Miscellaneous 04.19

Dear friends,

From Dean Martin in cowboy garb (Rio Bravo) to post-punk lute music (Xylouris White), this month’s edition of Miscellaneous — Athletics’ no-frills round-up of the cultural items that inspire us each month — seeks the strange, uncanny, and unexpected among us.

Stay tuned for more editions of Miscellaneous in the coming months.

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See
Tolkien @ The Morgan
Cycling in the City @ Museum of the City
Jo Firestone, Chris Gethard @ Union Hall

Watch
Rio Bravo @ Metrograph (1959, 04.05 @ 7pm)
Stanley Kubrick @ The Village East Cinema (throughout the month)
Mike Vallely, The Nine Club With Chris Roberts, Episode 138

Read
Flights — Olga Tokarczuk
Building the Largest Ship in the World
Working — Robert Caro

Hear
Mother — Xylouris White
Hand Habits @ Bowery Ballroom (04.10)
Numero Guide to Eccentric Soul

Poetic Fragment
“Let the rain kiss you.
Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops.
Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”

— From “April Rain Song” by Langston Hughes (1932)

In Solidarity,
Athletics

Header image: Still from “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Stanley Kubrick, 1968