Goth to dance! Dark dancers say cabaret law sucks life from scene
- The Villager, NYC
Between 200 to 500 people show up for the monthly events, Stillman said. Although there is no dress code, most people who attend the dance nights, as Saturday night’s crowd demonstrated, dress up in vinyl, velvet and leather — primarily in black and red.
Since 1926, it has been illegal to dance in a drinking and/or eating establishment in New York City that doesn’t have a cabaret license. Currently, there are only 273 legally operating clubs with cabaret licenses in all five boroughs, according to the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs ... (more)
Trio scores with silent-film gig
Devil Music Ensemble provides ‘soundtrack’
- Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The horror classics “Nosferatu” and “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” are the other two full-length films currently in the ensemble’s repertoire. Both those films are wrapped in various red tape, which makes it difficult for the band to release the movies with its own soundtrack. The ensemble twice presented its version of “Caligari” at the Bijou movie theater in Worcester. Those who want to catch “Nosferatu,” the latest creation in the catalog, can see Devil Music Ensemble perform to that film on Oct. 28 and 29 at Pothole Pictures in Shelburne Falls, Oct. 31 at Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, and Nov. 5 at Brown University in Providence ... (more)