Today marks the start of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Entering its ninth year, it started at a time when the eyes of the hip-hop nation weren't as glued to the culture's birthplace as it once was, allowing the festival each subsequent year to remind the world why New York hip-hop is not only pivot ... More >>
Laura Salierno/TxikitoA couple of weeks ago, Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez told us that she'd be resurrecting Lassi at Txikifest, a street fair organized by Txikito's Alex Raij and Eder Montero. Now, Raij has sent us some more details about the event, which will take place on Sunday, May 1.
The group in Ohio, a few days back. The Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour Knitting Factory Monday, March 21 Better than: Seeing any band currently attached to any kind of micro-genre-related hype or anything remotely timely. The titular amazement of Elephant 6's second Holiday Surprise revu ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 18, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 49 Columbia May Explode Even If Reactor Won't by Jonathan Black Peering off the glass bridge into the tank, you can see the graphic control rods plunging into the water. The water is distilled, slightl ... More >>
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
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