Taking its name from Rachel Levitsky’s novel The Story Of My Accident Is Ours, where the characters have been affected by an unforeseen disaster, Someone Like Me is a group show at Murray Guy featuring work by Alejandro Cesarco, Sarah Charlesworth, Ellie Ga, Sharon Hayes, Walid Raad and Lucy Skaer. Continue reading
I was walking around the East Village the other day, and since I’d been out all morning and hadn’t eaten anything I was getting kind of hungry. I decided to check out a ramen joint my classmate Kathy told me about the other day. I was talking to her about the one I usually go to (which is good but not the cheapest lunch) and she recommended I try Kambi on 14th. street.
In the summer of 1999 two teenage boys started a fire in an apartment building in the town of Holyoke, Massachusetts. The fire spread and destroyed an entire city block, including a 19th century Catholic church. The owner of the building was sued for 15 million dollars he did not have, and was forced to liquidate his other once successful but now failing business, a furniture and appliance store, the largest in western New England; and at 82 years old, became at risk of being put out on the street.