This Week in the Voice


In this week’s issue of the Voice, J. Hoberman helps us understand the year in film that was 2010. The Social Network is this year’s top choice in the annual critic’s poll. Hoberman also provides an amazing top 10 list of the year’s best films.

Tom Robbins gives us the dirt on Jack Ahern, a city reformer whose lavish living conflicts with his professional persona.

We were looking for a good restaurant to help us endure this frigid winter. Thanks to Robert Sietsema‘s review of Polonica, a Bay Ridge Polish restaurant, we now have our winter hideaway.

Still looking for something to get Dad for the holidaysl? Use Tom Hull‘s jazz consumer guide to pick the best low end theory album for him.

Don’t miss Karina Longsworth‘s interview with Sofia Coppola about her life and new film Somewhere.

The “booze and music party” that is the musical Three Pianos sounds like a total blast. Michael Feingold tells us all we need to know before checking it out.

Deborah Jowitt details the flamenco sensation that is Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca.

And Robert Shuster tells us what art — George Widener’s “Dates,” for example — we should check out this week.

Pick up this week’s issue of the Voice for all that, plus columns, music, restaurants, theater, books, movies, dance, arts, and more!