It's out! This year's Best Of Issue is, if we say so ourselves, the best. It features (rough count here) 1,000,000 write ups about the unknown or undeniable things that make our city great. Here, we run down some of big Best Of Winners for music, bars, clubs, and comedy. Check it all out and get bac ... More >>
On Saturday nights, off the often grimy but consistently pulsating strip that is Canal Street, lives a world of neon, spandex and hairspray. Those evenings, Jessie's Girl, an '80s tribute band, rolls up on stage around 11:30pm to packed crowds at Canal Room to perform a string of nostalgic and spark ... More >>
Frank Wildhorn's musical gets a revival on Broadway
Plus: Game of Thrones in NYC
Living high with Sondheim. Other heroes include Sean Hayes, Denzel. On the other hand, Kelsey Grammer . . .
Plus dancing stars, live mullets, and midlife lesbians.
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on '80s musical Rock of Ages' evolution from so-bad-it's-good to good, period. Adrienne Day mourns lost love and a lost vision of New York with Bat for Lashes. Chuck Eddy: Battle of the Country Hunks! In Film, J. Hoberman basically likes Ob ... More >>
For 25 years, May May has been dishing out Chinese food to the people of East New York, charming them with "Shut up" and other witticisms, and occasionally mopping up the blood from shootings on his Euclid Avenue sidewalk. Emily Brady salutes a neighborhood institution. Everyone loves the Yeah Yeah ... More >>
Constantine Maroulis was a replacement player in The Wedding Singer opposite Broadway baby Amy Spanger, but now he gets to originate a role--once more opposite Ms. Spanger--in the jukebox show Rock of Ages. CLICK HERE on the new column and find out what the Greek-American singer has to say about are ... More >>
Rock of Ages embraces the '80s