Afrofuturism at MoCADA: Caught In The Act

For six months, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art in Fort Greene worked with students at seven Brooklyn schools. The “Imagining Tomorrow” exhibit lets us see how these young people express their vision of the future for people of African descent. For more information about Afrofuturism at MoCADA, visit http://mocada.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn, episode 50. Original air date: 7/2/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Adrian Fanus Grooming: Neighborhood Beat Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

Are you yearning for something more than your run of the mill barbershop experience? Enter The Adrian Fanus Grooming Salon whose namesake was inspired to merge that high-end spa feel with the basic – and not so basic – needs of male-centric grooming. Clients include Actor Forrest Whitaker and NFL player Eddie George. Another plus – no wait time! All treatments are by appointment only! For more information on Adrian Fanus Grooming contact:http://www.afgrooming.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat: Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Ep 7, Original airdate: 3/8/12http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Cumbe: Neighborhood Beat Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

Cuban, Congolese, Samba, Zumba! If you LOVE to move your body – then this is the place where your body will fall in love with you all over again. Cumbe Dance specializes in teaching the public the movement and music of the African Diaspora! All ages and backgrounds are welcome as the dance center seeks to create a community of teachers and learners in dance. So come, move your feet, and let the vibrations of Africa resonate through YOU! For more information on Cumbe contact: http://www.cumbedance.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat: Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Ep 7, Original airdate: 3/8/12http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Gnarly Vines: Neighborhood Beat Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

When Brian Robinson decided to dive into the world of wine after a visit to France – it was a most unlikely route for him to take. Now almost two decades later, his passion for wine and belief in small business led him to open Gnarly Vines Wines and Spirits. It’s a win win – giving locals access to global wines and helping to anchor mom-and-pops on Myrtle Avenue.
For more information on Gnarly Vines contact: http://www.gnarlyvines.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat: Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Ep 7, Original airdate: 3/8/12http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Gordon Chambers: Neighborhood Beat Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

He is a Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, producer and journalist. His list of clients include Anita Baker, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, and the late great Whitney Houston! He includes legends Phyllis Hyman and Gerald Levert as mentors. Known for his signature sound and expressive lyrics, his latest album “Sincere” was the culmination of his own personal experiences. Now, let’s meet Fort Greene resident Gordon Chambers! For more information on Gordon Chambers contact:http://www.Gordonchambers.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Neighborhood Beat: Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Ep 7, Original airdate: 3/8/12http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Pedestrian Bridge: Brooklyn Review

Solution or stigma? A new fence designed to keep bikers traveling below a footbridge safe from thrown objects is getting high marks from cyclist and drawing criticism from residents of the Ingersoll Houses in Fort Greene.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 257. Original air date: 2/17/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Urban Bush Women: Caught In The Act

Urban Bush Women: We’re there as members of this acclaimed dance troupe rehearse for their appearance at the 11th annual Fort Greene Juneteenth Arts Festival. For their performance, troupe members work on Batty Moves and Batty Raps. Batty, if you don’t know, is a Caribbean word for the buttocks, or as some Brooklynites call it, your tush.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Caught In The Act, episode 39. Original air date: 7/22/2011. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit
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