Archive for May, 2010

Wooster street art: more…

May 30th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Just a few more closeup shots of artwork on Wooster St. adjacent from the Shepard Fairey exhibit that caught our eye on our May 10th visitation from Planet Chocko… –Mr. C

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ICE CUBE: Straight Outta LA

May 17th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Express Yourself! That is exactly what Ice Cube did with his film “Straight Outta LA” in conjunction with ESPN’s 30 for 30 series. Ice Cube wanted to tell the story of how his shipmates from the N.W.A. battleship including MC Ren, Dr. Dre, Eazy E, DJ Yella, & himself were heavily influenced by the colors […]

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Hunter Valentine and the Tour De NYC

May 15th, 2010 by planetchocko

Hunter Valentine, the all-female rock trio from Toronto, recently went on a tour de nyc on the same day their new record “lessons from the late night” came out. The band consists of Kiyomi on lead guitar and vocals, Adrienne on bass and keyboards and Laura on drums and backing vocals. Their ambitious release day […]

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SHEPARD FAIREY: May Day exhibit at Deitch Projects

May 12th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Shepard Fairey’s latest work, “May Day” on display at the Deitch Projects on Wooster Street-NYC. Shepard also shows off some portraits of trailblazers in areas of art & culture that he finds inspiring including the Dalai Lama, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan, & Neil Young. Of course, I was unable […]

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wooster street art

May 10th, 2010 by planetchocko


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THE 16th MAN!

May 7th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series is one of the best sports programming on TV since the YES network(NY Yankees Channel). This week was no different with the film, “The 16th Man” directed by Clifford Bestall & narrated by the one and only, Morgan Freeman! South Africa has been laced with the framework of apartheid […]

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Screaming Females and Jeff The Brotherhood played the NYU Strawberry Festival

May 4th, 2010 by planetchocko

The annual NYU event featured free food, carnival games, swag (i gotta free beachball and shades sucka!) and strawberries galore. I think this event was for students and staff but it’s really easy to get into. The event also included a free concert featuring Vocaholics, Hop Along, Little Lungs, Fiasco, Screaming Females and Jeff The […]

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May 3rd, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Congratulations to Lau Kar Leung for winning the Lifetime achievement Award on April 18th, 2010 in the 29th annual Hong Kong film awards! Sifu Lau is a renowned lineage holder of his art of mastery called “Hung Kuen” family Tiger-Crane style of Kung Fu! Some of us know Lau Kar Leung from his work in […]

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