NYC Says Goodbye to Lou
Lou Reed’s family and friends are hosting a gathering at the Lincoln Center Terrace from 1-4 today. It’s open to the public and billed on his Facebook page as “no speeches. no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends.”
Sunny again, and quite a bit warmer! High of 51. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
The Obama Administration is open to changes making changes to Obamacare after its troubled rollout. [Wall Street Journal].
NYC Schools are getting a huge donation for computers. [NY Daily News].
New York City releases its letter grades for schools, with an interactive map from WNYC.
Knicks beat Atlanta 95-91, the Nets game in Sacramento was too late for print.
Tonight, the Knicks host Houston at 8 and the Islanders host LA at 7,
ON STAGE TONIGHT
John Fogerty @ the Beacon Theatre
Shawn Colvin with Dawn Landes @ City Winery
Dave Davies @ the Bergen Performing Arts Center (Bergen PAC)
Violent Femmes @ Roseland Ballroom
Jonny Lang (with Indigenous) @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Gary Clark, Jr. @ the Apollo Theater
Cat Power (with Nico Turner) @ the Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Buskin and Batteau (with Paul Guzzone)@ the Turning Point
WFUV PRESENTS: Mavis Staples and The Blind Boys Of Alabama @ Tarrytown Music Hall
WFUV PRESENTS: Dar Williams with Toshi Reagon @ the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
WFUV PRESENTS: “Your Brain On Music” Daniel Levitin and Rosanne Cash @ the Shea Center for Performing Arts
On this day in 1970, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including members of the Marshall University football team.
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