In this week’s Village Voice, Rob Harvilla’s Down in Front column makes its triumphant return, checking out shows from Warpaint and Hall & Oates, while Drew Hinshaw demands that you let Soulja Boy be great and Mike Ayers does arts and crafts with Buke & Gass.
In Books, Voice writers pick their ten favorite tomes of 2010.
In Film, J. Hoberman reviews David O. Russell’s The Fighter and Johnnie To’s Vengeance, Eric Hynes on the still-haunting Shoah, Nick Pinkerton hails the Euro legend Lou Castel, and Karina Longworth takes pity on the emasculated execs of The Company Men.
In Art, Christian Viveros-Fauné praises five decades of luridness from painter Peter Saul.
In Dance, Deborah Jowitt on Ballet Hispanico at the Joyce.