This Week's Voice: Weezer's Pinkerton, Taylor Swift, AfroCubism, and More
Weezer in simpler times, or maybe not
In this week's Village Voice, Mike Powell hails the reissue of Weezer's Pinkerton, Theon Weber reviews Taylor Swift's sneakily great Speak Now, and Tad Hendrickson chronicles the belated emergence of the Mali-Cuba connection finally captured on AfroCubism.
In Books, Stacey Anderson reads Jim Carroll's last work, The Petting Zoo.
In Film, J. Hoberman screens two new musicals, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench and Ne change rien, Dan Kois watches James Franco cut his own arm off in 127 Hours, Melissa Anderson on Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer, and Eric Hynes talks to the creators of New York's new documentary festival DOC NYC.
In Art, R.C. Baker reviews Born Modern: The Life and Design of Alvin Lustig and stops by Jorge Queiroz's new show at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. In Theater, Michael Feingold on the recent revival of Angels in America, while Alexis Soloski chats with actor Bill Camp.
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16th Annual Eric Clapton Birthday Show: Godfrey Townsend & Friends
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Dorthaan's Place Jazz Brunch: Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub Duo
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Munich Philharmonic Orch
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In Dance, Deborah Jowitt heads out to the Joyce for the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet.
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