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Manhattan Center

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Jimmy Castor, R.I.P.

    Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Awkward Moment at Awards Show

    ​Last night at the Drama Desk Awards at the Manhattan Center, a man who was part of the Beatles revue Rain--which had just copped an award--started chatting me up. He and his wife turned out to be really nice and they even slipped me a ticket to get up to the after party. Everything was love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Exclusive: The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Guy, Jimmy McMillan, Tells Us About His Musical Career, His Past as Soul Musician Jimmy Mack

    The Rent. . . Is. . . Too Damn High "Jimmy Mack" is a well-circulated name in R&B. There was a Holland/Dozier/Holland song, recorded by Martha and the Vandellas, James Brown, and Sheena Easton among others, and at least two or three dudes who cut singles under that moniker, for Motown and elsewhere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Clip Job: Vietnam! Koch! Party Raid! Vietnam! Vietnam! Flag Burning! Horrorshow, Droogies!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 14, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 26 America in Vietnam: From Here to Nowhere By Michael Harrington As I write, the news is filled with reports on Buddhist demonstrations in Vietnam. Indeed, events are moving so fast that, by the time thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Tom Hayden Goes from Newark to Hanoi

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 20, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 14 Tom Hayden: Prophet Comes to Sodom By Jack Newfield For the last year-and-a-half Tom Hayden, 26, has been invisible to the mass media as he worked to build a community union in Newark's Negro ghetto. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Clip Job: Melvin Belli Takes on the JFK Conspiracy Theorists

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 22, 1964, Vol. X, No. 1Lane & Audience TKO Middle-Aged LochinvarBy Stephanie HarringtonA middle-aged Lochinvar came out of the West on Monday night and walked right into an ambush. At their black-tie debate on whether Lee Harve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    The Last Shadow Puppets Live: Britpop Has a New Asshole

    Alex Turner and Miles Kane The Last Shadow Puppets Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center Thursday, October 30 So Britpop has a new asshole. That would be Miles Kane, guitarist/vocalist of the Last Shadow Puppets, a band who for some reason has failed to catch the freak-out tidal wave the Puppetsā ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    Live Nation's 'Skip the Line' Ballyhoo

    Don't lines suck? Wow. LIVE NATION NYC ANNOUNCES "SKIP THE LINE" PROMOTION FOR FOUR NYC VENUES Live Nation announced today that effective immediately customers purchasing tickets on livenation.com will be afforded the privilege of entering shows prior to those holding tickets purchased other tick ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2008

    A Hillary Hijacking

    How Senator Clinton's damage-control plan left black voters fuming

  • Music

    January 23, 2007

    Queens of England

    Why the British love the Scissor Sisters more than we do

  • NYC Life

    September 20, 2005

    Big Night

    Dance music's all grown up at the Dance Music Hall of Fame

  • NYC Life

    March 4, 2003

    Where Do I Go Now?

    Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll From Here

  • Music

    July 3, 2001
  • News

    February 27, 2001
  • Columns

    January 23, 2001
  • Columns

    April 25, 2000
  • NYC Life

    July 20, 1999

    Big Deal

    The State of Weight

  • Columns

    July 6, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Lisa Kudrow supposedly got jewelry worth $5000 to host the MTV Movie Awards, and Adam Sandler was gifted with a $15,000 flat-screen TV.

  • Music

    October 20, 1998
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