Monthly Archives: July 2013

With Food (And Art) In Mind

One of the greatest things about art is its capacity for tying in many diverse, unexpected facets. Artists can create works inspired by literally anything and everything, from politics, to race, to love, sorrow, and even food. Culinary and art … Continue reading

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One Director, Two Journals, A Handful of Artists

Just like many Brooklyn, NY arts endeavors, The Journal is decidedly cryptic. A curated art and culture quarterly magazine, The Journal began in 1999 as a photocopied zine and has since evolved into a popular-but-still-mostly-underground publication that features contemporary art, … Continue reading

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New Exhibits at New York City’s New Museum

The New Museum is New York City’s only art museum dedicated to exclusively showcasing contemporary works from around the world. According to its history, the New Museum “began as an idea in the mind of founding Director Marcia Tucker… [who] … Continue reading

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Elephants and Art in Brooklyn

Many of NYC’s non-profit art organizations aim to benefit New York and its residents, but have you ever heard of one that seeks to better the lives of elephants? The Asian Elephant Art and Conservation Project (AEACP) is based in … Continue reading

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“Family Movie Night Series” Returns to Eisenhower Park

New Yorkers are great at combining the reprieve of fantastic outdoor green spaces with entertainment in the summertime. New York City’s vast distribution of beautiful parks double as entertainment venues during many summer nights, with concerts, plays, and even films … Continue reading

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“Concerts in the Parks,” Presented By the Iconic Philharmonic Orchestra

There is no shortage of free cultural offerings in New York City in the summertime; it’s just a matter of finding all of them. Running through the 16th of July, be sure to visit one of the city’s various green … Continue reading

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Socialites, ‘It’ Girls, and High Fashion in the Big Apple

New York City is indisputably one of the fashion capitals of the world. Here you can find hordes of the most sought-after designers and modeling agencies, not to mention some of the best-dressed people in fashion. The style of fashion-forward … Continue reading

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Celebrate Brooklyn This Summer at Prospect Park

Summertime might just be the perfect occasion to celebrate Brooklyn, NYC. At least according to BRIC, the group behind the annual Celebrate Brooklyn! festival. Celebrate Brooklyn! is one of New York City’s “longest running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals,” according … Continue reading

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Iconic Village Voice Gets New Editor Amid Tumultuous Era

New York City’s the Village Voice has been an iconic and award-winning piece of journalism for decades. Founded by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher, and Norman Mailer in 1955, the newspaper “induced free-form, high-spirited and passionate journalism into the public discourse,” … Continue reading

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The Bronx Plays Host to an Unexpected Monument

This summer, New York City’s Bronx neighborhood will be home to an enormous structure made from plywood, plexiglass, and copious amounts of beige packing tape.  It’s not a tree house, or a giant hand-constructed fort, but rather, an art site … Continue reading

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