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  • AfroPunk Festival Wins the Weekend
    On August 25th-26th, the AfroPunk Festival came to Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn and brought with it an insanely awesome list of artists: Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Skindred, Toro y Moi, Reggie Watts, Spank Rock, NinjaSonik, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Gordon Voidwell, The...
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  • Go-Topless Day Gets Liberated in New York (NSFW)
    Chanting "Nipples! Nipples!!!" in a crowded street is one surefire way to draw attention. Flashing nipples is another. Yesterday, unsuspecting Times Square pedestrians got a bit of both, in a fleshy display of female empowerment. Coinciding with Women's Equality Day, the fifth annual...
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  • BrisketLab: Eating Beef in a Graveyard
    BrisketLab is the oddball brainchild of Daniel Delaney. It’s a pop-up barbecue feast that appears in incongruous places around town from time to time. This last Sunday, it occurred in the graveyard of the Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church, which was constructed in 1796 to house a congregation that...
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  • MoMA PS1 Warm Up Presents Just Blaze and Special Guests
    MoMA's PS1 Warm Up welcomed Just Blaze to their weekly summer party, and he brought special guests Freeway and Fabolous. Obviously, it was the place to be on August 25th. ALL PHOTOS BY LOREN WOHL
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  • Rocks Off Concert Cruise: Dancing on the U.S.S. Boogie
    The party hit the water on Thursday, August 24th as the Rocks Off Concert cruise sailed off the coast of Manhattan. Lemonade and Teengirl Fantasy tested partiers' sea legs and they kept the music going all night. ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
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  • Night Spa: A Full-Service Spa Dance Party
    Think dancing and exfoliation treatments don't mix? Oh, you are dead wrong. On August 20th, Night Spa came to Body by Brooklyn and combined DJs like Elite Gymnastics with legitimate spa services. Get in the sauna and shake your sweaty groove thing. ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
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  • Jazz Age Lawn Party Lindy Hops on Governors Island
    On August 18th, New Yorkers did their best Daisy and Gatsby impressions for the 7th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. It was just like the real thing! (Minus the Polio.) ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
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  • Pussy Riot Supporters Protest in New York
    As Nick Pinto writes: "Last night, supporters of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot packed Liberty Hall for a reading in support of the three band members on trial for 'hooliganism.' This morning, the band's supporters kept the momentum rolling, with demonstrations outside a Russian...
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  • Yeasayer Brings the Lights Show to Brooklyn
    On August 15th, Brooklyn's own Yeasayer performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Read More: Q&A: Yeasayer On Fragrant World, Not Being A New Band, And Casting The "Brooklyn Band" Movie All photos by Benjamin Lozovsky
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  • Colbchella '012: Great Festival, or The Greatest Festival?
    On August 10th, Stephen Colbert held the music festival to end all music festivals: Stephest Colbchella '012 Rocktaugustfest. As Benjamin Lozovsky writes: "Don't you ever question America's might. We do things bigger and crazier than other countries—and then we televise it. And while Stephen...
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  • Cheryl: Carwash Party Gets Sopping Wet
    The crazy party people of Cheryl turned the Bell House into a fully functioning (read: soaked) car wash on August 11th. Oddly enough, everyone left dirtier than when they arrived. ALL PHOTOS BY MARO HAGOPIAN
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  • Discovery Parties the Night Away at Glasslands
    The Discovery party took over Glasslands on August 11th for a shindig featuring Metro Area, Free Magic, Faso, Morgan Geist, and Darshan Jesrani. ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
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