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  • This Week in Film: March 21, 2014
    In this week in film, there's nymphos, dirty cops, puppets, and muppets. Isn't the world a magical place? While the genitalia in Nymphomaniac is actually those of body doubles (with poetically porny names like Elvira Friis), in Maladies we have James Franco playing a "distant simulacrum of the...
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  • Irish Queers Rally at St. Patrick's Day Parade
    Because St. Patrick's Day parade organizers don't allow marchers to carry pro-LGBT signs, city leaders, including new Mayor Bill de Blasio, skipped Monday's parade down Fifth Avenue, which caused this year's parade to again make news for its exclusionary practice. But as they have done for...
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  • The Internet at SOB's
    Odd Future producer Syd the Kid and her bandmate Matt Martians make up The Internet, a neo-soul group that played S.O.B.'s (204 Varick St.) last night, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Opening the show was Phony Ppl. Photos by Alex Broadwell for the Village Voice.
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  • Chef Owen Clark's Pop-Up Dinner at The Saint Austere
    Chef Owen Clark, the former chef behind the now-closed Gwynnett Street, teamed up with chef Samantha Diaz and the owners of The Saint Austere (613 Grand St.) in Williamsburg to throw a collaborative pop-up dinner at the Grand Street eatery on Sunday, March 16. The Saint Austere owner...
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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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  • 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 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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