The Daily Footprint 05/08/09


North 12th and Kent Ave.

Claw Money in Bushwick

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Claw Money -Solo Exhibition-
May 8th-May 12th
Opening reception
7-10pm Friday May 8th 2009
43 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY
From Eastern-District:

Claw Money is a legendary Graffiti Artist, best known for her signature icon, a paw with three claws. This paw could be spotted all over New York during her days rolling with the prestigious graff crews, TC5, 5C, and her own crew, PMS. Until 2008, she was the Fashion Editor for Swindle Magazine[...]
Keeping up with Claw these days is no easy task. Between maintaining her eponymous clothing and accessories line, which has a celebrity cult following (M.I.A., Kayne West, Amy Winehouse, Santo Gold, Pete Wentz, and Cameron Diaz, just to name a few) and writing furiously for her irreverent fashion blog Blogue[...]
Some of Ms. Money’s recent projects include Doug Pray’s 2006 graffiti documentary Infamy and her first monograph, Bombshell: The Life and Crimes of Claw Money, published by PowerHouse books. The 2007 book, which archives a collection of graffiti, high style, and wild times, is already in its second edition printing. Most recently Claw has been on a world tour promoting two collaborative sneakers with athletic giant, Nike. The two styles, a peacock feather-adorned Vandal and lace-infused Blazer are Nike’s first artist releases for women by a woman, setting a new precedent for female streetwear collaborations in an extremely male dominated market segment[...]

Sponsored by Belvedere Vodka, keepin’ it classy!

Mother's Day Marc Ribot

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Marc Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos are playing a show on Mother’s Day at Rose’s Live Music. It’s supposed to be a nice day (finally) and they’ll be playing in Rose’s garden.

For Marc’s 55th birthday, he will be reconvening some old bands and premiering some new over a week long run of shows in various venues around NYC from May 9 – 16th! Rose is excite to host Day 2 of Marc’s retrospective with a MOTHER’S DAY MATINEE!

Marc will be sitting in with the master cajon player from Peru, with the Colombian party ensemble & revives his most celebrated “fake Cubans” w/Anthony Coleman, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez + special guests!

Sunday May 10th, 1PM doors
Bring your mothers!
BBQ provided in the garden!
$15 at the door / $10 for Mothers & children under 14! Proof of motherhood required! Enter discount code “mother”

Click HERE for Advance Tickets

Luger's & Dumont Rank High With Burgers

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Peter Luger burger image c/o gastronomyblog
In this New York Times article, the “Burger of the Month Club” awards Peter Luger’s for having the best burger in New York. Dumont holds the impressive #11 spot on their list. Yahoo!

Bone to Party This Saturday

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Anthem Magazine presents Bone to Party, a benefit for DKMS, the national bone marrow registry. Myopenbar says:

Anthem Magazine’s charity shindig serves up an hour of cheaper-than-coke V2 energy vodka, which, unlike Sparks, has yet to be banned by fascists. Here We Go Magic’s Luke Temple shows off the sweet voice that gives Sufjan Stevens such a boner, with Cale Parks, Clash-resurrectors The So So Glos, and Pitchfork-approved band Real Estate completing the picture.

DKMS promises giveaways from Anthem, Tiffany’s (yes, that Tiffany’s), Adult Swim, and Mr. Andrew WK himself.
Here’s your chance to feel a little less guilty about getting black-out drunk– just sign up to be a bone marrow donor on your way out the door! Seriously though, it’s a good cause to cross the bridge for.
Get to Santos Party House (100 Lafayette St, SoHo) at 7pm and enjoy that hour long (Taurine filled) vodka happy hour! $10 @ the door.
Oh, and if you aren’t already checking out the So So Glos tonight @ Mercury Lounge, and can’t make it on Saturday, be sure to catch these guys on May 23rd at the (looking for roomies) Market Hotel with Northside FREEburg showcasers Air Waves.

Live @ Market Hotel

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Want to pay $394 per month and live in a palace built on the blood, sweat and tears of the Bklyn indie/diy/rock scene? The Market Hotel has rooms available “and feature natural light & private, secure locking access + private common area and kitchen area.” The deal:

“MARKET HOTEL HAS ROOMS AVAILABLE. They are $394 per month, app 150 sq feet, and feature natural light & private, secure locking access + private common area and kitchen area. Perfect for artists / small office space. Tenants get a say in the Market Hotel collective and can organize events and curate art shows. for more info, email: THEMARKETHOTEL@GMAIL.COM”

Oh, hey! A blind item! We have it on good authority that the drummer of a blogsmoldering band from New Jersey just moved in. Any guesses?
[ToddP via Brooklyn Vegan; photo of No Age via scifilullabies]

Case of the Thursdays

After spending most of my morning and early afternoon listening to Sibylle Baier‘s Colour Green, I finally decided to move on to happier tunes from peeps such as Junior Boys (who, if you’re interested, are playing tonight at Webster Hall), but somehow found myself stumbling across this instead:

Video kudos to Armel Hostiou
DM Stith is back with BMB, a seven song follow up EP to his heart shattering debut Heavy Ghost, due out July 1st on Asthmatic Kitty. The EP includes a couple of remixes of “BMB”, including one by Son Lux, as well as covers of Randy Newman’s “Suzanne” and The Ronette’s “Be My Baby”. And since we all know how I love me some musical masochism, it’s perfect for a terrential downpour sort of day.

I Hope He Got Some Action From This Little Ditty


[via Buzzfeed]