Radio City Music Hall
Wednesday, September 26
Better than: The Rockettes
In the promo video for last night's Avicii show, 52,171 viewers found the producer/DJ walking through the Times Square venue that he would soon play and sitting in the seats around which his fans would soon dance. "I m ... More >>
Last week, many New Yorkers were under the impression that Justin Bieber was scheduled to be here for the Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting at the same time that President Obama planned to come to NYC for fundraisers. This would be spell doom for everyone's commute, which is already hard.
Good n ... More >>
The brooding darkness of the duck dumpling soup
After a dining episode I like to call the Thanksgiving Croissant Debacle, I darted across the street to Momofuku Ssam Bar, specifically the rear room, which was once the Milk Bar & Bakery, but is now a sort of duck rotisserie and carryout div ... More >>
Chantal Martineau of Fork in the Road concocted a cocktail called Norman Mailer -- a bi-alcohol Manhattan variation finished with an aerosol spray of eau de vie.
You've heard of pop-up restaurants and pop-up bars? Well, last night we witnessed the phenomenon of pop-up bartenders, as scribes ... More >>
pic by Rob HarvillaFlorence, trying to unlock the Crunked badge with her mind at Terminal 5.
Somewhat interesting: the music venue with the most Foursquare check-ins for 2010 was NY-concert airplane hanger Terminal 5, announced on the Foursquare blog earlier this week. This is a global ranking too, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
November 25, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 47
History of a hype: Worm in Big Apple
By Maureen Orth
New York is dead, everyone complained. The last thing to hit town was "Jesus Christ Superstar," and it was so unbelievably crass. The major art op ... More >>
For years, I was invited to The Radio City Christmas Spectacular and wrote glowing reviews praising its dazzling entertainment and expensive holiday uplift.
I loved the 3-D Santa's sleigh ride that opens the show and the astounding Rockettes numbers, from the one where they appear as hundr ... More >>
Wow, the Dalai Lama is complex! At a news conference yesterday he denounced capitalism as a shallow system whose main goal is profit-making and said he was a "Marxist in spirit." But when dogged hypocrisy-seeking reporters asked what he thought about the fact that tickets to his Radio City Mu ... More >>
Back in March, a blog post we published regarding a potential media acquisition by Cablevision, MSG Entertainment, and Rainbow Media owner James Dolan -- compounded by a vaguely worded, ominous legal threat from Dolan's corporate office, which was ignored and then published in a naive showing ... More >>
Christ in Heaven, King Kong and the Rockettes have announced holiday Christmas season. So it's time to start thinking about that cozy, mildly-patriotic warm-up event, Thanksgiving, and the turkey with which those of us who are not celebrity vegans celebrate.
Looking forward to it? Let us fi ... More >>
When their publicists send you pictures of the Rockettes and King Kong on top of the Empire State Building, that's a sure sign holiday Christmas shopping season is here. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular officially opens tonight, too (though they started doing shows Friday -- must have b ... More >>
Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular is a big draw, but the competition is fierce -- White Christmas is returning to Broadway this winter, despite its parlous original reviews -- so RCMH has taken steps, so to speak, to steal a March of the Wooden Soldiers on wannabes: they've launc ... More >>