It's Mom's Day weekend, and what better way to show your love/inherited sense of humor than to shock her with some edgy modern art? There are lots of great options on the up-and-up, like Studio Museum Harlem's massive exhibition on the American South, or Kara Walker's equally massive Sugar Baby (mor ... More >>
Came the release: "After seven years of writing, re-writing, fine tuning, and revelatory readings, Alexander DeJong's opulent and lush Liberace musical, All That Glitters will be presented in its pre-Broadway workshop from Tuesday, May 8 through Friday, May 11 at the Baryshnikov Arts Center." Seve ... More >>
The definition of what makes a woman has never been as black and white as simply having a vagina. In Young Jean Lee's latest production, the Obie recipient puts this perplexing label to test in the Untitled Feminist Show, where audiences experience what it's like being female--in all its form, and c ... More >>
A new theater piece by performance group Temporary Distortion wants to get at what it is like to be an NYPD cop. Newyorkland -- which the Voice reviewed this past week -- presents video footage alongside four actors onstage to create a pastiche of scenes that attempt to give the audience a sense of ... More >>
Temporary Distortion meets Young Jean Lee at the Baryshnikov Arts Center
With its building soon to undergo multi-year renovations, the venerable performance space plans for life without a home
The veteran choreographer brings Frame Dances and Adamantine to the Baryshnikov Arts Center
Will any of the dancers make a permanent leap? Plus, summer dance picks.
Japan pervades two dance performances
Street kids! Monks! Aszure Barton & artists bring Busk to BAC
Robert Woodruff too--Theatre for a New Audience's new production
The Public Theater presents director Nicholas Kent's production of The Great Game
It may not be the summer of love (in fact, we're pretty sure it isn't), but that doesn't mean that you can't spend the next two months "jamming to the familiar hiss of hippie crack." In this week's cover story, John H. Tucker goes inside the Nitrous Mafia, a surprisingly organized group made ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice, our cover story is on the Nitrous Mafia, the gas-fueled drug gang that is terrorizing music festivals up and down both coasts. Elsewhere, Rob Harvilla talks with OutKast's Big Boi on the long-delayed occasion of the release of Sir Lucious Left Foot, Jessica Hoppe ... More >>
The dancer-choreographer brings his tradition-challenging work to NYC
Gordon, Rudner, Monk, and more—remembering the finest work of the past 10 years
From the people that brought you flamenco and Penélope Cruz!
And now a word from our arts editor, Brian Parks. . . The Cedar Lake cast of Didy Veldman's "frame of view," photo by Julieta Cervantes Deborah Jowitt leaps vigorously into the new dance year with expansive coverage of a broad range of New York shows, as well as this year's "Dance on Camera" fil ... More >>
. . . and flashing its noisy footwork.
Romantic-era composer and postmodern choreographer commune across centuries
Dancing the dark underbelly of human society