Improv Everywhere welcomed over 4,000 people from all over New York City to drop their pants and take the subway in their skivvies on Sunday afternoon (Jan. 12). Celebrating its 13th year in existence, sure, the annual prank has lost some of the surprise factor. But after taking the subway with the brave individuals who were willing to go pant-less in the 40-something-degree weather, it was obvious that the the charm it had in 2002 is still there. With lots of giggles and smartphone flashes, the live performance piece that founder Charlie Todd envisioned was realized through the subways of New York and culminated in Union Square for a celebration of showing off legs and wacky undies.
On January 10th, Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 opened at Village East Cinema. Director Lloyd Kaufman did a Q&A, and Beauty Bar on 14th Street hosted the after party.
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Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 review
Lloyd Kaufman: The Toxic Director
Take a visual journey to Peyote Way Church of God. Although not a house of worship in the traditional sense -- there's no steeple, no ornate architecture, no flowing robes or pulpit -- Peyote Way is, in fact, a church. It was founded based on the beliefs of Peyotism, a Native American religion...
On January 7th, Mishka celebrated the 125th Anniversary of Katz's Deli with an art show of originally designed clothing for the restaurant. It was held at Katz's pop-up at 203 E. Houston Street and was delicious.
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The cover of the Village Voice's Pazz & Jop issue: Kanye's been on it twice (so has Graham Parker), while most artists are one-and-done. Here's an incomplete collection of Voice covers from the week the of the Pazz & Jop issue, which comes out each year between mid January and as late as early...
As awards season draws nearer and best-of-the-year lists keep rolling in, there's only one thing left to do: get excited about what comes next. Here are ten films you won't want to miss in 2014. By Calum Marsh
This is a list that feels particularly celebratory (and, um, apropos going into a season where we could all use a little liquid courage to combat the post-holiday blues and the cold). That's right, it's our best new bars list. Presenting our favorite spots that opened in the last 12...
On the evening of January 3rd, New Yorkers either slept or reveled (heeding or ignoring the new Mayor's call to stay inside) as the first major snowstorm of the season shrouded the region in snow. In Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Herbert Von King Park was quiet but for the occasional midnight wanderer,...
As we brace for a blizzard here in New York, warm up with the party people of Buenos Aires, Argentina. They celebrated New Year's Eve at Niceto in Palermo for Fiesta Piso Compartido.
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Minimalism is going to be big in 2014, or at least we think it is after checking out the "No Frills" New Year's Eve loft party in Williamsburg featuring Kaviar Disco Club, Soul 2 Seoul, and more.
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It's a long-running joke that James Franco is a busy guy -- not just in the film industry, but it academia and the arts. Voice Film Critics have ranked James Franco's 2013 for you, the discerning, uhh, Franco-phile. Click on the link to read more about the project.
The Top 20 Films...