If you live in Brooklyn, look no further!
Williamsburg has it.
A new “tailored event space,” Dobbin St, has opened in the heart of Williamsburg—and before you start wondering what goes on in a tailored event space, let us save you the trouble. On Wednesdays, head directly upstairs to the 3,000-square-foot terrace beginning May 24 for a free movie series, “The Sunset Screenings.” You have to register here but again, it’s completely free, and the views of Manhattan’s skyline are spectacular.
A key attraction – the quality of the screenings.
Check it out!
Wed May 24th, 8:15pm: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, John Cassavetes’s masterful portrait of a seedy nightclub owner
Wed June 14th, 8:29pm: Le Samouraï, Jean-Pierre Melville’s assassin psychodrama—basically the coolest French movie ever
Wed July 19th, 8:23pm: The Man Who Fell to Earth, starring a Station to Station-era David Bowie in his most iconic role
Wed August 23rd, 7:42pm: The Conformist, Bernardo Bertolucci’s brilliant political drama, one of the most gorgeous films shot
Wed September 13th, 7:08pm: Tokyo Story, Yasujiro Ozu’s domestic heartbreaker, perhaps the most devastating film of all time
Wed October 4th, 6:33pm: Blowup, Michelangelo Antonioni’s Swinging London thriller, massively influential
Let’s face it. Life is not perfect. And the more we try to make it perfect, the more amusing life’s imperfections can be.
Take Cedric. He is a beautiful bulldog. And he was taken in by a wealthy animal lover to be a companion for her Pekingese. What could go wrong? Tune in to the world of James Herriot
You might have missed it, but yesterday was World Naked Gardening day.
Launched back in 2005, the unofficial event happens every first Saturday of May and encourages gardeners around the world to get out in the fields, bare ass exposed to the sun, to get dirty in the name of growing things in the earth.
While I did not venture forth in my birthday suit, Mashable has a montage of pics of folks who did. Not to worry, all strategic points of interest are protected.
The image speaks for itself. Yes is not relevant.
It is a book creation project.
As usual, I got the idea from Fred Wilson. He is backing it too. Von Vivants united!
Back this project!
Sure. Rambunction is not really a word. But it should be, and you will agree after watching THIS VIDEO of a rambunctious dog chasing a ball over a fence and doing a somersault in the process.
This still captures the flavor of the thing. Go for it!
Thomas Hardy wrote Return of the Native in 1876 — which was considered controversial in its day for its explicit references to illicit sexual encounters. The novel begins this way
A Saturday afternoon in November was approaching the time of twilight …
So far so good. Now consider what Monty Python did with this.Brilliant!