Last night the multiple stages of Global Fest played host to more strong female headliners than ever before. This was deservedly a point of pride for the event's co-producers. Earth Mother energy was so pervasive in this year's lineup that even most of bands led by men had the wisdom to include wome ... More >>
These are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
Monday evening, we wrote that the sex-abuse lawsuit filed against John Travolta read like something someone had imagined in a dream. The account by "John Doe" that was described in the lawsuit's complaint stretched credulity beyond the breaking point, and was one of the sloppiest jobs of lawyering t ... More >>
As we freak out over possible $16 muffins purchased by the Justice Department -- how could they? Muffins? Muffins aren't even good -- and the overall implosion of the U.S. economy, let us freak out more, about something with some pretty egregious dollar signs. Back in May, Representatives Mic ... More >>
Hosni Mubarak's resignation as President of Egypt today has left an immense vacuum in world politics. Yes, this means that he is no longer 20th on Parade Magazine's List of the World's Worst Dictators. Who will slide into his now-vacant slot? We've got the scoop! SPOILER ALERT: Do not click " ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 4, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 5 Heteros have problems too By Andrew Sarris I am 42, going on 43, and I have never had a homosexual experience. Thus, if only by the process of elimination (and an ecstatically happy marriage), I must q ... More >>
Souleymane Badolo and Nora Chipaumire offer a tale of tribes and love
Why the blockbuster collusion of Distant Relatives feels so . . . distant
No, Meryl Streep's name is nowhere near this list. But if you click on this survey, you'll find no fewer than two Brad Pitt performances (one of his accents is described as sounding merely like a sore throat), a legendarily bad Cockney accent by Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins (" 'Allo, Guvn ... More >>
The Times of India says the auction of Gandhi paraphernalia scheduled for this afternoon at Antiquorum has been cancelled. James Otis, the owner of the items, withdrew Gandhi's glasses, rice bowl, and other personal effects after a talk with the Indian government. It is unknown whether the governmen ... More >>
. . . and flashing its noisy footwork.
Looking back on his first term
Chris Hitchens’ latest at Slate asks a question that sounded familiar. Like Nat Hentoff, who asked the same question in the Voice last week, Hitch wonders where the hell Nelson Mandela is while butcher Robert Mugabe tears apart South Africa’s neighbor, Zimbabwe. As the two columnists both poin ... More >>
A former light unto the world, We, the People, have been darkened by this administration
Leaving the United Nations, the Secretary General tells us why it's not working.
Complacent Nation stages "One Night of Fire"
Confronting the shame of indifference
Dancing humanity in a fine new space
On April 30 in Washington, a 'Rally to End Genocide' confronts the shame of indifference
Reality is the best fantasy for females of all persuasions
'In the Continuum' traces the games women of color find themselves playing, with HIV as a teammate
Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards
Fuller and K take a road tripbut does she blaller his skop?
Living near Ginger, Ray, Greg, Cindy, Dag Hammarskjold, and all that
Telling Ray Kelly to Protect the Constitution
Tounkara Takes It to the Stage
Overloaded Networks Leave Cell-Phone Customers on Hold
African American choreography blooms in city parks and theaters
Africa Fete Welcomes a Zimbabwean Star
Fighting AIDS in Africa means convincing men to take responsibility for what is often thought of as a woman's disease