Now in its 87th year, New York City’s annual Feast of San Gennaro runs for eleven days in September on the streets of Little Italy. From sausage and peppers to raw clams and piña coladas, the city’s longest-running street carnival boasts more than 300 street vendors sprinkled among live music and carnival games. BTR Pulse’s Lauren Hawker spoke with people at the festival.
Pom Pom Squad is the brainchild of musical force Mia Berrin. While the band’s name and imagery might evoke something fun and light, the reality is far darker and much, much heavier. Musically and… | watch
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Kazu Makino, best known as the lead singer of indie rock legends Blonde Redhead, recently released her debut solo record. In this intimate session, Kazu joins us along with Darian Thomas for a selection of stripped-down performances from the dreamy album. | watch