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  • Spot Check: The Ides of April
    April 20 at 8:30 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    1 P.M. Bryant Park, Manhattan. In a month dominated by military action in the Middle East, murky entanglements with Russia, and infighting at the White House, the topic of paperwork doesn’t make for the most scintillating of headlines. But on…

     
  • Spot Check: Soul Clap
    March 8 at 10 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    03.03 10:27 P.M. 261 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn. Ten years ago, mid-century-obsessed DJ Jonathan Toubin began hosting Soul Clap, a monthly party that gave him a chance to show off his rare Sixties records. For good measure, he added a highly…

     
  • Power Dressing: How to Wear Your Heart — and Your Resistance — on Your Sleeve
    February 8 at 11:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Wearing your heart on your sleeve takes on a new meaning with these T-shirts, which, like many of the tees in this story, broadcast messages of empowerment while benefitting organizations that are doing the real work. Photography by Vanina…

     

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  • Tribes of New York: Winter Jazzfest
    January 18 at 8:30 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    January 5–10. Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Frigid temperatures and drifts of slushy snow didn’t deter the devoted concertgoers who trudged out for Winter Jazzfest, that annual endurance test of 140 or so musical performances scattered…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • NYC Endures The Election Of President Donald Trump
    November 9 at 11:13 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    New Yorkers react to what many of us thought was unthinkable.

     
  • Tribes of New York: Internet Yami-Ichi
    November 8 at 4:43 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    11/6/2016 Noon. Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens. ‘We need an escape from the internet to meet people in a real space,’ said Kensuke Sembo, the event’s co-founder. ‘It’s kind of a break.’ Some of the web-savviest among us descended on a…

     
  • Gorgeous Bodypainting at the Village Halloween Parade (NSFW)
    November 1 at 10:45 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    Halloween is different for everyone: Some people go all out with lavish costumes, and some folks just needed a brush and some paint. Yesterday at the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, the Voice documented artists and models coming together to…

     
  • The Absolute Best Costumes at the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade
    November 1 at 9 a.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Once again, the annual Halloween Parade took over the streets of New York. Costumed folks flocked to Greenwich Village where they showed off their incredible disguises. From Harley Quinn to David Bowie, here are some of this year's most…

     
  • Death Rites Takes Over the Gateway
    October 31 at 11:31 a.m. by Nate 'Igor' Smith

    On Saturday night, the Gateway hosted Death Rites, a three-story costume bash with plenty of live music and more. The Halloween-themed night featured performances by Xeno and Oaklander, Bootblacks, Liste Noire, Vasillus, Dead Leaf Echo DJs, Lauren…

     

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