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  • The Dance Party Funeral for Williamsburg
    Organizers behind the wild Cheryl parties held a tongue-in-cheek dance party funeral for Williamsburg, Brooklyn -- well, their version of it, anyway -- on Friday night at Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave.), the alternative arts & music space that's next in line to close (285 Kent closed in...
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  • The Foo Fighters Bring Sonic Highways to NYC
    The Foo Fighters played Irving Plaza -- considered intimate by their standards at a capacity of just 1,025 -- for more than two and a half hours on Friday night, December 5. Before the show, fans watched the New York episode of Sonic Highways, the HBO docu-series that follows the band to...
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  • The Most Vice People at the #Vice20 Party
    Vice magazine marked its 20th year on Friday with a party and concert at Duggal's Grreenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, with a mind-numbing slew of musical performances and covers and an open bar, and of course, in true Vice form a few fashion Do's and Don'ts. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for...
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  • More Than 200 People Arrested in Eric Garner Protests
    More than 200 people were arrested during protests over the Eric Garner decision on Thursday, December 4, 2014 in New York. Police used pepper spray on protesters, who applied whole milk to their faces as a remedy. Photos by C.S. Muncy except where noted. See also: New Yorkers Protest the 'No...
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  • Fast Food Workers March for a $15/Hour Wage
    Employees of New York's fast food restaurants, some who earn about $8 an hour, marched on Thursday in conjunction with New York City Council members and community organizers to raise awareness for a living wage -- the rally crya was for $15 an hour. Words and photos by Natalie Fertig for the...
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  • The Daptone Super Soul Revue at the Apollo
    The first of a three-night stay at the Apollo Theater for the artists of Daptone Records, a weekend dubbed the "Daptone Super Soul Revue" kicked off on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Photos by Sachyn Mital for the Village Voice. See also: Feature story: The Artists on Brooklyn's Daptone Label to...
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  • New Yorkers Protest the 'No Indictment' Decision in Eric Garner Death
    Crowds protesting a Staten Island grand jury's decision to not indict an NYPD officer over the death of Eric Garnder on Wednesday blocked traffic on the West Side Highway, in midtown, and on the Brooklyn and Queensboro bridges as part of a massive protest of a grand jury's decision not to...
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  • November 2014 in New York City Photos
    Here's a sampling of the Voice's November 2014 photos -- whether provocative, amusing, sort of sad, or just useful in telling a story, these image stuck with us. A warning: Some images may not be safe for work. (We did venture to porn convention in New Jersey after all.) As usual, click the...
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  • GWAR Shoot Fake Blood All Over New York City
    GWAR, Corrosion of Conformity, and American Sharks brought with them riffs, growls and fake blood to Irving Plaza on Sunday, November 30, 2014. Before the show new vocalist Vulvatron told us about New York: "You have some nice bits of architecture and some delicious spots in which to imbibe...
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  • New Yorkers Protest the Ferguson Shooting Judgment
    On Monday, November 24, about 500 people gathered in Union Square to await the announcement of a grand jury decision in Missouri over the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18, by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. When the expected news came, shouts of "no indictment" and "shut it...
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  • The Final Show at Death by Audio
    The DIY music scene in north Brooklyn continues to see its venues close. On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Death By Audio (49 S. 2nd St.) hosted its last show in a seven-year run as a DIY space in Williamsburg. Grooms, JEFF the Brotherhood, A Place to Bury Strangers, and Lightning Bolt performed...
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  • Transgender Day of Remembrance at City Hall
    The New York City Council’s LGBT Caucus held its Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil and World AIDS Day event on Thursday, November 20, at City Hall on November 20 2014. The NYCC remembered those who have been lost to anti-transgender violence and disease with speeches, lit candles and a...
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