Sophie Weiner


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  • 22 days ago | Interviews

    In a scene from the 1999 Nigerian Yoruba language film Saworoide, the greedy Chief Lapite thanks a soldier named Lagata for restoring his crown and grants him one wish in gratitude. Instead of responding gracefully, the equally corrupt Lagata thro...

  • 1 month ago | Interviews

    Ever since his first self-release, in 2000, Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman has serenaded fans with charming numbers about his awkward interpersonal encounters, delivered in a lounge-singer baritone and backed by dramatic vintage string samp...

  • 1 month ago

    New Yorkers are so used to shelling out $12 and up for a quality cocktail that most people glancing at Yours Sincerely's menu for the first time will likely do a double take — all but one of the drinks at this Bushwick establishment are $8 or less...

  • 1 month ago

    Legendary party producer Ladyfag's events draw out the most fascinating and fashionable elements of the city's queer nightlife scene. Holy Mountain, named for the mind-melting 1973 film by director Alejandro Jodorowsky, takes place on Saturday nig...

  • 1 month ago

    Walk past Red Light District on a trip through the Rockaways and you wouldn't even blink: From the outside, the venue looks like every other tract home in the area, with a front lawn, two-car garage, and picture windows. Inside, it's a different s...


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