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Music: Gentleman’s Vibe — ‘From Fist Fights to Pinstripes’

Music: Gentleman’s Vibe — ‘From Fist Fights to Pinstripes’

We first caught wind of Gentleman’s Vibe (GMV) in a Peter Chao video on YouTube called “F*ck Christmas”. The hip-hop duo consisting of Justin Villarosa and Neal Zabala are Vancouver-based and create a lyrical style that not only makes frequent references to the likes of rappers such as Kanye West, […]

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The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray)

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray)

You don’t need us to tell you Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy starring Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox have been huge successes. If you haven’t jumped onboard the Blu-ray train, now might be the best time. Warner Bros. Home […]

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300: Rise of an Empire

The trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire just came out and we’re excited to see more gore! Within the past few years action flicks like Avengers, Batman, and Spiderman have taken on darker themes, and we can’t get enough. The new 300 film’s action looks better, and while we […]

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Evolution of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ by PV NOVA

Evolution of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ by PV NOVA

We’ve been playing Daft Punk’s latest album “Random Access Memories” on repeat since its release last month. Strangely enough, we’re still not sick of the 80s-infused “Get Lucky” single featuring Pharrell Williams. YouTube user PV NOVA’s cover takes “Get Lucky” through a time machine from the 1920s all the way […]

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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

With The Great Gatsby already underneath his belt, Leonardo DiCaprio shows no signs of slowing down. DiCaprio partners up with Martin Scorsese once again in The Wolf of Wall Street. DiCaprio plays a 1990s stockbroker Jordan Belfort, who rakes in millions of dollars by day and lives it up like […]

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Hey Bartender

Hey Bartender  is written and directed by Douglas Triola, and opened in New York City on June 6. The documentary follows the lives of high-end bartenders in Manhattan as well as a struggling neighborhood bar. Steve Schneider is an apprentice bartender at Employees Only in Manhattan’s West Village and is […]

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The Place Beyond the Pines

Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper star in movie, The Place Beyond the Pines, directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine). With these leading men, one might expect the ultimate rom-com, but this flick is far from an uplifting date movie. The film follows the consequences of Luke’s (played by Gosling) decision to […]

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Kala – SMHC Concert Ukuele

Kala – SMHC Concert Ukuele

The dapper man is well dressed, cultured, and musical. If you’re missing the musical piece, then get a Ukulele. The uke originates in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of the machete, a small guitar-like instrument. The uke has gained in popularity in recent years for its easy playability. A […]

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NYC Craft Beer Festival – Summer Jazz

NYC Craft Beer Festival – Summer Jazz

The 2013 NYC Craft Beer Festival – Summer Jazz is coming on July 20th at Webster Hall. We admittedly cannot keep up with the craft beer events in the country, clearly dwarfing all other alcohol events this year, but recognize this as a great one. Blue Note Jazz Club is […]

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Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Booze in style till you drop. The Manhattan Cocktail Classic begins on Friday, May 17th with a Gala event at the New York Public Library followed by 50+ events throughout NYC. This festival is an annual celebration of the intersection of cocktails and culture. Events vary from cooking classes, cocktail parties, brunch, […]

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Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” Streaming on iTunes

Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” Streaming on iTunes

With only six days to go before Daft Punk‘s greatly-anticipated album “Random Access Memories” drops, the dynamic duo have surprised fans yet again by releasing its entire album for live streaming (not download) on iTunes. RAM will have 13 new tracks including “Get Lucky” featuring Pharrell Williams. Here’s a list […]

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MoMA NYC Rain Room

MoMA NYC Rain Room

The Museum of Modern Art in NYC from May 12 to July 28, 2013 will have the Rain Room as part of EXPO 1: New York. The Rain Room is a field of falling water using digital technology and sensors to choreograph the downpour and allow you to control the […]