Archive for June, 2013

EL-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

June 26th, 2013 by chocko

Killer Mike + EL-P at Santos Party House 2012 The brand new album by Run The Jewels just dropped today on Fool’s Gold Records. After Brooklyn’s EL-P collaborated with Atlanta’s Killer Mike on R.A.P. Music in 2012, the dynamic duo took it a step further with their current project trading verses with guests Big Boi […]

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Austra played Other Music

June 21st, 2013 by chocko

Austra was in NYC to celebrate the release of their brand new, second album, Olympia, out now on Domino. They recently played a sold out show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. They also performed an in-store at Other Music where fans of the Canadian electro-pop band were treated to a set which showcased songs from […]

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the Jackie Chan shuffle in the big apple

June 21st, 2013 by Mr. C

(Who me?) Jackie Chan was on-hand in NYC on June 10 to accept the Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award at Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center presented by the team responsible for organizing The New York Asian Film Festival – Subway Cinema! It was an award long due in recognizing the most decorated & skilled […]

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Maniac at Times Scare NYC

June 21st, 2013 by chocko

(l-r) Elijah Wood, Genevieve Alexandra, Franck Khalfoun, Jan Broberg and Megan Duffy Last Monday night, Fangoria, IFC Midnight and Times Scare tag teamed for a preview screening of MANIAC with director Franck Khalfoun and members of the cast including Elijah Wood, in the house for a Q&A. MANIAC is a modern day remake of the […]

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Kung Fu Wildstyle: Fab 5 Freddy + MC Yan + ENTER THE DRAGON – 40th Anniversary screening!

June 20th, 2013 by Mr. C

FILM SOCIETY LINCOLN CENTER & SUBWAY CINEMA Proudly Presents Kung Fu Wildstyle: Featuring Fab 5 Freddy + MC Yan! As per the fine folks from Subway Cinema and Lincoln Center: Asian-inspired Hip Hop art to be featured at Lincoln Center, accompanied by a 40th anniversary screening of the Bruce Lee masterpiece Enter the Dragon! The […]

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Spectacle: The Music Video exhibit

June 19th, 2013 by Mr. C

(I want my MTV! + YO MTV RAPS!) I was lucky enough to catch the 2nd to last day of Spectacle: The Music Video exhibit on display at the Museum of The Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. We were up and about the Spectacle exhibit a few times during its installation run but of course […]

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Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival

June 13th, 2013 by Mr. C

Last weekend was another fun-filled celebration on Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan where gleeful culture clashes of immigrant Chinese rubbed elbows with the Jewish Community. The Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival has been an annual event for 13 years – created to celebrate these two cultures living side by side […]

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Big Apple BBQ Festival

June 12th, 2013 by Mr. C

(Skylight Inn with their double cleaver whole hog chopping action at the Festival) (Whole Hog Sandwich – Skylight Inn) The Big Apple Barbecue Block party went out with a smoky bang last weekend at Madison Square Park! Once again we over-loaded ourselves with some porky delights enough to get the Dukes of Hazzard County out […]

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Photos From Outer Space 4

June 11th, 2013 by chocko

Once again, Chocko has been combing the streets with camera in hand and ready for action. Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest) was taking part in a Music + Film panel at SVA Theater during the Tribeca Film Festival. Lead singer of THE NATIONAL, Matt Berninger also took part in the panel. He spoke proudly of […]

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EDO POP – Lady Aiko

June 10th, 2013 by Mr. C

Faced with a 30 minute time limit at Japan Society for the EDO POP Art Exhibit because of technical issues we encountered trying to check-in our CitiBikes at the 47th Street & 1st Avenue stations, we brisked through the installation just to at least appreciate the visuals of the historic ukiyo-e woodblock prints from the […]

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BREAKUP AT A WEDDING – Free Advance Screening in NYC w/ Zachary Quinto Q&A – Monday, June 17th @ 7:00pm

June 7th, 2013 by Mr. C

BREAKUP AT A WEDDING – Free Advance Screening in NYC w/ Zachary Quinto Q&A – Monday, June 17th @ 7:00pm Oscilloscope Laboratories presents a PERIODS. Film – “BREAKUP AT A WEDDING” ** Catch an advance screening on Monday, June 17th @ 7:00pm w/ Zachary Quinto (STAR TREK) Q&A ** at AMC Loews Village 7 66 […]

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DRAGON GIRLS screening at Brooklyn Film Festival: Windmill Studios

June 5th, 2013 by Mr. C

Director: Inigo Westmeier Cast: Xin Chenxi, ChenXi, Huang Luolan, Yang Ziyu, Quan Ling, Xu Manyu Genre: Documentary on Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts school Dragon Girls is a documentary that follows a handful of young ladies who take up residence at the Shaolin Tagou Martial Art School as they live the lifestyle of training in Chinese […]

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