Archive for October, 2012

October 31, 2012

NY MTA post-Sandy … still better than public transit in much of the developing world

October 26, 2012

Lee Trice’s Brooklyn Solo Show (10/26)

Compliments of Complex Magazine:

Brooklyn-transplant Lee Trice is set to host a new solo show and Halloween party tomorrow night at the North Brooklyn Collective. Entitled “Weird Is Rad”, the opening begins around 7pm, and will feature a new series of prints and originals works available for purchase. Open through midnight, stop by 121 Knickerbocker Ave in Brooklyn for free drinks, beats, and a collection of stellar works that can be previewed in the thumbnail section above.

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October 25, 2012

Connecting the Pieces

Connecting the Pieces

“…Fast forward to 2008—after graduating from Boston College, I received a Fulbright grant for the proposal, “Understanding China through Hip-hop”.  I spent the following year in Beijing as a sociologist compiling a multimedia ethnography—a combination of photos, essays, and film—on the city of Beijing’s unique experience with Hiphop subculture…”

October 25, 2012

Nu-Soul Magazine + The Mezz present: ART+SOUL (11/3)

Art and music come together for a celebration of community in Los Angeles.

Held inside the unique downtown LA venue the Mezz, ART+SOUL brings together the finest in visual arts and creative expression with the very best in soulful music, with performances by BALANCE AND THE TRAVELING SOUNDS, JAMIE LEE, CHARLI, and + Special Guest DJ ANDRE POWER.

Over 20 Live Artists, Vendors, and Exhibitors including Vakseen, Ian Young, City MindFunk, Sonji, Antwan Jackson, Konfusion HD, Kevin Internation, Headjyve and many more.”

This is event is FREE until 10:30pm with RSVP, which is good for a +1 and must be received by 6pm night of show; otherwise, $5 at the door.

Doors 9pm-2am (21+ w/ ID)

The Mezz @ the Alexandria Hotel
501 S. Spring Street – 2nd Floor (follow the signs)
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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October 24, 2012

Opening Reception: Andre Trenier at GalleryBar (10/26)

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Faces Ink presents Andre Trenier‘s first solo exhibit at GalleryBar, which is a great mixed use space that doubles as an art gallery and bar. Genius!

Opening reception is this Friday, October 26th from 7-10pm. For all you art gallery newbies, this typically means free booze, great shmoozing, and playing “I SPY” with different types of mustaches!

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October 23, 2012

FREECANDY Halloween Bash (10/31)

FREECANDY is partnering with I LOVE VINYL and SOUND LIBERATION FRONT for one massive Halloween Bash. The freak festivities will kick off at 9 pm on October 31st and costumes are effectively mandatory, and there’ll be a contest with a cash prize. Now go get those moneys!! Advanced tickets are $10.Image

What’s Halloween without FREECANDY?! As some of you may know, this is our favorite holiday, so we’re going extra big with it this year. Literally. To ensure we all have a goulishly good time, our friends I LOVE VINYL are supplying the terrifying tunes and the SOUND LIBERATION FRONT is bringing their Tower of Doom to make your ears bleed with delight! Additionally, we’re unveiling FREECANDY in “FREEE-D”! What is it? You’ve just gotta wait and see. It’ll be worth it! And yes, there WILL be a costume contest with a real bread/cheese/cake prize, so come with it, and get that…if you’re not too afraid to step into our “ramp of horror”.

Here are the devilish details:

The Haunted House of Wax
presented by FREAKCANDY x I Love Vampires x Scary Liberation Front
Wednesday, October 31st 9pm – until the zombies catch you
FREAKCANDY – 905 Atlantic Ave, 2nd floor at St. James
Costume Contest – Cash prize!

October 23, 2012

Filter Magazine Presents: Microtropolis Block party (10/26)

This Friday, Filter will host a free block party in Hudson River Park’s Pier 57, with a performance by Caveman and DJ sets by Albert Hammond Jr. (the Strokes) and Sinkane. Be sure to RSVP to get on the guestlist.

“FILTER wants you to spend an evening celebrating music inspired by N.Y.C.!

On Friday October 26, FILTER will be hosting a free event (pending capacity) with a live performance by Caveman and DJ sets by Albert Hammond Jr. (the Strokes) and Sinkane.

Everything for this 21+ event kicks off at 8pm at Hudson River Park’s Pier 57 (15th St. at the West Side Highway).”

October 18, 2012

New York Social Calendar

Just Posted: NY Social Calendar

A compilation of music, art, film, and cultural events in NYC. Not an exhaustive list, by any means, but hopefully enough to keep you busy.

Most of the events posted are free. If they require an RSVP, there should be a link provided.

Though you can’t search the calendar when you click on it directly, if you add it to your Google Calendar, you’ll be able to search through your GoogleCal.

I’ll try to include tags/labels (like graffiti, gallery, DJ, funk, Brooklyn, LES, etc.) in the description to help with the search.

If you have suggestions for ways to improve the calendar or event promotors/events you’d like me to include, please post a comment or email me at: AlissaInWndrLnd@gmail.com.

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