Chris Westin

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Over the weekend: Fantasia 2012 at Rhinoceropolis

    On Saturday night Rhinoceropolis was transformed into a surreal collection of different visceral spaces, a kind of haunted house of DIY weirdness, attacking the senses partly with fear, but also with ideas that challenged reality and the nature of aesthetics. Known as Fantasia 2012, the art installa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Fantasia 2012 at Rhinoceropolis

    The idea is "to turn the inside of Rhinoceropolis into a temporary fantasy village," says Colin Ward of the art installation Fantasia 2012, which he's organized along with Stephan Herrera. "We want to pack paradise into one night; like a magic spell and welcoming of the springtime." That night will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Review: Stag Hare at Rhinoceropolis, 5/28/11

    Stag HareSTAG HARE at RHINOCERPOLIS | 5/28/11"If you allowed your imagination to synch up with the music, it felt like you'd been on a journey through inner space across vast plains lit only by the moon."

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2011

    Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz at Rockaway Tavern, March 5, 2011

    Tom MurphyMiracleman​ Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz Rockaway Tavern | March 5, 2011 Miracleman set up on the floor in front of the stage. The duo, comprised of Chris Westin and Sara Century, had a bedraggled drum set, keyboards, a tape player with samples and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Rhinoceropolis gets a new lease on life

    Tom MurphyPictureplane at Rhino.​ Rhinoceropolis founder Warren Bedell recently revealed that he's ready to move on from his position behind the decks at the famed venue after six long years of faithful service. The news might make for an odd front page headline, but the implications had DIY- ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010