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February 9, 2005 | Robert Hilburn
It's still four days before we'll have the Grammy voters' verdict on album and record of the year, but the nation's pop music critics have already given us their choices. Rapper Kanye West's thoughtful, dynamic "The College Dropout" was named album of the year in the Village Voice poll of 793 critics, while Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand's effervescent "Take Me Out" was judged best single record.
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February 8, 2007 | Richard Cromelin
Bob Dylan wasn't nominated for an album of the year Grammy, but his "Modern Times" was voted the best album of 2006 in the Village Voice's annual "Pazz & Jop" critics poll, whose results were announced Wednesday. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" was named the top single in the annual survey, which has been a prominent barometer of pop-music critical opinion for more than three decades.
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NEWS
February 8, 2007 | Richard Cromelin
Bob Dylan wasn't nominated for an album of the year Grammy, but his "Modern Times" was voted the best album of 2006 in the Village Voice's annual "Pazz & Jop" critics poll, whose results were announced Wednesday. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" was named the top single in the annual survey, which has been a prominent barometer of pop-music critical opinion for more than three decades.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 2005 | Robert Hilburn
It's still four days before we'll have the Grammy voters' verdict on album and record of the year, but the nation's pop music critics have already given us their choices. Rapper Kanye West's thoughtful, dynamic "The College Dropout" was named album of the year in the Village Voice poll of 793 critics, while Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand's effervescent "Take Me Out" was judged best single record.
BUSINESS
March 15, 1988 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Elliot Newman, an obscure government official in Pennsylvania, recently struck another potentially devastating blow to democracy in the workplace. Newman decided that the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh has some limited "managerial authority" at the school and therefore cannot have a union under Pennsylvania labor laws. But, as Mr. Bumble precisely put it in Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist": "If the law supposes that, the law is a ass--a idiot."
BUSINESS
October 20, 1994 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Village Voice, New York's oldest and most respected alternative newspaper, said Wednesday it will purchase its younger Los Angeles counterpart, the L.A. Weekly. David Schneiderman, publisher and president of the liberal and opinionated New York weekly, said the owners of the two publications have signed a letter of intent and "intend to close the deal within the next month or so." Schneiderman refused to disclose the price.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 1991 | ROBERT HILBURN
Neil Young & Crazy Horse's searing "Ragged Glory" was the best album of 1990, not Quincy Jones' Grammy-winning "Back on the Block." Deee-Lite's dance-happy "Groove Is in the Heart" was the best single of 1990, not Phil Collins' Grammy-winning "Another Day in Paradise." Ice Cube, the tough-minded Los Angeles rapper, was the best new artist of 1990, not Grammy-winner Mariah Carey. At least, those are the opinions of the nearly 300 U.S.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1988 | Associated Press
Village Voice Publisher Leonard Stern plans to donate $25 million to New York University, the largest single gift it has ever received, according to a published report. The money will be used to move the NYU Business School from lower Manhattan to the university's Greenwich Village campus. Stern, 50, owns the Village Voice and the Manhattan weekly 7 Days.
BUSINESS
September 23, 1999 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and MARC BALLON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The owner of OC Weekly, Orange County's prickly alternative paper, said Wednesday that the 4-year-old publication is for sale. New York-based Stern Publishing, which also owns LA Weekly, the Village Voice and four other alternative publications in major U.S. cities, is putting all of its weekly newspapers on the block because none of the owner's children wants to go into the media business.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1987
Clay Felker, former editor of Adweek, Esquire, New West and New York magazines and the Village Voice newspaper, has been named editor of New York-based Manhattan inc. magazine, replacing Jane Amsterdam, who resigned in a dispute with publisher D. Herbert Lipson over editorial control. Felker most recently was a consulting editor for U.S. News and World Report. Manhattan inc. is a monthly business feature magazine that began publishing in September, 1984.
BUSINESS
September 23, 1999 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and MARC BALLON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The owner of OC Weekly, Orange County's prickly alternative paper, said Wednesday that the 4-year-old publication is for sale. New York-based Stern Publishing, which also owns LA Weekly, the Village Voice and four other alternative publications in major U.S. cities, is putting all of its weekly newspapers on the block because none of the owner's children wants to go into the media business.
BUSINESS
October 20, 1994 | BETTIJANE LEVINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Village Voice, New York's oldest and most respected alternative newspaper, said Wednesday it will purchase its younger Los Angeles counterpart, the L.A. Weekly. David Schneiderman, publisher and president of the liberal and opinionated New York weekly, said the owners of the two publications have signed a letter of intent and "intend to close the deal within the next month or so." Schneiderman refused to disclose the price.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 1991 | ROBERT HILBURN
Neil Young & Crazy Horse's searing "Ragged Glory" was the best album of 1990, not Quincy Jones' Grammy-winning "Back on the Block." Deee-Lite's dance-happy "Groove Is in the Heart" was the best single of 1990, not Phil Collins' Grammy-winning "Another Day in Paradise." Ice Cube, the tough-minded Los Angeles rapper, was the best new artist of 1990, not Grammy-winner Mariah Carey. At least, those are the opinions of the nearly 300 U.S.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1988 | Associated Press
Village Voice Publisher Leonard Stern plans to donate $25 million to New York University, the largest single gift it has ever received, according to a published report. The money will be used to move the NYU Business School from lower Manhattan to the university's Greenwich Village campus. Stern, 50, owns the Village Voice and the Manhattan weekly 7 Days.
BUSINESS
March 15, 1988 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Elliot Newman, an obscure government official in Pennsylvania, recently struck another potentially devastating blow to democracy in the workplace. Newman decided that the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh has some limited "managerial authority" at the school and therefore cannot have a union under Pennsylvania labor laws. But, as Mr. Bumble precisely put it in Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist": "If the law supposes that, the law is a ass--a idiot."
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Obie, Obie, Obie: David Drake, who just brought his solo show "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me" to the Tiffany Theatre in Los Angeles, is among 13 winners of Obie Awards for performance. Jose Rivera, whose "Marisol" was produced at La Jolla Playhouse last year, won a writing Obie. The Obies, sponsored by the Village Voice newspaper, recognize achievement in New York's Off- and Off-Off Broadway theater.
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