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Folklore Center

  • Music

    January 26, 2011

    The Sex Shop Near Where Bob Dylan Lived

    Visiting Dylan-in-NYC landmarks on the 50th anniversary of his arrival here

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Clip Job: Scoring on MacDougal, 1964-Style

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 18, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 35Is MacD Still the Place to Hang One's Hip Card?By Sally KemptonThe Bleecker Tavern has given way to a cider bar, the hipsters have left Googie's, and John Mitchell no longer runs the Gaslight. Israel Young, seeking r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    The 1963 MacDougal Street Scene

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 23, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 31 The MacDougal Scene By J.R. Goddard At 4 o'clock on a Friday afternoon, half-deserted MacDougal Street moves in an indolent dream of its Village past. Bearded kids, and girls with long, straight hair reachin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Folk Music Grows Up

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 4, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 50 Folk Music Grows Up By Stephanie Gervis The 1950s will probably go down as the decade in which folk music lost its purity and brought the Kingston Trio into the world. In the '60s it is entering its high re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    'Bobby Dylan' Makes His First Voice Appearance

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 26, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 27 Records: Bobby Dylan By J. R. Goddard A little over a year ago a rather short, peripatetic young man, his beardless, aquiline face crowned by old cap, wandered into Izzy Young's Folklore Center on MacDougal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008

    On Sunday Thou Shalt Rest, Merchant!

    A Police Department crackdown threatens to force them to close their shops on Sundays.

  • News

    April 4, 2000

    Joe Gould's Secret History

    The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU

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