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Echoing what most of the country senses in the current political climate, Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg feels a certain ambivalence. Election season, he notes, “is when the nation’s id comes screaming out of the attic and into the streets. [Beliefs]...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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When writing about music, the first impulse is often to boil an artist down to their essence: distilling a career or a series of albums down to a pithy description of genre, style and broad message. You could label Gabriel Kahane as a lot of things:...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Adam Leonti is obsessed with grain and he hopes to “infect the whole city” with the taste of his freshly-milled flour. “Eating whole wheat isn’t weird,” he tells the Voice. "I want it to be normal.” The chef recently opened Brooklyn Bread...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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If Willy Wonka were a New Yorker he'd be proud that the city is now home to a cadre of chocolatiers who are crafting sophisticated sweets out of the magical cocoa bean. Over the last decade, NYC has become a chocolate destination. We have a decadent...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival, City Bakery, Friday through February 29th Grab a one-of-a-kind hot chocolate flavor every day during February at City Bakery's annual hot chocolate festival. This weekend's flavors include a creamy stout hot chocolate...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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New York venues are, collectively, a Hydra of sorts: when one closes, it seems like at least two more open. Or, in the case of Market Hotel (yes, its resurrection is still worth talking about), when one closes, it reopens five years later in a form unlikely...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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A major crane collapse has been reported on Worth Street in Lower Manhattan. Early reports from television news outlets have reported that at least one person has died and two are injured, though neither claim has been confirmed by police or fire department...
From: Village Voice | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Folks, I’m not waving, I’m drowning (in Kanye thinkpieces). Kanye announced a track listing for his album. Then he changed the title. Then he added more songs, then he rearranged some songs. Then he got in an internet argument and did some slut-shaming....
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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We have a legible Super Bowl title this year — finally. Distracting Roman numerals be damned! Super Bowl “50" will occupy living rooms, restaurants, and bars this Sunday and various questions abound: Will this be the final game for All-American...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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I was on my second drink of the night and feeling swell. Sitting right next to me was a ringer for a Liza Minnelli look-alike contest win, specifically the Liza seen in Muppets Take Manhattan. Her mink coat kept sliding off the leather banquette between...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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It's not that often that the person with the 10:30 p.m. slot gets to play to a nearly-packed house. That, however, was the case for Isabelle Rezazadeh, otherwise known as Rezz, at the Los Angeles stop of the Ship2Ship tour. Outside, a frustratingly slow...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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If there’s anyone who proves that singer-songwriters don’t need a Nashville or Memphis address to make authentic, arresting country music, it’s 25-year old crooner Marlon Williams. Growing up in Lyttleton, New Zealand, a scenic port town outside...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Chef and co-owner Jemiko Solo of Senza Gluten (206 Sullivan Street; 212-475-7775) has a particular point of view about food. As the name of his restaurant ("without gluten" in Italian) suggests, SoloI believes "that everyone should be able to go out...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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"Open up and let me get to you, take you to another side," sings Lianne La Havas on "Midnight," a song that appears midway through last year's excellent sophomore release, Blood. "Come to my own world, we'll get lost in another time." It's easy to hear...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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