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In God We Trust NYC: Deals and Bubbly (Pictured)
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Poet, actor, and musician Saul William performs at BAMcafé Live tomorrow (2/16) following the premiere screening of his film, Aujourd’hui (Tey).
Named one of Film Comment’s Best Unreleased Films of 2012, Aujourd’hui (Tey) follows Satché’s (Saul Williams) last day of life. Though Satché’ is strong and in good health, he accepts his imminent death as he walks through the streets of Senegal, taking in the sites of his past as if he were looking at them for the last time: his parents’ house, his first love, the friends of his youth, and his wife and children.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Alain Gomis and actors Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman, and then the live performance by Saul Williams in BAMcafé.
Deets on the screening can be found here.
The live performance is free, starts at 9:30PM and is located at the BAMcafé- Peter Jay Sharp Building- 30 Lafayette Ave Brooklyn, NY 11243.
Tonight head to Brooklyn Bowl for a very special Valentine’s Day bowl train with Questlove. Quest’s vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to make even the biggest wallflower bust a move.
When: Today, February 14, 2013 -Doors: 10:30 pm / Show: 11:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bowl- 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211
I had no idea that Bilal was coming out with a new album! Tomorrow, the Philly-born singer will perform cuts from his new album, A Love Surreal at the Highline Ballroom. Bilal is signed to a new label and this album is slanted to be filled with passionate songs of love- just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Pre-order your copy of A Love Surreal on iTunes!
Who: Bilal playing cuts from his new album, A Love Surreal
What: A sweet and soulful night
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Doors open at 7:00PM, Show: 9:00PM
Where: Highline Ballroom-431 W 16th St, (between Ninth and Tenth Aves), New York
Admission: Advance $25, at the door $30
This Valentine’s Day skip the drugstore chocolates and give your boo sweets made right here in New York City with tons of love.
Butter + Love is a Brooklyn based company dedicated to handcrafting delicious, inventive, and high-quality baked goods. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Butter + Love has remixed Red Velvet cake into sweet heart-shaped cookies.
Two deep-red and perfectly cocoa-y cookies are sandwiched together with a decadent white chocolate-cream cheese ganache. The result is a quintessential Red Velvet Cake taste in a “just enough crunch” cookie form, making them wonderfully addictive.
H.S. Chocolate Co.’s treats blend classic and exotic flavors, and they always start with fresh, high-quality ingredients utilizing local purveyors whenever possible. Try their Death by Chocolate Malt, it’s a layer of chocolate shortbread cookie topped with a layer of chocolate malt nougat and a layer of chocolate malt ganache than enrobed in dark chocolate.
This Valentine’s Day only your chocolates should be raw, everything else should be wrapped up! fine & raw uses chocolate in its natural raw state, absent of sugar, dairy and additives. This assortment of fine & raw’s most popular artisan chocolates is perfect for sharing with your lover.
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Mossman Clothing: Summer Skirts + Sale Continues
In God We Trust: Sample sale starts this Friday at the Soho location (Pictured)
Brooklyn Based: Five Meals for $5 or Less
Kate Spade: hey bright eyes…
Nail Rock: Nail Rock Caviar Manicure has Landed
Like the kids in this powerful film, I wake up Black everyday. Woke Up Black is a documentary that captures the lives of five Chicago-area African American youth for two-years.
The film shows the youth from diverse family backgrounds and at its center, Woke Up Black captures the kids’s ideas, attitudes and opinions that are often overlooked in society at large. After the screening both the director and two of the kids featured in the film will be present for a post-screening conversation with the audience.
Mark your calendars for Woke Up Black New York’s Premiere next month at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.
Who: Woke Up Black – New York City Premiere
What: An award-winning 2011 documentary by Chicago-based filmmaker and activist Mary F. Morten
When: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture-515 Malcolm X Boulevard
Why: Because this is a great film that should not be missed
Admission: Free, RSVP here.
Eat your heart out
Be the hostess with the mostess with a cute cheese board with the matching spreader.
The real reason why your lunch break was a tad extended.