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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 >>
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 >>
A cartoon strip inspires Pilobolus's newest work
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!
Musicians who passed away during the last 12 months
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 >>
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 >>
Praying for a boy/boy encounter with Michael Phelps, and other wooden dreams By Michael Musto
The man who's reviewed 12,000 records reviews 32 shows in 30 days
Similar Themes Surface in Israeli, American, and Australian Choreography
Long Nights in a City of Many Tribes