This month’s full moon, which rises on Tuesday (Aug. 20), is not just a Blue Moon — it’s also the Full Sturgeon Moon, the Full Red Moon, the Green Corn Moon and the Grain Moon.Tomorrow’s full moon qualifies as a Blue Moon because it’s the third full moon in a season with four (most seasons have only three). Historically, there have been two different definitions of a Blue Moon.Technically, a Blue Moon is the third full moon in a four-full-moon season. The annual August full moon has come to be known as the Full Sturgeon Moon, because the large fish called sturgeon can most easily be caught at this time of year. [Read more…]
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As part of the 2013 Northside Festival (June 13-16) Solange will be playing McCarren Park on June 16th. The Walkmen will also be playing a show in McCarren the day before as part of the festival. Tickets for both shows are free, but you have to RSVP HERE for The Walkmen, and HERE for Solange. Be sure to get there early for Solange to see My Midnight Heart (shameless shout out to friends from back in the day) who are opening along with Petite Noir and Cable.
We’re hungry already:
The Best Wings In Brooklyn Competition is an annual event where restaurants, bars, and other vendors throughout the borough of Brooklyn showcase their wares before a panel of judges – and hundreds of Brooklynites – in a quest for the coveted title of The Best Wings In Brooklyn!
This yearly competition brings people from all corners of Brooklyn together to feast on, vote on, and just out-and-out celebrate one of man’s greatest creations – WINGS!!!
Wings, wings, and more wings!!! How do YOU like ’em???
THE BEST WINGS IN BROOKLYN COMPETITION was originated at, and is hosted by, Red Star, located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. While some may attempt to imitate or duplicate, rest assured there is only one true “Best Wings In Brooklyn Competition,” and it’s right here, each and every February!
If you’re a purveyor of wings or if you’re a wing aficionado… this is your Super Bowl, folks!!!
At Red Star Bar
March 16, 2-8pm
The free, all ages Mad Decent Block Party returns to NYC July 30 to South Street Seaport. The show includes Gang Gang Dance, Zeds Dead, Claude VonStroke, BAIO (Vampire Weekend DJ set), The Hood Internet, Bosco Delrey and PO PO.
Mad Decent then hits up Philly (8/6), Chicago (8/13) and LA (8/20) with Diplo, Das Racist, Curren$y, Reptar, Major Lazer, Death Grips and more. Check out full lineups at Brooklyn Vegan.
[C]reative music across genres and fostering a community of musicians who find themselves at home both in the concert halls of Manhattan and the DIY venues of Brooklyn. The series invites emerging and established artists to challenge their notions of live performance and interpretation within the cultural climate of NYC today.
Check out the lineup:
Coming up for the Vans House Parties series:
Thursday, July 14
Friday, July 29
- Fucked Up / Cro-Mags
- Screaming Females
- Pissed Jeans
Thursday, August 4th
- Man Man
- Glass Candy
- Crystal Antlers
Shows on August 18 and August 25 still to be announced.
House of Vans is located at 25 Franklin Street in Greenpoint. All shows are free with RSVP. However, get there early as the venue has limited capacity and entry is on a first-come, first-served basis. Lineups begin at 5:00PM.