Thankfully YouTube has allowed our account to upload more than 15 minutes at a time because this is seriously a great video. Last but not least in our Book Fest video series this year came from the last and likely largest panel of the day featuring Dan Savage.
Towards the end of Brooklyn Book Fest we headed over to the Brooklyn Historical Society’s gorgeous old library for “Power to the People: Grassroots Revolution in the Post-Hope Era.”
In this video, Hayes takes a really long time just to tell us that OWS and the Tea Party have enough in common to be friends.
At this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival authors Baratunde Thurston, Rebecca Walker and Wesley Yang discussed “The Politics of Identity—Do They Still Matter?” moderated by Amitava Kumar.
Ultra Violet and Taylor Mead were in Andy Warhol’s inner circle and speak about him in a new documentary Full Circle: Before They Were Famous, screening at at Site/109 in Manhattan.
The music video for Shadow is a trip back to 1979 through the eyes of an introverted photo assistant who’s becomes far from camera shy when a nude model arrives on set. It’s written and directed by Ryan O’Hara Theisen who is a filmmaker based out of Brooklyn, he sent over his thoughts on it.
What more can we ask for but a good old fashion examination of SEX DUIS and VIDEOTAPE? That’s what Site/109 must have thought when they booked this show, running through Sunday, in their newly anointed LES space. Dumbo-based curator Claire Breukel was on hand at the opening reception to give me a short tour of the deceptively spacious pop up space run by social media and publicity mavens Meryl Weinsaft Cooper and Helen Allen.
Big news arrived in my inbox today from Doug DeFalco, resident promoter and booker for…
Far from giving up, #OccupyWallStreet has taken it’s fight to the internet while sleeping in city churches and community centers and continuing to hold General Assembly meetings in Liberty Plaza. Despite Mayor Bloomberg’s early morning raid almost two weeks ago, occupiers remain nimble and continue to turn out crowds. Matt Harvey visits the Plaza to report on the aftermath.
It should come as no surprise that Brooklyn political boss Vito Lopez organized a press opportunity featuring himself and an assortment of political pets claiming to be in solidarity with the occupy wall street movement.