With her amazing belt and wry wit, Molly Pope has stolen events like "You Like Me!" and "Night of 1000 Judys," also turning up at Feinsteins at Loews Regency, and in a Gallery Players production of Wonderful Town.
I caught up with the fearless chantoozie on the road to even bigger and brighter thin ... More >>
Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday.
Earlier this week, we published our inter ... More >>
Are Chinese mothers superior to Western mothers? Yes, says Amy Chua, a Yale Law professor writing this weekend in the Wall Street Journal; their strict discipline and refusal to acknowledge their kid's desires and individuality inevitably result in high-performing academic star-children, if w ... More >>
Cee Lo Green: Nice, not gnarly. Photo by Kai Regan.In this week's Village Voice, Amy Linden asks if The Lady Killer and "Fuck You" will finally turn Cee Lo Green into an actual solo superstar, Jesse Jarnow talks with Sierra Leone superstar Janka Nabay about his relocation to the Brooklyn, Ric ... More >>
Tonight, you can go to the DOC NYC Festival and see Josef Astor's Lost Bohemia, a reminder of the wacky artistes Manhattan used to be way more respectful of.
The official description:
"For over a century, Carnegie Hall rented affordable studio apartments atop the famous music hall to artis ... More >>
Seriously, this guy Let's take a moment from our regularly scheduled programming to notify you about something we tangentially cover here at Sound of the City, that I've personally deemed very, very important. Specifically that Tracy Morgan will be filming his very first HBO special at the Apollo th ... More >>
Making up for last week's paucity of shows thanks to SXSW and MtyMx, the city has an overstuffed dance card this weekend. First, chilllwave maestro Toro Y Moi will be playing with Tropicalia breakbeat-borrowers the Ruby Suns at Brooklyn Bowl. To quote one of the latter's tunes, "Kenya dig it?" Hol ... More >>
My compatriots are either in Texas for SXSW or Mexico for MtyMx (reminder to Zach: Do not buy or sell drugs) at the moment, but it's beautiful out in NYC right now so I am surprisingly not bitter about being left here to recap a week marred, unfortunately, by the death of power-pop god Alex Chilto ... More >>
Doug Fieger, leader of The Knack, has died of cancer at age 57. He'd had several operations for brain tumors, and had also been fighting lung cancer.
The Oak Park, Michigan, native was a knockabout musician from his teen years, and got Rolling Stones and Traffic producer Jimmy Miller to work ... More >>
Award-winning author Neil Gaiman narrating Peter and the Wolf for The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, in his first appearance as an engaged person. Saturday at 7, at the World Financial Center, for free.
Photo by Brennan Cavanaugh
We caught up with Reverend Billy, the Green Party candidate for Mayor of New York we interviewed in April, and asked how the campaign was going.
We're in the third act of this drama. The opening act was orientation -- the whole world of politics, a steep learning cur ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 4, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 11After Paar, What?By Richard SharpIn the beginning some of us saw great possibilities for television. Think what miracles of communication might be accomplished, we argued, with millions of separate audiences as re ... More >>