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February 2018

03 February

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Anna & Elizabeth – Irish Arts Centre (NYC)

The pioneering avant-garde folk duo performs new music from their upcoming Smithsonian Folkways debut, The Invisible Comes to Us, out 3/30. The new record is influenced by Laurie Anderson, the poetry readings of Patti Smith, chopped storytelling inspired by NPR's Radiolab, Irish folk heroes Paul Brady and Andy Irvine, Dublin group Lankum and the conceptual work of Meredith Monk and Fluxus movement composers.

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06 February

Open to Debate

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates “Swipe Left: Dating Apps Have Killed Romance” – Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (NYC)

This “fantastic” (New Yorker) debate series previews Valentine's Day by asking: is online dating really designed to find love? OkCupid Vice President of Engineering Tom Jacques and scientific advisor Helen Fisher argue yes. WNYC Note to Self host Manoush Zomorodi and sociologist Eric Klinenberg argue that online dating has killed romance.

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13 February

Van William – Beacon Theater (NYC)

The former member of acclaimed acts Port O’Brien and WATERS plays music from The Revolution EP (Fantasy Records), his solo debut and a piercing song-cycle about the pain and disillusionment of lost love. Ones to Watch calls the title track featuring First Aid Kit “Indie-Folk Bliss.”

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14 February

Laila Biali - SubCulture (NYC)

One of Canada’s foremost jazz pianist/vocalists, she and her band play from her new self-titled, self-produced LP out January 26th. Biali has toured with Sting, Chris Botti, Suzanne Vega and more, and her new album will feature her oft-requested fan-favorite cover of Coldplay’s “Yellow."

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15 February

Hailey Knox – Le Poisson Rouge (NYC)

The New York Times found this Gen-Z master of the guitar-and-loop pedal “poised to become the live-streaming world’s first crossover music star.” Her debut EP, A Little Awkward (S-Curve), earned her praised from NBC’s Today Show, Billboard and People Magazine, who called her “the next music sensation.” Knox performs new music before joining Ruth B on tour later this year.

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