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Linda Leseman

Linda Leseman is a journalism grad student at NYU. She is glad that she's about to graduate.

Permission to Dance The Luminescent Orchestrii’s Sxip Shirey

The 74-person-maximum-capacity sign posted on the wall of Union Square Pool has been violated—probably several times over. The audience, populated in part by some of New York’s less-inhibited indie musicians, forms a spontaneous ring of folk-dancing; onlookers clap, kick up their heels, and partner with people they’ve never met before.

Downtown Epic: TAYLOR MAC'S The Lily's Revenge

In the modest black box space of The Bushwick Starr—occupied this Sunday morning by some twenty-odd performers and a three-piece band—a slide whistle signals the beginning of rehearsal.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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