Jean Shepherd

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    A Christmas Story On Broadway: My Review

    Based on Jean Shepherd's memoir about growing up in the 1940s and wanting a BB gun for Christmas despite everyone's warnings that "You'll shoot your eye out," A Christmas Story was made into a cult 1983 movie that's become a holiday classic. And now, as you know, it's a Broadway musical! With lots ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Clip Job: Jean Shepherd Shepherds Another Annual Rallye

     Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesAugust 6, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 42HubcapsBy Daniel ListLast Sunday we held a sports car rallye on the outskirts of Washington Square Park, and we should certainly be thankful for the high spirits of the contestants. This was the eighth annual ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2009

    Spanish Harlem Nights with Raucous Trio Navegante

    Making First and 115th a destination neighborhood

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Clip Job: Jean Shepherd and the 7th Voice Auto Rallye

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesAugust 1, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 41Seventh Annual Voice Auto RallyeAs a sidelight to the Village Voice Rallye held last Sunday, a number of remarkable old cars turned up for the pleasure of the public and the plaudits of the contestants. All were i ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 10, 2008
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    November 7, 2008
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    November 6, 2008

    Jean Shepherd, Hatemonger?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 29, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 8 Entertainment: Jean Shepherd Through New Year's Eve, Jean Shepherd will be at One Sheridan Square, making some of the inner Out-Groups feel really In. The scoffers at Norman Vincent Peale, the Tishman Buildi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    What Really Happens at the Obies

    "Thanks for giving me that ticket to the 'Obie' awards last week," Lou said...

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Billie Holiday Sells Out Loew's Sheridan

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 19, 1957, Vol. II, No. 34 Voice Concert Sell-Out The Village Voice and Jean Shepherd proved last Saturday night that one of the liveliest of the "lively arts" has massive appeal in Greenwich Village. "Jazz music," said Monday's New Yor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Billie Holiday, and Computerized Dating

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 12, 1957, Vol. II, No. 33 Billie Holiday at Jazz Festival Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, has agreed to participate in the first Greenwich Village Festival of Jazz at Loew's Sheridan this Saturday midnigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Charles Mingus in the Village

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 5, 1957, Vol. II, No. 32 Major Jazz Event in Village The Village Voice and Jean Shepherd will bring together some of America's most brilliant interpreters of modern jazz on Saturday midnight, June 15. Loew's Sheridan, at Seventh Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Jean Shepherd's Rally

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives May 8, 1957, Vol. II, No. 28 Jean Shepherd's Rally By Alan Bodian Dawn broke innocently over Washington Square last Saturday. It was a gray, quiet day until 1:30, when several hundred young people, mostly in their teens, filled the ci ... More >>

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    December 12, 2006
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    October 18, 2005

    Can't Stop the Music

    The 'Voice' invents rock criticism

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    November 16, 2004
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    November 6, 2001
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    December 29, 1998

    Comfort and Joy

    Season's Greetings From Ted, Drew, and That Kid With His Tongue Stuck to the Pole

  • Music

    January 6, 1998

    They're Bo-o-o-xed!

    The virtues and vices of completeness