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Monday / December 18.
  • Patti Smith Ends Bowery Run

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    I spent New Year’s Eve at the cozy Bowery Ballroom with my wife and friends watching this Patti Smith show in which she and Michael Stipe did the Glen Campbell song ‘Wichita Lineman.’

    Sounded great.

    Patti Smith and Her Band play this venue every year for three shows around New Year’s and it looks like 2011 was her last time at the Bowery.

    In fact, she sang “The Last Time” by The Stones near the end of the set, which features the words:

    Well this could be the last time

    This could be the last time

    Maybe the last time

    I don’t know.

    The good news is that Lenny Kaye, Patti’s guitarist who was kind enough to play my 40th birthday party at Shades of Green Pub, told the New York Times the band will simply move to another location in New York.

    “It’s just time to move on,” he said.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.