• The Locations of Larry Clark and Harmony Korine's 'Kids', Then and Now
    2 days ago by Jackson Connor

    Throughout the history of American cinema, few films have been as beloved and reviled as Larry Clark’s 1995 ode to teenage delinquency, Kids.  Released nationwide 20 years ago today, July 28, the movie charts the exploits of a gang of unrepentant…

  • Big Daddy Kane and Whodini Celebrate Rock Steady Crew's 38th Anniversary in Central Park
    3 days ago by Emily Tan

    The legendary Rock Steady Crew celebrated its anniversary at Central Park on Sunday afternoon (July 26). Hip-hop legend and longtime New Yorker Big Daddy Kane helped the break dance group kick off it's 39th year.  Other performers included the…

  • The Party People of Baauer at MoMA PS 1
    4 days ago by Laura June Kirsch

    MoMA PS 1's Warm Up party got shaking on Saturday, July 25, 2015 with Bushwick-based EDM DJ ?Baauer, along with Skepta, DJ Slimzee, Tory Lanez, Sicko Mobb, Dark0, and Joey LaBeija. Now in its eighteenth year, the Warm Up summertime music series at…


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  • The Beautiful Chaos of NYC Waterfight 2015
    4 days ago by Kathleen Caulderwood

    Thousands of people met in Central Park on Saturday for a massive water fight. Despite the fact that the NYPD had warned that the unregistered event would not be allowed, New Yorkers of all ages streamed onto the Great Lawn, toting everything…

  • Interpol at Celebrate Brooklyn
    8 days ago by Farooq Alihassan

    Interpol brought sounds from their recent El Pintor to the Prospect Park Bandshell on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Here are the scenes from Celebrate Brooklyn.

  • Twenty Ways to Die in New York
    9 days ago by Multiple Authors

    New Yorkers aren’t any more morbid than people in any other city, but perhaps because of this town’s sheer population density and history, it’s impossible to avoid stepping on the exact spot where somebody drew his or her last breath. (Maybe…

  • Inside the Be Cute Party at Littlefield in Brooklyn
    11 days ago by Maro Hagopian

    On Saturday, July 18, Matty Beats a/k/a Horrorchata (Bushwig) presented the monthly party "Be Cute" at Littlefield (622 Degraw Street, Brooklyn).  DJs HD, Amber Valentine, and Merkin Muffley all provided music, and CHARLENE & Ivy Ferriya put on…

  • Bodypainting Day Transforms Nude Forms Into Art (NSFW)
    11 days ago by Sachyn Mital

    The second annual NYC Bodypainting Day at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, organized by Andy Golub with the coordination of Young Naturists America, included 100 nude models serving as canvases and 75 painters practicing their craft before the public. An…

  • 'Sneaker Culture' Is Celebrated at the Brooklyn Museum
    13 days ago by Emily Tan

    Sneakerheads, art aficionados, and local Brooklynites filled the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday night (July 16) to celebrate the museum's new exhibit, "Art Off the Wall: The Rise of Sneaker Culture." And what better way to do it than with one big…

  • How to Eat and Drink This Summer at Rockaway Beach
    14 days ago by Samuel Zide

    There are lots of ways to work up an appetite at Rockaway Beach. Just getting there on the weekend — either driving or taking the A train — is enough to make somebody hungry, never mind the swimming, running, beach soccer, or Zen-like application…

  • Can You Name These Indie '80s Movies by Their Pictures Alone?
    15 days ago by Nick Lucchesi

    BAMcinématek's vast "Indie 80s" program (July 17–August 27, 2015), co-presented with Cinema Conservancy, reminds us of the parallel moviemaking that was flourishing in this country at the same time that franchises were taking root. Boasting more…

  • Nona Faustine Visits New York's Forgotten Slave Auction Sites
    15 days ago by Nick Lucchesi

    The ugly, hard-to-swallow truth is that New York — once the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam — was the capital of American slavery for more than 200 years. So deep were the city’s ties to slavery and the South that Mayor Fernando Wood even…

  • 'Lip Sync Battle' Goes Live From Central Park
    17 days ago by Emily Tan

    Spike's Lip Sync Battle has been one of TV's big hits this year, and the celebrity lip-syncing series made its way to Central Park on Monday, July 13, for the first-ever live performance of the show.  Hometown hip-hop hero LL Cool J and model…

  • Images from 'Still Lives: Eva' by Photographer June Korea
    17 days ago by Nick Lucchesi

    Photographer June Korea created a fantasy relationship with a Japanese sex doll he named Eva as part of a photo series for a MFA thesis at the School of Visual Arts. From their first meeting — him unpacking the anatomically correct, $8,000 doll…

  • Verboten Hosts a Boat Dance Party with George FitzGerald
    17 days ago by Laura June Kirsch

    U.K. electronic musician George FitzGerald DJ'd the floating party dubbed "Zeitgeist at Sea" around New York City on Sunday, July 12, 2015. After the release of his new album Fading Love, FitzGerald has built a dedicated following who came out to…

  • The Cosplay of Comic-Con San Diego 2015
    17 days ago

    The center of the sci-fi and comic world was in San Diego over the weekend, and photographer Chuck Cook was there snapping the best cosplay of the event.

  • The People of the 2015 Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival
    18 days ago by Jason Speakman

    Here's some of the sights from around Pier 84 at Hudson River Park on Saturday, July 11, 2015, during the fifth-annual Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival. 

  • 4Knots Bands That Rocked Hudson River Park
    18 days ago by Multiple Authors

    Super Furry Animals and Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks headlined the 5th Annual Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival, held on July 11, 2015, on Pier 84 of Hudson River Park. The bill also included Twin Peaks, Mikal Cronin, Screaming Females, Happyness,…

  • NYC Celebrates the U.S. Women's National Team with a 'Ticker-Tape' Parade
    20 days ago by C.S. Muncy

    After a little nudging from Manhattan borough president Gayler Brewer, New York City government agreed to host a ticker-tape (OK, it's just shredded paper in this modern age) parade for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, which coasted to its…

  • Images From 'Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play' (NSFW)
    22 days ago

    The Norman Rockwell of gay pornographers, Tom of Finland imagined utopian tableaux of Olympian fucking, a world of unbound sexual pleasure where nary a worry interrupts a cock's travels from ass to mouth and back again. "Tom of Finland: The…



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