Yma Sumac

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 9/8/14

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    September 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Download: Larkin Grimm's Pulsing, Luminous "Paradise And So Many Colors"

    Doom-folk lifer Larkin Grimm is known mostly for 2008's desolate, pastoral daymare Parplar and her colorfully wry outlook (her hilarious MySpace post about attending SXSW in 2009 is required reading). The last four years have been nothing short of monumental for Grimm; she moved to Spanish Harlem, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    'Last Tango in Paris' and 'Deep Throat' Signal End of the World

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 22, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 8 Cock-tale parties on the East Side by Andrew Sarris Scorpio would never have made the connection if he had not been partying all week up and down the East Side Gold Coast where, as it so happens, "T ... More >>

  • Dance

    July 20, 2010

    Art Spiegelman Joins the Dance

    A cartoon strip inspires Pilobolus's newest work

  • Film

    March 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Eartha Kitt, RIP

    Celebrities usually die in threes, so after the beloved triology of Yma Sumac, Nina Foch, and Betty Page passed on, I was horrified to find that Harold Pinter and Eartha Kitt had joined them on the great red carpet in the sky. Are celebs dying in fives now? And I'm not even counting Van Johnson!

  • Music

    December 31, 2008

    R.I.P. 2008's Jazz Notables

    Musicians who passed away during the last 12 months

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Fun Drag Show, Folks!

    One of the zaniest drag shows in town happens on the third Monday of every month at my home away from home, Pieces, over at 10-Christopher Street. It's called "Too Ugly For TV" and it stars bejeweled Vodka Stinger and vampy, high-eyebrowed Tallulah DeBayous, serving you song, dance, fashion, and leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Yma Sumac YouTube Treasure!

    This week saw the passing of Yma Sumac, a Peruvian-born songstress with a multi-octave voice only Mariah Carey could hear. She was scooped up by Hollywood in the '50s and made to chirp around the Andes in a couple of films, notably The Secret of The Incas, which the above insanely fabulous clip is a ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 27, 2008

    Who Does Michael Phelps Really Date?

    Praying for a boy/boy encounter with Michael Phelps, and other wooden dreams By Michael Musto

  • Music

    July 18, 2006

    A Month on the Town

    The man who's reviewed 12,000 records reviews 32 shows in 30 days

  • Dance

    April 29, 2003

    Dancing on Strings

    Similar Themes Surface in Israeli, American, and Australian Choreography

  • Dance

    January 8, 2002

    In With the New

    Long Nights in a City of Many Tribes