The Slants bill themselves as "Chinatown Dance Rock," which means they have no problem copping to the fact they sound like "the Asian version of the Killers." The Portland, Oregon-based group, who come to Union Hall next month, made news recently when they attempted to trademark their name, but th ... More >>
Rockin' the suburbs, or at least the Upper West Side. Pics by Nicole Ankowski, more below.Ben Folds
Tuesday, December 14
Better Than: Watching The Sing-Off
Ben Folds is doing fine, thanks -- onstage with four dudes who all look more or less like Shy Ronnie, doing his trademar ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
February 4, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 5
Heteros have problems too
By Andrew Sarris
I am 42, going on 43, and I have never had a homosexual experience. Thus, if only by the process of elimination (and an ecstatically happy marriage), I must q ... More >>
We will, in the closing days of this wretched decade, list the Top Ten reasons why it sucked. We're behind schedule, so here are four for the price of one. Previous reasons here, here, here, and here.
6. Fashion: We stopped trying, outsourced our clothing trends to stars. 50's: Pegg ... More >>
Following our December 9 report about the possible closing of downtown's venerable Ohio Theatre, we were pleased to read in yesterday's Times that the theater has worked out a brief extension for its home at 66 Wooster Street. Artistic director Robert Lyons and the building's new owners, Zar Prope ... More >>