Watch out: Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker
In this week’s
Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on the cheerfully combative Midwest noise-pop of Wussy.
Ira Kantor follows the thread from deceased cult-folkie Laura Nyro all the way to her
gritty rapper son, Gil-T.
Larry Blumenfeld at jazz’s
14th annual Vision Festival.
Books, Zach Baron on Ron Currie Jr.’s screwball of a second novel, . Everything Matters!
Film, Scott Foundas on the best American film since There Will Be Blood, Kathryn Bigelow’s . Plus: a Nicholas Rapold-conducted The Hurt Locker interview with the director.
Melissa Anderson reviews the
morbidly funny , the second film from David Lynch’s daughter Jennifer Lynch. Surveillance
J. Hoberman on
. 10 Rillington Place at Film Forum
Melissa Anderson interviews
grande dame of French cinema Anges Varda.
Plus reviews of the
American Idol-inspired doc , the execrable Colette adaptation of Afghan Star , and more. Cheri
Art, Martha Schwendener on SculptureCenter’s ‘The University of Trash,’ a/k/a, ‘How to Frustrate an Art Dealer.’
Theater, Michael Feingold on same-sex couple dramas . The Temperamentals and Next Fall
Alexis Soloski at
David Adjimi’s , at the Duke, and Stunning Scott Hudson’s at the Kirk Theatre. Sweet Storm
Dance, Deborah Jowitt on Sarah Michelson’s at the Kitchen. Dover Beach
Plus Michael Musto on
designer Isabel Toledo, Ask A Mexican!, and more…