Even if you have no intention of visiting one of the many art fairs in town this week and investing bundles on a masterpiece, Saturday is an excellent day for gallery hopping and art happenings in Brooklyn. As part of Armory Arts Week, The Invisible Dog is opening its 32 studios on Saturday from 1–10pm; Brooklyn Glass is hosting a farm-to-table event with hand-crafted glass and metal tableware; and Bushwick and Williamsburg galleries are welcoming guests till 10pm or 11pm, all the more time to enjoy special installations like Kevin Cooley’s epic ceiling projection of the L.A. sky at The BOILER. Get details on all the events here.
Made to Break by D.Foy, published by Two Dollar Radio, March 18 Made To Break is not an easy read, especially early on. Take these snippets from first chapter. “We’d nothing to do but get to the door, but the stairs slipped me up, and I collapsed, and lost my bottle too… The stars were dead. The night […]
Fri March 14, 2014The fact that there is a genre of music called “kindie rock” speaks volumes about the cottage entertainment industry that has formed around today’s preschoolers, and the now-constant stream of kid’s bands, trendy playspaces and blockbuster, animated films made to please parents as much as their offspring. Author and musician Wesley Stace […]
Wed March 12, 2014Break out your best visor and favorite caftan, polish your reading glasses and find that lucky dauber, Wednesday night bingo at The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club starts tonight. Hosted by Murray Hill and Linda Simposon, the don and doyenne of New York City drag, the night starts at 7:30 and admission is […]
Sat March 15, 2014Steve Reynolds, of Party Like It’s 1999 dance party fame, is reason enough to spend your night dancing in an improbable place. But The Brooklyn Get Down this Saturday at CrossFit South Brooklyn combines infectious music with NY Distilling Co. cocktails, Brooklyn brews, food, raffles, and a very good cause: Brooklyn Now. […]
Thu March 13, 2014There is a lamp in my closet that I’ve been holding on to for a year, just waiting to find the right person to re-wire it. I haven’t actually bothered looking for this person, because I’m too busy, but it doesn’t matter, because the fixers are finally coming to Brooklyn. Called Pop […]