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Live Leak: She Craves Spring by Outernational

By BrooklynTheBorough

In the spirit of holiday giving, we bring you LIVE LEAK, our new video series featuring live acts from Southpaw and around the borough. We begin with leaks from our most recent event on November 11 at Southpaw featuring performances by Patti Smith & Lenny Kaye, Outernational, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers and singer Tamar Korn. Our first Live Leak feature is an acoustic performance of She Craves Spring by Outernational.

December 9, 2010 Brooklyn Beats, MultiMedia, Postview, Shows, Video
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Kickstart Kevin Johnston This Holiday Season

By Nicole Brydson

Musician Kevin Johnston has to be just about our favorite regular hanging around Brooklyn these days, and now the time has come to put his life’s endeavor on the horizon and strive for it. Like many folks around the borough this time of year, Kevin is raising money for a creative project – in his case, to record an independent record of his own creation. Read more about this project and watch Kevin’s video about what, exactly, he’s planning to create.

December 8, 2010 Brooklyn Beats, MultiMedia, Music Profiles, Video
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The Many Faces of Actress/Comedienne Jen Tullock

By Douglas Calhoun

Ladies and gentleman, this Second Saturday at Southpaw our very own Queerespondent Jen Tullock will be making her worldwide debut in character as everyone’s new favorite 90s white girl rapper Jenatari. Who better to ring in the holiday season then one of our very favorite local comediennes! But before she was Jenatari.. she was Estelle! and Charisma! And an almost-expired Bushwick roommate. We caught up with her in advance of Jenatari’s debut performance to talk about her past characters and various incarnations of the one and only Jen Tullock.

December 8, 2010 Features, MultiMedia, Queerespondence, Video
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Wonder Women: A.I.R. Gallery’s Opening Night Trifecta

By Angela Basile

Last Thursday night at least one gallery was experiencing some post-tryptophan bliss. At 111 Front Street, A.I.R. Gallery boasted three simultaneous openings.

December 7, 2010 Art n' About, MultiMedia, Photo, The Art
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Artist Michael Caines’ Perfect Happiness

By Angela Basile

Ever fantasize about a baby-headed Karl Rove cuddling a duchess Ronald Reagan or perhaps a handsome Jesus-Reagan cradling a little Glenn Beck lamb? Greenpoint artist, Michael Caines has dedicated the past year to doing just that.

December 7, 2010 Featured Artists
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Review: Ready for Her Extreme Close-Up, Natalie Portman’s Glorious Swan Song

By Rakesh Satyal

This summer, I declared one movie and one movie alone to be what I called “bed bug worthy,” meaning that I would overcome my phobia of those pesky insects to see Black Swan in all of its feathered glory. I was hardly disappointed.

December 7, 2010 Film, In Brooklyn, MultiMedia, Video
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Michael Friedman’s Footprint in Fort Greene

By Teale Sperling

Through December 11, local investigative theater company The Civilians are staging In The Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards at Fort Greene’s Irondale Center, mere blocks from where this long-debated project is currently underway. We caught up with Michael Friedman, the show’s lyricist and composer, to ask him about process, community dialogue and his personal views on the project.

December 2, 2010 Theater

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Live Leak: She Craves Spring by Outernational

outernational

In the spirit of holiday giving, we bring you LIVE LEAK, our new video series featuring live acts from Southpaw and around the borough. We begin with leaks from our most recent event on November 11 at Southpaw featuring performances by Patti Smith & Lenny Kaye, Outernational, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers and singer Tamar Korn. Our first Live Leak feature is an acoustic performance of She Craves Spring by Outernational.

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Century of the Self

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This week in the Brooklyn art world: a craft fair in Ditmas Park, closets as confessional retreats, the ace of spades, perfect happiness and a highly recommended screening of the final two chapters of Century of the Self.

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