In 1989, our racially divided city was in an uproar over what happened to the Central Park jogger, a woman who was raped and beaten while running in the park one evening.
Five Harlem teens were convicted after much coercing, manipulating, threatening, and lying on the part of homicide detectives.
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I have sat through jukebox shows with music by everyone from Bob Dylan to the Beach Boys while wondering, "When's there going to be a Motown one already?"
And now there's finally one coming for next March, and it's actually more than just a jukebox show; it mixes in the songs while telling the stor ... More >>
This week's column has my invigorating talks with various award nominees who sparkled up the Broadway season.
Here are some extra tidbits from the stars:
How did Mark Rylance (above), the volcanic actor who's Tony nominated for Jerusalem, feel about not also being nominated for his perform ... More >>
The dramatics! The emoting! The singing and dancing and screeching for the back row!
I'm talking about what's going to happen when the Tony nominations are announced tomorrow morning.
My final (and 100% correct) predictions are:
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Cee Lo Green: Nice, not gnarly. Photo by Kai Regan.In this week's Village Voice, Amy Linden asks if The Lady Killer and "Fuck You" will finally turn Cee Lo Green into an actual solo superstar, Jesse Jarnow talks with Sierra Leone superstar Janka Nabay about his relocation to the Brooklyn, Ric ... More >>
Congrats to the newly elected Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. As a welcoming gift, this week's Voice cover story would like to warn you and your constitutions of the various leech-like lobbyists waiting to suck your integrity as a public official dry. The inimitable Wayne Barrett reports ... More >>