Urban NYC farmers have set their eyes on a new prize: transforming privately owned backyards into lush, fruitful farmlands. By signing up to share your yard with a urban farmer, you can eat fresh from your own personal farm during the harvest months, and even sell produce to your neighbors – growing a community built […]
Archives for August 2009
Del the Funky Homosapien | Prince Paul (DJ set) | DD/MM/YYYY | Gravytrain!!! | Kenan Bell* SOOOOO much more after the jump!
Last Friday was the first of a new series It came from Brooklyn music shows at the Guggenheim museum. The event was packed with loyal Brooklynites who trekked out to support their neighbors including: The Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band, High Places, The Walkmen, Colson Whitehead and Leo Allen. For more information on the event and […]
Tonight at Union Hall, supporting the lovely Alela Diane, is Bushwick’s own Sharon Van Etten. Her hauntingly subtle video for “For You”, the first single off of debut album, Beacuse I Was In Love, has been running in a loop through my head for the last few months. Shortly after being first dumbstruck, I was […]
It’s the latest from the directors of Napoleon Dynamite, Jared and Jerusha Hess, and if it’s as awesome as it looks, we’ll forgive them for releasing Nacho Libre. Gentlemen Broncos stars Sam Rockwell and Jemaine Clement—both major pluses—and has a pretty hilarious premise: Gentlemen Broncos tells the story of a homeschooled teenage outcast and aspiring […]
With the 2009 Bushwick Film Festival just two weeks out, its organizers are throwing a fun fun fundraiser tonight at Brooklyn Fireproof (119 Ingraham St., off the Morgan L) with DJs, a BBQ, and live music by Jupiter One, The Naked Heroes (which my brain keeps reading as The Naked Horses, oops), Russian Vogue, Nobody […]
Del the Funky Homosapien He doesn’t perform very frequently on this coast, so seeing Del the Funky Homosapien perform this weekend should be a treat. Doors open at 2. See you there. Del the Funky Homosapien | Prince Paul (DJ set) | DD/MM/YYYY | Gravytrain!!! | Kenan Bell More information at http://www.freewilliamsburg.com/h2oshows.
In it’s 50th year, world renowned Upper East Side arts institution, the Guggenheim, is kicking off a monthly concert series lasting through December– and with a name like It Came From Brooklyn, it’s not hard to deduce where the inspiration of the featured musicians/authors/artists comes from. The first installment, on Friday August 14th, sets off […]
Next week Icelandic musician Mugison will be performing in all of the NYC boroughs in one day (a record breaking event). The undertaking is a partnership with Amnesty International’s Music for Human Rights. His shows are known for being rife with boozed-infused sentimental rowdiness, and no doubt this marathon will be worth checking out (Mugison […]