King Khanhe of the Shrines, the King Khan & BBQ Show, the Black Jaspers, the... oh, you get the ideais back, but then he never really leaves. This native Canadian, now living in Berlin between endless globe-hopping and side projects, is a busy man. He's in the Big Apple this week with ... More >>
With Newsies, Leap of Faith, and Ghost all upon us this season, Broadway is more than ever turning to old flicks to transform into stage dollars.
But which movies haven't been muscalized for Broadway yet?
Not that many, actually, but I do have some ideas.
Hey, Mr. producer, next season let's plea ... More >>
Feeling down and want that extra push into suicide land?
Here are your five best bets:
(5) "Hello, It's Me" by Todd Rundgren
The simple, conversational tone, along with dark feelings like "Maybe I think too much, but something's wrong," make this 1968 classic achingly intimate. Its raw sw ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16
Films in Focus
by Andrew Sarris
OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
You knew this was coming!
The former Secretary of Defense with the longtime Queen of Soul. Together in concert!
In a highly unusual July 27 event at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Aretha Franklin will be joined by Condoleeza Rice, who will play piano on "Say A Lit ... More >>
The eagerly awaited Broadway revival of Promises, Promises--with a lovely Burt Bacharach/Hal David score--has expanded its set list, either to give costar Kristin Chenoweth a bigger part or to pander to audience cravings for more hits, or both.
"I Say a Little Prayer" has been sandwiched int ... More >>
This brain emission just came in from a reader, so I take it very seriously:
"Bye Bye Birdie recently returned to Broadway in its first revival in 50 years and South Pacific took 60 years to return, but other shows return in unnecessary revivals like clockwork (Grease, Gypsy).
Rob Trucks's "Possibly 4th Street" expositions, in which he invites musicians to perform live and impromptu somewhere in New York City, run intermittently here at Sound of the City.
The Explorers Club plays the Mercury Lounge, February 5 and the following night at Maxwell's in Hoboken.
photos by ... More >>