much.

October 10, 2023

7 Things Worth Leaving Your Apartment For in the Next Two Weeks

Columnist Adlan Jackson steps up to the plate to deliver his own recommendations on where in NYC to go to feel something in the next two weeks.

October 2, 2023

Vagabon Will Return to New York

On her new album "Sorry I Haven't Called", Laetitia Tamko excavated a bodacious new sound from a pit of grief.

September 21, 2023

Fay Victor’s Last New York Record

"Blackity Black Black is Beautiful" is the free jazz vocalist's first solo record, and it brought the Brooklyn native out of the city.

September 19, 2023