1. The Beastie Boys have canceled their tour after Adam Yauch's diagnosis with cancer. (via Brooklyn Vegan)
5. The folks at MeanRed Productions are bringing Boys Noize, Drop the Lime, and Canyons to Summerstage on August 8.
6. Check out this video of Vladimir Nabokov discussing Lolita.
7. The band on last week's NYC Prep? Our friends in JONES. Check 'em out.
8. Gossip Girl is shooting in front of McNally Jackson.