This week in the Voice, Runnin’ Scared’s own Jen Doll details the ups and downs of being a single woman in New York. Gotham may stack the odds against women, and the oft-repeated stats are discouraging, but she urges women to “make New York your playground and stop complaining about how single ladies have it so hard in this city.” Read her story to find out why.
Eric Harvey listens to “art-world darling” James Blake’s new LP, which begs the question, “What does it sound like when humans sing the songs of machines?“
Elsewhere, Chris Ryan examines the Twilight Singers’ Greg Dulli, “one of the most rewarding, formally inventive, and charismatic songwriters and performers to emerge from ’90s alternative rock.“
Robert Sietsema takes a look at Hungarian comfort food on the Upper East Side, while Lauren Shockey dines at the Lower East Side’s Mary Queen of Scots, which “caters to the cool, young folk” — but its “food bores more than it delights.“
Christian Viveros-Fauné explains how 90-year-old Argentinean artist León Ferrari went “from last century’s oblivion to this season’s revelation.“