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  • The Bounce Ballroom at Brooklyn Night Bazaar
    The Bounce Ballroom -- an event put on as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival -- attracted fans of Jersey Club, Voguing, Housing and Bruk Up/Flexing dance styles to free Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Thursday, May 1. DJ's included Bobby Konders, Todd Terry, DJ MikeQ, MC Kevin JZ, Prodigy, DJ...
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  • May Day 2014 in NYC Focuses on Worker Benefits and Wages
    Thousands of people gathered at City Hall in New York City on Thursday, May 1 for the annual May Day rally, and later marched down Broadway past Wall Street. The action was organized by a coalition of unions, immigration groups, and community organizations. They rallied for better working...
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  • Remembering Andy Warhol's Censored Mural at the World's Fair
    So, it turns out hanging giant mugshots of hardcore bad guys on publicly funded buildings is frowned-upon. In 1963, then up-and-coming pop artist Andy Warhol was asked to produce art work for the 1964 World's Fair in Queens, and he learned this lesson the hard way: His mural idea was...
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  • Your Voice Month in Photos for April 2014
    April 2014 is almost over, which is fine, really. We had our fair share of wind, rain and cold (all while looking at pictures of sun-drenched, Coachella-going festival sprites -- perfect), and now we look ahead to May. Before we shut it down for the month, let's take a spin through some of the...
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  • This Week in Film: May 2, 2014
    This week, the Voice reviewed some serious flicks that spanned themes from the political turmoil in Nicaragua (see: Magic Words (To Break a Spell)) to the struggles undocumented citizens face here in the US (Documented). But if your early May plans didn't include bearing witness to moral...
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  • The Food Elite Gather for Taste of the Nation at 82 Mercer
    On Monday, April 29, New York's food elite gathered at 82 Mercer for the 26th annual Taste of the Nation, a glitzy, chef-driven affair benefiting Share our Strength's "No Kid Hungry" anti-hunger campaign. Seventy-five chefs and bartenders lined the walls on two sprawling floors, serving chic...
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  • Andrew W.K.'s Piano Show at SubCulture
    Andrew W.K. brought his rare piano performance to New York on April 25, 2014 at SubCulture (45 Bleecker Street) in NoHo. The event was extremely intimate with a packed house, one party animal and a grand piano. Andrew showed off his classical teachings, in turn showing off a side of him that...
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  • Cosplay of the Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    Brooklyn's Sakura Matsuri ("Cherry Blossom Festival"), a weekend celebrating traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, took place at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, featuring a cosplay fashion show among other activities like Taiko drumming,...
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  • Burlesque Show Asstopia! Strips Down at the Bell House
    Entering The Bell House for a burlesque show on a Thursday night while the sun was still out felt strange but, slowly and surely, the venue filled up for the striptease celebration ASSTOPIA! While M.C. Doc Wasabassco recognized many regulars, or his family as he would call it, in the crowd, he...
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  • Flatbush Zombies Sweat It Out at the Music Hall of Williamsburg
    Flatbush Zombies performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St.) with openers Grandemarshall on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice.
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  • The Cat Cafe Brings Out the Cat People
    The Purina One Cat Cafe -- a pop-up coffee shop-like space where customers can hang out with and generally enjoy the company of cats, without any of the litter box clean-up -- is seemingly a hit with New Yorkers, who have been crowding the space at 168 Bowery. The cats come from North Shore...
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  • Kelis at the McKittrick Hotel
    Kelis performed to a sold-out crowd at the Heath at the McKittrick Hotel on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, to celebrate the release of her new album, Food. Photos by Loren Wohl for the Village Voice. See also: Live review: Kelis at the McKittrick Hotel
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