This weekend saw another installment of Michael Arenella and the Dreamland Orchestra's 7th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Hundreds dressed in their 1920s finest and voyaged across the harbor to Governors Island to spend the day dancing and drinking Great Gatsby style. Nary is there a Fitzgerald critic at these events, so we asked these purists how they feel about Baz Luhrmann's upcoming 3-D film interpretation of the novel...
"1-800 Happy Birthday," assembled by artist and filmmaker Mohammad Gorjestani at Worthlessstudios in Bushwick, features voicemail messages left by friends and family of people killed by police.
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