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  • A Boozy St. Patrick's Day in the East Village
    Throngs of (mostly) twenty-somethings dressed in green bar-hopped around the East Village and Lower East Side Saturday afternoon to celebrate St. Patrick's Day a couple of days early. The more popular bars featuring deals for the holiday included Epstein's, Hair of the Dog, Doc Holliday's, and...
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  • Andrew W.K. and Masta Killa Share Road Stories
    Andrew W.K. and Wu Tang Clan's Masta Killa told their funniest/most odd stories from life on the road on Friday night at the Creek and the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave.) in Long Island City, as part of the Voice's "Road Stories" show hosted by Voice music editor Brian McManus and Voice Cheap Laughs...
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  • These People Got Naked and Painted Each Other (NSFW)
    The 2014 New York Naked Painting Party was sold out this year, despite the frigid weather. The annual party was held at Work In Progress in SoHo last night and the tarp-covered floor was covered naked, painted bodies, all organized by Social Exposure NYC. Following last night's event, the party...
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  • The Famous Faces of the 2014 SXSW Film Festival
    The film festival portion of the South by Southwest festival -- held every March in Austin, Texas -- launched seven years after the music festival, in 1994, and this year, indie stars and newcomers again showed off their latest work. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith brings back these portraits of...
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  • Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, New Order at Carnegie Hall
    A benefit concert can be tricky business. There's a necessity to show earnestness when addressing the cause it benefits while an expectation for a fully-stocked and exciting line-up of performances and surprises exists. It can go horribly wrong or it can be an illuminating, moving and exciting...
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  • This Week in Film: March 14, 2014
    Fake your way through nuanced party talk by browsing this week in film. Pay special attention to our review of Enemy, in which Jake Gyllenhaal give an inspired performance as "both halves of one fractured whole: history professor Adam, the kind of guy who, in the first act of almost any other...
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  • Stranded in a Hawaiian Snowstorm
    This past January, New Yorker Alex Sverdlov became stranded while hiking up the massive 13,679-foot Mauna Loa ("long mountain") volcano on the Island of Hawaii, after the arid weather took a drastic turn on day two of his journey. Over the course of a few hours, snow completely covered the...
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  • The Party People of SXSW Interactive
    During the opening weekend of SXSW 2014, photographer Nate "Igor" Smith captured the lights, music and celebs behind two after-hours SXSW Interactive celebrations in Austin: IHeartComix's dance party and the Mobile Movement party hosted by AT&T and VICE's Motherboard. See also: - The Famous...
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  • The 10 Best Bars in Long Island City
    What pops into your mind when you hear "Long Island City"? Maybe you picture less of a neighborhood, more of a character-free yuppie warehouse, where overpaid dullards stack themselves in gleaming condos, sucking the life force from yet another community's jugular. But you'd be wrong. That...
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  • What Inspired You to Get a Face Tattoo?
    The 17th annual New York City Tattoo Convention returned over the weekend to Roseland Ballroom (239 W. 52nd Street). Photographer Jena Cumbo asked a dozen people what inspired them to get tattoos on their faces (or necks or heads) and brings back these photos, plus others from the convention,...
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  • The Soak Your Buns Gallery in the Back of a Rental Truck
    As Armory Arts Week 2014 (March 6-9) got underway, galleries all over New York City popped up. However, there were a few who did not follow the usual standards: Soak Your Buns's mobile, pop-up street gallery ran a gallery out of the back of a rental truck, showcasing several well-known street...
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  • Spring/Break Art Show at Old School
    The SPRING/BREAK Art Show only ran from Thursday, March 6 to Sunday, March 9, but the curator-driven art fair at the Old School (233 Mott Street), however brief, had more than enough visual offerings to form a "unique destination for collectors, artists, galleries, critics, scene junkies & art...
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