When Michael McGrath won a Tony award on Sunday for his performance as a lovable gangster in the Gerswhin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, he thanked his wife and said, "Baby, you're the greatest!"
The back story on that reference is that he's set to play Ralph Kramden in the upcoming, absolute ... More >>
It's 1965, the rainy end of summer on the rocky, isle-strewn coast of New England. Sam (Jared Gelman), a scrawny, bespectacled outcast with an unusual aptitude for cartography, disappears from the Khaki Scout camp supervised by Scout Master Randy Ward (Edward Norton), absconding with a couple of bed ... More >>
Curiosity led us early Tuesday evening toward Fred Torres Gallery in Chelsea. Courtney Love, visual artist? That sort of makes sense. Given Love's unpredictable reputation, we were not expecting to see her at the press preview for her debut art show, "And She's Not Even Pretty," let alone have a sit ... More >>
Bringing food to the desert.In the ongoing discussion about health and diet in this country, the topic of food deserts is a hot one. A new film approaches the subject from the perspective of five fruit and vegetable pushcart vendors who work in neighborhoods tagged food deserts. The Apple Pus ... More >>
Thursday, September 29
Better than: Groceries for the next six weeks.
When Radiohead took the stage at 10:07 p.m. on Thursday night, people were talking. When the amusingly Cobain-coiffed frontman Thom Yorke acknowledged the sold-out crowd of 3,500 with a one-word salut ... More >>
Tonight, New York will join a host of international cities observing Earth Hour by shutting off the lights in a bunch of landmark buildings. This includes the Empire State Building, the U.N. headquarters, the New York Public Library, and a whole bunch of others, including some signs in Times Squa ... More >>
Sometimes, New Yorkers need a drink. Not a cocktail, not mixology, not a libation or a concoction, but a drink, plain and simple. Good think they live in New York City: throw a stone, and you'll find a place to drown your sorrows on the relatively cheap and/or DL. But how to separate the divi ... More >>
Facebook just released their newest innovation that furthers the social network's reputation as a product meant to track your every move like the digital shock-collar we all know it is but have yet to fully come to terms with as (or have already given up on fighting). Which is also perfectly ... More >>
Oops! Too late for us to make changes to this morning's Voice, we learned about a last-minute change in this week's film releases.
Reviewed and advertised in this week's newspaper, Tim Blake Nelson's high-falutin' pot-head comedy Leaves of Grass, starring Edward Norton as identical twins, w ... More >>
Finally got a raise!"Like we say in the sewer, 'Time and tide wait for no man,'" Ed Norton, aka Art Carney, was fond of saying in The Honeymooners, and today arrives twin good news for Norton's hard-working successors in the city sewage system. The Times carries a half-page story giving vent ... More >>