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The week started with an underwear run and went downhill from there.
President Obama's Supreme Court pick, Sonia Sotomayor, rocked the Judiciary Committee. He felt so good about that he released unexpected stimulus money for New York cops, and announced Medal of ... More >>
Merce Cunningham, one of the world's best-known choreographers, died this weekend at the age of 90. From the beginnings of his career he was involved with forward-looking collaborators (Martha Graham, John Cage), and persisted in experiments, sometimes based on chance, with the limits of the form ... More >>
--The Monsters of Folk will hit the road this fall. The band, consisting of Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis, alongside M. Ward and My Morning Jacket's Jim James (got that?), will perform as a band, switching off instruments and vocal duties. They'll play New York twice: November 6 at ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla joins with the rest of Neko Case's lovestruck/dumbstruck audience.
Zach Baron on the upper-middle-class and rising rapper Asher Roth.
Rob Trucks walks down Broadway with Scottish indie-pop enclave Camera Obscura.
Jason Gross at Merce Cunnin ... More >>
Photo by Star Foreman.
You're going to love Zoe Kazan. She's Hollywood royalty (granddaughter of Elia Kazan). She's been on Broadway and in movies, one of which, The Exploding Girl, debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival. Melissa Anderson interviews her. You may also view Star Foreman's photo slidesh ... More >>
Daniel S. NeunerExperimental Jet Set? Sonic Youth meets Merce Cunningham.
Of all the strange bandstands Sonic Youth have played on over the years, this had to be one of the strangest. This past weekend, the group joined Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and composer Takehisa Kosugi to provide th ... More >>