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  • Cecily McMillan Supporters React to Sentencing
    Supporters of Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan gathered outside the State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Monday morning, as the sentence against the 25-year-old activist was read: 90 days at Rikers and five years probation, a far cry from the possible seven years in prison she faced....
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  • Stickball Returns to the Lower East Side
    Near the intersection of Madison and Rutgers streets on a May day afternoon: A twin bill of stickball and salsa & bacalaitos. Grown men, many Nuyoricans, returned to their old neighborhood from points throughout the tri-state and beyond. Can you say, wepa? We think you can. The monthly...
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  • Chromeo at Terminal 5
    Chromeo closed out its two-night run at Terminal 5 on Saturday, May 17, 2014, celebrating the release of its new album, White Women. Photos by Loren Wohl for the Village Voice. See also: Photos: A Pool Party with Chromeo (2010)
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  • The Dance Parade Cuts Loose
    If you were passing through Tompkins Square Park on Saturday, you risked getting ticketed -- for not dancing. Dance Parade Inc., a nonprofit that honors dance from all cultures and time periods, hosted its eighth annual Dance Parade, a celebration of joyous physical self-expression in the park,...
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  • Lily Allen at the Highline Ballroom
    Lily Allen performed her first NYC show since 2009 on Thursday, May 15, 2014, selling out the Highline Ballroom. The English pop singer took some time off to start a family but has returned to performing and tells the Voice she's living the dream, mixing glamour (hotel manicures! amazing...
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  • The Beards of Mastodon (Plus Mastodon) at Terminal 5
    Music has its tribes, and with each new micro-genre there comes a defining look. One such genre has the look and name intertwined: Beard Metal -- heavy metal that's both sludgy and progressive, with sung vocals (opposed to the growling sort), played by dudes with a lot of tattoos and manicured...
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  • The Faint at Music Hall of Williamsburg
    The Faint headlined Music Hall of Williamsburg on Wednesday, May 13, 2014, with support by Suuns and Darren Keen. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice.
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  • Meet New York's Dedicated Lady Gaga Fans
    Before Lady Gaga pulled out all the stops for her "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball" show on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, we met with her die-hard fans outside Madison Square Garden, asking them about their adoration and dedication to Gaga, who's experiencing lower sales (for Artpop) and buzz than she's...
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  • Tokyo Whiskey and Peking Duck Draw Crowds During the Manhattan Cocktail Classic
    During last night's Japan-inspired mixology event (presented by Japanese vodka maker Ao) at Angel’s Share, Manubu Ohtake of Tokyo's Palace Hotel Royal Bar spoke of how Japanese bartenders place a premium on offering quiet comfort over entertainment. Be that as it may, the crowds at this...
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  • Coco & The Vanity Vixens at the Highline Ballroom
    As reality shows go, Ice Loves Coco had a decent run: three seasons and 28 episodes, ending in January 2013. It might not fall into the canon of ironic reality viewing by the next generation (a pack fronted by, naturally, Keeping up with the Kardashians), but it produced its share of domestic...
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  • The 10 Best Bagel Shops in NYC
    While Italian immigrants were busy making this city great by giving us pizza, their Eastern European counterparts set to pickling cucumbers and tomatoes, smoking fish, and rolling bagels and bialys by hand. Long New York's unofficial breadstuff, an outstanding bagel starts and ends with proper...
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  • HAIM at Terminal 5
    HAIM returned to NYC for a live show for the first time since September 2013 (not counting their SNL performance) on Saturday, May 10, 2014 -- the first of a two-night stay at Terminal 5. Photos by Natalie Zaro for the Village Voice.
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