Elle Smith

Dave Chappelle Documentary Closes The Tribeca Film Festival, Reopens Radio City Music Hall And Throws a Hip Hop Party, Saturday, June 19th, 2021

By Elle Smith | June 20, 2021

New York City will come back, you can just feel it in the air.

Sam Huber And The True Groove Allstars At The Bitter End, Monday, May 6th, 2019, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | May 8, 2019

like a bolt of Adderall

The Black Magnolia Project “Another Kind of Night Tour” featuring songs by Yusef Komunyakaa and Tomas Doncker, At Berlin, April 30th, 2019, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | May 1, 2019

Talent, energy, and versatility

I Saw It So You Don’t Have To : Julianne Moore In “Gloria Bell” Reviewed

By Elle Smith | March 19, 2019

Not the plot

Home And Heroin Chic

By Elle Smith | September 26, 2018

heroin is the drug of choice for blown-out communities across the country

Roseanne, Tuesdays 8:00 pm on ABC, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | March 28, 2018

The most real realness

Desmond Child at 54 Below, Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | March 5, 2018

Glowed with delight

Dave Chappelle: “Equanimity” Netfix Special Reviewed

By Elle Smith | January 6, 2018

So sure is Dave of his comic abilities he writes the punchlines first

New York Diary: A Christmas Prince?

By Elle Smith | December 17, 2017

Did I need to tell you that? You knew that already. Of course you do.

Richard Boch’s Mudd Club Party at The Roxy with the Bush Tetras, Monday, October 16th, 2017, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | October 18, 2017

I’m in New York City and it is just like I dreamed.

The Story of O.J. vs Some Ol’ Dolls

By Elle Smith | July 16, 2017


PUNK AVENUE: inside the new york city underground 1972 – 1982 by Phil Marcade

By Elle Smith | May 25, 2017

welcome into the story

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” Review

By Elle Smith | May 22, 2017

watch and not to think

Mason City Pride in the Home of The Music Man

By Elle Smith | March 18, 2017

Testing the boundaries

Please Kill Me – 20th Anniversary Release with Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, March 13, 2017, McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers

By Elle Smith | March 16, 2017

I knew moving to NYC would pay off. I just knew it!

The Freudian Sluts at The Gunnersbury on Saturday,18th February 2017, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | February 25, 2017

Universal truths

Steve Jones with Michael Azerrad At The Strand Bookstore, Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | January 19, 2017

He accepts with grace

“Passengers” Reviewed

By Elle Smith | January 4, 2017

Time, space, and now

Ronnie Spector at City Winery, Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, Reviewed

By Elle Smith | December 22, 2016

Ronnie made my Christmas in New York City night

The Romanovs Abdicate

By Elle Smith | August 23, 2015

In a flurry of accusations and hair-pulling, the Romanovs blew apart at the after party at the legendary Riot House in the early hours of Sunday, August 17. It was a night fueled by triple shot lattes and Starbucks induced mania.

The Romanovs At Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach, Saturday, August 16th, 2015, Review

By Elle Smith | August 16, 2015

The Romanovs, with their own brand of “pre-classic rock, ‘re-imagined” made for some stand out gems last night. ‘Be Mir Bist Du Schon’ and ‘Honey Don’t’ had the audience on their feet and dancing up a storm. Los Angeles scenester John Mendelssohn’s brilliantly arranged music with the combined talents of guitarist Pete Castle (aka The Ledge) and bassist Kirk Henry brought the house down.