In this week’s Village Voice, Andy Beta profiles Bushwick teen rap ensemble Nine 11 Thesaurus and the after-school program that produced them, Ray Cummings talks with Brooklyn noise pop band Sisters, Eavvon O’Neal on Salem and witch house, and Adam Ganderson hangs out with local metalheads Negative Plane.
In Film, we mount a comprehensive New York Film Festival Preview, with stops along the way for J. Hoberman’s big overview, the Facebook flick Social Network, Jorge Michel Grau’s cannibal debut, and much more, which you can find here. Plus: Karina Longworth reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival (and from Gaspar Noé’s dumb but trippy Enter the Void), Nick Pinkerton reviews Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, and Melissa Anderson takes on Davis Guggenheim’s public-ed doc Waiting for Superman.
In Art, Martha Schwendener parses new video works involving anal penetration and some strange doings down in Miami from Santiago Sierra and Shadi Habib Allah.
In Dance, Deborah Jowitt heads to Dance New Amsterdam on the eve of their eviction.