This weekend, the co-founder of OkCupid may tell you what your dating habits say about you, but he won't tell you to go bat-watching in Central Park. That's our job.
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Amadou & Mariam The Box Monday, February 6 Better than: Waiting for the official tour. When it comes to music rooms with a stunning view, it was tough to beat the penthouse at the Cooper Square Hotel (now André Balazs's unfortunately named The Standard East Village) last summer, when Annie Ohayon ... More >>
Transcending roots and relishing every moment, whether you've got the rhythm section or not
Damon Albarn lends this "blind couple from Mali" a dash of Britpop
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 29, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 23 The Timbuctoo Scene Dear Sir: Well, I have made the Timbuctoo, Timbuktu, Timbukou, Tombouctou SCENE. I left a copy of The Village Voice pasted on the wall of my pad there. I rented a pad -- a whole house -- ... More >>
Chapter 3: The Test Drive [Read the continuing saga from the beginning here.] Arriving home one day to find the gas shut off in my West Village apartment building, I ran out and bought a one-burner hot plate for $29.95. The one with two burners cost only $10 more, but what did I need ... More >>
Charles Lloyd, Kidd Jordan, Herbie Hancock and more
Roswell Rudd's triumphant return to braying trombone excellence
Speaking to the West and its own, Bamako blurs the line
New York Film Festival first week highlights
From the austerely documentary to the resolutely fabulist
"A mechanic, technician, chauffeur, and farmerall that is before music."
Modernity and tradition entwined in a complex dialogue
Real Life Consumer Guide 2005: The music bargains start here
From Senegal to Austin T-X clear evidence of cooperation between or among principals
Malian marrieds take their most recent newfound success as their long-established due
Boondocks and motherland sing that song to da rhythm of da boogie da bang bang da bong
Kvelling over damn near a dozen meanings of life, their average length close to an hour
Celebrating 35 years of activist filmmaking
Just because you can spell 'forbearance' correctly doesn't mean you'll get a gold star
NYU's Renaissance Man Contemplates the Fate of the African Expat
When Who's on First Is What Matters