This Week’s Voice: Drake, the Gaslight Anthem, Styles P, a Summer Live-Jazz Cheat Sheet, Revive Da Live, Jason Moran, and More


In this week’s Village Voice, Sean Fennessey weights in on the all-encompassing Drake phenomenon, Michael Robbins compares the Gaslight Anthem to Walt Whitman, Ben Westhoff talks to Styles P about the rapper’s debut novel, Stacey Anderson provides a summer live-jazz cheat sheet, Aidan Levy profiles the jazz/hip-hop crossover party Revive Da Live, and K. Leander Williams weighs in on Jason Moran’s new jazz testament, Ten.

In Film, J. Hoberman on Michael Winterbottom’s The Killer Inside Me and Antonioni’s Le amiche, Rob Nelson interviews Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington about their movie Restrepo, Nick Pinkerton checks out the Sidney, Ohio doc 45365, and Melissa Anderson reviews I Am Love and Stonewall Uprising.

In Art, Christian Viveros-Fauné rounds up three shows around New York from James Hyde, Richard Hughes, and the Canada gallery that might help lift your museum malaise.

In Theater, Michael Feingold on Contested Will, the new book about Shakespeare deniers, while Alexis Soloski previews Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s revival of The Octoroon.

Plus Michael Musto, Free Will Astrology, and more, here.