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The United States vs. Shawna Cox

The United States vs. Shawna Cox

A Footnote to the Oregon Militia Case

Features






Two Words<br />(or More Than Two)

Two Words
(or More Than Two)






Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

"Overcome," a Startling New Single






Art Bombs

Art Bombs

When Modern Art Blew Up Big in America






Wallace In '16

Wallace In '16

Whether You Like It or Not






The Theology of The Unconscious

The Theology of The Unconscious

Would you put your hand in the haunted box?






Next Level Interactive

Next Level Interactive

Making Interactive Acceptable






Finding Love in a Virtual World
Finding Love in a Virtual World

Tips for Online Dating

Dating • February 7, 2016





Free Will Astrology
Free Will Astrology

Week of February 11

Astrology • February 4, 2016





Witch Hunter
Witch Hunter

Witch Hunts Aren't About Hunting Witches. They never were.

Comics • February 4, 2016
If Heaven Exists
If Heaven Exists

A Trip to Afterlife Anonymous

Psychology • January 7, 2016
A Royal Paine
A Royal Paine

240 Years of Free Thought and Common Sense

Politics • January 21, 2016
Is The Glass Half Full Or Half Empty?
Is The Glass Half Full Or Half Empty?

Mind against heart

Psychology • January 28, 2016
Flying on One Wing
Flying on One Wing

Laura Ingalls Was Fast, Famous and Fascist

Books • January 7, 2016
The Architects of Fear

It’s extremely important to Homeland Security Advisor Michael McCaul that the terrorists win.

Politics • January 21, 2016
Nuclear Waste
Nuclear Waste

The Rolodex of Death

Books • January 13, 2016
Food Bitch
Food Bitch

How to Eat Outside of New York City (and Fail)

Food • January 21, 2016

The Pipeline

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey By Getting Into After Hours Mayhem at Multiple Museums

It seems as though every museum in town is opening their doors to the night owls among us! And while Punxsutawney Phil and our own Staten Island Chuck have both predicted an early spring, us hardened New Yorkers know better than to trust a rodent, and anticipate more snows ahead. While the weather is still disarmingly mild, get out and about to see what the city has to offer, before a late winter storm drives you back into your den!
Monday, February 8

Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers

Catch the living jazz legend, Rebirth Brass Band founder, and occasional Treme actor, with his traditional five-piece band, the BBQ Swingers, gives you an authentic taste of Mardi Gras music, before returning to hisnative New Orleans to face the aftermath of the holiday; 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., $20-$35; Blue Note, 131 West 3rd Street (6th Avenue), West Village; 212-475-8592, bluenote.net [repeats Tuesday, January 9 & Wednesday, February 10].
Tuesday, February 9

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

The ever-eclectic Clinton and his funky collective bring plenty of their smooth swagger to the stage, for the fourth-annual "Funky Fat Tuesday" celebration, with opener DJ Tillery James (Art-A-Funk). Expect kind beats and stanky clouds of smoke to fill the room!; 8 p.m., 6 p.m. doors, $40-$75; B.B. King Blue's Club, 327 West 42nd Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues), Manhattan; 212-997-4144, bbkingblues.com
Tuesday, February 9

The Beach Boys

If Wilco can't lure you out to Brooklyn, maybe the Beach Boys can! Don Ho your best Hawaiian shirt for some "Fun, Fun, Fun" from Mike Love, still fronting for the surf-rock band. Beach bums Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks will not be appearing; 8 p.m., $36-$66; Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue (Tilden Avenue), Brooklyn; 718-856-5464, kingstheatre.com.

Wednesday, February 10

amfAR's New York Gala

If you won your Super Bowl pool, and have a couple thousand bills to burn, get yourself a ticket to Kenneth Cole's posh fundraiser for the American Foundation for AIDS Research, to hobnob with the who's whoamongst the fashion and philanthropic elite, kicking off New York fashion Week; 6:30 p.m., $2,000; Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street (William Street), Manhattan; amfar.org. 

 
Ongoing

Urban Oasis Fashion Tour of the Garment Industry

This three-hour tour gives fashion lovers a behind the scenes look at the fashion industry with stops at fabric stores, production facilities, and the places where designers go for inspiration. Tour guides customize this Garment District trek based on clients’ specific interests, so if there’s something you’ve always wanted to know, speak up.

Friday at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM
Saturday at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM

http://oasissoho.com/tours/

$90/person

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