Archive for May, 2016

Storm King Art Center

May 30th, 2016 by Mr. C

————————————————————————————————————- Memorial day weekend’s adventure had us going out to Storm King Art Center located in New York State / Lower Hudson Valley region. Storm King is a magnificently well manicured 500 acre outdoor playground of abstract heavy metal sculptures on steroids which are strategically placed throughout the campus. The art center is about 20 […]

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The Zombies played Rough Trade

May 27th, 2016 by chocko

Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies at Rough Trade NYC May 12, 2016 UK psychedelic relics, The Zombies played an intimate show at Rough Trade in New York City recently and treated the crowd to a sweet, 30 minute set. The lineup was whittled down to the duo of Rod Argent on keyboards […]

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The Presby Memorial Iris Garden

May 27th, 2016 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————— The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair is one of those hidden treasures of sanctuary that I like to roam around in during blooming season. Wandering around the city and walking around the grounds of a well manicured garden such as the Presby are some of my favorite types of exploration. There’s something about […]

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New York on Location – ready, set, action! Cut! Cut! Cut! – Kaufman Astoria Studios / Museum of the Moving Image

May 22nd, 2016 by Mr. C

(rain-maker maybe not needed as much – since it’s been raining a lot lately, but yes to artificial snow!) ———————————————————————————————————– It was a great time wandering around NEW YORK ON LOCATION in Astoria Queens NYC today, an all-day Street fair and celebration where they take you behind the scenes of film production so you can […]

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Naughty By Nature – Judy Torres / Bronx Week 2016 celebrations

May 19th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Vinnie & Treach from Naughty By Nature) (Judy Torres performing Sad Morning + Love you, Will you love me at the 2016 Bronx Week celebrations) —————————————————————————————————————- Planet Chocko and the old school crew headed over the Hudson and sauntered towards the Mosholu to celebrate Bronx Week last Sunday with live performances by Tito Nieves, Judy […]

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Mad Tiger and Peelander-Z invade IFC Center

May 13th, 2016 by chocko

Peelander-Yellow at IFC Center (photos by chocko) The documentary MAD TIGER recently wrapped up its run at IFC Center in NYC but not without going out with a blast. MAD TIGER features the Japanese punk rockers Peelander-Z, a happy, fun and wacky costume wearing band whose shows consists of a lot of crowd participation and […]

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