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  • Nasty Women / Stay Nasty Art Exhibit at The Knockdown
    January 16 at 1:21 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Performance arts and cultural space The Knockdown Center in Maspeth hosted a four day arts festival fundraiser titled "Nasty Women". In addition to a mixed medium art show selling original nasty women inspired pieces for $100 or less, the…

     
  • Writers Resist Trump at the NYPL
    January 16 at 12:47 p.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Yesterday thousands of writers, artists, and human beings concerned about our president-elect's disdain for freedom of expression gathered outside the NYPL's main branch at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street for Writers Resist: #LouderTogether.  Poet…

     
  • PBR Rodeo At Madison Square Garden
    January 9 at 9:29 a.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Perhaps the largest annual assemblage of cowboy hats in New York City, the PBR Rodeo rolled into MSG on Saturday night. C.S. Muncy was there for the Voice.

     

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  • Swimmers Dive Into 2017 at the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge
    January 1 at 6:48 p.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Every New Year's Day hundreds of hardy souls gather at Coney Island to take a dip in the ocean. This year's event saw temperatures in the low '50s (is that auspicious or portentous?), but it was still bracing way to begin what will surely be a…

     
  • Hot Rabbit's Bad Habit Resolutions 2017
    January 1 at 4:02 p.m. by Maro Hagopian

    Hot Rabbit's Bad Habit Resolutions party took place on NYE at LOT 45 in Bushwick.  Photos by Maro Hagopian

     
  • Tribes of New York: Afropolitans
    December 27 at 6:30 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    12.16.16 9:45 P.M. Copacabana Rooftop 760, Times Square. Friday night marked the year’s final edition of AfropolitanNYC, a Manhattan networking event and dance party that celebrates the African diaspora. The bash began in 2013 when, observing…

     
  • Kendrick Lamar Takes Over Music Hall of Williamsburg
    December 20 at 1:16 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Kendrick Lamar played an exclusive, intimate show hosted by American Express at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice

     
  • Inside MoMA PS1's Winter Wonderland
    December 19 at 11:15 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    MoMa PS1 held their annual holiday party where guests could explore the galleries after normal visiting hours. The event featured an immersive snow globe installation in the VW dome, as well as holiday-themed drinks and snacks. Photos by Laura…

     
  • Dave Harrington and Friends Holiday Spectacular Takes Over Brooklyn Bowl
    December 19 at 10 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Producer and musician Dave Harrington (of Darkside) gathered a group of friends for his third-annual Holiday Spectacular, which benefitted the Harlem School of Arts.  Musicians featured throughout the night included: Nick Murphy (Chet Faker),…

     
  • Tribes of New York: Haute Hijabs
    December 14 at 10 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    December 8, 8 p.m. Hamilton Hall, Columbia University. It had been a bad week, the news full of 2 reported assaults on headscarf-wearing Muslim women in New York. But onThursday evening, the mood in the brightly lit Columbia classroom was…

     
  • Jazz Age Tea Dance Turns Back Time
    December 12 at 10:25 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    The Jazz Age Tea Dance took over Webster Hall on a wintry December afternoon, where guests dressed in their finest vintage duds, sipped tea (and cocktails), and danced the day away with Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra. Photos by…

     
  • SantaCon Returns
    December 12 at 9:45 a.m. by Alex Flynn

    'Tis the season for hordes of Santas to stumble from bar to bar, guzzling pints, and spreading holiday cheer. Once again, SantaCon revelers hit NYC's streets dressed like jolly old St. Nick.  Our photographer Alex Flynn described a sedate…

     
  • Supercinema Gets Into the Spooky Holiday Spirit With 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
    December 5 at 9:52 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    McKittrick Hotel hosted another installment of Supercinema over the weekend, this time with the holiday-themed Nightmare Before Christmas extravaganza. Photos and GIFs by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice

     
  • The Faces of NYC's Vintage Subway Rides
    December 5 at 9:33 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    While New York may be known as a fashion-forward town, some New Yorkers are proud vintage-lovers. As the MTA rolls out its annual retro subway trains this December for the Nostalgia Shoppers' Special Train, we spotted some of the hottest styles of…

     
  • A Sneak Peek of the Brooklyn Ballet's 'Nutcracker' at the Brooklyn Museum
    December 2 at 9:31 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    The Village Voice spent an afternoon with the Brooklyn Ballet at the Brooklyn Museum. The company will put perform The Nutcracker at the museum, showcasing their ballet, hip-hop, and world dance chops. The show will  run from December 7-11. …

     
  • Stand-Up With Planned Parenthood Brings Laughs and Activism to the Stage
    December 1 at 5:39 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    This week, comics Giulia Rozzi and Christi Chiello invited other very funny folks to take the stage in support of Planned Parenthood and PPNYC Votes. The fundraiser, hosted at Brooklyn's Littlefield, included the likes of Ilana Glazer, Liza…

     
  • Tribes of New York: Chicago Steppers
    November 30 at 12 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    November 23, 6:30 p.m. L Bar & Lounge, Harlem. Stepping is a big part of black culture in Marty Majeske’s hometown of Chicago. The dance is a complex eight- count that evolved from the jitterbug of the Thirties; its devotees often observe a…

     
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Comes to Life
    November 24 at 3 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Once again, the beginning of the holiday season was ushered in by larger-than-life characters floating between Manhattan's towering skyscrapers. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade brought plenty of crowds to see the spectacle of the parade…

     
  • Tribes of New York: Holy Mountain
    November 23 at 11 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    November 19, 11 p.m. Slake, 251 West 30th Street, Manhattan. Holy Mountain, a monthly party started by the legendary queer nightlife impresario Ladyfag in 2014, is a chance for a diverse group of revelers to come together, drink, dance, and…

     
  • Nicolas Jaar Wraps Up a Three-Night Stint at Webster Hall
    November 23 at 10:45 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Nicolas Jaar (Darkside) played his last of three solo sold out shows at Webster Hall in NYC. Touring in support of his album, Sirens, the show didn't disappoint. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice

     

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