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  • Ferris Bueller Parade Re-Enactment
    Artists Mina Karimi and Kara Suhey founded Project Bueller to recreate the parade scene from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Their project took place at the Village Halloween Parade, where costumed lookalikes stood in for Ferris, Sloane Peterson, Cameron Frye, and the "Beer Maid Brigade." Of course,...
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  • October 2008: The Month in Photos
    With our annual Best Of NYC awards, the CMJ music festival, bejeweled rabbits, homo rodeos and turkish oil wrestling, there was hardly any time for the requisite naughty shots we all have come to know and love. Dive in for October's month in photos.
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  • Spank Rock at the Annex
    Spank Rock was the surprise guest at the Fully Fitted CMJ showcase, a line-up that included such dance-pawty people as Amanda Blank, Pase Rock, Eli Escobar. The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish showed up, along with a retinue of be-speckled, furred and spectacled downtown kids who flocked in for the...
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  • Roller Derby Championship!
    The Bronx Gridlock took on the Queens of Pain for the sold-out New York regional championship cup at Hunter College.
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  • CMJ: Fool's Gold First Anniversary
    Fool's Gold, the dance-oriented imprint from DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, celebrated its one-year anniversary at Webster Hall on Thursday, October 23. Kid Sister and Chromeo's Dave 1 made guest appearances, along with crazy hoodies and one giant bear. Note the Sparks: this party went late!
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  • CMJ Music Marathon
    CMJ has been ravaged re: its original mission—to break bands and network networkers—but still the check-list quest is everything. We saw the likes of Spank Rock, Chairlift, Friendly Fires, Lykke Li, Vivian Girls, plus a few more.
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  • Cats and the Women Who Love Them
    With nary a man in the mix, the 2008 Cat Championship at Madison Square Garden was a real feline female extravaganza.
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  • Dim Mak Party with Steve Aoki
    Pase Rock, Stretch Armstrong, Eli Escobar, and Steve Aoki performed DJ sets at Blvd in the Lower East Side.
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  • Homo Rodeo
    An "all queer, all gender Rodeo extravaganza" took place Saturday, October 18 at Public Assembly, courtesy of the folks behind Womens' Turkish Oil Wrestling. Rancherita Picadillo emcee'd and the mechanical-bull pumps broke—but it was still quite a scene.
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  • Doze Green and Blek le Rat at Jonathan Levine
    French stencil artist Blek le Rat opened a joint show with old-school street legend Doze Green at the Jonathan Levine Gallery on Saturday, October 18 in Chelsea. Here's a peek of the work.
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  • NYC Big Wheel Race
    Already in its eighth year in San Francisco, the Big Wheel Race came to Central Park on Saturday courtesy of Zombie Unicorn with help from Newmindspace, the urban-arts collective renowned for putting on bubble battles and pillow fights, in the name of reclaiming public space. Participants took...
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  • Best Spectator Sport: Women's Turkish Oil Wrestling
    It's not exactly dry humping if you're lubed up with oil, but close enough. The event is Women's Turkish Oil Wrestling, and the concept is self-explanatory: Strip down, oil up, get in the rink, wrap your thighs around another girl’s face, and scream. More about Women's Turkish Oil Wrestling here.
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