We've had about a week of Crisis in the Crimea, as crypto-Russian troops patrol the streets of Sevastopol, Kiev digs in, and Obama and the EU try a strategy of diplomatic "de-escalation." There's some disagreement among observers as to how this will play out. Among rightbloggers, though, while the ... More >>
Some people just know how to hook you, right? Say you're browsing an online dating profile and someone catches your eye. Witty one-liners, cute smirks, maybe something cryptic like a tattoo of Josef Stalin eating a hot dog. Their linked Tumblr page shows they have an active interest in occult medici ... More >>
On the artist's dissident mash-ups
Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday. Earlier this week, we published our inter ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 34 Film in Focus By Andrew Sarris President Richard M. Nixon may not be quite the cinephile his recent press notices would seem to suggest. Or so we are led to believe by a recent Variety follow-up to the ... More >>
School Armageddon is upon us. Or even worse, a planned economy. Today we find out if Mayor Bloomberg's doomsday predictions come true about what will happen if the state senate fails to renew legislation granting the mayor full control over city schools. Last week, Bloomberg thundered that letting t ... More >>
Flying himself into the world of geopolitics
A forest of phalli at a Georgian restaurant on the beaches of Sheepshead Bay
Ex-president now a social security blanket for the current president
Turko-Uzbeki lunch counter on Brooklyn's Camino Real
The last flowering of socialist realism, or, 'Look into the far distance with confidence!'
'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'
Bankers, Bono, and Bomb Throwers Battle It Out on the Streets of the Czech Republic
Hotel Pro Forma and the Odin Teatret
Robert Wilson's First New York Premiere in 15 Years