The Bowery gallery scene. Plus summer art picks
"I would like to set the record straight about the horse in Studio 54," Bianca Jagger writes on the recently debuted site, ICorrect, a place where celebrities and other public figures and corporations can legitimize the hearsay of online banter. "I love horses and I used to have a white horse ... More >>
behindtheknife.comTrading chopsticks for war. Ok, not really.No Reservations is back for a new season, only this one is slated to be a bit more serious than those in the past.
Stress abounds in the life of a documentary filmmaker, especially when the work involves gritty subjects like police brutality, globalization in Nicaragua, and the 1992 L.A. riots. Award winning director Liz Canner is proud to call those documentaries her own, but when the topics left her ree ... More >>
Diplomats, with all of their power as foreign emissaries, tend to keep a low news profile. If you don't notice, whenever anything happens to them, it makes big news, as they are for all intents and purposes, foreign powers on American soil. Well, expect to see this on the front cover of th ... More >>
positiveictafrica.wordpress.comA typical Kenyan meal featuring the staple starch called ugali and fried fishMorgan S. asks: I've been told you can get every cuisine in the world in New York City. Is that true? Dear Morgan: Well, almost. We've got at least 80 distinct cuisines by my estimate, ... More >>
It's definitely weirder, and definitely better.
Don't know if you've heard the story, but they're saying that if you're traveling down Nicaragua way, you can see bunches of kids wearing "21-0" shirts - those were the ones printed up for New England fans before the 2008 Super Bowl - and Brett Favre Jets jerseys. That, apparently, is one of the pla ... More >>
Arguello-Pryor, Fight of the DecadeAlexis Arguello -- three-time professional boxing champion, mayor of Managua, Nicaragua, and friend of the Voice -- died this past Wednesday, apparently by his own hand. Not Martin Scorsese with a screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga could have made sense out of A ... More >>
The new documentary Bananas! reveals that Dole Food may have been aware that a pesticide used to farm its bananas in Nicaragua back in the 1970s could cause infertility among workers exposed to it regularly. Dole has already managed to get two cases involving the Nicaraguan workers thrown out of ... More >>
Our Man finds the "entire peasant diet of El Salvador" in Washington Heights
Nostalgia fever continues as the experimental-film community looks back at its 'lost generation.' But what's next?
Top ten food finds of 2005
Musicals battle primordial monsters and eating disorders
Big stars and immigrant delivery people in Kerry's paradise
Columbia professor Mahmood Mamdani gets at the real roots of terror
For Immigrants, Hard Work Yields Few Benefits
The Profit Foretold It
The Neocon Job
A Brief History of Protest Art
Inside the New U.S. Coalition
Daniel Mason Picks Up the Pieces and Writes a Novel
War vs. Peace: Novelists and Essayists Tell the 'Voice' Where They Stand
A Conversation With Eduardo Galeano
Susan Meiselas Documents the Lives of Carnival Strippers
Taking globalization personally: Nine New Yorkers say what moved them to march on the IMF
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