Synergy and multilateral partnerships have been empowering GlobalFest for six years, but the lessons of its continued success are needed more than ever in today's economic climate. The show's amazing deal—affordable tickets to see 12 world-class acts in one night—is only achieved because the artists aren't paid. More about GlobalFest here.
Comics come out on Wednesdays and so does Richard Gehr's villagevoice.com column, Pulp Fictions. So far, he's covered the Watchmen, Batman, and Gentleman Jim, along with illustrators like Chris Ware, Kim Deitch, and Lynda Barry.
Scenesters Theo, Michael T., DJ Jess, and Alex Malfunction invite you to another installment of that hot-body contest with alt-porn stars at Don Hill's. Drinks were cheap; dress code was trashy. Nate "Igor" Smith documents.
In the course of a year, the Voice's restaurant critic Robert Sietsema encounters more obscene sausages, yogurt-splooged gutbombs, and scary fish faces than your average New Yorker. He also documents them. Here're some of this year's highlights. More daily food updates at Fork in the Road.