Always wanted to go to the Fjords? Well, we can't bring the green-lined cliffs and blue seas to you, but the food, sure. Starting tomorrow, the NORTH Nordic Food Festival will host the Nordic region's top chefs in New York City for cooking demonstrations, a hot dog championship at Brooklyn Brewery, ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
The discogs.com entry for Melissa F. Clarke is mercilessly brief, and with good reason. This New York-based sound artist doesn't go in for headphone music; she crafts immersive, science-fueled audio/visual experiences that demand observation of the interplay between images and sonics, like the haunt ... More >>
In December, I finally got the chance to meet Paulette Cooper when we had breakfast near the offices of the Voice. For many of us who toil in this business of reporting on Scientology, we have no greater hero. Paulette's 1971 book, The Scandal of Scientology, was one of the first exposes of the chur ... More >>
A March march through London theater (sorry, theatre)
While Whole Foods has whimped out on its imperative to safeguard endangered ocean fish - as reported by Fork in the Road -- Costco manned up last August and declared an outright sales ban on seven fish species that are among the most stressed worldwide.
Jamie MacDonald Ryuichi Sakamoto Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Monday, October 18 Better Than: The soundtrack to An Inconvenient Truth. Ever the educators, NYU prefaced Ryuichi Sakamoto's sold-out evening at the Skirball Center with a physics lesson of sorts--a necessary step, consideri ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 20, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 58 A Half Million March For an Audience of One by Ron Rosenbaum WASHINGTON -- Thursday afternoon. "How to Attend a Military Funeral" was the title of a fact-filled article I found in Metronews, a PR mag ... More >>
Photo by David Wentworth Discussed: United Bamboo, Rag & Bone, Zero Maria Cornejo Ladies, this fall, it's time to book that trip to Greenland! Or climb Mount Everest! Or fly around the world solo! Yes, more than a few designers are preparing us for thrilling adventure (think Amelia Earhart) ... More >>
Can you believe this innocent looking plate of blubbery cubes is one of the stinkiest substances on earth? Of the ancient Icelandic dish hakarl, Anthony Bourdain declared it to be "the single worst, most disgusting and terrible tasting thing." And coming from the host of No Reservations, tha ... More >>
Dying news industry? Just shoot it.
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Bloomberg's man Dan Doctoroff has an answer for rising seas: more coastal condos!
Saint Brendan was a navigator, so the church named for him in the Norwood section of the Bronx has the gently sloping lines of a sailing ship on its exterior and the feeling of a vessel's hull inside. Next door on 207th Street, the parish school and convent are less interesting to the eye, inside or ... More >>
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