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  • ODE TO THE NEW YEAR

    published December 31, 2008

    OK, listening to hours of poetry may not sound like the cure to your New Year’s Eve hangover, but, trust us, nothing else you can do today... More >>

  • SURE SHOT

    published December 31, 2008

    When it comes to observing New York City life, actor and stand-up comedian Todd Barry—who's appeared on Flight of the... More >>

  • GOLDEN BOY

    published December 31, 2008

    As the Golden Globes on January 11 quickly approach, expect to hear David Fincher’s name a lot. His CGI-laden romantic fable, The Curious... More >>

  • BODIES IN MOTION

    published December 31, 2008

    Now in its 37th year, the Dance on Camera Festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association, zooms in on the... More >>

  • ALL GROW’D UP

    published December 31, 2008

    The 25-year-old oddball comedian Aziz Ansari of Human Giant fame has come a long way since his days performing stand-up around town as an NYU... More >>

  • The Rated X/Trash New Year's Eve XXX-Travaganza

    published December 24, 2008

    Scenesters Theo, Michael T., DJ Jess, and Alex Malfunction invite you to party with porn stars. Drinks are cheap; dress code is trashy. ... More >>

  • NYE Bike Ride and Outdoor After-Party

    published December 24, 2008

    Activist urban-cycling organization Time's Up! hosts this ride to Belvedere Castle in Central Park for a dance party with music by marching band... More >>

  • New Year's Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park

    published December 24, 2008

    Avoid the Manhattan crowds at this low-key Brooklyn celebration with music, refreshments, and fireworks at midnight. Wed., Dec. 31,... More >>

  • New Year's Eve Ball 2009

    published December 24, 2008

    This all-night party boasts aerialists, fire displays, and "the largest balloon drop in the free world." With a live broadcast of the ball drop in... More >>

  • Nacotheque's Japi Nuyier, 2009

    published December 24, 2008

    Raise a glass of Mexican beer (free from 10 to 11 p.m.) with Latin hipster DJs Amylulita and Marcelo Cunning. Complimentary champagne toast at... More >>

  • The Golden Age of Hollywood

    published December 24, 2008

    Come dressed in your best vintage red-carpet fashions and swing to the sounds of the '30s and '40s. Wed., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 2008 More >>

  • Chelsea Classics With Hedda Lettuce

    published December 24, 2008

    See the roller-disco classic, Xanadu, followed by the live countdown from Times Square and a performance by drag diva Hedda Lettuce. ... More >>

  • THE BEST MEDICINE

    published December 24, 2008

    So, 2008 is almost over, and—wow!—some really wonderful things happened, didn't they? There was Obama's victory and . . . um . . .... More >>

  • MEN IN TIGHTS

    published December 10, 2008

    Not your traditional ballet company of dainty girls in tutus, the campy Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo features ballerinas of a much... More >>

  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

    published December 10, 2008

    She's a 19-year-old knockout blonde who sucks her thumb, sleeps in a crib-like bed, and won't let her husband touch her till she turns... More >>

  • SEEK THE LIGHT

    published December 10, 2008

    Trans chanteuse/pianist/accordionist Our Lady J (a/k/a Jonnah Speidel), who recently released her EP Our Lady J: Live at the Zipper... More >>

  • LOU REED'S LYRICS

    published December 3, 2008

    Not sure what to get that special misanthrope in your life? Nothing says "I love you because you're fucked up" better than the gift of Lou... More >>

  • DARK SECRETS

    published December 3, 2008

    Shortly after 9/11, Dick Cheney made a chilling announcement on Meet the Press of a new attitude in Washington: "A lot of what needs to be done... More >>

  • HUMOR ME

    published December 3, 2008

    As the bestselling humorist David Sedaris describes in his new "real-ish" essay collection, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, turning... More >>

  • PINA'S WORLD

    published December 3, 2008

    In interviews, the iconic German choreographer Pina Bausch, a star of Pedro Almodóvar's Talk To Her, typically comes across... More >>

  • GOOD VIBRATIONS

    published November 26, 2008

    In 1964, Tom Wolfe followed author Ken Kesey & the Merry Pranksters, a far-out band of hippie hangers-on and friends, on one long, strange acid... More >>

  • JOYRIDE

    published November 26, 2008

    Less the Band, a rock group staffed by playwright Adam Rapp and four Off-Broadway thespians, offer a Coney Island of the mind at the Kitchen.... More >>

  • A NOVEL IDEA

    published November 26, 2008

    There are plenty of great offerings at the 21st annual Indie & Small Press Book Fair, but we’ll just skip ahead to the most exciting of them... More >>

  • AROUND THE WORLD

    published November 26, 2008

    Now in its 16th year, the African Diaspora Film Festival returns with parties, panel discussions, and more than 80 films—an eclectic mix of... More >>

  • Shogun Macbeth Captivatingly Evokes Kurosawa's Ran and Throne of Blood

    published November 19, 2008

    From the intense samurai battles to the ritual tea ceremonies to the three wonderfully weird Yojos, Shogun Macbeth is a captivating take... More >>

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