English indie rockers the Arctic Monkeys played Madison Square Garden on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The band's appearance had fans lined up outside the Garden well before the show began, bundled up in blankets and sleeping bags. Photos by Robert Menzer for the Village Voice.
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Girls & Boys presented Paper Diamond's (aka Alex B) Cold Crush Tour at Webster Hall on February 7, 2014, with Reckless, LOUDPVCK, Gents & Jawns and Raw Russ also on the bill, fleshing out an night full of dance music. Photos by Nicky Digital for the Village Voice.
Verboten brought its party to the Paper Box (17 Meadow Street in Brooklyn) on Saturday, February 8, 2014 with music by Eric Volta, Maher Daniel, Aquarius Heaven, Rami Deejay, a Bag Raiders DJ set, Anna Lunoe and Sean Glass. Photos by Loren Wohl for the Village Voice.
The Amnesty International concert -- dubbed "Bringing Human Rights Home" -- on Wednesday, February 5 at the Barclays Center included a speech by members of Pussy Riot (introduced by Madonna) and performances by Imagine Dragons, The Flaming Lips, The Fray, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Colbie Caillat, Tegan...
Various performance artists paid homage to Marina Abramovic on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Bizarre in Bushwick (12 Jefferson Street). Among the highlights from photographer Maro Hagopian: "One performer putting a gold fish up her vagina and Zoey Ziegfeld reinterpreting 'The Artist is Present'...
TUMBLR hosted another edition of it's "IRL" series with Broken Bells at Baby's All Right on Friday, January 31, 2014 in Brooklyn. The party was in part held for the anticipated release of Broken Bells' new album After The Disco, out on Columbia Records. Broken Bells is comprised of Dangermouse...
The dark wave/gothic rock/new wave/industrial scenes came together on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Windfall Lounge (23 West 39th Street) for Necropolis, featuring Father Jeff, Patrick, Aengel, Templar and DJ Jet of Vampire Freaks. Photos by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice.
Chinatown's annual Lunar New Year celebration and parade again went through Little Italy and the main streets of Lower Chinatown on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Photos by C.S. Muncy for the Village Voice.
On Jan 28, Bumble & Bumble treated the Meatpacking District to an art mashup, signaling the opening of collection of Pop-UP shops. DJ Nina Sky supplied the tunes. Designers included Deryck Todd, CLAW$, Reason and Love+Made.
ALL PHOTOS BY MARO HAGOPIAN
Opening this week in NYC theaters: 12 O'Clock Boys, a documentary on Baltimore's dirt bike crew that rules the streets; Charlie Victor Romeo, a taut, effective little picture whose dialogue consists wholly of transcriptions of actual cockpit recordings; Peter Brook: The Tightrope, a documentary...
New York City bartenders battled for supremacy in the USBG Legacy Cocktail Showcase over the weekend. Roberto Rosa and Julie Renee Williams were crowned winners; they'll represent the Big Apple in Miami in May, when they go up against bartenders from all over the country.
ALL PHOTOS BY EVE TUROW