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Today marks the 30th anniversary of Van Halen's 1984. Let's put that in perspective: Twice as much time has passed between today and the release of 1984 than between 1984's release and the moon landing (the 20th century's other crowning achievement). It was Van Halen's most commercially successful a ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
In this series, Seamless Warrior John Luong reviews meals ordered from the Internet. As per usual, my Sunday routine consisted of two primary objectives: allay the anxiety associated with the week ahead and find caloric inputs in spite of having a refrigerator bereft of contents. The bonus objectiv ... More >>
Sightings' 14-year long history might be thought of in Car Talk-qua-Three Stooges terms: a trio of grease monkeys go in on a lemon together for the thrill of fine-tuning its engine, then discovers that tweaking the engine's innards and fluids to produce variations on a sputtering, splintering theme ... More >>
Here are the 10 best shows to check out around the city this week, in no particular order.
Dotan Negrin is a guy who plays piano out on the streets for money, but to say he's just another street performer is like saying Felix Baumgartner -- you know, that guy that jumped from the stratosphere back down to Earth last October -- is just another skydiver.
These are the best Jazz shows in the city this month, in no particular order. See Also: - Ten Jazz Album To Hear Before You Die - Ten (More) Jazz Albums To Hear Before You Die - Ten Free Jazz Albums To Hear Before You Die
Last night, mega designer Michael Kors spilled some fully baked beans to fashion biggie Fern Mallis at the 92nd Street Y. Christian Freedom was at the event and jotted down every terribly chic word:
An enfeebling hollowness characterizes HEALTH's dark electronic pop. On 2007's HEALTH and 2009's Get Color, the Los Angeles-based quartet seemed to specialize in what might be described as "Grim Reaper ambient": vocals and tinny synthesizers bled through filters until impossibly brittle, riding a fo ... More >>
Van Halen Cafe Wha? Thursday, January 5 Better than: Listening to David Lee Roth's Spanish-language version of "That's Life" at home alone. The crowd drawn to Macdougal Street in advance of last night's Cafe Wha? show by the reunited-once-again Van HalenDavid Lee Roth on vocals, and the Va ... More >>
The greatest band of all time reunites, sort of
A Peruvian transplant is pleased to ceviche you
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 12, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 15 Female fantasies by Elaine Louie Asking a woman her sexual fantasy is a new way of saying, "Who are you?" If she tells you, she may be doing a mental strip-tease or she may be trying to liberate herse ... More >>
theyoungandhungry.comOut with the old and in with the new.Tabla might be gone forever, but there are plans already in place for the space. Per a release, a new restaurant called La Mar from Gastón Acurio, one of Peru's most celebrated culinary figures, will be moving into the space in ... More >>
Ah, the ice cream and sexism of yesteryear.Given the news of yet another mom 'n' pop closure -- this one being Williamsburg's 25-year-old Deli Mart, which was apparently the victim of a 40 percent rent hike -- we find ourselves feeling particularly appreciative of Jeremiah Moss's remembrance ... More >>
The report on Destin Beach, Florida from CNN notes it as "open to the public." Also, "the air quality is good, according to the Emerald Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau." And they kinda mention some "small scattered tar balls and oil patches" in Panama City Beach, but the tourists bureau there n ... More >>
On Returning with Mister Lonely
Scuzzy and catchy jammers, with a big assist from Andrew W.K.
Our Man finds the "entire peasant diet of El Salvador" in Washington Heights
Bush says the U.S. doesnt abuse detainees, but the evidence says otherwise
Democrats ought to be able to put him away, but you know how they are
At a tense World Social Forum, an interpreter finds herself lost in translation
James Iha and John Cameron Mitchell take a break from the daily grind
The Neocon Job
In the Battle for Hearts and Minds, Watch Out for the Psy-Ops
Youth Demand Action Outside the World Conference Against Racism
Your Tax Refund Check Is in the Mail. Happy?
Mayoral Candidates Take the Club-Friendliness Test
Hundreds of Thousands Cheer as Zaps Take the Stage in Mexico City
Fighting to Reduce Infant Mortality Among Immigrants and African Americans
Polluters Fight Global Warmingand Government RegulationWith a New Market in Emissions Credits