This Week in the Voice
School's Out! But the Voice Educational Supplement is in session.
When cops made a bogus bust on 32 teens from Bushwick Community High, the kids kept their cool -- and won their case against the NYPD. Why? Because they'd been trained how to respond to police overreach and entrapment by their teacher, Brian Favors. Maybe Henry Louis Gates should look him up! Elizabeth Dwoskin has the story.
What are they teaching kids in J-school these days? "How to make websites, shoot and edit video, build flash sites, and use multimedia," apparently. Michael P. Ventura finds out why budding journalists aren't hanging themselves, yet.
President Obama's controversial firing of Inspector General Gerald Walpin had a lot to do with New York -- specifically the New York City Teaching Fellows program funded by AmeriCorps. The program has been remarkably successful -- so successful, Stacy Cowley shows, that Walpin thought it no longer needed funding. Is that why he was fired?
New York Knicks vs. Memphis Grizzlies
TicketsSat., Oct. 29, 7:30pm
New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
TicketsSun., Oct. 30, 7:00pm
St. John's Red Storm Men's Basketball vs. Baruch College Bearcats Men's Basketball
TicketsMon., Oct. 31, 7:00pm
Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls
TicketsMon., Oct. 31, 7:30pm
Daniel Boloud's DBGB is "the restaurant of the moment," says Sarah DiGregorio. Yeah, but is it any good? Hear how she likes flesh-food offerings like "'The Piggy,' a burger that should probably come with a side of Lipitor."
We admit we were unfamiliar with "sexy Polish-American musical artist/DJ" Cazwell but Michael Musto's interview has made him a close personal friend. And don't you want to hear about his Golden Pineapple?
Merce Cunningham remembered by Deborah Jowitt.
In Dining: Robert Sietsema on gastropub The Smith.
In Art: Robert Shuster on We Come With the Beautiful Things at the Studio Museum in Harlem and Dan Wynn at Farmani Gallery.
In Dance: Deborah Jowitt on unconventional performance strategies.
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