This Week’s Voice: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Muslim Voices,’ Francis Ford Coppola, The Hangover, Exit Art’s ‘Negritude,’ The Life and Times of I.F. Stone, and More


In this week’s Village Voice Music Section, Charly Wilder tracks down an East Village storehouse of Brazilian psychedelia at Tropicalia in Furs.

Phil Freeman on the Jane’s Addiction reunion and three-CD, one-DVD box set, A Cabinet of Curiosities.

Andy Beta talks with Dimitri From Paris and the zonked-out house-music prankster duo of Dan Tyler and Conrad McDonnell (a/k/a the Idjut Boys) about Night Dubbin’, their dubbed out ode to ’80s dance hits.

Tad Hendrickson chats with Youssou N’Dour about BAM’s upcoming ‘Muslim Voices’ festival.

In Film, J. Hoberman on Jia Zhangke’s cryptic 24 City and Nati Baratz’s Lama doc Unmistaken Child.

Aaron Hillis in conversation with Francis Ford Coppola.

Scott Foundas on the blathering, solipsistic, Sam Mendes-directed black hole that is Dave Eggers’s Away We Go.

Jim Ridley on Todd Phillips’s de-facto Old School sequel The Hangover.

Melissa Anderson at Anthology for ‘The Films of Rosa von Praunheim.”

In Books, Tom Robbins on a new bio of one of journalism’s great crusaders, American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone.

In Art, Martha Schwendener on Exit Art’s black art retrospective ‘Negritude.’

In Theater, Michael Feingold on a new production of Tennessee Williams’s Vieux Carre and another very Williams-influenced play, 10 Things to Do Before I Die.

Alexis Soloski on the Chocolate Factory’s Gertrude Stein update, A Family of Perhaps Three.

Plus Michael Musto gossips with Joan Rivers, Ask A Mexican!, and more…