Wednes-Gay at Blackout Bar

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Along the road you will find Blackout. The exterior predicts a speak-easy, but upon entering you discover a decadently decorated bar, (think Marie-Antoinette goes to Brooklyn, circa now) with cheap drinks and even better music from the in-house DJ.

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The Art of DIY Filmmaking / Brooklyn Movie Labs

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Become an indie filmmaker at Greenpoint-based Brooklyn Movie Labs By Elvire Camus & Arnaud Aubry Being a filmmaker doesn’t have to be such an expensive proposition. “Doing more with less,” is the motto of Brooklyn Movie Labs, a young film school founded three years ago by Dexter Taylor, a former instructor at other major New more…

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SummerStarz 2010 / Night at the Museum

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Tonight, Thursday, July 22 at East River State Park (N 8th St & Kent Ave) SummerStarz 2010 presents a wonderful FREE program for kids & families starting at 6pm with arts/crafts activities by the NY Road Runners.  The Backroad, an experimental folk band, will entertain at 7pm – followed at sunset by A Night at the Museum, the acclaimed Ben more…

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