Author Archives: BrooklynVegan Staff

Open Source Music Festival: lineup & tix

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The festival culminates with an all-day concert on November 18 featuring performances by Joel Fan, JACK Quartet, TIGUE, Jeffrey Ziegler, Teen Girl Fantasy + ADR, Ben Monder,

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watch Win Butler call Arcade Fire the Best Rock Band, discuss sexual assault, more

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Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler was interviewed for George Stroumboulopoulos’s The Strombo Show, where they discussed a lot of different stuff in the nearly-40-minute interview.

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Trap Them played their “final” NYC show at Vitus with Call of the Void (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Metallic hardcore greats Trap Them just wrapped up their run of “final shows” over the weekend, including stops at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus on Thursday (11/9) and Friday (11/10)…

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Slowdive and Cherry Glazerr at Terminal 5 (pics, setlists)

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Having already played two Brooklyn Steel shows back in May, Slowdive returned to the city as part of their fall tour with Cherry Glazerr, hitting Terminal 5 Sunday night (11/12). Setlist was pretty similar to their last time through…

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MSG & Barclays Center to get permanent NYPD officers with high-power rifles

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of increased terror attacks at large public venues, NYPD officers with high-power rifles will now permanently be assigned to NYC arenas Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center. The same is planned for Yankee Stadium, Citi Field and MCU Park this summer.

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What’s going on Sunday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tonight’s NYC shows include The Mountain Goats, Slowdive, Cherry Glazerr, Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) Goblin, Kelela, Pere Ubu, Dead & Company, Lyle Lovett/John Hyatt, Avi Buffalo, and more.

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What’s going on Saturday?

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TWIABP, Mr T Experience, A Savage & Jack Cooper, Ian Svenonius, Frankie & The Witch Fingers, The Rebel, and more Saturday show options.

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FX Networks severs ties with Louis CK; Pamela Adlon responds

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K. We are cancelling the overall deal between FX Productions and his production company, Pig Newton. He will no longer serve as executive producer or receive compensation on any of the four shows we were producing with him – Better Things, Baskets, One Mississippi and The Cops.”

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“Anita Dick” playing Comedy Cellar; Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard & Todd Barry too

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Comedy Cellar is famous for huge stars showing up unannounced. This Tuesday they’re listing a secret guest….

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Aziz Ansari, Salman Rushdie, Swet Shop Boys & more sign plea to save the Rohingya from genocide

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Kumail Nanjiani, Mindy Kaling, Madhur Jaffrey, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Vijay Iyer, Anil Dash, and Hari Kondabolu are also among the many signatories.

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Louis CK’s I Love You Daddy release canceled, HBO severs ties after misconduct allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The blowback from the The New York Times’ article on the Louis CK sexual misconduct allegations has been swift. Thursday night’s premiere of his new film I Love You Daddy was canceled just hours before it was supposed to happen and now the film’s distributor, The Orchard, has entirely canceled the release of the film, which was supposed to be out November 16….

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NY Times article on Louis CK coming…. NY premiere of “I Love You Daddy” canceled

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The NYC premiere of Louis CK‘s new film, I Love You Daddy, which was to have happened tonight (11/9) has been canceled. The Hollywood Reporter reports that it was canceled in advance of a New York Times story on CK that is about to break, “in case it is damaging”

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DOC NYC film fest starts today: Bowie, Agnostic Front, The Beatles & lots more

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The annual DOC NYC festival runs today (11/9) through Thursday, November 16 at IFC Center, Cineopolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre, screening a wide array of documentaries. As always there a a bunch of music documentaries…

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Peter Thiel will discuss “quest to shut down Gawker” at SXSW

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The Trump-supporting man who funded Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit that shut down Gawker will get to talk about it at an official SXSW panel.

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Ancient VVisdom made a video for “Light of Lucifer” off new album ’33’

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Dark-folk group Ancient VVisdom recently returned with their first album in three years, 33, released in October via Magic Bullet Records. We’re premiering the video for “Light of Lucifer.”

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Loud Fest at GameChangerWorld cut short after fight broke out with security

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A statement from police, who shut down the show, says that an “uncooperative“ concert attendee was escorted out of the show by security, and then “one of the guards was punched in the face and multiple unknown subjects joined in and began fighting the guards.“

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