In this week’s Voice, we present our fall arts guide: Mikael Wood on the return of Interpol, sans Carlos D; Angela Ashman goes shopping with Karen O’s style guru, Christian Joy; Aaron Hillis interviews director Oliver Stone; James Hannaham talks to author Matthew Vincent about his new [you] Ruined It For Everyone!; Brian Seibert profiles the legendary breakdancer Ken Swift; Robert Shuster chats with painter Ingrid Calame; and Alexis Soloski on the Tricycle Theater’s American invasion.
In Music, Rich Juzwiak reviews Robyn’s disappointing Body Talk Pt. 2, K. Leander Williams gives a brief history of jazz pianist Vijay Iyer, and Piotr Orlov chronicles the newfound, darker emotional arcs of two of techno’s leading lights, Matthew Dear and Shed.
In Film, J. Hoberman on Our Beloved Month of August and Last Train Home, Karina Longworth calls Robert Rodriguez’s Machete “lazy,” Mark Olsen reviews Anton Corbijn’s The American, Eric Hynes on indie filmmakers that turned mainstream Hollywood, and Melissa Anderson hails the animated animal buddy flick My Dog Tulip.
In Art, Christian Viveros-Fauné is unimpressed with the Brooklyn Museum’s Andy Warhol: The Last Decade retro.
In Theater, Michael Feingold on gay identity and Aaron Loeb’s Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party.