Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts 2014 in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy -- share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. We'll be updating this p ... More >>
Though Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love" technically dropped in 2012, the song really hit its stride this year when it became an anthem for LGBTQ rights as well as a hot topic. Mary Lambert-- the singer-songwriter, spoken word artist, and heartwrenchingly silken vocals behind the song's beautiful ... More >>
Last week, acclaimed movie director Dave Grohl told the 15 people who were accidentally watching him fill in as host on Chelsea Lately that Britney Spears "seems dead inside" to him. Disregarding how weird it is to discuss someone's inner-deadness on the Chelsea Handler set without talking about Ch ... More >>
As the baseball season nears, the announcements of the season's schedule of promotions steadily increases, and over the weekend the Mets announced that for their 50th anniversary they'd be throwing a three-show postgame concert series in 2012. The lineup: the hesher-pop outfit REO Speedwagon (June 1 ... More >>
via Cats Who Look Like SkrillexWill this cat win Best New Artist?Welcome to Sound of the City's liveblog of the 54th Annual Grammys, coming to you live from a couch in Astoria. There are quite a few questions lurking around tonight's ceremony. Will Adele sweep the three major categories in wh ... More >>
Scotty McCreerywinner of the 10th edition of American Idol, and owner of the new No. 1 title on Billboard's album chart, Clear as Daysets a handful of chart records this week that certainly sound impressive. As Billboard reports, McCreery is the first country act to debut at No ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
Hey, look, it's freaky little imp Aaron Kelly. CR: Michael Becker / FOX. Oh boy. Here we go. Sinatra Week. What a muddled and ill-conceived concept, even in a season that's attempted to grab attention by grabbing every iconic name off the shelf (Beatles, Stones, Elvis). I honestly can't imagi ... More >>
If this doesn't say it all, don't know what does Wyclef's Yele charity has recently drawn a firestorm of criticism, but he's not the only musical figure trying to mobilize folks and funds on behalf of Haiti. There's also an impressive number of benefit concerts and music events happening in the cit ... More >>
Frank Micelotta / FOXAllison and Adam on Rat Pack night There are only five contestants left, meaning that by the time the show starts, it's almost over! Since we already know Adam Lambert is going to win, this is really all just a formality, but let's take a stroll through it together, shall we? ... More >>
Ray Mickshaw / Fox Something is oddly familiar this week, with a special appearance by that highest musicological expert in all the land, film director Quentin Tarantino. He's the guest for Movie Music theme night, something that also happened five years ago. I am not an obsessive cataloger of Amer ... More >>
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. This week: Woo woo, the second round of semi-finals! all photos Michael Becker / FOXNick Mitchell as Norman Gentle It's Round Two of semi-finals, and this 12 consists of a welder, a bartender, a font designer, and Norman Gentle. Simon s ... More >>
Bikini Girl, Katrina Darrell Like the cockroaches after the apocalypse, American Idol is still here. And so, Idol fans and haters, the eighth season begins with some 16 hours of auditions from eight cities. Last night, we got two hours covering two days of auditions in Phoenix, Arizona--Archuleta- ... More >>
Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill
The importance of being Sasha Fierce
Next year in Orlando! Nailing Florida's born-again theme park. Back here, the usual unholier- than-thou experiences.
Gambling on being satisfied by ham on wry; finding sex outside of the city.
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ] The Sex and The City movie that premiered last week was the popcult objet d ... More >>
Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor-man's knockoff
A recent book contended that movie star Joan Crawford actually wasn't such a bad person after all. I burned it in the backyard along with my copy of Trog. But now comes a Gay City News interview with Rita Moreno, who reminds us of what an utterly insincere, attention-grabbing c-word Joan always stro ... More >>
Accosted by fat guys, disgusted by Ann Coulterall side effects of fabulousness