By Jennifer Swann
In high school, Michael Lucid was an artsy, friendly kid who floated around from one campus clique to the next. "I was more approachable and kids felt comfortable talking to me," he says of his time at Santa Monica's Crossroads School, where he graduated in 1996.
Because Lucid wa ... More >>
Willie DavisThe Black Angels.
4Knots Music Festival: Titus Andronicus, The Black Angels
Saturday, June 16
South Street Seaport
Better than: Your average punk band/psych band combo.
Titus Andronicus didn't make headlining this festival any easier for Austin's The Black Angels. The Texas nat ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
This weekend, Debbie and I turned our attentions inwards, to the Village Voice's own 4Knots Music Festival at South Street Seaport. As always, the Seaport was a str ... More >>
A few of us Voice women headed down to the Manhattan Criminal Courthouse yesterday to join hundreds of New Yorkers protesting the acquittal of Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, the two NYPD cops accused of raping a woman in her apartment in 2009. There was chanting, sign-waving, speechifying; ... More >>
OK, well, soon-to-be music editor anyway--our pal Maura Johnston, who starts here in just one more short week, will be at the Housing Works Bookstore tonight, reading words with SOTC buddies Amy Klein (a/k/a the formidable punk presence that is Titus Andronicus's Amy Andronicus), It's the Rea ... More >>
Amy Andronicus, lighter than air. Pics by Willie Davis, more below.Titus Andronicus/Care Bears on Fire
Thursday, February 10
Consider Amy Andronicus, née Klein, she of magnificent New Jersey punk-rockers Titus Andronicus, and an awfully cheering sight up there onstage, surrou ... More >>
Murray Hill introduces the night's star attraction.
The Kathleen Hannah Project
The Knitting Factory
Saturday, December 12
Better than: Any actual battle of the bands that I've ever attended.
We are gathered here tonight at the Knitting Factory to praise Kathleen Hanna, not bury her. Though it ... More >>