Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Please bands! Keep posting on myspace!

As a music fan and promoter, I would like to encourage my friends in bands to continue to use and update their myspace even though its "dying" . Heres Why:
1. It remembers my favorite bands better than I do: I have seen hundreds of bands, but can only remember a few dozen off the top of my head. Thats a lot for me, a super fan, but not for the general public. Thanks to the shows page, I can put in my zipcode, select bands I'm friends with and find shows that you I may have missed amongst the random birthday parties, dj nights and food crawls on facebook.
2. There is no better way to have people listen to song samples: You guys are awesome. Many bands are not. The other day I spent 4 hours listening to 96 bands on myspace to see which ones I liked. If I had tried to look them up individually, it would have taken a month and I would have given up and not given them a chance. When I get to say, just a bands facebook or blog or twitter page, its way too much work to click on a video link and wait for it to load. And I work harder than the average music fan.
3. I can find you when you are on a random tour and I am on a random trip: Thanks to the zipcode function again, I was able to find favorite bands on tour and find a relatively obscure 2 day music festival in North Carolina, and a 2 day punk, hardcore and garage festival in areas I was planning to visit. To this day, it is still quite difficult to put in say, "live punk rock boston" or "live garage rock wisconsin" and find a show that you know right away you want to see. Facebook certainly doesn't do this. Last.fm may have some shows, but not all. Myspace keeps it all in one place. I can actually visit a town, put in shows near this zip code, pull down garage rock from the menu and discover new bands that I want to see. This is how we wound up seeing two touring minneapolis bands in Columbus Ohio last year, and I hope we can continue to discover new bands along the way..
So please bands! Continue to post and update your myspace!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Disney Whirled

Lady Travel and I are planning a couple of trips later this year; one is a California trip with the ultimate goal being a visit to the California State Fair, and the other is a visit to the Harry Potter World at Universals Islands of Adventure. Both trips are going to be theoretically including Disney Visits, which has turned out to be a Wild Ride, shopping wise.
Like many folks, I have a number of "discount" options. I have AAA, some work discounts, a timeshare(note to all, don't EVER buy a timeshare) which has a travel service, etc. After shopping around, its more confusing than ever, and somehow with travel, you want to make sure you get a great deal.
So in my shopping heres what I found:
A) Its best to live in Florida, as many of the best deals are only for people in Florida, but it also blacks out many of the days you may actually want to visit.
B) Disney FINALLY (Its been DECADES) offers a seasons pass for every single US park, but not including the foreign parks. The problem is, its 700 dollars, which is a lot and most likely too much, because your average Disneyland trip would only be a couple of days. The only way I see it being worthwhile, is if you planned to take all your vacations in that one year period, and it included multiple visits to California.
C) Its all very confusing and you will wind up paying more than you think you should. Sigh.
Links I found:
About article on Disney
A huge bulletin trying to explain Disney Tickets. This is the metaphor for how complicated it is.
Mousesavers also has some tricks.

Its So much cheaper and simpler and more relaxing to just visit Knoebels.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Trashy Travel finally livish..

After agonizing over what to use and how serious to be with trashy travel.com after the fall of geocities, and just using the horrid yahoo small business for now, I have decided to just go the easy route, so I have slapped up all my pages of out of date material up on trashytravel.com just using google though I am not 100 percent pleased with the choice. Its just easy and I can update on the go and hopefully they won't be going away anytime soon.

I also ran across the new? site, wish you were here, that visits some classic restaurants like I enjoy doing from time to time...Heres an article about Berns Steakhouse in Tampa..

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

State Fairs worth a visit

Puyallup Fair, Puyallup, WA 98371 Two Fairs, Spring is coming up over tax time and a fall fair. The only fair with a permanent rollercoaster on site. Fall Fair is Sept 10 to 26 this year

Texas State fair, Dallas area-Sept 24 to October 17. Lots of famous fried food

California State Fair-Sacremento, July 14 to August 1. Lots of Fried food, like fried Avacado wedges.

Minnesota State Fair-12 days of fun ending labor day each year. Lots of fried food.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Picks and Copycat

I have an awesome copycat on wednesday with Esque doing a set of thin lizzy covers and Action Camp is coming all the way from PA to share cover song joy. They actually have a cover song album you can download for free at Action-camp.com under the music header.....
evan


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Recommended art stuff
DOWNTOWN PIX:
MINING THE FALES ARCHIVES,
GREY ART GALLERY / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST / NEW YORK / NEW YORK / 10003
1961 - 1991
JANUARY 12 - APRIL 3, 2010
Downtown Pix features approximately 300 photographs from the acclaimed collections
of Fales Library at New York University. Organized jointly by
the Grey Art Gallery, NYU’s fine arts museum, and Fales Library, NYU’s rare book and manuscript collection, the show zooms in on New York’s Downtown scene from the 1960s to the early ‘90s.
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Chris Biddy "New Message" -cool watercolors
February 11, 2009, at Bill Brady~ATM, 542 West 24th, New York, NY 10011
- March 23, 2010
http://www.atmgallery.com/
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Yuken Teruya
Earn A Lot of Money
No Need Send Any Letter
Send Money Home First
February 18 - March 25, 2010
Josée Bienvenu Gallery is pleased to present Earn A Lot of Money; No Need Send Any Letter; Send Money Home First, an exhibition featuring a five channel video installation, new sculptures and photographs by Yuken Teruya.
http://www.joseebienvenugallery.com
Josee Bienvenu Gallery - 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY , 10011, United States
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Banks Violette
February 12 - April 17, 2010
Gladstone Gallery, in collaboration with Team Gallery, is pleased to announce a new installation by Banks Violette. Violette's work ranges from haunting yet exquisitely rendered graphite drawings to sculptural installations composed of cast salt, light, and sound.
Gladstone Gallery
530 West 21st Street
New York
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Shih Chieh Huang: Pepe and Popcorn
Dates: February 26-March 27, 2010
Location: 526 West 26th Street - 4th Floor - Room 416 - New York, NY
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 6 pm
In his third exhibition at Virgil de Voldère Gallery, Shih Chieh Huang introduces us to Pepe and Popcorn, two new creatures in his resplendent cosmic sculptural ecosystem. Resembling magical sea anemones and pulsating bioluminescent jellyfish, these works, with their categorically nonorganic parts, also evoke clunky interstellar spacecrafts
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Thru april 17
OUR NEW SHOWS AT WHITE COLUMNS
BILLY CHILDISH
HORST ADEMEIT
AUBREY MAYER
DAN MILLER
'ADEMEIT' A FILM BY MICHAEL BAUER AND MARCUS WERNER HED
WHITE COLUMNS
320 WEST 13TH STREET
(ENTER ON HORATIO STREET)
NEW YORK, NY 10014
WWW.WHITECOLUMNS.ORG
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CHRISTINA RAY , founder of the experimental gallery Glowlab, announces the re-launch of the gallery under her own name. The gallery remains in its SoHo location with the same program and artists and a new website at christinaray.com. The re-launch will be celebrated with a group exhibition titled "Refresh," on view March 04–April 18
Refresh . March 04–April 18
CHRISTINA RAY
30 Grand Street . NYC
A/C/E to Canal Street
Phone: 212 334 0204
Hours: Wed–Sun 12–6pm





Monday, March 22, 2010
Monday is a metal night at Lit. La Otracina blew us away at the Spinal Tap copycat. Awesome!!!!!!!!
La Otricina
Aok Suicide
Malkuth 9pm
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I like some of the songs from this band hypernova,which is one of those early 00s kind of dance rock acts I guess playing at a party of questionable pedigree...
http://www.myspace.com/hypernova
Greenhouse
www.greenhouseusa.com
150 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013-1218
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Liquor Store is playing
3/22/2010 8:00 PM at Bruar Falls w/ Box Elders
grand st, Brooklyn, New York -time not accurate
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stolen from the nonsense list
Lovesphere 15
Multimedia variety show, including music, dance and spoken word designed with ChromaDepth 3D technology to heighten your depth perception experience. This years performers include: Judy Sky, Meg Montgomery, Emmallyea Swon Young, Lin Rivers, Grand Pepper of Reality, Dawoud Kringle and Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi, Dan Gaydos, Fist of Kindness, Alessandro, Orin Buck, Firefly Lab, Terri Ferrari and Vlad T.
Lovesphere, a 67-year event, has taken place every Vernal Equinox since 1995, broadcast on Mezamishi (Alarm Clock) in Japan and the pioneer in video streaming Metal-Tiger.com, venues including ABC No Rio, Resistance Theater, CBGB's, Theater for the New City, Medicine Show Theater, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, the Zipper and Pianos. It began in 1995 with a performance of the Mammals of Zod and the Gametones at Exit Art in Soho on the Vernal Equinox, and has since spiraled completely out of control. The plan is to present a Lovesphere event every Equinox until 2061.
Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue, Manhattan
8p-midnight; $10
metal-tiger.com/lovesphere15/

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
at Lit Lounge, I can recommend the ditty comittee and their silly songs and the FL band
BLORR(FL)
Ditty Committee
Fox Japan(VA)
Soleil 8:30pm
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sandworms is one of the bands I most want to see. Most of these bands sound fun and awesome
the gateway district at cake shop w/ that’s incredible, GSD, sandworms, homewreckers
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at southpaw in park slope. kinda on the fence about the right ons, but I like their name. Kinda powerpoppy like gringo starr but can sound a little commercial
“SPANISH ROCK AND ROLL ARMY” with performances by Maika Makovski / The Right Ons / Amaral
http://www.myspace.com/therightons


Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Copycat, a night of cover songs
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday!
Dj Xerox and Guest DJ Ultra V spin crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the
hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some
of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs.
Tonights bands
Esque-Performing a tribute to Thin Lizzy
Action Camp (PA via Boston)
NO COVER
at Ottos Shrunken Head, 538 East 14 Street, Near avenue B
10 pm to 4 am
L Train to First Avenue
Copycatnyc.com
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at the brand new hi christina
Wednesday, March 24 4pm in the Afternoon LES
Jobless Wednesday
Weekly Anti-networking Cocktail Party
No job to do today? Wondering what all your other unemployed friends are doing today besides going to a 9 to 5 job? Well, look no further!! This afternoon, join your fellow unemployed (yay freedom!), self-employed (make-your-own schedule) and alterna-business (we won't ask) associates for a day of doing things one can only do without a job. We will be playing foreign and made-up card games, taking turns calling everyone in our phones who we haven't spoken to in over a year, hopscotch. It's the middle of the day (because we all got up at noon), and the middle of the work week, but its the beginning of your weekend! Only in NYC is being jobless so rewarding. And now at HiChristina earn badges for doing jobless things. "I'm not really actively looking for a job mom, I haven't been in three months, that's how I got the unabashedly unemployed badge from HiChristina, there's a rub off decal too!" Collect all five badges, including the 'get-rich-quick-scheme-of-the-year badge!' It's all fun and no work today at the HiChristina anti-networking cocktail party. Hand-made muttled drinks by Christina Ewald. And a new guest host every week.
$20 dues gets you a members only club card good for a full month of visits.
RSVP for Location: fritzandchristina-at-gmail.com

Thursday, March 25, 2010
Tamy Ben-Tor & Miki Carmi
Disembodied Archetypes
March 19 - May 1, 2010
Artists' Reception: Thursday, March 25, 6-8
Performances at Zach Feuer Gallery: March 27 and April 3 at 4 PM
Zach Feuer Gallery, in conjunction with Stefan Stux Gallery and Salon 94, is pleased to present Disembodied Archetypes, a two-person exhibition of new performances and videos by Tamy Ben-Tor and new paintings and photographs taken by Miki Carmi. All of the works in this exhibition are bound by a series of photographs and texts that embody the dialectic of the archetypical and the concrete.
ZACH FEUER GALLERY
530 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
t. 212 989 7700
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Tomoo Gokita
Wildest Dreams
March 25 - May 1, 2010
Reception March 25, 6-8 pm
Bill Brady's ATM / 542 West 24th Street / New York, NY 10011 / 917.417.7559
bill@atmgallery.com / www.atmgallery.com
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THE RETURN OF THE NETHERLANDS
..with Liquor Store, Ex-Cop, and F*ck Fu*k- Right on!
What: Night of Mayhem
Start Time: Thursday, March 25 at 9:00pm
Where: COCO66 66 Greenpoint Ave. BK, NY 11222
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free at ottos shrunken head. This very enjoyable trio plays early folkabilly hits
8PM SUSQUEHANNA INDUSTRIAL TOOL AND DIE CO.
'Tis more last-Thursday-of-every-month residency at our beloved home away from home, Otto’s Shrunken Head! So please join us for a pair of salty sets, from 8:00 sharp until 10:00, along with the mandatory snack bowls, snappy banter and DJ "Son Of Scratchy". No cover, to boot!
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at the bell house in gowanus
THU 3/25: 6pm / $15
THE AUSSIE BBQ 2010
This year you will again not only get fresh Australian beer and BBQ but another swagger of bands including
PAUL DEMPSEY
PETS WITH PETS
THE CHEVELLES
SHERLOCK'S DAUGHTER
CHILDREN COLLIDE
OH MERCY
LOVE OF DIAGRAMS
CRAYON FIELDS
CITY RIOTS
BEACHES
BLISS N ESO
THE GOONS OF DOOM
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The Gateway District
3/25/2010 8:00 PM at 538 Johnson w/ that’s incredible, stolen parts
, Brooklyn, New York
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NC-17 in the Seedy Basement of Lit
93 2nd Ave btwn 5th & 6th St
Not suitable for children under 21
No Cover
DJ Jess & Bastard Present
N C - 1 7
Vodka & PBR OPEN BAR 12-12:30
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Ether with Barbarians (Throne of Blood)
Start Time: Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 10:00pm
End Time: Friday, March 26, 2010 at 4:00am
The Final Ether at Happy Ending
ETHER
the last of
with guest DJs:
The Barbarians
Tommy Moye (Rong Music)
http://www.myspace.com/tommymoye
Andrew "The Wiz" Potter
http://www.myspace.com/yourpalthewiz
+Resident
Mike Dextro
http://www.myspace.com/mikedextro
Performance at 1am by Mary Cyn or Mademoiselle Lena
Hosted by Frances Eugenia
Photos by Purple Kitten
Video projection by Myles Blake

Friday, March 26, 2009
free at ottos shrunken head
REAL GONE!
REAL GONE! is your monthly party thrown by the Beat This crew, consisting of Captain Heartlock, January 1963, KittyBeat and Dr. Jones - we spin nothing but vinyl viral sonic candy - Rare garage, psych, exploito library, soul and 6-tees rock and roll abound for your pleasure! Exotic elixirs in skull shaped mugs fill your head with reckless desire. All this for no cover on a Friday night.
9PM COMMERCIAL INTERUUPTION
10PM THE VIVISECTORS
11PM GET SET
12AM DUENDE
1AM STREETLAMPS
CO-HOSTED THIS MONTH BY SURF-ROCK SHINDIG HOST WITH THE MOST....UNSTEADY FREDDIE
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Michael Nirenberg's Easy Money
Type: Music/Arts - Exhibit
Date: Friday, March 26, 2010
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Live Fast
Street: 57 Clinton Street btwn. Stanton & Rivington Sts
City/Town: New York, NY
Nirenberg's latest exhibition at Live Fast in New York is a “store” installation. His store will sell his horror movie drawings/ collages, t-shirts, DVD’s and other related merchandise. The proceeds will go towards publishing the catalog for Mr. Nirenberg’s latest project, “Divorcees.”
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at the brand new hi christina
Friday, March 26 9pm Lower East Side!
Official Grand Opening!!!
HiChristina 3 Act Soap Opera
with Cookie Dough Glitter Mustache
Tonight HiChristina is the set of a live and evolving 3 Act Soap Opera. The audience is the camera: hold hands, get tied together with string or wrapped in plastic (choose your own misadventure!) and jump into "Close Up", "Dolly Shot", "Establishing Shot", "B Roll" and the every popular "Cutting Room Floor," where we cut cookies out of dough, toss globs at the man in plastic and hum the soap opera theme song! Christina and Fritz along with volunteers from the audience star in this epic and action-packed LIVE telenovella. Comedy meets tragedy tonight at HiChristina--all while wearing your very own glitter mustache courtesy of the professional glitter technicians of 2nd Skin! Oh, and I almost forgot... we're inaugurating a new space tonight; HiChristina has moved to Manhattan! Find us at that special intersection of Chinatown, SoHo, and the Lower East Side best known as Eldridge Street ! (eldritch street to some of you).
$10 with glitter $20 without
RSVP for invitation and exact location: fritzandchristina@gmail.com


Saturday, March 27, 2010
SATURDAY MATINEE -- $7
SATURDAY MARCH 27 at 3:00pm
--FULL OF HELL (heavy hc-Delaware)
--DOUBLEDEALER (heavy hc-MD/DE)
--PALA (post punk/hc baltimore)
--CHRONIC COWBOY (local rough hc/punk)
ABC No Rio
156 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-3697
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3/27 DIG DEEPER Series: featuring a special performance by Billy Prince of the Precisions with the DIVINE SOUL RHYTHM BAND at southpaw
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at trash bar in williamburg.Saturday 03/27/10 THE BROOKLYN WHAT, THE LIPSTICK KILLERS, HIGH TEEN BOOGIE, THE ANABOLICS
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Cheap SunglasseZZ, high-octane tribute to ZZ TOP performing the BEST and the rest of the ZZ songbook, including "Eliminator" MTV-era staples like "SHARP DRESSED MAN" "GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN'" and "LEGS" and other favorites such as "CHEAP SUNGLASSES" "LA GRANGE" and "TUSH".
Saturday, March 27th, 9:00pm - 2 scorching sets guaranteed!!
American Trash - cover TBD but not more than $5 and probably less
1471 1st Avenue (btwn 76th and 77th)
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at southpaw
Saturday, 3/27
DIG DEEPER Series: featuring a special performance by Billy Prince of the Precisions
18+ w/ ID
admission: $10 advance / $15 day of show
door time: 9PM / 10PM SHOW
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HULLABALOO! Sat 3/27- SAUCY JACKS, Edison Rocket Train, 2 more @ The Church
Type: Party - House Party
Start Time: Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 9:00pm
Location: THE CHURCH -142 manhattan avenue
PARTY MOVED from Don Pedro to the legendary CHURCH loft, 2 blocks up Manhattan Ave!
San Francisco's Saucy Jacks return to NYC! Featuring the support of:
- EDISON ROCKET TRAIN (ex-Raunch Hands, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion)
http://www.rockettrain.com/
- LOVE-STRUCK (nyc rockabilly punk!)
http://www.myspace.com/lovestrucknyc
- the TOTALLYS (power/punk!)
http://www.myspace.com/thetotallys
DJing: SHIMMY, CAPTAIN HEARTLOCK + special guest HANDSOME VAN ZANT
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free at ottos
THEE MIDNITE MONSTER HOP-Last Sat. of every month
rockabilly voodoo & rhythm'n'ooze from 10pm to oblivion! With some of the most incredible, Psycho-Rock-a-Billy bands performing from all over the world!
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Sat, Mar 27, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – Secret Project Robot (210 Kent at Metropolitan): Kid Congo Powers 51st Birthday Party w/Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds (12am), Stalkers (11pm), K-Holes (10pm), Tommy Volume (9pm), and, later, Le Congo: International Discotheque Psychedelique w/DJs Mr Jonathan Toubin and Josh Styles (1am), 9pm – 6am, all ages, $10 ($5 after bands): This all-night birthday extravaganza celebrates of one of the great names in underground rock music, Kid Congo Powers of the Cramps, Gun Club, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, etc. Kid’s band, the Pink Monkey Birds, who’s In The Red album Dracula Boots made critics’ top-ten lists worldwide last year, make their first NYC appearance in almost two years – and their first ever with the new hard-hitting Texas rhythm section. The Stalkers, return from recording a new LP in Portland to remind you that they are the Brooklyn punk scene’s #1 party band. K-Holes, a bunch of Atlanta ex-Black Lips, Wet Dreams, and Golden Triangles, play an Alligator Winey steamy swamp stomp. And Star Spangles’ Tommy Volume makes his solo debut to kick off the night.
and, after the bands, hold tight… all night…
1-4AM: International Discotheque Psychedelique – the second installment of NYC uber-45 DJs Josh Styles (Smashed! Blocked!) and Jonathan Toubin’s (NY Night Train) latest party. Last months debut last month saw hundreds dancing to 60s discotheque classics, fuzzy movers, foreign language jams, and other global obscurities in an environment of go go dancers and Mighty Robot AV Squad’s tripped-out visuals.
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Welcome To Our Nightmare...1 year anniversary
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 8:00pm
Don Pedro's
90 Manhattan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Featuring music and visual works for sale by your favorite local punk bands and artists. A feast for the senses!
Performances (SO FAR)
Joey Bones (Comedy)
Jessica Delfino (Musical Comedy/Subversive Dirty Songs)
Straphangers
Team Spider
Seizure Crypt
Skum City
New Damage
Lousy Break
Eleventh Hour
ARTISTS
Shitty Mickey (pornographic Mickey Mouse)
Our Lady of Perpetual PMS (punk mini-shrines, paintings, mixed media)
Sue Cunningham (photography)
The Art of Chesty Malone and the Slice Em Ups
Seizure Crypt (I don't know what to expect it's a surpise)
Richie Reingold (paintings-beer and what not)
Jenny Devildoll Gonzalez (comix, paintings)
Cutie Calamity
Craftermath's Elisa (punk crafts, wearable skull/heart art )
MF Gallery (Horror-punk art www.mfgallery.net)

Sunday, March 28, 2010
NYC Food Crawl Presents: The March Brownie Crawl
Please join NYC Food Crawl for the March Brownie Crawl on Sunday, March 28. We will meet at 3pm sharp at the north corner of Jackson Square and spend a couple hours sampling different types of brownies across Chelsea.
Brownie route, map, and team assignments will be provided at starting point, so please show up on time! Go at your own pace, pay as you go. Come hungry, leave happy, and may the best brownie win!
Meet at northern corner of Jackson Square (Greenwich Ave. & 8th Ave)
3:00p; $free
For more information, visit http://nycfoodcrawl.blogspot.com

Friday, March 19, 2010

Some weekend picks

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Recommended art stuff
DOWNTOWN PIX:
MINING THE FALES ARCHIVES,
GREY ART GALLERY / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST / NEW YORK / NEW YORK / 10003
1961 - 1991
JANUARY 12 - APRIL 3, 2010
Downtown Pix features approximately 300 photographs from the acclaimed collections
of Fales Library at New York University. Organized jointly by
the Grey Art Gallery, NYU’s fine arts museum, and Fales Library, NYU’s rare book and manuscript collection, the show zooms in on New York’s Downtown scene from the 1960s to the early ‘90s.
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Chris Biddy "New Message" -cool watercolors
February 11, 2009, at Bill Brady~ATM, 542 West 24th, New York, NY 10011
- March 23, 2010
http://www.atmgallery.com/
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Yuken Teruya
Earn A Lot of Money
No Need Send Any Letter
Send Money Home First
February 18 - March 25, 2010
Josée Bienvenu Gallery is pleased to present Earn A Lot of Money; No Need Send Any Letter; Send Money Home First, an exhibition featuring a five channel video installation, new sculptures and photographs by Yuken Teruya.
http://www.joseebienvenugallery.com
Josee Bienvenu Gallery - 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY , 10011, United States
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Banks Violette
February 12 - April 17, 2010
Gladstone Gallery, in collaboration with Team Gallery, is pleased to announce a new installation by Banks Violette. Violette's work ranges from haunting yet exquisitely rendered graphite drawings to sculptural installations composed of cast salt, light, and sound.
Gladstone Gallery
530 West 21st Street
New York
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Daniel Rozin X by Y-Thru March 20
at BItforms gallery, 529 West 20th Street, 2nd floor. A handful of installations which display your image in abstract forms.
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George Rickey, Important works from the estate
thru march 20
at Marlbourough Chelsea, 545 West 25 Street-Amazing Metal sculptures and mobiles.
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Shih Chieh Huang: Pepe and Popcorn
Dates: February 26-March 27, 2010
Location: 526 West 26th Street - 4th Floor - Room 416 - New York, NY
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 6 pm
In his third exhibition at Virgil de Voldère Gallery, Shih Chieh Huang introduces us to Pepe and Popcorn, two new creatures in his resplendent cosmic sculptural ecosystem. Resembling magical sea anemones and pulsating bioluminescent jellyfish, these works, with their categorically nonorganic parts, also evoke clunky interstellar spacecrafts
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Thru april 17
OUR NEW SHOWS AT WHITE COLUMNS
BILLY CHILDISH
HORST ADEMEIT
AUBREY MAYER
DAN MILLER
'ADEMEIT' A FILM BY MICHAEL BAUER AND MARCUS WERNER HED
WHITE COLUMNS
320 WEST 13TH STREET
(ENTER ON HORATIO STREET)
NEW YORK, NY 10014
WWW.WHITECOLUMNS.ORG
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CHRISTINA RAY , founder of the experimental gallery Glowlab, announces the re-launch of the gallery under her own name. The gallery remains in its SoHo location with the same program and artists and a new website at christinaray.com. The re-launch will be celebrated with a group exhibition titled "Refresh," on view March 04–April 18
Refresh . March 04–April 18
CHRISTINA RAY
30 Grand Street . NYC
A/C/E to Canal Street
Phone: 212 334 0204
Hours: Wed–Sun 12–6pm



Friday, March 19, 2010

KiNDERGARTEN play
3/19/2010 5:00 PM at Best Buy Union Square
14th Street, Union Square, New York, New York
Cost: FREE
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Breaking Bad: Season 3
Premiere + After Party
Presented by VICE and AMC
March 19
8p-9p Cocktail Hour
9p-10p Season 3 Premiere
10p-12 After Party
http://www.viceland.com/breakingbad/
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a couple of post punky bordering on prog rock bands....
Knitting Factory
Brooklyn
Fri, March 19, 2010
Doors: 8:00 PM / Show: 9:00 PM
$10 advance / $12 day of show
Oneida
Sightings
The Library Is On Fire
DJ Dr. Z pHd
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at brooklyn bowl,
THE REV. PEYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND, THE BLACK HOLLIES
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FRI, MARCH 19 - BROOKLYN
Something In Spanish (live) + Amylulita (DJ)
The mysterious and engaging avant-pop outfit Something In Spanish (Michelle Perez and Jules Monterrey) combines elements of 50’s pop, exotic lounge, experimental electronic and free jazz. On the 2nd Friday of each month, SIS will perform along with a rotating cast of artists, bands, and DJs combining live performance, visual projections, and the unexpected.
www.somethinginspanish.com
Coco66 (stage room in the back)
66 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY
21+
Doors 10pm - 4am
Cover: $5
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FAKE BLOOD!!! SURKIN!!!! BOY 8 BIT!!!!
Official AIR After Party
Friday March 19at Webster Hall
It's the AIR after party... and we have a killer DJ line-up for you on this one... Fake Blood, Surkin and Boy 8 Bit... it is going to be a monster!!
Alex English, Rekles and Gavin Royce will also be spinning.
$1 BEFORE MIDNIGHT WITH RSVP - CLICK HERE
http://newyork.going.com/fakebit#
Webster Hall: 125 E11th St between 3rd & 4th Ave.s
Doors 10pm. 19+ w/I.D.
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at the delancey. Very loud punk rock from
Liquor Store
3/19/2010 8:00 PM at The Delancey w/ Willie Mays
, Manhattan, New York
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Hank and Cupcakes Fun dancey stuff.
3/19/2010 10:00 PM at Piano’s
158 Ludlow St, New York, New York 10002
Cost: $10
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Free at Ottos. REBEL NIGHT
NYC's only Rockabilly (50's Rock n' Roll) Party.
Listen to good music, show off your vintage clothing and dance Jive, Bop and Stroll (Beginners who want to learn should come early)!
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Subway Soul Club
3/19/2010 10:00 PM at The Loft’
70 North 6th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York NY 11211
Cost: $6
Dance all night to 60’s Northern Soul, Motown and Go-Go Grooves spun by resident DJ Phast Phreddie and guests .Our current venue is a big white room with a WOODEN FLOOR and A BAR in a private space with a mirror ball and groovy projections on the wall. The entrance is an unmarked door between Public Assembly and Williamsburg Hall of Music. You wouldn’t know it was a club! Look for the Subway soul poster on the door and just head up the stairs.
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M O N D O
Friday, March 19th
Miss Modular * Kevington * Dr Maz
Spin Indie, Brit, Pop, Rock & Retro (Plus anything from Shoegazer to Twee)
Plus, The Secret History Record Release Party (Pt 2) with CD
giveaways and more. DJ Michael Grace Jr. of The Secret
History spins a special guest set.
@ Don Hill's
511 Greenwich Street (at Spring St)
www.donhills.com
$5 Cover or $3 w/Flyer or Invite
21 and over
11:00 pm to 4 am
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Gemini & Scorpio and Sxip Shirey
present
JaNk! ReDuX
Friday, March 19, 10pm-late, sliding scale $10-15, $5 after 2am
Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary - RSVP for location
http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=389952697867
We're firing up the drum machines, sticking a mic down the mouth of a tuba and inviting you to a surreal live-music-driven dance party. Dirty electronics and live musicians (horns, drums, human beat box), regurgitating old genres like early ska, early hip-hop, techno and house and playing it raw, glitchy and original. With: experimental circus composer Sxip Shirey (backed by Raya Brass Band rhythm section & trumpet), handmade contraption orchestra Electric Junkyard Gamelan, eclectic beats by hand-picked DJs till morning. Janky visuals by Sebastian Patane Masuelli. Live custom silkscreen prints by Printaholics Crew - bring a blank piece of clothing to print.



Saturday, March 20, 2010
punk rock matinee
SATURDAY MARCH 20 at 3:00pm
--CAPSULE (miami brings it)
--PREGNANT (local three pieced jerks)
--NIGHTBIRDS (ex PSYCHED TO DIE)
--HANK WOOD & THE HAMMERHEADS (blotto surf punk rott)
ABC No Rio
156 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-3697
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free at ottos
LIVE MUSIC
7-7:45PM TAPE OPERATORS
8 -8:30PM YOUR IMAGINARY FRIEND (Gary B from Gary B & the Notions)
9PM BOBBY STEELE
10PM LOVE PIRATES
11PM THE CARVELS
12 BAGGADIOS
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SATURDAY MARCH 20TH
Floating Kabarette
Doors: 10:00pm/Show: 10:30pm
FIRST 50 GUESTS FREE
$5 REGULAR ADMISSION
Hosted by Olga & Bjorn
Starring:
Jenny Rocha & Her Painted Ladies: Bawdy Dance Stars
Broadway Brassy: Singer Extroardinaire
Calamity Chang: Master Juggler
Max Darwin: Aerial Temptress
Madame Rosebud: Exotic Burlesque Bombshell
Lisa Natoli: Aerial Beauty
*Free Haircuts by LB all night!
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twist and shout at beauty bar bk
twig the wonderkid and friends spin some good ol' tyme rock n roll, motown, girl groups, and bubble gum
special guest dj set by jimmie d [midnight vultures]
pbr open bar 12-1am
saturday march 20th - no cover 21+id
beauty bar 921 broadway and myrtle ave brooklyn
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UFFIE!!!!!
plus Alex English DJ Set
Brooklyn Bowl - Saturday March 20
$5 GUEST LIST- CLICK HERE
http://newyork.going.com/englishuffie#
Brooklyn Bowl: 61 Wythe Avenue between N. 11th & 12th streets. Doors 11pm. 21+ w/I.D.
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Mr saturday night loft party
Saturday, March 20 at 1142 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn // 10p - late // open beer bar from 10p - 11p // $12 in advance // $10 before midnight with RSVP to mister@mistersaturdaynight.com // $15 at the door // directions


Sunday, March 21, 2010
free at ottos. This band blew us away awhile ago at copycat
10:00PM LARRY & HIS FLASK
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Jay Banerjee & The Heartthrobs
Sunday, March 21st at 10 PM
The Mercury Lounge
217 E. Houston St. (between Ludlow and Essex)
$8
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Bootblacks
3/21/2010 8:00 PM at coco 66 with Monozid and The Bellmer Dolls on their farewell tour
, New York, New York
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at the bell house in gowanus (two seatings, also six to 9 pm.)
SUN 3/21: 2pm - 5pm / $45
BROOKLYN BEEFSTEAK
(Please note this is for the 2pm - 5pm seating) featuring
SUSQUEHANNA INDUSTRIAL TOOL & DIE CO.
The BROOKLYN BEEFSTEAK is back, bigger and badder! Endless pitchers of McSorley's Light and Dark Ale on every table, mountains of choice steak cuts, and absolutely no utensils. All enjoyed to the sweet tunes of Brooklyn's favorite hillbilly boogie band, Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die Company. This is a celebration of America's favorite libation and our carnivorous inclinations. Boisterous crowds committed to communal singing are not only welcome, but encouraged at this winter affair.
At the height of 1880s New York celebration, Tammany Hall politicians invented the all-you-can-eat-and-drink beef and beer feast to buy votes. The flash-in-the-pan extravaganzas were fashionable among New York's elite, but lost favor in the early 20th century, surviving only in backwaters of New Jersey.
*Everyone will take home their very own souvenir apron so you always have a cow map handy when you are grilling poolside.
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ROOTS RADICAL ROCK 'N' ROLL PARTY
(50s-60 Vinyl Party + Live Acoustic Set)
Sunday March 21st @ Niagara Bar (7th St + Ave. A)
Sunday night we party @ Niagara for a special night playin' and spinnin' Rock 'n' Roll all night long!
Special Guest appearance - Bobby Steele of the Undead & the classic punk band the Misfits!!!!
9pm on - Paul Ryder of the Bloodrunners ('77 Punk Rock 'n' Roll - http://www.myspace.com/bloodrunners) and Charlie V. of Charlie & the Crybababies (http://www.myspace.com/charliethecrybabies) trade off on the tables spinning record after record of Rockabilly, Garage, Surf, Punk, & Soul in the most tasteful, delicious vinyl way possible of course!
@ 10:30pm - Charlie V. plays a live acoustic set of rock 'n' roll covers & original ballads + rockers.
@ 11:00pm - Chuck Reina of TCB (NYC Punk Rock / ex-member of the Crybabies) hollers a bit with his TCB bandmate Danskin Bluesy tunes that'll woo and whoa all the ladies & gentlemen in the house.
@ 11:30pm - Mike McWilliams also of the Bloodrunners plays a live acoustic set playing his own originals & rock 'n' roll covers. Charlie V. may even join in on a couple songs.
From that point on it'll be time for the footstompers and the ass shakers to take over the dance floor with drunken prowess & most probable raging dance party.

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Gemini & Scorpio and Wasabassco Burlesque
present
Bruncha Libre (vintage jazz edition)
Sunday, March 21, 1-5pm, $5 door / $15 food
Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary - Reserve on site for location
http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=386230331843
Brunch freedom is here! Freedom from long lines, harried waiters, and the feeling that they really wish you'd hurry up already. How about homemade food in a sprawling private loft instead, served up with hot entertainment and chilled cocktails? Enjoy a leisurely meal, relax on a couch or get up and dance on our sprung wood dance floor. For the inaugural event, The Moonlighters will wake you up with an eclectic soundtrack of ragtime, swing, Hawaiian, bluegrass, Latin, and jazz.
Reserve online to get the loft location. Event repeats every 3rd Sunday of the month, alternating live vintage jazz & burlesque entertainment. Please tip the entertainers generously.
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Sunday Night Fixe Fetish Party Presented by fIXE Magazine.com March 21st Lola Babalon Return & Xris Smack! Birthday Party! Two MORE reasons to celebrate in March! Lola Babalon's return to NYC and Xris SMack!s birthday! Plus DJ Xtine, Danielle Darkko, and so much more! Take a personal day Monday and get your Sunday Night Fixe! Dresscode: Fetish, Goth, Pinup, Formal, All Black, Dress to Impress! Sunday March 21st @ Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. New York, NY . $10 at the door, half price tix available direct from fixemagazine.com here: http://www.fixemagazine.com/events.php?ev=7 More info http://www.fixemagazine.com


Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Copycat, a night of cover songs
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday!
Dj Xerox spins crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the
hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some
of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs.
Tonights bands
Esque-Performing a tribute to Thin Lizzy
Action Camp (PA via Boston)
NO COVER
at Ottos Shrunken Head, 538 East 14 Street, Near avenue B
10 pm to 4 am
L Train to First Avenue
Copycatnyc.com

Abandoned Hotels of the Catskills

So sad. Check out the awesome 50 architecture in these abandoned Catskills Hotels..Thanks to Meanred Productions for the link.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Copycat tonight, plus picks

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Recommended art stuff
DOWNTOWN PIX:
MINING THE FALES ARCHIVES,
GREY ART GALLERY / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST / NEW YORK / NEW YORK / 10003
1961 - 1991
JANUARY 12 - APRIL 3, 2010
Downtown Pix features approximately 300 photographs from the acclaimed collections
of Fales Library at New York University. Organized jointly by
the Grey Art Gallery, NYU’s fine arts museum, and Fales Library, NYU’s rare book and manuscript collection, the show zooms in on New York’s Downtown scene from the 1960s to the early ‘90s.
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Chris Biddy "New Message" -cool watercolors
February 11, 2009, at Bill Brady~ATM, 542 West 24th, New York, NY 10011
- March 23, 2010
http://www.atmgallery.com/
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Yuken Teruya
Earn A Lot of Money
No Need Send Any Letter
Send Money Home First
February 18 - March 25, 2010
Josée Bienvenu Gallery is pleased to present Earn A Lot of Money; No Need Send Any Letter; Send Money Home First, an exhibition featuring a five channel video installation, new sculptures and photographs by Yuken Teruya.
http://www.joseebienvenugallery.com
Josee Bienvenu Gallery - 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY , 10011, United States
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Banks Violette
February 12 - April 17, 2010
Gladstone Gallery, in collaboration with Team Gallery, is pleased to announce a new installation by Banks Violette. Violette's work ranges from haunting yet exquisitely rendered graphite drawings to sculptural installations composed of cast salt, light, and sound.
Gladstone Gallery
530 West 21st Street
New York
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Daniel Rozin X by Y-Thru March 20
at BItforms gallery, 529 West 20th Street, 2nd floor. A handful of installations which display your image in abstract forms.
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George Rickey, Important works from the estate
thru march 20
at Marlbourough Chelsea, 545 West 25 Street-Amazing Metal sculptures and mobiles.
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Shih Chieh Huang: Pepe and Popcorn
Dates: February 26-March 27, 2010
Location: 526 West 26th Street - 4th Floor - Room 416 - New York, NY
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 6 pm
In his third exhibition at Virgil de Voldère Gallery, Shih Chieh Huang introduces us to Pepe and Popcorn, two new creatures in his resplendent cosmic sculptural ecosystem. Resembling magical sea anemones and pulsating bioluminescent jellyfish, these works, with their categorically nonorganic parts, also evoke clunky interstellar spacecrafts
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Thru april 17
OUR NEW SHOWS AT WHITE COLUMNS
BILLY CHILDISH
HORST ADEMEIT
AUBREY MAYER
DAN MILLER
'ADEMEIT' A FILM BY MICHAEL BAUER AND MARCUS WERNER HED
WHITE COLUMNS
320 WEST 13TH STREET
(ENTER ON HORATIO STREET)
NEW YORK, NY 10014
WWW.WHITECOLUMNS.ORG









Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Copycat, a night of cover songs presents
Spinal Cat: Smell the Covers!
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday!
Dj Xerox and Guest DJ Allan Dias (PIL)Spin crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the
hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some
of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs.
Tonights bands
The Rats
La Otracina
NO COVER
at Ottos Shrunken Head, 538 East 14 Street, Near avenue B
10 pm to 4 am
L Train to First Avenue
Copycatnyc.com
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WARPER Party 4 Year Anniversary Blowout!!!
"at The Knitting Factory Brooklyn"
Start Time: Wednesday, March 10 at 8:00pm
A night of multiple electronic acts and djs making full use of the knitting factorys multiple rooms and multimedia setups.

Thursday, March 11, 2010
at cake shop, some okay sounding bands...
4TH: DIEHARD
3RD: STANDARD FARE [uk]
2ND: MAKEOUT VIDEOTAPE[vancouver]
1ST: SALLY HEAD
$8, 8pm doors, 21+
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Here comes the second installment of Fine Style, the sweetest little reggae party in town.
Come hear resident selector Alex Moyer and very special guests:
Phast Phreddie the Boogaloo Omnibus (Subway Soul, the Wang Dang Doodle)
and Inspektor Strawberry Sodapop (East Village Radio)
Scorchers from the golden age of reggae on 45 RPM.
Brought to you by New York Night Train's Thursday Thump series!
Enid's 560 Manhattan Ave.
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NC-17 in the Seedy Basement of Lit
93 2nd Ave btwn 5th & 6th St
Not suitable for children under 21
No Cover
DJ Jess & Bastard Present
N C - 1 7
Vodka & PBR OPEN BAR 12-12:30

Friday, March 12, 2010
Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees
TRAGEDY FAREWELL SHOW !!....March 12, 2010..Bowery Ballroom NYC
with LES SANS CULOTTES, the Blondest, a Blondie tribute band; the Upper Crust, Boston's knee-breach- and- powder- wigged adorned aristocratic AC-DC- esque rockers Friday March 12th
Bowery Ballroom. 6 Delancey Street
The Blondest 8;30 pm
LES SANS CULOTTES 9;30 pm
the Upper Crust 10:30 pm
Tragedy 11:30 pm
$12 advance / $15 d.o.s
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Artists Wanted Presents
Self : Expressed
Friday, March 12, 7 to 10 p
Open House Gallery
201 Mulberry St. in Manhattan
Featuring the winner of Artists Wanted’s international art competition: The Power of Self. Cheng-Chang Wu of Nan-Tou, Taiwan relates his story through his environment. His almost anti-self portraits capture a moment of relief in a chaotic inner dialogue about his self and his nation.
Plus self-portraits from People's Choice Winners Rebekka Guðleifsdóttir from Hafnarfjörður, Iceland and Hilary McHone from South Pasadena, CA and the top 100 artists from NYC and beyond.
Join us for an evening of boundless art, delicious hors d'oeuvres, complimentary wines from Bear Flag, beers from Brooklyn Brewery, beats by DJ Kimyon and a glow in the dark fashion presentation by KRELwear.
RSVP info@artistswanted.org
For information visit http://www.artistswanted.org/promo/invite.html
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Friends in High Places
Organized by Zach Needler and Adrian Ting
March 12 – April 18 , 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, March 12, 6 - 9 PM
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 11am – 6pm; Saturday – Sunday 12pm – 6pm; Monday and Tuesday by appointment
Christopher Henry Gallery is pleased to announce Friends in High Places , an exhibition of abstract painting and sculpture by seventeen contemporary artists, organized by participants Zach Needler and Adrian Ting.
Christopher Henry Gallery
127 Elizabeth Street NY, NY 10013
T 212 244 6004
http://www.christopherhenrygallery.com/
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L Magazine Presents a tribute to Joan Jett w/the Anabolics
Type: Music/Arts - Concert
Start Time: Friday, March 12, 2010 at 8:00pm
End Time: Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 2:00am
Location: Spike Hill
Street: 184 Bedford Avenue
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY
Born to be bad! L Magazine Presents a tribute to Joan Jett & The Runaways! With The Anabolics, KC Quilty, Beluga and the Nouvellas. We play 9pm. Free show!
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NT play 3/12/2010 9:00 PM at Midnite til Death @ Don Pedro’s w/ The Othermen
90 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11206
Cost: prolly 6 bucks
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THE ABOVE
3/12/2010 8:00 PM at Brooklyn’s Got Soul at Waterbury Social Club
55 Waterbury St., Brooklyn, New York 11226
Cost: $7
BROOKLYN’S GOT SOUL! Live Music By: THE ABOVE (Brooklyn Mod) JORDAN VALENTINE & THE SUNDAY SAINTS (Boston Soul) All night Soul, R n’ B & Mod spun by DJ’s: ELI REED, POPWELL, LI’L JERK & AGENT JAY + guest DJ’s WATERBURY SOCIAL CLUB (the former Bushwick Music Studio) 55 Waterbury St. between Scholes & Meserole Williams’Bush, Brooklyn L to MONTROSE 8pm $7 ALL AGES Sorry, no BYOB
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at Bruar falls "All Girls, Brooklyn v.s. Osaka Night ! "
245 grand Street, Brooklyn, New York 11211
Cost: 10
All Girls, Brooklyn v.s. Osaka Night ! with Talk Normal (Brooklyn) Moon♀mama (Pikacyu from Afrirampo folk solo) (Osaka) Hard Nips (Brooklyn) Waterfai (Osaka) Olivia MORI (Brooklyn)
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at galapagos in dumbo, preceded by nerd night speed dating
Nerd Nite
Nerd Nite; It's Like the Discovery Channel with Beer. First, Kate Jones talks about Pi. It's not just a non-terminating irrational number; it¹s a way of life. Second, Paco from Math For American discusses, Mathematicians: Behind the Music. Go behind the scenes of the mathematician subculture. Finally, Ames Grawert makes The Legal Case for Gay Marriage. Grawert, a self-described "big city lawyer" (admission pending...) will make the argument, sure to be controversial in Brooklyn, that an honest reading of the Equal Protection Clause, history, and existing precedent would require state and federal authorities to recognize same-sex marriage rights.
Speed Dating
New York's most unusual love connection darling is back on Friday March 12, 2010 at Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO as Nerd Nite brings back its revered hetero speed dating. 25 smart gals. 25 wise fellas. 50 smart hearts yearning for one another (and a few cocktails). After speed dating, regular Nerd Nite features presentations about Pi, the seedy underbelly of mathematicians, and the legal case for gay marriage
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FRIDAY MARCH 12
DOORS: 10:00PM | SHOW: 10:30PM
Tickets $10.00
($5.00 if you come dressed up in a light up costume)
My Robot Friend, Alex Moulton & KINGDOM
Alex Moulton will debut TRON:Suite – a reimagining of the score to the classic 1982 film, mixed live from rare synthesizer music of the early 80s and projected in widescreen glory. My Robot Friend will perform a live show featuring songs from his critically acclaimed new album "Soft-Core." The show is unlike anything you've ever witnessed before: a light-up performance art spectacle that has to be seen to be believed! Tonight will also be the world premiere of the new music video for the song "Waiting". Kingdom will present a DJ set featuring infectious electronic dance music.
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ARMS AROUND HAITI @ Public Assembly
70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn
8 pm - late, Both Rooms
21+
Featuring Arthur’s Landing, ARP, Versus, Reggie Watts & over 12 of NYC's best DJ's!!
Just because it's not in the news as much anymore, doesn't mean the situation in Haiti has gotten any better, nor will it anytime soon.
There is a minimum donation of $10 at the door, but we encourage you to give more. Our goal is to raise $10,000! Every little bit helps!
LIVE PERFORMANCES IN BOTH ROOMS:
8:30 Elodie Lauten (performing new tangos)
9:30 Arthur’s Landing (Arthur Russell Collaborators performing his music)
10:30 ARP (melodic Kosmische sounds)
11 Versus (yes, Versus!)
11:30 Xela (deep, dark and purely evil ambience)
12 Reggie Watts (brilliant, hilarious beatbox comedian)
1 Gran Bwa (Haitian Rara carnival band)
DJs:Cowboy Mark (Crucial Getdown - Enabler Network)
Gerald Hammill (Other Music)
Duane Harriot (Other Music/Bim Marx/Negroclash)
Andy Beta (Village Voice)
Sal P (Liquid Liquid)
Play It Loud DJs: Doug Gomez (Drrrtyhaze) | Henry Maldonado (Son of Sound) | Darshan Jesrani (Metro Area)
Marcos Cabral (Runaway - DFA)
Neurotic Drum Band DJ set feat: John Selway & Ulysses
www.publicassemblynyc.com

Saturday, March 13, 2010
Spring forward tonight at 2 am!
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at cake shop,
SXSW GAS MONEY BENEFIT FOR STARVING ARTISTS! 15 BANDS! ALL MONEY DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN THE ARTISTS!
DARLINGS
SUNDELLES
TOTAL SLACKER
WHATEVER BRAINS [raleigh]
MY TEENAGE STRIDE
BIG TROUBLES
INVISIBLE HAND[virginia]
CHEAP TEQUILA SHOTS!! $2 DOS EQUIS FOR PEOPLE WHO BRING SNACKS!!
7pm doors, 20 minute sets, $10, 21+
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Alexis Trice's gallery opening @ Clover's Fine Art Gallery
338 Atlantic Avenue, BK
4-6pm
ALEXIS TRICE'S GALLERY OPENING
Four colorful artists brighten up Clover’s Fine Art Gallery with Cosmic Characters, opening March 11th and showing through April 5th 2010. The Opening Reception will be held Saturday March 13th from 4-6 pm at Clover’s Fine Art Gallery, 338 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY.
The artists capture other-worldly characters saturated in surrealist realms from the depths of their imaginations.
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Rockabilly Psychosis w/ Sasquatch & the Sick-a-billys, Wicked Whiskey, ten foot polecats
Time: Saturday 13 March, Start Time: 21:00 PM
Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, 11211, US
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at galapagos in dumbo, SATURDAY MARCH 13
FLOATING KABARETTE
Doors: 10:00pm/Show: 10:30pm
FIRST 50 GUESTS FREE
$5 REGULAR ADMISSION
Hosted by Olga & Bjorn
Starring:
Jenny Rocha & Her Painted Ladies: Bawdy Dance Stars
Sean Blue Master Juggler
Veruca Honeyscotch Aerial Temptress
The Maine Attraction Exotic Burlesque Bombshell
Amber Ray International Burlesque Sensation
Brian Newman Jazz Crooner
Lisa Natoli Aerial Beauty
*Free Haircuts by LB all night!
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Mad Hatter Tea PArTy
Saturday, Mar 13, 2010 10:00 PM
Surreal Estate
15 Thames St.
Bushwick
New York
11206
Come dressed as your favorite character from Alice in Wonderland and get discount admission! (we will be the judge) We now have a full lineup posted. No mystery anymore! 3 FLOORS of delicious nonsense 5 BANDS, 5 DJs , a mad pianist, a Greek playing a bouzouki, a "contact" juggler, a balloonist, and a magician for your pleasure. We also have a HOOKAH lounge and magic kava tea will be served.
This Saturday, Surreal Estate unleashes the surreal in us all by serving up the sweetest of teas in the maddest of company!
DRINK THE POTION and fall down the rabbit hole into THREE floors of everyone's un-birthday, complete with ROOF DECK, HOOKAH LOUNGE, and bands, variety performers, and DJs that will send you reeling into parts of your mind you've never before explored!
Pay homage to the land though the looking glass by donning yourself in your favorite Alice in Wonderland COSTUME!
Turn on, tune in, and check out with our amazing CHECKERBOARD FLOOR!
Variety Performers::
GREEK HASH BAR MUSIC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebetiko) on the Bouzouki with Bobby the Greek
INSANE PIANO PERFORMANCE by Kevin Uehlinger http://www.myspace.com/ku3
"CONTACT JUGGLING" by Blake the Juggler
BALLOONS by Balloon Lizzie
MAGIC from Magic Chris
:Bands:
Ω Pink Noise http://www.myspace.com/pinknoiseny
Ω Vox Illuminati http://www.myspace.com/181880841
Ω Bangladeafy! http://www.myspace.com/bangladeafy
Ω The Traveling Musicians of Brementown (inspired by the Griimm fairy tale)
Ω 1 more HEADLINER TBA!
D¥s:
¥ Faith in the Glitch (Techno, Dubstep) http://www.faithintheglitch.com/
¥ Christ Almighty (FUN)
¥ Ivan Yamazaki (Dance Classics and Acid House) http://www.myspace.com/djdisconyc
¥ Music by Yoko (Dive House) http://www.podomatic.com/profile/musicbyyoko
¥Seduce Medusa (BASS & BOOM)
**Sound Installation by Industrial Bass and Boom and Deco by http://www.oculardelight.com**
15 Thames St. Bushwick :: L to Morgan 10p: $7 with costume, $10 without no BYO
http://www.myspace.com/surrealestatenyc surrealestatenyc@gmail.com
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Jester Jaimi, $mall ¢hange, and Third Earth Designs presente
¡zzZion!
Number 3: Leprechaun in the Hood
Happening at the fab Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary space.
10pm-Laaaate.
you MUST RSVP for addy: zzzion69@gmail.com
DJs:
Queen Majesty (Deadly Dragon)
Geo aka Leche
Duane (Bim Marx)
$mall ¢hange
Aerial performaces by Stephanie Hope (Lady Circus)
Visuals by Lady Firefly and Visual Hornhonking
Cover $10 b4 midnight (or with a LOT of green or costume or hula
hoop), $15 for all you L7 mofos.


Sunday, March 14, 2010
Curious
Burlesque & Dance Party
Sunday
March 14th
shows @ 11:30 + 1
party all night
Piano’s
Upstairs
158 Ludlow St.
nyc
21+ with ID
free admission
Every second Sunday of the month, at Piano’s, resident performer Mademoiselle Lena of False Aristocracy, curates a night of Curious burlesque and variety, in two acts [ @ 11:30pm + 1am ].
The dance party continues throughout the night, from 10pm to 4am, to music provided by Mike Dextro of False Aristocracy.
March 14th
performances by ::
Sweet Lorraine
Liliana [ Goddess of Transformantion ]
Mademoiselle Lena [ False Aristocracy // {ETHER} ]
Mistress of Ceremonies
& pick up ::Purple Kitten
Music by ::Mike Dextro

Sunday, March 7, 2010

NY Capital Region Regional Specialties

My special someone hails for the Greater Albany area. At some point I had asked her about whether the Rochester/Syracuse areas regional hot dog specialty, a "red hot" or "white hot", topped with meat sauce, had ever made it down towards her area. To her knowledge, they hadn't.
For those who don't know, a red hot is usually a pork and beef dog, dyed to a bright red color, while the white hot is usually a variation of a bratwurst. The meat sauce in the area is often refered to as "greek based" for the prescence of some oregano and a sweeter taste. It may be similar to what they call Chili in the greater Cincinnati area, but usually with a little thicker consistancy and a darker color.
This week on serious eats, they had their "Hot Dog of the Week" which turned out to be Mini Hot Dogs from Troy, NY, which is in the greater Albany area. Featured mostly at the Troy Pork Store and a cool joint called Famous Lunch, the regional dog indeed made it down to Albany, but shrunk down in the transition. Here they are only 3 inches....(some say they are four inches)
Sadly, the Troy pork store has closed due to development, but Rolfs pork store remains.
Roadfoods Review of Famous Lunch
Lost Citys Famous Lunch
Rolfs Pork Store from Ridiculous Food Society
Rolfs Pork Store from All over Albany
Destruction of the nearly 200 Year old Troy Pork Store Apts.
Famous Lunch

Thursday, March 4, 2010

NYC weekly event picks

A few things for the weekend. Next Wed is the Spinal Tap copycat!

If someone has forwarded this list to you and you want to get it yourself, send an email to hipstertravelnycpicks-subscribe@yahoogroups.com




Recommended art stuff
DOWNTOWN PIX:
MINING THE FALES ARCHIVES,
GREY ART GALLERY / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST / NEW YORK / NEW YORK / 10003
1961 - 1991
JANUARY 12 - APRIL 3, 2010
Downtown Pix features approximately 300 photographs from the acclaimed collections
of Fales Library at New York University. Organized jointly by
the Grey Art Gallery, NYU’s fine arts museum, and Fales Library, NYU’s rare book and manuscript collection, the show zooms in on New York’s Downtown scene from the 1960s to the early ‘90s.
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Chris Biddy "New Message" -cool watercolors
February 11, 2009, at Bill Brady~ATM, 542 West 24th, New York, NY 10011
- March 23, 2010
http://www.atmgallery.com/
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Thru march 8
http://lyonswiergallery.com/
Current Exhibition:
February 12 – March 8, 2010
Terri Thomas “Hedone”
Melodie Provenzano “It’s My Birthday!”
175 Seventh Avenue (at W20th Street)
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Yuken Teruya
Earn A Lot of Money
No Need Send Any Letter
Send Money Home First
February 18 - March 25, 2010
Josée Bienvenu Gallery is pleased to present Earn A Lot of Money; No Need Send Any Letter; Send Money Home First, an exhibition featuring a five channel video installation, new sculptures and photographs by Yuken Teruya.
http://www.joseebienvenugallery.com
Josee Bienvenu Gallery - 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY , 10011, United States
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Banks Violette
February 12 - April 17, 2010
Gladstone Gallery, in collaboration with Team Gallery, is pleased to announce a new installation by Banks Violette. Violette's work ranges from haunting yet exquisitely rendered graphite drawings to sculptural installations composed of cast salt, light, and sound.
Gladstone Gallery
530 West 21st Street
New York
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Daniel Rozin X by Y-Thru March 20
at BItforms gallery, 529 West 20th Street, 2nd floor. A handful of installations which display your image in abstract forms.
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George Rickey, Important works from the estate
thru march 20
at Marlbourough Chelsea, 545 West 25 Street-Amazing Metal sculptures and mobiles.
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art
Akiyuki Ina: Emitting Evanescent Beauty
Feb. 16th – Mar. 6th
http://open-source-gallery.org/?cat=5
255 17th street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Shih Chieh Huang: Pepe and Popcorn
Dates: February 26-March 27, 2010
Location: 526 West 26th Street - 4th Floor - Room 416 - New York, NY
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 6 pm
In his third exhibition at Virgil de Voldère Gallery, Shih Chieh Huang introduces us to Pepe and Popcorn, two new creatures in his resplendent cosmic sculptural ecosystem. Resembling magical sea anemones and pulsating bioluminescent jellyfish, these works, with their categorically nonorganic parts, also evoke clunky interstellar spacecrafts






Thursday, March 4, 2010
THURSDAY MARCH 4- SUNDAY MARCH 7
WHITE COLUMNS AT THE 'INDEPENDENT'
548 W 22ND STREET, NEW YORK
PRESENTING WORKS BY: BILLY CHILDISH / JANICE GUY / NIKOLAI NOEL / NOAM RAPPAPORT
EDITIONS BY: TOMMA ABTS / BILLY CHILDISH / ANN CRAVEN / TRISHA DONNELLY / ELIZABETH PEYTON + MORE
RECORDS BY: THE SOUND OF WHITE COLUMNS / BILLY CHILDISH / FROM THE NURSERY / MELVINS / XXX MACARENA + MORE
www.independentnewyork.com
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Doppleganger play a free show at the john varvatos store in the old cbgb space. 8pm
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at the trash bar in wburg, a buncha ottos and copycat vets and some others
Thursday 03/04/10 THE RUBBER ROOM RATS, THE CRUSHER, THE VONDELLS, GIRL TO GORILLA, THE DEMANDS
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Mar 4, 2010 at 8:00 PM EST (8:00 PM DOORS) to Mar 5, 2010 1:00 AM EST
JESSE MALIN & The St. Marks Social with Des Roar and Only Son
at The Bowery Electric - New York, NY
$12.00
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Perfect Prescription 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY
immunizing you from bad music since march 2009...
Type: Party - Night of Mayhem
Start Time: Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7:00pm
End Time: Friday, March 5, 2010 at 4:00am
Location: SECRET PROJECT ROBOT - ( Monster Island Basement )
Street: 128 River St @ Metropolitan in Williamsburg
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY
Description••• It's been a year since PERFECT PRESCRIPTION was born! Join us and celebrate with a very SPECIAL event in a SPECIAL location -- the Monster Island Basement at the SECRET PROJECT ROBOT HQ in Williamsburg!! This awesome art space has agreed to host our night of psychedelic mayhem...•••
And we have a very special lineup..
• FUXA - http://www.myspace.com/fuxamusic
• RUNAWAY SUNS - http://www.myspace.com/therunawaysuns
• SOREN WELL - http://www.myspace.com/sorenwellnoise
• BOOM CHICK - http://www.myspace.com/frankhoier
• APOLLO HEIGHTS - http://www.myspace.com/apolloheights
• TELLTALE - http://www.myspace.com/telltalemusic
••• Guest DJ's JAY SPACE (APTBS) and MOJO 2000!! •••
LIGHT INSTALLATION & PROJECTIONS BY
••• MONSTER AV SQUAD •••
http://www.myspace.com/441945230
http://www.secretprojectrobot.org/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brooklyn-NY/Secret-Project-Robot-Art-Experiment/88171009501
The music starts at 8 PM and goes all night...
Cheap drinks...
You can smoke inside!!!
only $5 for all this
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Shark?
3/4/2010 8:00 PM at Glasslands w/ Gunfight, Quiet Loudly, Scary Living
, Brooklyn, 11211
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at the bell house in gowanus. normally I dont list hip hop, but this sounds funny
THU 3/4: 9pm / $10
FreeIceCream.net presents
BOHEMIAN RAP CD
Jake Lefco, IllSpokinn, Ryan-O'Neil, Kats, Domer and DJ SmutVillain will all hit the stage to perform the songs from the new Bohemian Rap CD project...FREE CD's for all in attendance.
The Art of Shooting and J.A.C.K. will be performing special Queen tribute sets.
Plus more LIVE hip-Hop with 3RD PARTY.
FREE Maker's Mark Milkshakes 9pm-10pm while DJ SmutVillain performs miracles with three turntables
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TISWAS
Thursday 4 March
with DJs NICK MARC & SPIKY PHIL
& Guest DJ JAMIE BURKE
with host EDEN THRILLZ
& photos by DR PHOTOG
Complimentary Vodka Drinks 10:30 - 11:30
THE BEAUTY BAR
231 East 14 St. (btw. 2nd & 3rd Aves) NYC.
10pm - 4am, 21+ w/ID
NO COVER
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NC-17 in the Seedy Basement of Lit
93 2nd Ave btwn 5th & 6th St
Not suitable for children under 21
No Cover
DJ Jess & Bastard Present
N C - 1 7
Vodka & PBR OPEN BAR 12-12:30

Friday, March 5, 2010
Due to the fabulous weather this past Friday we RESCHEDULED the Cleverly Clothed Fashion Industry Cocktail Reception to this Friday MARCH 5th from 7-11pm at Ella. Virtually everything else is the same and as a bonus we'll have live jazz!
If you already RSVP'd you do not have to do so again. And if you didn't, what the hell is wrong with you?!!!
Cleverly Clothed presents: A Fashion Industry Cocktail Reception Friday MARCH 5th from 7-11pm at Ella (9 Avenue A). Join photographer Derek Reed, fashion publicist Alisa Rottenberg, custom clothier JElquist.com, Dapper Scout and Anthony Haden-Guest for a stylish night with some of the most stylish people in the city. Limited complimentary Spaten and Franziskaner will get your night started right and Ella's specialty cocktails will keep it that way. click HERE and then RSVP HERE! for the guest list. $5.
http://www.wayoverbudget.com/rsvp.php?id=76
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Smashed Blocked at Beauty Bar. SIxties Garage rock/mod party
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This is a story of an icon.
There are locations in this city with a history and energy so powerful
their story can galvanize a community. 142 11th Ave, New York City, New
York is the former site of the world's most infamous leather bar: The
Eagle's Nest. From 1970 through March 5th, 2000, the space held nights of
passion, beauty, conflict and controversy.
This Friday, March 5th, ten years to the day of the closing of The Eagle's
Nest, you are invited to experience an art installation exploring the
fragility of infamy, the passing of phenomenon and the power that memories
can hold. "142 11th Ave, New York City, New York" is a 12' by 15'
installation of 88 pieces of etched glass, wrought iron and an all
encompassing sound composition.
142 11th Ave, New York City, New York
at the corner of 21st St.
Friday, 7pm through Midnight
Details: http://www.emma17.com
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FRIDAY MARCH 5, 7 - 10PM
OPENING RECEPTION FOR OUR NEW SHOWS AT WHITE COLUMNS
BILLY CHILDISH
HORST ADEMEIT
AUBREY MAYER
DAN MILLER
'ADEMEIT' A FILM BY MICHAEL BAUER AND MARCUS WERNER HED
WHITE COLUMNS
320 WEST 13TH STREET
(ENTER ON HORATIO STREET)
NEW YORK, NY 10014
WWW.WHITECOLUMNS.ORG
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at union hall in parkslope
FRI 3/5: 5pm - 9pm / Upstairs
FIPS Presents:
CUPCAKEGATE 2K10: THE RESOLUTION
Calling all Breeders AND Ballers: You grieved with your fave neighborhood blog, FIPS, during Cupcakegate 2K10 when we were all promised delicious, fried Robicelli's cupcakes, and instead got a big fat pile of nothing. Well, tonight's the night that all of that changes! Robicelli's has teamed up with FIPS and Union Hall to bring you a glorious 3-hour fried cupcake extravaganza. You best bring your appetite, because the Robicelli's cupcakes will be coming out fast and furious from the fryer. We've got: The Elvis (Banana cake with peanut butter buttercream and brown sugar candied bacon); The Car Bomb (Chocolate Guinness Stout cake with Jameson Whiskey ganache and Bailey's Irish Cream buttercream); The L'Amour (Chocolate Chambord cake with Chambord buttercream & chocoalte raspberry ganache); and The Tres Leches (3-milk soaked brown butter cake with dulce de leche buttercream).
So come hang with Robicelli's and the whole Fucked in Park Slope crew and get your (drunk) fried cupcake on! First one to have a heart attack that night, wins.
Free to hang (regular cupcakes $3/each, fried cupcakes $4/each)
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free at ottos shrunken head
LIVE MUSIC
NELL'S BIRTHDAY BASH!
9PM THE SALOONATICS
10PM PSYCHOCHARGER
11PM AFTERBIRTH
12AM THEE ATOMIC CAVEMEN
DJ's PAT PERVERT and ONE-EYED ROXY!
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The Jaguar Club-great band
3/5/2010 8:00 PM at Bruar Falls with Coyote Eyes FREE SHOW
245 Grand Street, Brooklyn, New York 11211
Cost: Free
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Blondes
3/5/2010 8:00 PM at Monster Island Basement-TRUE PANTHER EP RELEASE PARTY, janka, lemonade and tanlines!
, BROOKLYN, 11206
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SLEEPIES play 3/5/2010 8:00 PM at Shea Stadium w/ The Brooklyn What, Highway Gimps & Donner Party Picnic
20 Meadow Street, Brooklyn, New York 11206
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Trouble & strife play
3/5/2010 8:00 PM at Rock Star Bar
351 Kent Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York 11211
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Heloise & The Savoir Faire
Darwin Deez / Samuel
at music hall of williamsburg. H&tSF shoulda been as big as lady gaga, had she lived more in the disco era
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9p -
DJs Jonathan Toubin, Shimmy, Captain Heartlock @ SITE Festival Launch Party @ Beauty Bar (Bushwick) FREE part of the cool brooklyn site festival art event
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ABC Rebel Night @ The Warsaw, FREE
Fri Mar 5 10pm (Monthly at 10pm on the first Friday)
The Warsaw, 261 Driggs Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Monthly 50's and 60's ROCK'N'ROLL Party at The Warsaw. No cover.
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M O N D O
Friday, March 5th
Miss Modular * Kevington * Dr Maz
Spin Indie, Brit, Pop, Rock & Retro (Plus anything from Shoegazer to Twee)
Summer Cats [Live Performance, 11:30pm]
We're thrilled to welcome Cloudberry + Slumberland
recording artists Summer Cats to the Don Hill's stage.
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia (!), Summer Cats create
infectious guitar pop with influences that range from
Talulah Gosh to Galaxie 500.
@ Don Hill's
511 Greenwich Street (at Spring St)
www.donhills.com
$7 Cover or $5 w/Flyer or Invite
21 and over
11:00 pm to 4 am
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Rubulad Presents
On FRIDAY, March 5th:
Winter is a drag!
Gender-Bending Adventure for the Amateur Explorer!
live bands:
Electric Junkyard Gamelan
Ching Chong Song
The Beets
w/ your dj/soundman Cody
djs:Uproot Andy
DJ Shakey
Reagonomics
The Vintage dj
in the Cabaret Room:
G-Scopitronic’s Non-Stop Film Fest
Kagero
Shebang
w/ your dj/soundman Greything
plus:Dreams and Aspirations Vending Machine by Yung
Form Francoeur’s Light Circus Extraordinaire
Food by Vicious Delicious
Dress: Razzle Dazzle us!
10 pm doors, 11 pm show, 10 beans in costume, before 11 pm or way late. Otherwise, 15 beans.
Rubulad Home Base: 338 Flushing Ave., bet. Classon & Taaffee
L train to Bedford Avenue > B62 Bus (formerly B61) on Driggs (ask driver to let you out at Flushing Ave.) > left under BQE > Rubulad's on your right just past the gas station *OR* J / M / Z to Marcy Ave > walk along BQE > left under BQE at Flushing.
Or G Train to Classon, walk on Classon to Flushing.
Note: The B62 bus runs from L.I.C. through Greenpoint and Dumbo to Downtown Brooklyn, where you must now change for the B61 for Red Hook.
The B57 bus will take you to and from Bushwick, fast.
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"777"
The concept is simple,
7 DJs select the tunes,
7 tunes each,
7 inch record is the only format allowed!
No exceptions.
This is gonna be a night of fun and surprises where nobody knows whats gonna be played.
Our DJs for the first 777 will be:
Sean McCann (Audioweb, Ian Brown, Badly Drawn Boy)
Mike Stuart (Beauty Bar, Harley Davidson)
Drew Arrison (The Simpsons)
Jason Baron (Darkroom, Various Istanbul clubs)
Boozy Jo (Shit Sandwich, Fleck PR, Various LES bars)
Ryan Spoto (Des Roar, Tiger Daughters)
Graham Finn (Dead Sparrows, 200 Orchard)
This night has no boundaries, its not about rocking a dancefloor, just about having fun so put your party hat on and come down and have some fun!!
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:00pm
End Time: Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 4:00am
Location: 200 Orchard
Street: 200 Orchard St
City/Town: New York, NY
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TRASH @ The Studio (Webster Hall) (19+)
125 E 11th St
Use the Separate Basement Entrance for Webster Hall 212-353-1600
10PM Doors 19+ w/ID
$5 with flyer from DJJESSNYC.COM or with RSVP to trash@djjessnyc.com
$10 without
special limited comp list w/ RSVP@shawpromotion.com - or say "Shaw Time" for reduced admission
TRASH!
NINE YEAR ANNIVERSARY for
DRIVENBYBOREDOM.COM
With Your Resident DJs
DJ JESS (NC-17, Carpe PM)
ALEX MALFUNCTION
Spinning Postpunk.Newave.Indie.Electro.Disco.Glam.Rocknroll.
Late Nite Cabaret By
JUSTINA FLASH
APATHY ANGEL
2-4-1 DRINKS @ 3AM
With Your Birthday Host
SHAIN BELA LUGOSI
Plus
TWIG THE WONDERKID (Glamdammit)
Trashy Go-Gos
BLUE BOOM BOOM
AMBER STAR
$3 PBR
WHISKEY & VODKA SPECIALS
Dress Code Enforced by Door Whore
BRENDON JAMES
Hipster Photo Blogger or Topless Bathroom Model
GBH Presents Upstairs
NEON INDIAN
HOLY GHOST
Find Pictures, Music, Events, & Evidence at
DJJESSNYC.COM





Saturday, March 6, 2010
First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, Misc.: 200 Eastern Parkway, free, 5-11pm
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Bamboo Kids, Dirty Shames @ Lit Lounge (E Village)
Sat Mar 6 9pm
93 2nd ave new york ny
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queers beers and rears, punk rock/electro party.
at cake shop
HIGH TEEN BOOGIE
LITTLE VICTORY
EDIE SEDGWICK
WORLD FAMOUS "BOB"
+ RESIDENT DJS GO-KARFF, SIR LOINS, AND A. MARTINI
QBR GOGO BOYS! FREE BOOZE 11PM- 12AM!
$5 before 11pm, $8 after,
10pm doors, 21+
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pianos is so full of DBs but if you can bear it, viva viva is an awesome band
$10 HOLLIS BROWN 11PM
THE HONORS 10PM
VIVA VIVA 9PM
THE HIGHWAY 8PM
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Total Slacker
3/6/2010 8:00 PM at Don Pedro - w/ - A - Nude - Beach, - Girls - at - Dawn, - and - Anasazis
, Brooklyn, New York
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free at ottos shrunken head
9 PM UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF-ROCK SHINDIG
9PM THE SEA TURTLES
10PM SURF + TURF
11PM BONGO SURF
12AM EL MUCHACHO
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Saturday, March 6th, 11pm-4am
No Parking on the Dance Floor (especial Saturday edition!)
Special late night saturday fish
fry edition of No Parking, sans fish, but drinks sure. A nice wrap up
for the fab fab show known as the Wonderneath (yay Ali nice1!) plus
shouts to the BK Sitefest ppl.
You know the drill by now. Fuck art lets dance. Then fuck. Then
art. Alladat.
Plus suprise performances from Lady Circus right over the dancefloor,
since it is their homebase after all. Aerial is the shit ppl, don't
sleep on these female ninjas.
Tara on the design. Blush at the door. Ms Burke (god help us--I
keed!) on the bar.
Lets goooo!
Saturday March 6th
No Parking on the Dancefloor.
Saturday Night Fish Fry edition w/o the fish.
SiteFest and Wonderneath after party hotel lobby
11pm-4am, $10
DJs: D-Juice, Still Life, $mall ¢hange
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at galapagos in dumbo
SATURDAY MARCH 6
FLOATING KABARETTE
Doors: 10:00pm/Show: 10:30pm
FIRST 50 GUESTS FREE
$5 REGULAR ADMISSION
Hosted by Olga & Bjorn
Starring:
Jenny Rocha & Her Painted Ladies: Bawdy Dance Stars
Gigi & Pop: Quarky Lounge Act
Vanishing Vinny: Magician Extraordinaire
Madame Rosebud: Burlesque Beauty
The Girl Next Door & more!
*Free Haircuts by LB all night!
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Thump thump kinda dance party
Mister Saturday Night
with Eamon Harkin, Justin Carter and Matias Aguayo
at 1142 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn // 10p - late // open beer bar from 10p - 11p // $8 in advance // $10 before midnight with RSVP to mister@mistersaturdaynight.com // $15 at the door // directions
http://www.residentadvisor.net/promoter.aspx?id=7767


Sunday, March 7, 2010
at cake shop
LET THEM EAT CAKE!
ALL-AGES MATINEE SERIES
4TH:CARE
BEARS
ON FIRE
3RD: NAT AND ALEX WOLFF
2ND: THE TANGENTS
1ST: JACK SKULLER
$5, 2pm- 6pm, ALL AGES
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Brooklyn Site festival continues.....
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"The Art of One", Arts in Bushwick SITE Festival Closing Salon Party
Type: Party - House Party
Date: Sunday, March 7, 2010
Time: 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Location: Page Not Found, JMZ to Myrtle/Broadway or Morgan L
Street: RSVP "Yes" to receive the exact address the day of the event
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=324177959283
Join us for an evening of live music and interactive art by Monolithic People Who Wear Sunglasses Indoors, as we bring you bite-sized versions of music and merriment in gallery-style.
Music and Movement by:
RADIO WONDERLAND-Live radio boombox, steering wheel, shoes, laptop. Turning live radio into recombinant funky dance music.
Super Duck- Prokofieff's Duck in the 21st Century. Oboe effected with loop pedal, delay, and ring modulation, served with a side salad of chopped up ambient vocals.
Exaltron is a one-man trumpet, guitar and live remix extravaganza
'Confined Perspective' solo dance piece by Mary Madsen, of Jigsaw Soul, incorporating live video.
Live Screen Printing by Bushwick Print Labs, Bring your boring stuff and get it custom printed ($5 sd)...or pick a blank ($5 sd)
Live ambient music by upright bassist Garth Stevenson, guitarist Lily Maase, saxophonist Johnny Butler
Electro-jams from Smoothe Moose cellist/DJ Cosmo D
Live flipbook making
And, as always, a fully-stocked bar featuring home-brewed beer, a delicious selection of wine, and any liquor-infused libation your little heart might desire.
Location: "Page Not Found"
"A 2000 sqft, two floor, apartment, with a garden, used as constantly transforming space to encourage strong social interaction by experimenting with collaboration, art, food, film and music."
Enter through Underground entrance.
JMZ to Myrtle/Broadway or L to Morgan Ave.
$5 cover, or bring your SITE Festival program to our Recycling Hub and get in for free!
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Pin up finishing school. Learn how to be a pin up
http://www.pinupfinishingschool.com/
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at the bell house
SUN 3/7: 7pm red carpet / 8pm awards / FREE
WITSTREAM OSCAR PARTY
with
GABE & JENNY
Whether you've seen Avatar or care about Angelina's dress, you kinda HAVE to watch the Oscars, right?
This year, instead of slogging through four boring hours on your couch, come watch at the Bell House with WitStream.com, the comedy-only microblogging website. Gabe Liedman (Big Terrific) and Jenny Slate (Saturday Night Live) will serve as your MCs, entertaining during commercials with their hilarious analysis. Meanwhile, WitStream will run it's LIVE feed of clever asides and scathing Oscar commentary from over 200 of the nation's funniest comedians and writers PLUS we'll have ballots and prizes for those who wish to predict the evening's big winners.
Gabe and Jenny have been besties and comedic life partners since Y2K. They have become mainstay darlings of the New York City comedy scene with weekly performances at BIG TERRIFIC in Brooklyn, and a bi-coastal sold-out UCB one-lady show each. Oh, and no doy, you may know Jenny as the newest, most exciting cast member on SNL!
In other words: if you think you'd rather watch The Oscars with anyone else, you are literally crazy.
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Gemini & Scorpio and Sxip Shirey
present
JANK!
Sunday, March 7, 8pm-2am, sliding scale $10-15
House of Yes, 342 Maujer at Morgan, Bushwick, BK
http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=344696904041
We're firing up the drum machines, sticking a mic down the mouth of a tuba and inviting you to a surreal live-music-driven dance party. Dirty electronics and live musicians (horns, drums, human beat box), regurgitating old genres like early ska, early hip-hop, techno and house and playing it raw, glitchy and original. With: experimental circus composer Sxip Shirey (backed by Raya Brass Band rhythm section & trumpet), controllerism glitch rocker Moldover, eclectic beats wizard DJ Shakey. Janky visuals by Sebastian Patane Masuelli.



Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Copycat, a night of cover songs presents
Spinal Cat: Smell the Covers!
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday!
Dj Xerox spins crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the
hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some
of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs.
Tonights bands
The Rats
La Otracina
NO COVER
at Ottos Shrunken Head, 538 East 14 Street, Near avenue B
10 pm to 4 am
L Train to First Avenue
Copycatnyc.com
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WARPER Party 4 Year Anniversary Blowout!!!
"at The Knitting Factory Brooklyn"
Start Time: Wednesday, March 10 at 8:00pm
A night of multiple electronic acts and djs making full use of the knitting factorys multiple rooms and multimedia setups.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Its impossible to find an Italian sub in NYC

From pennsylvaniatrip08


We have lots of food options in NYC, but there are certain gaping holes in our local food. I grew up in Miami and spent some time in Boston. For me, the perfect Italian sub is a mix of cold cuts and then lettuce, tomato, sweet onions, then topped with pepper relish, a sprinkle of oregano, and oil and vinegar. Just outside of the city, you can find subs made this way, though sometimes you have to make sure they don't put pickles and mayonnaise on it. I find this combination of cold, sour, sweet and tangy to be perfect.
In Miami, we had one place that was absolute sub perfection this way. It was called Georges Super Subs. They didn't have the pepper relish, but on each table there was a jar of pepperoncini. The sub was layered first with meat and cheese to protect the bread. Then a layer of shredded lettuce and tomato. A sprinkle of Oregano. Then a house dressing I believe to be no more than cheap salad oil and white vinegar, with a little bit of salt and garlic powder. Another layer of meat and cheese, then it was topped with TONS of finely shaved sweet onion and a bit more oregano and dressing. It was huge. They shoved a fork in each one. To eat it, you had to take the fork, and use it to wedge the onions and other contents into the bread and grab it. Once you picked it up, you could not put it down, or it would explode. You would take a bite of sandwich, then take a bite of pepper. It was absolute sub perfection. Sadly, it closed long ago.
The store was not owned by "George" anymore when it closed, but the son of the Original owner had a place in Tampa called Gordys. Tales had it that Gordy made a similar sub, but that sadly is long gone as well. There was even a mini empire of Gordys with stores in Gainesville and Kendall. Sigh.

So my perfect sub was gone, but I contented myself with, and grew to enjoy the above described above. The one pictured may be the most perfect one I have had in couple of years. Its from a joint called Subs and Six Packs in PA. We were driving along and passed it. I did a U-turn and came back to try it. It just had to be good. And it was. The Italian was exactly what it should be. But there are lots of great subs all over PA.

My current favorite one is at the White House Sub Shop in Atlantic City. It needs no press as the line is huge. They specialize in their own pepper relish which rocks. Click on the Link to see Roadfoods article about it.

Just about any pizza joint in Boston makes an okay Italian sub too.

But for some reason, when you get a sub in New York, even in Little Italy, they cannot resist the urge to top them with marinated mushrooms or roasted red pepper. Both of those flavors overwhelm rather than compliment the meat like the hot pepper relish does. Another head scratcher was when I asked for hot peppers at an italian deli and they put what was basically red pepper flakes marinated in oil which was plenty hot, but it was only hot and painful to eat. I guess I will just have to make my own, or go on more road trips.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

To Do list: Hodads of San Diego

On our next big trip, we plan to stop at Hodads in San Diego, who make a patty out of bacon to top their burgers. Heres a blog post about it.

The Dixie Square Mall

Reading my newsgroups today, I saw a piece about the Dixie Square Mall just outside of Chicago. It opened in the sixties and closed in the late 70's. They used the closed mall for an indoor car chase in the Blues Brothers film. Then it was used as a temporary high school(!?)briefly and then was closed and left to rot.
A few attempts were made to renovate or demolish it, but then they ran into asbestos issues and it stopped. It's very rare for any structure of this type to be sitting dormant for so long.
Now it appears that it will finally be demolished for....a strip mall, with maybe a target.
Here are a few posts about it from people much more fearless than I...
Deadmall
Blues Brothers Central
Barraclou
Flickr