Moscato Mondays @ Mavi
Ciroc Mondays @ Perfections
La Merde Afterwork Tuesdays @ Yotel
N.O.R.E. & Inspectah Deck & SOBs
After Work Wednesdays @ La Pomme
Pretty Kitty Wednesdays @ Club Chrystie
Buckshot / Smif n Wessun / Sean Price of the Boot Camp Clik
6.7.2012 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Betsy Head Park
Boot Camp Clik’s style of hardcore raps over dirty samples, epitomizes classic New York hip-hop. A collaboration of famed rappers; Buckshot, Smif N Wessun (Tek & Steele), Heltah Skeltah (Sean Price and Rock) and OGC, Brooklyn’s BCC rappers led the resurgence of east coast style hip-hop during a time when the west coast’s “G-Funk” style was becoming hip-hop’s choice sound. With successful releases such as Smif N Wessun’s Da Shinnin, member of BCC helped re-invigorate east coast hip-hop. After unleashing several individual projects, BCC released its debut, For the People and followed with Basic Training: The Best of Boot Camp Clik which showcased the groups rich history of under the radar hits. Over the years, these Brooklynites have collaborated on songs with legends like Tupac Shakur, Mary J Blige and Busta Rhymes. With Monumental, a new album out featuring BCC’s Smif N Wessun &Pete Rock and new releases slated for 2012 from Buckshot, Sean Price and BCC, these hip-hop luminaries are still making moves in the rap world.
How Sweet It Is Thursdays @ Honey Lounge
Pure Love Thursdays @ Taj
DMX @ Upstate Concert Hall
Madegascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Georges Duroy, travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession.
Abe, a thirty-something man in arrested development, lives with his parents, collects toys, and works in the family business. However, when he meets Vi, a 30-something who has moved back in with her folks after a failed literary career, Abe sets out to shed the “dark horse” status in his family by marrying her.
Lola is a 29-year-old woman dumped by her longtime boyfriend Luke just three weeks before their wedding. With the help of her close friends Henry and Alice, Lola embarks on a series of desperate encounters in an attempt to find her place in the world as a single woman approaching 30.
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding
For uptight Manhattan lawyer Diane, crazy means driving her teenage son Jake and adult daughter Zoe to visit their grandmother Grace. The crazy part is that the kids have never met Grace. In fact, Diane hasn’t spoken to her mother in twenty years. Grace is the epitome of the term “hippie”: she stages protests and hootenannies in the town square, smokes (and sells) a lot of dope, and howls at the moon once a month with her goddess-worshipping girlfriends. But what’s meant to be a weekend getaway turns into a summer adventure of romance, music, family secrets, and self-discovery.
Safety Not Guaranteed
Darius, a young magazine intern, is recruited to help a staff writer, Jeff, with a story about a bizarre young man who has advertised for a time-traveling partner. She, Jeff, and fellow intern, Arnau, travel to a small town to get information on the paranoid but strangely compelling young man. But Darius feels torn, underhanded and disloyal when she begins to have genuine feelings for her subject, who is clearly smitten by her as well.
Friday Night @ Providence
Good and Plenty Fridays @ Butter
Fame and Fortune Fridays @ Roam
Fantasy Saturdays @ Club Rebel
Touche Saturdays @ Touche
Saturday Night Live @ BB Kings
Talib Keli/ Screening: Brooklyn Boheme
Presented in Association with: ImageNation Cinema Foundation
6.10.2012 | 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Herbert Von King Park
For over 15 years, Talib Kweli has been a king of New York hip-hop who has an expansive international audience. Kweli’s work with Mos Def on the famed album, Black Star still stands as one of hip-hop’s premier collaborations and was instantly hailed by critics upon its release. Regarded as a virtuoso performer that continues to wow audiences and critics alike, Kweli has performed all over the world, offering fans his unique rhyming style. Famous for his collaborations with artists as diverse as Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Norah Jones and many more, Kweli has had a career filled with success and innovation. To many, it comes as no surprise that both Jay-Z and 50 Cent, at the height of their stardom, both counted Kweli among their favorite rappers.
Brooklyn Boheme is a love letter to the vibrant African American artistic community that resided in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, Brooklyn during the 80’s and 90’s that included cultural icons such as Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Branford Marsalis, Rosie Perez and Talib Kweli. Narrated and written by Fort Greene resident Nelson George, this feature length documentary celebrates “Brooklyn’s equivalent of the Harlem Renaissance” and follows the rise of a new kind of African American artist, the Brooklyn Boheme. This community of artists made this part of Brooklyn a mecca for young blacks and Latinos, where they were bonded by great ambition, good times and jamming parties. Co-directed by award winning film director Diane Paragas, Brooklyn Boheme is a chronicle of that magical time.
Come early to catch our Brooklyn Family Day featuring fun performances and workshops starting at 4pm. For more information on this program click here.
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