Music

23 Nov 2010

Voidwell Homecoming Dance Better Than Your Homecoming

Brooklyn, for better or worse, has a glut of musicians and performers who get dubbed “cutting edge” or “the hot new thing.” Much like the terms “awesome,” “extreme,” or “neo-c0nservative,” these terms are overused to the point of becoming meaningless, no different from say “um” or “er” in your sentence.

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22 Nov 2010

Capital “C” Cafe Experience at Roots Cafe

You’ve seen a French movie, right? You know how the ludicrously attractive, ethereal girl will talk about stuff with the swarthy guy over coffee? They’ll be musing about love, life, or whatever with their pretty lips while even-tempo jazz and the clinks of coffee cups happen in the background? And

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20 Nov 2010

Closing Night of the Zero Film Festival

The term “indie” has been appropriated to describe many things. Everything from music, t-shirts and even coffee shops, the term has long been watered down from its original definition, which is essentially financing your own art and doing innovative things on your own terms. In celebration of that mantra, the

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13 Nov 2010

Dancing in the Dark at No Lights, No Lycra

Fess up. Maybe you had a good day, maybe you had a bad day, maybe you just had a really good sandwich, but you know you’ve done your own version of Tom Cruise’s epic Risky Business underwear dance at one point in life. And it felt good. So good that you

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06 Nov 2010

FREE NY Art Book Fair at P.S 1

While collecting art books may not be the cheapest hobby, you can score some serious steals and stock up on zines at this year’s New York Art Book Fair.  Hosted by one of my favorite bookstores, Printed Matter, over 280 publishers are taking over MoMa’s PS1 for your perusing pleasure.

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06 Nov 2010

Cheap Vinyl, Baby Dolls and more at The Thing

When I came up with what I’ve decided might be my best Halloween costume ever, Dooneese from SNL’s Lawrence Welk Show parody, I needed only thing to make it complete: baby doll hands. This didn’t seem like a hard thing to acquire, so obviously I waited until the last minute.

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04 Nov 2010

FREE Victoire Show at Smack Mellon Gallery Tonight

At first, I was going to highlight all of the cool things going on tonight in Dumbo as part of the First Thursday Gallery Walk. But then I realized that there are, like, A LOT, and decided to pick just one that’s sure to be awesome and leave the rest

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