Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

  • “The Crumbles” Feature Film New York Premiere

    “The Crumbles” will be making its New York premiere at the Anthology Film Archives on June 8 at 4 pm, with the cast and crew in attendance. “The Crumbles: is a slice-of life tragicomedy that follows the an awkward and awesome indie band struggling to make it out of their own proverbial garage.

  • Word for Word with Aisha Tyler and Touré

    The actress, author and popular The Talk host Aisha Tyler chats with Touré (co-host of MSNBC’s The Cycle) about her essay collection that is loaded with comic essays.

  • Word for Word with Dwight Gooden and Ellis Henican

    Dwight Gooden, former pitcher for the Mets and the Yankees, greets fans of all ages and talks with Ellis Henican (Newsday) about his bruisingly honest memoir of addiction, recovery and baseball.

    “Word for Word Author” is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.

  • Jherek Bischoff

    Seattle-based Jherek Bischoff is equal parts songwriter, producer, performer and composer.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! The Tiger Lillies: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner / Cynthia Hopkins

    The dark trio The Tiger Lillies present a musical conjuring of “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s romantic poem of death and enchantment on the high seas, complete with a cleverly projected stage set. In 2002 their cult hit musical “Shockheaded Peter” was nominated for five Olivier Awards.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! Benefit Concert: Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five & Guster

    Everyone’s favorite lighthearted Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies, piano-powered Ben Folds Five and acoustic-pop trio Guster will bring a bit of humor, wit and nostalgia to the Bandshell on their Last Summer on Earth tour.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! They Might Be Giants & Moon Hooch

    A returning festival favorite, They Might Be Giants released its 16th studio album, Nanobots, earlier this year and closes Celebrate Brooklyn’s season. The duo picked the brass-and-drum trio Moon Hooch as its opening act.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! Shaggy & TK Wonder

    The day the Kingston-born chart topper SHAGGY moved to Flatbush as a teenager, it became his destiny to play Celebrate Brooklyn. He is dancehall’s biggest crossover star ever for a reason—his impossibly catchy party anthems are “unabashedly geared toward good times” (MTV). TK Wonder is an electro-hip-hop artist.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! Live score to “Beasts of the Southern Wild” by Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin, & The Wordless Music Orchestra / Slavic Soul Party

    Director and composer Benh Zeitlin teams up with musical collaborators Dan Romer and Wordless Music Orchestra to recreate his original score to the 2012 film “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” performed live to a new music-less print created for the occasion.

  • Celebrate Brooklyn! Benefit Concert with Beck

    This benefit concert by Beck is SOLD OUT. You can still listen in behind the fences that block the view. Beck freely combines rock, hip-hop, R&B, and folk, yielding a stream of underground and mainstream hits