If you're lucky enough to have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off, we're giving you an extra day of great, inexpensive ideas to keep your three-day weekend perfectly filled. Highlights include the second annual Black Comic Book Festival 2014, Feeling Gloomy's Cheer Up, Bowie! party, and the Whitney Hous ... More >>
Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>
Rupert Holmes makes light of the Dickensian darkness
Escort, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society World Financial Center Plaza Saturday, August 25 Better than: Screaming "Disco sucks!" in a crowded Studio 54. "Disco snuck up on America like a covert operation," wrote Alice Echols in Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture. Dan Balis and ... More >>
Fueled by alcohol, Mary Chase's classic comedy shows its enduring charm
On Thursday Kiss-FM announced that after 30 years, it would stop broadcasting on 98.7 FM and join forces with WBLS, its longtime rival in the "adult urban contemporary" radio format in New York City. The stations will merge under the motto "One Family, One Station, Our Voice," with several Kiss-FM p ... More >>
This past Wednesday, February 22, 2012, marked the 25th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, which we remembered with this week's cover. As an institution, the Village Voice has a history of Warhol interactions, from the pop artist's many cameos in Jonas Mekas's seminal "Movie Journal" column to Warh ... More >>
Down With the Clown?
Trans activist Chloe Dzubilo--who was disoriented from medication and fell onto subway tracks two weeks ago--will not be forgotten. Her friends desperately want this message out: "We invite you to come together in the spirit by which Chloe lived her life--to invoke a world where artist/ac ... More >>
At newest Chelsea gay bar, baseball and beer. Plus: Broadway and bears
Hairy chested fashion god Tom Ford has turned director, his debut A Single Man getting kudos at the Venice Film Festival en route to American hoopla and Oscar consideration. And now, Tom has turned blabbermouth too, thankfully enough, in an Advocate interview in which he talks about his firs ... More >>
In the cabaret, shots of Bachardy (with Isherwood chasers). Plus, glory holes—do ask and do tell.
And stunning, where Bardem and the Coens are concerned. Plus other dark visions, and peaceful chats with Mamet and Lauper.
A new doc touts New York nightlife as it should (and might not always) be
Not everyone at the storied hotel is a legend: stories from some of the Chelsea's lesser-known residents
With Siberia closing for good, we restrain the urge to vomit one last glorious time
Tonic's demise triggers the 15,000th or so 'New York City club life is dying' frenzy
Celebs made the legendary nightclub famous; ordinary people made it one of the all-time greats
A mammoth production of the epic verse gets a stateside staging
Mike Albo is so totally awesome at the 20th Wigstock
Meet Cielo's Nicolas Matar, the non-club owner club owner
New York's DJs flee overseas to Berlin and Barcelona
Who's that with Bubba? A fellow memoiristand Wimbledon bad boyreturns
Sondheim and Weidman hail the chief-killers; Larry Kramer uses rant to fight the plague
The famous librettist, sans Sullivan, is most engaging with a play that's so old it's new again
The Lure of Vintage Clothes
New York Parties Like Its 1975
Feds Steal the Fun From Nightlife
Photography, Already Zooming, Gathers Speed
Sugar Ray Richardson's Ship Be Stayin' Afloat in His New Life in Italy
Rose is all angles and bedroom eyes a '50s movie bad girl, but one who should never be reformed.
The Badass New York Enforcers Aim To Keep the Wussy Skaters In-Line
High fashion replaces lowlifes on Mulberry Street
''In Rounders, John Malkovich chewed so much scenery that it's a wonder there were any card tables left.''