In this week’s Village Voice, Phillip Mlynar remembers the departed underground rapper Camu Tao, Francis Davis reviews spectacular new works from Keith Jarrett and Cecil Taylor, Mikael Wood hangs with Bruno Mars out in Los Angeles, and Rachel Devitt takes on the all important question of what will happen when Justin Bieber loses his angelic falsetto.
In Film, J. Hoberman on the Eric Rohmer retro at Walter Reade, Melissa Anderson versus The Tillman Story, Ella Taylor contemplates the Nazi propaganda machine in A Film Unfinished, Karina Longworth reviews the Eugenides adaptation The Switch, and Dan Kois reports back on Bow Wow’s Lottery Ticket.
In Art, R.C. Baker on Rick Meyerowitz’s Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great and MOMA’s “Underground Gallery: London Transport Posters, 1920s-1940s.”
In Dance, Deborah Jowitt on the power of Andrea Miller’s Wonderland at the Joyce.