It's a Tuesday night and I am sitting on a yoga mat in the back of a former grocery store in Pittsburgh, spreading my legs as far as they can go. I reflexively turn to see how the woman next to me is managing her dragonfly pose when I realize I can barely see her. The room is lit only by two tin can ... More >>
Llyn Foulkes’s portraits haunt the American dream
Support live music and check out one of these 10 shows this week.
Some of the city's anti-smoking advertising might be disturbing/gross, but no public service announcement creeps us out quite like this one that the Atlantic Cities alerted us to earlier this week. It's David Lynch's 1991 take on why we shouldn't litter, and it features ominous music, an unsuspectin ... More >>
Brian Chase (l) and Alan Licht (r) perform at Kenny's Castaways on June 23. Second Annual Undead Jazzfest Kenny's Castaways, Sullivan Hall, (le) poisson rouge, The Bell House, Littlefield, CrossFit Gym, Homage Skateboard Training Facility Thursday, June 23 through Saturday, June 25 Better ... More >>
Diane, I'm at a place called the Bell House . . .
As the '00s become history, an Iraq war movie finally wins us over. How fitting.
Summit EntertainmentWatch out: Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on the cheerfully combative Midwest noise-pop of Wussy. Ira Kantor follows the thread from deceased cult-folkie Laura Nyro all the way to her gritty rapper son, Gil-T. Larry B ... More >>
Last week's prediction: Nothing like this again, unless iTunes wants a revolt. Sometimes, you get a real child-slavery vibe from these young, recently formed Nashville acts. From the official Gloriana bio: "We spend most of our time rehearsing and writing at our band house in Nashville. Most nigh ... More >>
P.S.1 explores the early works of a legendary filmmaker
A second viewing of Synecdoche would be less painful
The Union Hall crew opens another spot, and adds to a surprising resurgence
Vintage, awkward teenage lust from Hoboken
Anti-Surrealist, deadpan country for deep-thinkers, acid casualties
The Knife's Lynchian synthpop is otherwordly, terrifying, and totally hilarious
Let's go to the videotape: Forgotten sins, rewound and replayed in Haneke's elliptical mystery
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All his cowboys get the blues: The shambolic, iconic Van Santian hero dies young, again
Hunting down verboten DVDs and videos on the Internet
The second coming of Bergmania: Six takes on a Swedish master's spiritual investigations
A Patriotic Hollywood Celebrates Its Own Beautiful Mind
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading
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The optimist's guide to the Millennium's final fall-movie crop
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.