Tourist Season debuts At Velvet Lounge In Williamsburg

Boston bred indie rock/dream pop trio Tourist Season made their NYC debut at Velvet Lounge in the heart of Williamsburg, January 7th. You wouldn’t know it was their first performance; high energy & dope chemistry, these guys seem like they’ve been playing together for years. With roots in Maryland, Tourist Season is ready to take stages across the…

Visceral Velocity Or the Emotional Speed Of Things

‘The ancient Egyptians kept their visceral parts in separate jars for the afterlife, except for the heart, that was meant to stay with the body-.’ Art Gallery ‘Lichtundfire‘, is currently displaying it’s inaugural group show and cultural website launch with works by Ross Bleckner, Paul McCarthy, Augustus Goertz, & other brilliant artists in a show…

Frequent Flyer Miles

It’s 6am in North Carolina a day & a half after Christmas & all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, because all of the mice are in New York. Ah, New York. Big, demonstrative, beautiful, ugly, terrible, brilliant, amazing, perfect planet that pretends it’s a city. Where English is…

A Night Of Moves

Twin sisters Riya and Sara Kapoor made their Rangapravesh, or onstage debut, on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in a show they called “A Night of Moves.” A performance 10 years in the making, the duo performed a brilliant interpretive dance routine, Bharatantayam, to a live score of a Carnatic…

You Can’t Date In New York City

To preface, I’m a 28 year old African American & Irish straight male, born in Aurora, Colorado. My credits include Video Editor on ESPN program ‘Around The Horn’, Producer with Fox Radio Affiliates in Denver & NYC, Production & Publicist Assistant at more than 30 New York Fashion Week Shows, Showroom Assistant at Herschel Supply…

Gentrification Is Not A Dirty Word.

You wake up at 9am on a Saturday, throw on some sweats & go to the local coffee shop for a latte and/or a bagel. What do you see? Broken down buildings? Rats? Crackheads? Now, a completely related question; how much is your rent? If you’ve ever heard the phrase ‘you get what you pay…

James Bearden @ The Fine Arts Bldg

The Fine Arts Bldg hosted the opening reception of their James Anthony Beard collection; pieces sculpted by the contemporary artist, made exclusively for Lowy. Frames, abstract canvas’, and bronzed statues acted as the evenings ambiance with a few pieces also submitted by Harry Jackson & Klaus Ihlenfeld. The opening was highlighted by complimentary cocktails &…

Ripple Of Hope

“We must act. Progress is defined by those crazy & brave enough to be different.” Tim Cook “You have to be daring. You have to be brave. You have to be truly ready to follow your dreams.” John Lewis “Sacrifice everything on behalf of human dignity.” Kerry Kennedy Tim Cook, John Lewis, Kerry Kennedy &…

The Museum Of Feelings

Essentially an enormous pop up art installation, The Museum Of Feelings is a photographers wet dream. Bright lights, dark rooms, purple smoke; each room with a different theme. You could shoot a Travis Scott video in here quite easily. It’s nothing to be discussed, however, you just have to walk in & experience in while…

Freedom Of Expression?

To many, this is offensive. Not just offensive, but disgusting to look at. Offensive or not, they’re all over the Times Square to Grand Central Shuttle, behind you, in front of you, Nazi imagery. Why, New York? Well, that’s easy, for money of course! To create controversy for our new show on Amazon “The Man…

Artist Ygal Gabay Finds Creative Space in Brooklyn Art Lofts

Mckibbin has established itself as more than just trendy loft space in Brooklyn, it’s become a haven for creatives from across the world to house their passion; A proverbial canvas for artists, vibrating with energy. Ygal Gabay, before his brief residency in Mckibbon, had no formal training. Never made a painting with the intent to…

Is Brooklyn The ‘New’ New York City?

Every Saturday & Sunday, The Paper Box in Bushwick hosts ‘Rock & Shop’, flea-market scene with live bands, food stands, local breweries, art, free pancakes, a tattoo booth, psychic readings & more cool shit you’d basically only get in Brooklyn. It’s a lot like Artist & Fleas, but cool. It’s exactly like the now defunt…