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A Bright Night For Up-And-Comers Dan Sartain and Mike's Pawn Show At The Mercury Lounge

Posted July 30, 2010 | 15:45:41 (EST)

For an early show on a typical Thursday night The Mercury Lounge had drawn in a decent-sized crowd, though a majority of them lingered at the bar despite a great lineup. The crowd, with a median age in the mid-thirties, had a distinct rockabilly vibe and...

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Brooklyn's Very Own Field Of Dreams (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Posted July 26, 2010 | 15:11:26 (EST)

Celebrate Brooklyn! once again transformed The Bandshell at Prospect Park into a hot venue for an all day festival on Saturday, both literally and figuratively. Presented by Grammy-winning producer Andres Levin and The Bruce High Quality Foundation, the event du jour was "Field of...

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We Are Scientists Play First Show Back At The Bowery Ballroom

Posted July 15, 2010 | 13:43:30 (EST)

Last night, the Bowery Ballroom was sold-out in anticipation of We Are Scientists return to New York City after an international tour ("The American Barbarian Tour") in promotion of their third studio-album, Barbara, out today. Before the show, the crowd -- largely in their...

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OkayAfrica Heats Up Prospect Park (VIDEOS, SLIDESHOW)

Posted July 12, 2010 | 12:31:20 (EST)

Last night over 12,000 eager listeners packed every inch of the Prospect Park Bandhell while thousands more waited outside of the gates when they were closed due to overcrowding. Braving the heat, they waited to see the Celebrate Brooklyn! OkayAfrica World Cup 2010 Finals Party hosted...

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ZOOM: ZviDance An Interactive Performance In Brooklyn (SLIDESHOW)

Posted July 2, 2010 | 12:03:57 (EST)


Last night, under a clear sky and warm weather, Prospect Park's Bandshell was filled to near capacity for a night of music and dance kicked off by Son Lux with Lottdance for another installment of the BRIC's "Celebrate Brooklyn!" series of events.

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