BUSHWICK It was only a matter of time before social media started infiltrating gallery shows. #TheSocialGraph, opening on Friday at Outpost, comes with impeccable social media credentials; it’s curated by Williamsburg art blog Hyperallergic and sponsored by Social Printshop, formerly known as Printing Facebook. Hyperallergic will move their blog operations to Outpost for the duration of the show, while Flux Factory artist-in-residence Man Bartlett will be creating a site-specific work at their offices. A number of other artists and social media rockstars will also be participating over the next two weeks, including photog and Gothamist publisher Jake Dobkin and artnet’s Ben Davis; next week, Nate Hill, best known for his performance pieces Death Bear and Candy Crack Delivery Service, will be debuting his new performance called Punch Me Panda.
The end of summer is here, and while that means less daylight, cooler temps, and not being able to phone it in at work anymore, it’s also time to get excited for the annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, which returns to The Bell House and Union Hall for five nights starting September 18. Now in […]
In many ways, September always feels like the start of a new year. So much cultural programming kicks off come Labor Day that we found ourselves flush with fun things to look forward to over the next week and well into fall–make sure to look out for our September Fun Map in your inbox tomorrow. […]
As we mentioned last week, the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn is tomorrow, and for the past 106 years, part of the commemoration of this Revolutionary War skirmish, fought along the East River in Brooklyn Heights, has included a memorial service at the Prison Ship Martyrs monument in Fort Greene Park. I first learned […]
The borough-dominating team behind Brownstoner, Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg is finally ready to open their hotly (and angrily) anticipated new venue in Crown Heights this Wednesday. The marquee element of their small-producer food incubator, Berg’n is an indoor-outdoor beer hall with tons of group seating, a 40-foot bar pouring local brews, food from four of Smorg’s […]