This Week’s Voice: Waka Flocka Flame, Sharon Van Etten, Group Home, Unearthly Trance, and More


In this week’s Village Voice, the great Sean Fennessey explains why Waka Flocka Flame is yelling at you, Grayson Currin profiles local ethereal folk lady Sharon Van Etten, Phillip Mlynar on Group Home‘s tribute to their former mentor, Gang Starr’s Guru, and Stewart Voegtlin hangs out with local Sabbath fiends Unearthly Trance.

In Film, J. Hoberman reviews Charles Ferguson’s meltdown doc Inside Job and Stephen Frears’s Tamara Drewe, Nicolas Rapold talks with director Olivier Assayas, Melissa Anderson on the Gaza doc Rachel and BAM’s João Pedro Rodrigues tribute, and Michael Atkinson screens the ersatz-Herzog flick Marwencol.

In Art, Robert Shuster on new shows from Julie Blackmon and Nancy Holt.

In Theater, Michael Feingold on recent productions of Mrs Warren’s Profession and The Pitmen Painters, while Alexis Soloski checks into P.S.122’s Hotel Savoy.

In Dance, Deborah Jowitt on the Pina Bausch dancers at BAM.

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

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