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  • People of the 60th Annual Obie Awards
    The very best Off-Broadway talent gathered at Webster Hall Monday, May 18, as the Village Voice in association with the American Theatre Wing presented the 60th annual Obie Awards. Here are all the 2015 Obie Award winnersPhotos by Farooq Alihassan for Village Voice.
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  • Fantastic Facial Hair Celebrated at Bowery Ballroom
    Facial hair enthusiasts gathered at Bowery Ballroom Saturday, May 16, for the 2015 NYC Beard & Moustache Competition. These furry contestants faced off in in eleven different categories. This year's event, the fifth annual produced by the Gotham City Beard Alliance, benefited Art Start, an...
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  • Colorful Costumes Rule the 2015 Dance Parade
    The stated goal for the 2015 Dance Parade, held on Saturday, May 16, was to celebrate diversity... and did it ever. Over 10,000 dancers of all ethnic and stylistic varieties gathered at 21st Street and Broadway, shimmied toward the Grandstand at 8th Street and University Place before ending up...
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  • Faith No More at Webster Hall
    "It's a joke; keep it in your pants," Mike Patton, lead singer of Faith No More, told the crowd during Monday night's sold-out show at Webster Hall. The outspoken musician mildly heckled the audience by telling them they looked like hipsters, but didn't invite anyone to spit in his mouth or on...
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  • Azealia Banks at Irving Plaza
    Harlem-born Azealia Banks performed an intimate show at Irving Plaza on Monday, May 11, 2015 in support of her critically praised album, Broke with Expensive Taste, released in November. Strange Names opened the show. Photos by Sachyn Mital for the Village Voice. See also: Concert review:...
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  • Cheryl Goes West with 'Giddyup Psycho'
    One of the city's wildest nightlife parties returned to the Bell House in Brooklyn on Saturday, May 9, 2015 for "Giddyup Psycho," which in the words of Cheryl organizers, offered the "most mind-bending thematic jamboree of distorted nostalgia this side of the M'ss'ss'ip" and combined their...
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  • The Julie Ruin at the House of Vans
    Kathleen Hanna returned to the stage with her newest band, The Julie Ruin, on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the House of Vans in Greenpoint as part of its Almost Summer free music series. Opening the show were LA DJs Youth Code and LA band Bleached. Photos by Kathleen Caulderwood for the Village Voice.
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  • Holi in Brooklyn
    Holi Hai, also known as the Festival of Colors, celebrates the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. Held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Yard @ C-PAC (Cultural Performing Arts Center, 1020 E 48th Street) in Brooklyn, thousands of participants joined in "to throw...
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  • Cop Brian Moore Remembered as 'Rising Star' at Funeral
    "He learned quickly; he was constantly asking questions," said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday, May 8 during the funeral for 25-year-old NYPD officer Brian Moore. "It became clear to many he was a rising star. In a few short years he made it to the elite anti-crime unit." Moore was...
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  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at Webster Hall
    Former Oasis member and High-Flying Birds singer Noel Gallagher played Webster Hall on Thursday, May 7, in support of the group's new album, Chasing Yesterday. Photos by Jena Ardell for the Village Voice. See also: Noel Gallagher Soars With His High Flying Birds at Webster Hall
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  • Colorful Scenes from the New Whitney
    Newly relocated in what was once Manhattan's Pigalle, now turned the island's Kardashian District, the Whitney has achieved the nearly impossible: instant landmark status. Picture the Brooklyn Bridge materializing out of East River mist, and you'll have a sense of the awe the edifice suddenly...
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  • Glowing Scenes from Choice Streets 2015
    The Village Voice presented its annual Choice Streets mobile food event on May 5, 2015 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Pier 86. The fourth-annual event brought together some twenty mobile food vendors from 7 to 11 p.m., when the glow from inside the mobile kitchens illuminated the...
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