Talked about Lurie

For certain “in” crowds, John Lurie — the actor/musician with a solo show of prints and works on paper opening at Varga Gallery during the film festival this Saturday, September 24 — is the eternal “It” Boy. His performances in Jim Jarmusch’s Stranger Than Paradise and Down By Law bred a whole new pouty-mouthed, neo-50’s laconic look in hipster dens around the world. Lurie’s band, The Lounge Lizards, started off as jazz created by artists and gradually gained momentum with critics and a devoted audience, for a run of 20-plus albums. Fishing With John, a . . .

This page can be viewed only by subscribers.

Not yet a subscriber? Sign up here.