In this week’s Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla celebrates the tentative dawn of brave new post-inauguration era with Fucked Up.
Camille Dodero hangs out with Matt and Kim, the latter of whom turns out to be so adorable “you half-expect puppies and rainbows to explode out of her head.”
Annie Fischer takes stock of the nightlife media’s self-perpetuating obsession with the Lower East Side hideaway Chloe 81.
In Film, Scott Foundas reports back from Sundance.
J. Hoberman on both Brillante Mendoza’s raunch-fest with ideas, Serbis, and The Panic at Needle Park revival at Film Forum.
Earnest Hardy on Barry Jenkins’s African-American hipster movie, Medicine for Melancholy.
Plus reviews of Shadows, The Class, and New in Town.
In Art, R.C. Baker’s Best in Show on David Haxton, Mie Yim, Charles Long, and Erin Rachel Hudak.
In Theater, Michael Feingold takes in the mixed emotions and mixed results of The American Plan and The Cherry Orchard.
Alexis Soloski is at the fights with Soul of Shaolin and Tennessee Williams’s Ten Blocks on the Camino Real.
And James Hannaham on Sixty Miles to Silver Lake.
In Dance, Deborah Jowitt moons over the Miami Ballet at City Center.
Plus Michael Musto says Thank You, Beyonce!, Savage Love, and more…