At No. 8 last night, Dave Matthews, the musician, talked about walking around New York with his iPhone, filming artist Beezy Bailey in a fat suit. The resulting film and 28 silkscreens go on view tonight at Robert Miller Gallery in a show of their collaboration.
John Edwards committed the perfect crime. He began an affair with campaign videographer Rielle Hunter on the night she waited outside his New York hotel and told him he was “hot” and later produced a child with her. Yet he didn’t suffer for it at the polls. He lost his bid for the White House in 2008 simply because voters, who knew nothing of his dalliance, concluded that he wasn’t presidential timber. Nor was he denied access to his children, as men in his situation so often are. Instead, he won them in an existential custody fight that his wife lost by dying.
Herbie Hancock ’s latest album takes its title from a John Lennon song that imagined a world with no national boundaries. Fittingly, “ The Imagine Project ” features an international group of musicians who recorded songs in cities around the globe.
A day after announcing his support for same-sex marriage, U.S. President Barack Obama shifted his campaign’s focus back to the economy in three West Coast fundraisers that included a dinner with actor George Clooney.