1. Chloe Sevigny reminisces about the Beatrice Inn circa 2008: "I do remember being annoyed at the bathroom line and running across the street to the lesbian bar." Read New York magazine's oral history of the legendary nightclub here.
2. Philosophy, neuroscience and rock 'n' roll collide tonight, December 10, at Qualia Fest at The Bowery Electric (327 Bowery). The New York Consciousness Collective hosts this third edition of music by scientists who moonlight as musicians (and vice-versa). Bands include The Zombie Blues Band, Space Clamps, The Whims, Mary's Roommate, Kit Fine Trio and more. Admission is FREE and the fun starts around 7:00 p.m. [New York Times]