Friday, January 29, 2010

SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK NYC


Social Media Week conferences take place simultaneously in multiple cities around the world. The aim of each event is to advance uses of social media in the corporate, public and non-profit sectors.
The conference launches on February 1st, 2010 and will take place in New York City, Berlin, London, San Francisco, Toronto and São Paulo.

Feb 1st - Feb 6th 
Twitter: @smwnyc


Check out this video of a panel from last year's conference (2009)
Social Media Week NY: Innovation in Politics, Policy, and Social Change through Social Media Pt. 1 from Panman Productions on Vimeo.

To watch part 2 and 3 HERE

For more information on Social Media Week 
and to find out how to register for events in each city 
visit http://socialmediaweek.org.

Here’s a quick list of a handful of events that still have capacity:

3D and the Future of Home Entertainment, hosted by Sony WonderLabs
RSVP here:  http://smwnysony.eventbrite.com/

The Official PressLift Launch Party
RSVP here:  http://smwnycpresslift.eventbrite.com/

Crowdsourcery Potions 101: Why Some Marketing Potions Fail and Others Thrive, Hosted By JWT
RSVP here:  http://smwnyccrowdsource.eventbrite.com/

The Role of Social Media in Digital Storytelling, hosted by SMAC
RSVP here: http://socialmedia.rfistudios.com/

Social CRM & Lead-Generation on Twitter for Business Teams (Webinar)
RSVP here:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/740396969

The Future of Social Media in Higher Education – Hosted by McGraw-Hill Student Innovations
RSVP here:  http://mcgraw-hill-socialmedia.eventbrite.com/

The Beauty of Social Commerce: An Interview with Ted Rubin PLEASE EMAIL andrea.Abrahamson@Mutopo.com TO REQUEST AN INVITATION

The Suxorz: The Worst Social Media Campaigns of ‘09
RSVP: http://suxorz10.eventbrite.com/

Shout out to @DollarVanDemos for being a part of Social Media Week! 
check out the Social Media Week schedule to be a part of their event!

URB Magazine Special: Amanda Blank & Maluca

Supporting the ladies check out these two amazing artist AMANDA BLANK and MALUCA ! 
Shout out to URB Magazine for the creative layout and still holding down the magazine culture.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

One Night Stand (Thursday Night)


One Night Stand

Historic Graffiti Show
featuring living legends
 - Live Graf - Body Painting - 
Fashion Show- 

DJ Vinyl Richie &  
DJ Uncle Tone

Performances by members of HIP HOP HOWL!

Hosted by Miz Metro & Circa *95
350 Bowery btwn 3rd & 4th St

6 train to Bleeker or Astor, 
F to 2nd ave

GALLERY 151 will be moving on location to it’s sponsors
new Building 311 VILLAGE GREEN on east 11th st (www.311e11.com)
THE ELEMENTAL SERIES will be opening February 25th 2010



Monday, January 25, 2010

Italian Artist, Responsible For Iconic Subway Signs Passes

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Bob Noorda, the Italian artist responsible for the influential and often imitated iconic numbers and letters adorning  subway lines across New York City, passed away January 11th. Super late pass for this, but if you're a visual artist, Hip-Hop head or plain ol' tourist, you should be thanking this guy. Peep this article from the New York Times on Mr. Noorda and get your history up...

Saturday, January 23, 2010

The Flaco Show, Jan 31st @ Santos


Come support one of the hardest working Latinos in entertainment, Mr. Flaco Navaja.
Jan 31st, 8pm doors, only  $7.00
at Santos 96 Lafayette St.
This event has been Circa '95 approved!

The Flaco Show, Jan. 31st @ Santos Party House! from Matt Lambert on Vimeo.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Sounds of Resistance (Jan 24th)


Peep this event going down Jan 24th at Santos Party House.
A lot of our friends will be in the house supporting the cause.
Come out and support HAITI!

BBW Event at RDAC






Friday, Jan 22nd
Pearls of Wisdom:
Big, Bold and Beautiful Womyn reppin' in da BX
9-12am, $10.00
RDAC - 478 Austin Place 2nd Floor, BX NY

Monday, January 18, 2010

Jim Jones & Juelz Santana do a benefit for Haiti (NYC)


XXL has joined forces with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana
for a one-night only show that will benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
All proceeds will go to The American Red Cross.

When: Tues. Feb 15th
What Time: 8:00pm
How Much: $15.00
The Studio at Webster Hall
125 E. 11th Street NYC

MIND BODY SOUL



MIND BODY SOUL
A Benefit For Diabetes
featuring special guest performances from:
GHOSTFACE
JAY ELECTRONICA
CONSEQUENCE
TALIB KWELI

and more...

Hosts: Phife Dawg and Michael Rappaport
brought to you by THE HEAVY SOUND and OKAYPLAYER

Wednesday, January 20th

@ The Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn (L train to Lorimer)
Doors 8pm
RSVP at rsvp@theheavysound.com
*Tickets are FREE with RSVP before 11pm!! $25 after 11pm.
GET TICKETS NOW!

Hearts 4 Haiti




"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference." – Elie Wiesel


HEARTS FOR HAITI
Invites you to make a difference


Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
@ Arena
135 W 41st St
(Between Broadway and 6th Ave)

7pm-midnight
Open bar 7pm-8:30pm compliments of Hennessy

Music by DJs Clue, D-Nice, Jon Quick, Kiss, Mick Boogie, M.O.S., Ted Smooth, Tony Touch

Downstairs in the carnivale lounge DJ Franky of the Untouchables playing the best of Haitian Konpa and  Zouk

Hearts for Haiti Host Committee:
Andrea Price, Angela Yee, Arlene Pitterson, Blacklight Ent, Calcie Cooper, Demetria Lucas, Derrin Woodhouse, DJ Big Des, DJ CEO, DJ Cosi, DJ Herbert Holler, Dr. Lee Gause, Ed Freiberg, Edgar Taveras, Eric Soler, Esther-Mireya Tejeda, Fabrice Armand, Fred Cool Out, Gardy Guerrier, Gary Grant, Grae Ent, Hen Rock, J. Medina, James Cruz, Joseph Solis, Kevin Powell, Kwame Jackson, L. Boogs, Laura Stylez, Red Carpet Entertainment, Liris Crosse, L-Mani V, Lola and Tom Patrick-Odeen , Lord Sear, Marc Smooth, Marlene Taveras, MIH Icons, N3P Media, Obinna Onyeagoro, Omar Hamilton, Paul Estevez, Persaud Brothers, Raven Roman, Sacajawea Hall, Shane & Shawn Ward, Shawn Pecas, Shon Miller, Stone Jackson, The Kid Daytona, Tia Walker, Tiza Alejandro, Tony Martinez, Yardley Messeroux


Minimum donation: $20. All additional amounts are welcomed

We also encourage all to bring one or more of the following items:
Blankets, Nutritional bars/granola bars, solar flash lights, clothes, feminine products, shoes, candles/matches, medicine, first aid kit, and purification tablets (to purify water for drinking)


100% OF ALL MONETARY PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORT. ALL CLOTHING AND SUPPLY DONATIONS WILL BE DONATED TO YELE HAITI.

21 and over. ID a must.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

THE AGE OF AQUARIUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR REPHSTAR & LA BRUJA



RSVP HERE
IT'S THE AGE OF AQUARIUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR REPHSTAR & LA BRUJA
DJ CHELA SPINNING ALL NIGHT
THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2010
9PM - TILL $5 DONATION (PROCEEDS GO TO THE ARTS COLLECTIVE)
18 +
REBEL DIAZ ARTS COLLECTIVE
478 AUSTIN PLACE, 2ND FLOOR, SOUTH BRONX NYC

SOLEFOOD SUNDAY - TODAY


Friday, January 15, 2010

Ali Vegas - Serengeti (New Video)

Amanda Blank & Maluca @ Santos



Amanda Blank
:: Built By MeanRed and Hosted by Good Peoples
featuring Maluca with a DJ set by Anton Glamb
Jan 29th 2010
Upstairs , Doors @ 7pm  at Santos
$14.00
Mark your calendar: the fiesty miss AMANDA BLANK is coming to Santos, joined by Mad Decent's newest protégé MALUCA. Both ladies spit a smoldering combination of rap, electro, merengue, punk rock, pop and ghettotech, and their live shows boast everything from maracas to neon spandex. Amanda has been rolling deep with the Philly collective of Santogold, Spankrock, and Diplo.

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt - Jan 15th Release Party



Beyond A Reasonable Doubt
Hosted by Poison Pen & Hasan Salaam
TONIGHT !!!  January 15th 2010
@ Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery, NYC btwn Houston &
Bleecker. F Train to 2nd Avenue. 6 Train to Bleecker.
Doors open @ 9:45pm. Show starts @ 10:30pm. $15 Cover.


Performances by
C-Rayz Walz
Rebel Diaz
Rugged N Raw
Red Clay
DVS.

Special Guest Appearances by
Swave Sevah
MeccaGodzilla
Jess Jamez
YC The Cynic

Music by DJ's
DP One (Heavy Hitters/Turntable Anihilists)
Max-A-Million

Frank's Cut Shop

At Frank's Chop Shop they want to help you put your best foot forward, so they are offering all new and existing customers 25% off. Simply print out the flyer and present it at your next appointment for the discount. This offer is good for one visit per customer and expires April 31st 2010

Established in 2006 and located in New York's Lower East Side, Frank's Chop features grooming services and products for the Modern Gentleman of Leisure. With three vintage 1930s barber chairs, stamped tin ceilings, and immaculate woodwork, Frank's Chop Shop is a classic, well-priced destination for a professional cut and shave, and also offers an exclusive selection of caps and other merchandise.





IMAN at the Apollo ::: January 23, 2010




IMAN at the Apollo ::: January 23, 2010
Special Edition of Community Cafe

Doors at 7:30pm. Show at 8:30pm

Featuring MCs, Spoken Word Artists, Singers, Comedians, Turntablists, Party Rockers and more!

MOS DEF ::: myspace.com/mosdef
Aasif Mandvi ::: thedailyshow.com/news-team/aasif-mandvi
Amir Sulaiman ::: amirsulaiman.com
Liza Garza ::: myspace.com/lizagarza
The Reminders ::: myspace.com/theremindersfam
DJ Kidragon ::: myspace.com/tablemanners101
DJ Raichous ::: myspace.com/djraichous
Progress Theater ::: progresstheatre.com
Gritz & Jelly Butter ::: myspace.com/gritzandjellybutter

Hosts: Azhar Usman ::: azhar.com
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin ::: myspace.com/stress5

The Apollo Theater

253 West 125th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave)
Harlem NYC 10027 ::: Trains: A B C D 2 or 3 to 125th St.

$20 Tickets are selling fast but are still available at:
The Apollo Box Office 253 West 125th St. Harlem NYC
Online at Apollo Box Office
Call Ticketmaster at 212.307.7171

For more info ::: www.imancentral.org

View this event on facebook

* Brother Ali filmed this music video at last year's sold out IMAN Community Cafe in NYC at the legendary Audubon Ballroom! Enjoy :::You Tube

TOOFLY'S KIDROBOT DUNNY FATALE RELEASE!

A little late but always on time...





Move over boys! Kidrobot just unleashed a preview of their newest Dunny series. Dunny Fatale, featuring designs from 18 prominent and talented female artists. Some are cute and sweet, others are bold and cruel, but all are irresistible. Each blind boxed 3-inch figure retails for $7.95, comes with a trading card and some include accessories. Dunny starts seducing in late Janurary at select retailers, Kidrobot stores and on kidrobot.com.
Artists in this innovative series include Alex Anderson, Catalina Estrada, Klor, CW, Aiko, Kathie Olivas, Wendi Koontz, Koralie, The Baroness, Anna Chambers, Amanda Visell, Amy Ruppel, Julie West, TOOFLY, Junko Mizuno, Aya Kakeda, Tara McPherson, and Sara Varon.

More Images here:

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Copyright Criminals




Copyright Criminals - Trailer from IndiePix on Vimeo.

COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS PREMIERES TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 10PM
ON THE PBS SERIES INDEPENDENT LENS (check your local listings)

Can you own a sound?

COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS, a documentary produced by Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod, examines the commercial and creative value of musical sampling, including the ongoing debates about artistic expression, copyright law and money.

COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS showcases many of Hip Hop music's legendary figures like Public Enemy, De La Soul and Digital Underground along with emerging artists such as audiovisual remixers Eclectic Method. The film also provides an in-depth look at artists who have been sampled, such as renowned drummer Clyde Stubblefield, the world's most sampled musician, best known for his work with James Brown, as well as commentary by Funk legend George Clinton.

JAN 19: Broadcast & DVD Release Party with ECLECTIC METHOD, MR. LEN & DJ SPOOKY
FREE with RSVP at IndiePix Evite. Doors at 8pm. Broadcast Premiere on Independent Lens at 10pm.
Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave Brooklyn NYC 11211. Facebook Event Page

View the Trailer and promo video for the Broadcast & DVD release party at copyrightcriminals.com.

Watch on JAN. 19th PBS TV!
Check local PBS listings for the COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS broadcast on Independent Lens.

Pre-Order! The Copyright Criminals DVD is currently available for discounted pre-order from IndiePix, which manages the distribution of this film in theatrical, DVD, digital and new media markets throughout North America. The DVD will also be available at Amazon and from local video
retailers January 26, 2010.

Featuring:
Bobbito Garcia
Chuck D
Clyde Stubblefield
De La Soul
DJ Qbert
DJ Spooky
Eclectic Method
El-P
Eyedea & Abilities
George Clinton
Hank Shocklee
Harry Allen
Mark Hosler
Matt Black
Miho Hatori
Mix Master Mike
Mr. Len
Pete Rock
Prefuse 73
Sage Francis
Saul Williams
Shock G
Steve Albini

Copyright Criminals Promo Video from Eclectic Method on Vimeo.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Ñ Don't Stop Latino Hip-Hop Showcase



Ñ Don't Stop Latino Hip-Hop Showcase 
Sat. Jan 16th 2010
Doors at 9pm, Showtime 10pm
Featuring: Calle Cardonar, Soldao Sean, Rebel Diaz, RDBM, Eli Efi, Majesty, Dr. Loco
Dj Charlie Hustle
$5 Donation
Rebel Diaz Arts Collective
478 Austin Place
South Bronx
6 train to E. 149th Street

Wordspit - Poet's Haiku (The Music Video)

Sunday, January 10, 2010

We Back In Business!!!! The Circa '95 Show - LiVe Sunday Jan. 10 2010





It's going down people... Welcome to 2010 ------------->>>>


MiXTAPE - Craig G - Back In Business Pt. 2 (Mixtape) (1998)

Props to Dotgotit


Guests On The Show Today - 


Hakim Green

Channel Live has been a multi-dimensional force in the music industry for the past 16 years. Front man, Hakim Green of Channel Live, is an artist, manager, A&R consultant, lecturer, educator and visionary. His group Channel Live, was discovered by the legendary KRS-One and debuted in 1994 with the platinum, Hip Hop anthem "Mad Izm," which was followed with the gold-status album “Station Identification.”

Hakim's tree of life in Hip Hop has been a fruitful one. His consulting work with singer Carl Thomas and producer Mike City brought forth the smash hits "I Wish" and "Make it Alright". He served as A&R consultant for the Carl Thomas’ latest LP "So Much Better." His creativity has also taken shape in visual form with the Nas video "Got Yourself a Gun."

Hakim is currently managing artists and is the Director of Artist Relations for the ‘Stop The Violence’ movement recently brought back by KRS-One. ‘Stop The Violence’ is a multi-dimensional movement that has already garnered support of the biggest names in the Hip Hop industry.

Check him out on TwitterMyspace and Facebook






Cekis/Nelson, originally from Santiago belongs to the first generation of post-dictatorship urban artists in Chile and is a pioneer in the Latin American graffiti scene. He is working representing multiculturalism, via the portrait and the exaltation of details of the common man. He is exploring mass cultures and their global effects like the juxtaposing of traditions, trends and customs. In his work he creates a multilayered, multicolored compositions, working with close ups the human body, brands and text. Cekis currently lives in NY and has been part of different exhibitions, group shows and cultural projects. To date, he has had exhibitions at The Rotunda BRIC, Artwalk NY 07-08, Brooklyn Arts Council, BOPA (Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts), The Bronx Museum, and the Lower East Side Printshop. Check out more of his work on his blog and Flickr Page...










Friday, January 8, 2010

Sneaker Con is Back! Jan 9th NYC



One of the biggest sneaker conventions in New York City returns tomorrow, Saturday Jan 9th, as Sneaker Con is BACK !  It's the ultimate event for buying, trading, viewing, and chatting about kicks  with live DJ music, upcoming samples of the hottest kicks, and much, much more.


Sneaker Con NYC

268 Mulberry Street | Map
New York, NY 10012
Event Date: January 9th (Saturday) | 12 noon-7 pm
$10.00
 

SUPPORT VICTOR TORO!










also on MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010

Lets Pack the Courtroom!

Location: 26 Federal Plaza (Case #088-187-516)
Time: 9am-12pm

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bombin' - Graffiti Documentary...

When they say barbarians it's oding... wow..
BAm looks mad young...

Dope.... Refillable CMYK Spraycans

This thing is dope... would love to get my hands on one..
It’s a can on which you can turn dials to select the color you’d like to spray.
Like them pens we had as kids...
Via Yanko Design...
-reph

Color Dial Spray by Kim Young-suk, Kim woo-sik, Oh jin-ho, and Lee yong

More McDonald's propaganda x WordSpit

Jesus Juice



You can now purchase The Coolest BBboi Stance via --> MySpace or --> Facebook




She a Dollar Van Jump off...





Tuesday, January 5, 2010

JOYA BRAVO - McDonald's TV commercial 2010


Check out what another friend and previous guest on The Circa '95 Show is up too, Amazing emcee, singer and fashionista Joya Bravo is doing her thing in the new Mc'Donalds Ads campaign. She is definately someone to watch out for this year... Real Talent can't be silenced. Follow her on Twitter HERE  And I keep hearing cool things about the Dollar Van Demos folks, gotta link up with those peeps. Check out The Dollar Van Demos movement - follow them on Twitter HERE or peep their website out http://www.dollarvandemos.com/

EXCLUSIVE NEW VIDEO: Dame Grease "The Best"



Friend to The Circa '95 Show Dame Grease has a new video,
Mostly known for producing check out what he's got cooking in 2010.
Harlem's in the building!!
Shout out to SoulPitchMedia =)

Pepatian presents The Apap Showcase (Jan 10th-FREE)


Friday, January 1, 2010

CARGO TRADE SHOW & SHOPPER'S DELIGHT



CARGO TRADE SHOW & SHOPPER'S DELIGHT
FASHION | ART | MUSIC


January 18th & 19th, 2010, 12pm - 8pm


St. Patrick's Center
{ 268 Mulberry St., NYC }

Snatch up hard to get goods

Shop emerging streetwear on sale

Sample new and cool sponsor products

Taste delightful complimentary beverages



for more info: www.cargotradeshow.com