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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Amnesty Concert at Barclay's Center.





Amnesty International will be holding it's first Human Rights Concert since 1998 at the Barclay Center on February 5, 2014.

The Amnesty International work to protect people wherever Justice, Freedom, Truth and Dignity are denied.  Currently the largest in the world Grassroots Human Rights Organization.

A range of artists, including Imagine Dragons, Flaming lips, Lauren Hill and more yet to be announced. Special guests will also make appearances. 

The stars will be performing at the Human Rights Organization's Event called "Bring Human Right Home".

The first Human Rights Concern was 1986, U2, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed and many more played six shows.

Past concerts have feature some of the greatest artists of our generation and have been catalysts for real, measurable changes, Imagine Dragon front man Dan Reynolds said in a statement about this upcoming Brooklyn Concert.
A press release said that the concert would "use technology to connect the music and message in real time from the stage of the Barclay's Center to activists across the globe.

Amnesty's Concert between 1986 and 1998 attracted 1.25 Million attendees and according to the press release, assisted in tripling the organization's membership.

For tickets and more on this concert, click on the link, http://www.amnestyusa.org/Feb5Concert/?msource=W14CONFB1

Monday, January 27, 2014

The Brooklyn Music Festival Showcase




RPMD Entertainment in Association with NEGNYC Novas Entertainment Group NYC, LLC. brings you the best of the best, The Brooklyn Music Festival Showcase.

                                 They will be live on March 15, 2014 at 
                    Privilege Lounge at 140 Graham Ave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 

They are bringing you the best in underground, Hip Hop, Rock, Punk, Salsa and this list goes on. This Showcase will benefit artists in the underground Hip Hop genre. You don't want to miss this showcase.

Performing artists may have a chance in performing in the greatest music event, The Brooklyn Music Festival.  https://www.facebook.com/thebrooklynmusicfestival

Performer's vibe, energy, following and message will determine if you will perform at this great Music Festival

                             *This is not a contest. 



Live performances by:

BI BANG

MAS FRANKO

FLOET

MARZ VADER

MAJESTY MELL

HOOKZ

J.M.O / ZEMONI / DISTRUCK

ILLUMINARE

SHE REAL

BRAD MC

CIPH BOOGIE

MELLY MELL

J.REALZ / EGO

T THE MESSENGER

Special performance by I.O.D

For more info on this great Music Showcase, RPMDentertainment@gmail.com.


Winter Talk & Tour Series




Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has announced it's first "Winter Talk & Tour Series. It is designed to offer a whole new perspective on Brooklyn Bridge Park. 

                              Tours started January 25 through February 15. 

  1. Feb 1, 2014 at 3 P.M:
         Brooklyn Waterfront History
   2. Feb 8, 2014: 
         
         Discovering Winter Plants

     3. Feb 15, 2014:

         The Secrets life of Evergreen

Tours will meet at the park office located at 334 Furman St. RSVP are required on each event, space is limited.

For more on this Talk & Tour Series, click on the link http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/events/calendar
      

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Brooklyn Museum and Fashion


Now through Feb 23, The Brooklyn Museum is showing "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier". The work, Lifestyle and Impact of French Couturier and lauded Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier. 

The multimedia exhibition consists of mannequins with interactive faces, photos along with 140 haute couture and ready to wear pieces. 

The Brooklyn Museum is the only East Coast venue to present the Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the side walk to the Catwalk. The first International exhibit of Gaultier's work.

Admission to the Museum: $15 adults, $10 Student with valid ID and adults 62 and over. Tickets include admission to the Museum. Members are free.

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Paul_Gaultier
                                                    Brooklyn Museum 
                                                  200 Eastern Parkway
                                               Brooklyn New York 11238
                                                       718-638-5000
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Brooklyn Music Festival is looking for you!!



Hey Brooklyn! If you have what it take to rep the MIC, then you are in the right place. The 2014 Brooklyn Music Festival is coming and coming strong. 

Brooklyn Music Festival is looking for the hottest Brooklyn act to perform on the same stage with some Iconic artists for this 2014 musical event.

They will have showcases through out various venues in Brooklyn. In addition NEGNYC is also looking to recruit serious volunteer that would like to take part for this anticipated Music Festival in Brooklyn for 2014 Summer. 

Brooklyn represent!! Do you have what it takes to grace the MIC? Put in your submission now.  I want to see my Hip-Hop, Rap, Reggae, Salsa come out to show what Brooklyn is made of, and it's call Talent!



Please submit your submission to info@tbkmf.com


New Submission for the 2014 Williamsburg International Film Festival

 
Williamsburg International Film Festival is having calls for entries,  2014 WILLiFEST,  now through May 14. As we can recall, WILLiFEST was named 20 of the coolest Film Festival in the world by Movie Maker Magazine.

This year WILLiFEST has added 2 brand new categories.  
  1. Commercials: Thirty or sixty seconds entries for commercial. 
  2. Movie Sound tracks: Music Composers, this is your opportunity
The Williamsburg International Film Festival is inspired by childhood street fairs and festivals.  WILLiFEST distinguishes itself as a multifaceted event that strives to bring the most diverse art festival to New York City. 

It is also one of New York City's most important film showcases. To read up on what is a WILLiFEST click on the link, http://whatsupnewyorkkeepingupwithbrooklyn.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-williamsburg-international-film.html

Also checkout The WILLiFEST Channel at, http://www.uhetv.com/pages/willifest.htm. WILLiFEST Channel is also live on http://www.uhetv.com/ powered by Dish Network. 

If you are a Producer, Director or a Write WILLiFEST is looking for you to showcase your movie. Please submit your entries at http://www.willifest.com/


For the 2013 Williamsburg International Film Festival opening night and what went on, click on the link, http://whatsupnewyorkkeepingupwithbrooklyn.blogspot.com/2013/09/2013-willifest-opening-night.html