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.
Already mourning the impending retirement of Carl Kasell from Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me? Obsessed with RadioLab, Brooke Gladstone’s voice, or tune into Brian Lehrer every morning? You should get tickets to RadioLoveFest now. From June 4-8, the people behind the best shows on public radio will be on stage at BAM–including a live taping of Wait Wait with Mo Rocca and Jessi Klein. […]
Wed April 23, 2014Half the beauty of street art is stumbling upon it in an unexpected place, on the wall of an old factory, or the corrugated curves of a metal gate. Joseph Carini has moved street art to an even more surprising spot–underfoot, in carpets he designed. Like another creative rug designer we featured this […]
Thu April 24, 2014Get ready for a good laugh on Thursday night. Rather, get ready to spend an hour or two solid timing your sips of beers so that you don’t immediately spit them out because you’re cracking up. We have five, count ‘em FIVE great storytellers, comics and weirdos, plus the top weirdo of […]
Tue April 29, 2014Brooklyn has never been accused of lacking good food options, and with the variety and quality of the vendors slated for the fourth annual Tasting Brooklyn event on April 29, it’s easy to see why. The people behind 30 of the borough’s most popular restaurants, bakeries, bars, and breweries–including Luke’s Lobster, Tschoup […]
Mon April 28, 2014If you’ve never been to The Bell House for a live taping of Brooklyn’s very own NPR quiz/comedy/music show, Ask Me Another, why not save the date for next Monday night? Host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton will be welcoming John Turturro, Brooklyn native and star of a few little […]