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new venue BRIC House opens by BAM: block party Saturday & other shows scheduled

BRIC, the 'driving force' behind the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival (the free shows in Prospect Park) and Brooklyn Independent Television, have opened a new venue...

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VMAS happened at Barclays Center: Kanye, Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, *NSYNC & more performed, Eminem announced an LP, Vampire Weekend met One Direction, & more (videos)

From many points in Brooklyn, one could look up and see the lit up blimp in the air hovering over the Barclays Center yesterday (8/25). It was where the overhead shots were being filmed during the pre-show which included the big crowds outside around the Brooklyn streets that MTV got closed down to create the red carpet for the VMAs...

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Chile Pepper festival Saturday, DUMBO Art Fest underway, Atlantic Antic Sunday

Explore sections of Brooklyn that aren't Williamsburg this weekend, starting at the three-day DUMBO Art Festival tonight, 20th Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden on Saturday, and the Atlantic Antic Street Fair on Sunday...

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A look inside the new Barclays Center (pics)

"Every team has a grand plan, and we're moving slowly, step by step, because it's easy to make a strong team, but it's very difficult to make a championship team...

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The Barclays Center is supposed to look rusty; Protesters outside ribbon cutting today

rusty looking Barclays Center yesterday (9/20) (photo by RC)

protesters outside Barclays Center today (9/21) (photo by Stefan Bondy)

New, controversial Brooklyn arena, Barclays Center (why exactly did Barclays sponsor it...

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Lee Fields & The Expressions and Janka Nabay played Fort Greene Park (pics, review)

It was right around the time that DJ Akalepse threw on a Roy Ayers classic followed, the retro-soul crew featuring a sixty-year-old crooner as a frontman, who headlined a show at Fort Greene Park last night (7/10) featuring support from Janka Nabay...

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Kid Koala throwing 2 ‘immersive headphone concerts’ in NYC

Last year, Kid Koala released the graphic novel Space Cadet and an accompanying score. He premiered the piece with a multimedia headphone concert and gallery in Europe and is now debuting it in the US with two NYC shows this April...

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Charles Bradley played Fort Greene Park w/ Beans (pics), played Leno w/ Grace Potter & Sharon Jones (video)

I followed the music and ended up in the middle of the park, surprised that there weren't too many people there- maybe a few hundred? He deserved a few thousand, at least...

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The Stepkids album info, new video, free show w/ Antibalas (and other dates)

The Stepkids will release their debut LP on September 27th via Stones Throw, and have provided a new video for "Wonderfox" to tide us over...

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Afro-Punk 2011 — free Fort Greene fest lineup (Cee Lo, Janelle Monae, Toro y Moi, Santigold, Fishbone, Reggie Watts, more)

Janelle at Afro-Punk 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)

Afro-Punk 2011 will take place in Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park on August 27 and 28. This year's crazy lineup consists of Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae (who played the fest in 09), Fishbone, Santigold, Jay Electronica, Toro y Moi, Reggie Watts and more...

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