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05 Mar 2012

After 1989: Race After Multiculturalism with Das Racist, Ego Trip Mag, Racialicious and More!

What better way to spend a Monday night than examining race and multiculturalism in the “politically correct” atmosphere of the 90s with a goldmine of cultural thinkers. Described as “part symposium, part late night talk show, part Youtube nostalgia-fest,” After 1989: Race After Multiculturalism is a five-part project brought to…

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18 Feb 2012

Lee Camp Album Taping at the Bowery Poetry Club Tonight!

Lee Camp has an extensive comedy resume – he’s a contributor to The Onion, and has made appearances on Comedy Central, Showtime’s “The Green Room,” and BBC’s “Newsnight,” in addition to performing at Occupy locations around the country. A self-described comedian/activist/writer/arsehole, Camp will be taping his second comedy album tonight, at the…

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11 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Band Interview: BLACK TAXI

Formed in Brooklyn in 2007, BLACK TAXI, comprised of Ezra Huleatt (vocals/keys/trumpet), Bill Mayo (guitar/vocals/triangle), Krisanan Soponpong (bass), and Jason Holmes (drums/vocals), has drawn comparisons to the Talking Heads, Franz Ferdinand and Modest Mouse, but their “grit-pop” sound and energetic style are entirely their own.”People who see live music like…

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10 Jan 2012

Check Out BK-based Duo WAZU at Cameo Gallery Tonight!

If you don’t already know, you can find Cameo Gallery in the back of the Lovin’ Cup Café, and you’ll want to keep an eye on this venue since it’s a great place to catch emerging talent like tonight’s BK-based WAZU. This male/female duo, formed New South Wales, Australia, have…

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02 Jan 2012

Kick Off the New Year in Comedy with 50 First Jokes on Wednesday

Get your tickets and head over the Bell House in Gowanus for 50 First Jokes hosted by John F. O’Donnell. Reaching its sixth birthday, this annual event is a must for any comedy nerd (take no offense, I am a comedy nerd myself.) The premise is simple: O’Donnell invites 50…

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22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

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25 Dec 2011

Slavic Soul Party at Barbès on Tuesday

You may be tempted to take it easy in between the holidays and New Year’s Eve, but I always say it’s better to keep your celebratory momentum up or you may risk running out of steam. A night with Slavic Soul Party is the perfect way to keep the party…

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21 Dec 2011

Get Some Space at reBar in DUMBO

  reBar is nestled on Front St. in DUMBO, and it may seem like a trek to ge there if you  don’t live or work in the area, but after my friend decided to have her birthday celebration there, I’ll definitely be returning. You enter the building and climb the…

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