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In David Henry Hwang's new play, everybody speak with forked tongue
Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Chantal MartineauDream on.The drink: Poet's Dream The bar: Lantern's Keep (The Iroquois Hotel, 49 West 44th Street, 212-453-4287) The price: $14 Ingredients: Orange bitters, gin, dry vermouth, and ... More >>
White House Photo"Do I dare to eat a peach?" as T.S. Eliot asked. Two weeks ago it was the Frozen Treat Fortnight, while last week it was the Big Gay Food Blog. This week the obsessive product our our blogging will be food that's become a special part of Americana in observance of Independen ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 7, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 1 'A San Remo type': the vanishing Village By Michael Harrington In 1949 the world was much younger than it is now. I had just arrived in New York from St. Louis, and was staying with a friend in a City C ... More >>
If you answered, "They both got lyrical beatdowns from Canibus in 1998," well, not quite -- if only because we can't confirm it. If you answered, "Brooklyn thinks they're just punchlines," close, but no cigar. Every borough has Wrong People, even Brooklyn, sparse as they may be. If you answer ... More >>
The people have spoken: Shutter Island grossed $40.2 million this weekend. Olympic ice-dancing aside, the movie didn't face much competition (no other newbies in the top ten) but, hey, the numbers are best evah for director Martin Scorsese as well as his star Leonardo DiCaprio! With four su ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 26, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 15 Brecht of the Juke Box, Poet of the Electric Guitar By Jack Newfield Norman Morrison burned himself to death to protest the Vietnam war, and when reporters visited his spare room they saw quotes fro ... More >>
In-I dances some violent heartache at BAM
President Obama has announced this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients. The nation's highest civilian honor has gone in the past to folks like T.S. Eliot, Lucille Ball, Pope John XXIII, Margaret Mead, Jack Nicklaus, Mother Teresa, and Norman Podhoretz. As you may have guessed, Dem ... More >>
T.S. Eliot began his famous poem "The Waste Land" with the observation that, "April is the cruellest month." Three months ago, that high-falutin' academic sentiment may have felt disturbingly practical to hungry New Yorkers, who found themselves increasingly in need of emergency food, according to a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 23, 1958, Vol. III, No. 26 Beat Generation? The other day Kenneth Rexroth, in town for some jazz-poetry readings at a local bar, dropped by these offices for a chat. Urged to commit his remarks to paper, he said he would write The Voi ... More >>
Richard Kelly leaves nothing behind in his pop-packed apocalyptic pageant, Southland Tales
Given a non-style that's so ultra-stylized, exactly which end of reality is this supposed to be?
Christians battle Muslims in Russian ballet! (Anybody notice?); Eliot in drag downtown!
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