Kick off the week with Fleming tonight at the Mercury Lounge in LES. Noted as the Docs of Alternative Pop-Rock, they will be celebrating their debut EP “Play for Manuel.” The band is comprised of a neurosurgeon, an orthopedic surgeon, and a NYC restaurant connoisseur. They’ll be treating their patients..err..audience with a sound described as “mash up of Interpol and Spoon with a sprinkle of Matthew Sweet.” See details tonight’s event with Fleming below.
Music Event – January 19th 2012 at 8pm
Making their way from Philadelphia, The Tweeds will be performing this Thursday January 19th in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Looking towards artists such as Ghosts and Vodka, My Bloody Valentine and The Beatles for inspiration, The Tweeds take on a sound of their own.
On November 5, 2011, New York enveloped those who braved the heavily barricaded streets of the 2011 ING New York City Marathon. With a chill enough for spectators to put gloves on, the record-breaking 47,107 marathoners didn’t seem to mind. The sun was shining down on the participants, putting a warm, golden halo on their heads.
At 7pm tonight, New York City’s finest will begin marching up Sixth Avenue for the 39th Annual NYC Halloween Parade 2011. This year’s parade theme is The i of the Beholder. The much anticipated Village parade was inspired by artist Odilon Redon’s charcoal and chalk drawing Eye Balloon (see picture to the right).
NY Latino Film Festival Opening Night!
Opening night at the NY Latino Film Festival brings to you Chico and Rita, “A sensual collision of vibrant colors, passionate storytelling and music from the greatest period of creativity in Cuban-American jazz are the hallmarks of the first animated Opening Night Film in NYILFF’s history.” Tickets are on sale for the NY Latino Film Festival NOW. For $20 you will receive entry to the film screening, admittance to the official after-party at Juliet, and a one year subscription to Latina Magazine. Check out NYLatinoFilm.com for a full list of movie screenings and box office details. Check the flyer for details about Opening Night.
YNY NY Latino Film Festival Giveaway
Yeah New York has 4 pairs of tickets for the NY Latino Film Festival to giveaway to you. Two pairs will be given out for the Dominican Showcase screening of La Hija Natural on Thursday 8/18/11. Two additional pairs of tickets will be given out for the Puerto Rican Showcase screening of America on Friday 8/19/11. For your chance to win, shortly answer the following questions:
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Enter the YNY NY Latino Film Festival Giveaway by leaving your answers and keywords “Make Me a YNY winner” in the comment section below, on our Facebook page, and on Twitter. The more you enter the greater your chances! Winner will be notified the night before the event.
Online Contest – Latino Film Festival Giveaway
To celebrate their 12 year anniversary, the Latino Film Festival wants to reach out to 12,000 fans on Facebook. Join them in their quest to reach 12,000 fans and enter in their Latino Film Festival giveaway on Facebook. Much better than those t-shirt giveaways on Facebook, the Latino Film Festival and HBO are giving out
Musical Festival – June 16, 2011
New York City musical saw players can be seen on TV, subway platforms, or at the Greenspace on the lower east side. This Saturday starting at 2pm the 9th Annual NYC Musical Saw Festival will be taking place in Astoria. The festival features a concert as well as an art exhibit that revolve around saw playing – a talent that has been around for 300 years. It’s amazing to see one saw player but a chorus of 40 carpenter saws being played at once?
Fundraising Event – July 19, 2011
At the Mid-Summer Night Taco Fiesta benefit, thirty dollars will send your Taco Tuesday to a whole other level. On July 19 ticket holders will receive an endless plate of tacos from Chef Aaron Sanchez and an open bar ticket to wash everything down. The benefit will fund lucky young women who are participating in an international exchange and leadership development program at the Lower Eastside Girls Club. This once a year program is a life changing experience for young girls who will spend a week working on arts and community service projects in Chiapas, Mexico alongside indigenous girls.