Along with great exhibitions like “Keith Haring 1978-1982,” a new series called Thursdays @ 7 is yet another reason to visit the Brooklyn Museum this month, which will be open every Thursday evening until 10 p.m. They’ve lined up a ton of exciting programs in April, including free gallery tours and fascinating lectures with scholars and pop culture icons, concerts, and film screenings. This Thursday at 7pm, McGill professor Thomas Heise talks about the burgeoning bohemia of Greenwich Village in the early twentieth century. There’s also a free tour at 6pm that explores the connections between working women in the museum’s African Art and American Art collections. For upcoming Thursday events at Brooklyn Museum, subscribe to Thursdays @ 7 updates via RSS, sign up for the email list, or click here for the full schedule.
From the Newport Jazz Festival and Woodstock, to Live Aid and Lollapalooza, music festivals once held historical and cultural importance—before the dizzying array of acts, foodtrucks, and selfie-happy audiences took over. The Memphis Country Blues Festival, which first started in 1966, is not as well known as some contemporaries, but was equally significant. Though it had a […]
Yippee! It is AMAZING outside today, and I have to tell you that this weather couldn’t be better timed as far as I’m concerned. I’ve spent the last 36 hours and counting in that special place in hell known as the UPS customer experience, and have needlessly missed a day of work, endured an abysmal […]
This June 10-12, in New York City, Food Loves Tech is your chance to see, smell, touch and taste the technologies that are transforming our food culture—from farm drones and app-controlled ovens to cultured meat and insect proteins. With tricked-out dinners, an interactive expo and curated bazaar, immerse yourself in the food chain of tomorrow, […]
Trends come and go, and then come back around. We may not have thought that the 90s dork capsule, the fanny pack, would be returning anytime soon. But it’s definitely here, utilitarian and without irony, and with a brand-spanking new name: The Belt Bag. Or the Bum Pack. Or the Festival Pack. Take your pick, […]
Williamsburg has a new waterfront watering hole. Falcon Laundry has cast itself as a new neighborhood staple, a place for in-the-know locals more than a go-to spot for tourists spilling over from Smorgasburg. Built inside a–you guessed it–former laundry, which also took a turn as a steel fabrication mill, Falcon Laundry is a two-level bar and restaurant with rooftop […]