Monthly Archives: June 2012

AFROPUNK ANNOUNCES ERYKAH BADU, DAS RACIST FOR 8TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL- Published by Brooklyn Exposed June 25

The Afropunk Festival is back and this 2012 incarnation brings along a whole bunch of exciting musicians, skaters, bikers, and music. The fest will be returning to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park August 25-26, showcasing the latest and greatest stars of the Afropunk … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN MUSEUM’S GO INVITES ARTISTS TO OPEN THEIR DOORS- Published by Brooklyn Exposed June 25

The Brooklyn Museum has announced a new borough-wide initiative geared towards exposing new artists through technology. The project, called Go: a community-curated open studio project, invites local artists to register online, and then open their studios to the community. The public … Continue reading

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Vans House Parties Kick Off Summer In Brooklyn- Published by Melodysiac June 22

Yesterday was the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year. Temperatures soared in the high 90’s, fights broke out on subway platforms, electricity flickered from the OD on air conditioning, men in suits looked like they … Continue reading

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A Festival Is Born: Long Live CBGB- Published by Melodysiac June 21

We have all heard of the legendary CBGB & OMFUG. This club on the Bowery played a key role in making the New York music scene what it is today, embracing the dirt, grime and guts of the 1970s-‘80s Big … Continue reading

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SUMMER SHOPPING: FIVE NEW BROOKLYN BOUTIQUES- Published by Brooklyn Exposed June 21

Feeling like your summer clothes are too last season? Well donate, sell, or give away your old duds, because these new Brooklyn boutiques are celebrating their recent or approaching openings. Get ready to drop some dough and grab some new … Continue reading

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NORTHSIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL TAKES WILLIAMSBURG BY STORM- Published by Brooklyn Exposed June 20

Ah music festivals. Sure they rock, but they also come with a lot of planning. Cars must be rented or fueled up, tents must be located, packing must be completed, and days must be taken off from work. Don’t you … Continue reading

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An Ode To The New Bonnaroo- Published by Melodysiac June 14

My first Bonnaroo was in 2006. I had just finished college and was couch surfing/job hunting around New York when a friend and I decided to drive down and escape our post-grad limbo. Once there, I was immediately in love … Continue reading

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