This Week's Voice: Mavis Staples, Shilpa Ray, and More

Mavis Staples: For kids aged 8-80. Photo by Chris Strong.
Mavis Staples: For kids aged 8-80. Photo by Chris Strong.

In this week's Village Voice, Amy Linden talks with soul icon/golden girl Mavis Staples about her collaboration with Jeff Tweedy, and David Cotner profiles local wailer Shilpa Ray.

In Film, J. Hoberman on the missed opportunity that is Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry's The Green Hornet, Karina Longworth reviews Alex Cox's long, long awaited Repo Chick, Nick Pinkerton heads to Anthology for the theater's mini Zhao Liang retro, Nick Schager rounds up the best of the New York Jewish Film Festival, and Michael Atkinson is at the reopening of the Museum of the Moving Image.

In Art, R.C. Baker on MOMA's Warhol film fest, Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures.

In Theater, Michael Feingold on recent productions of Adam Bock's A Small Fire and Tennessee Williams's Green Eyes, while Alexis Soloski checks out the best of the Under the Radar festival.

Plus Michael Musto, Free Will Astrology, and more, here.


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