Monday, November 28, 2011

Arab Hip Hop, Jewish Hip Hop and the Importance of Nightlife Culture

Nightlife News for November 29th 2011
Complied by Gamal Hennessy

Prince of the City
‎A new essay from @NightCultureNYC explains Why Should You Care about Nightlife Culture?

Academics: I gave you a link on the various classes universities are developing about nightlife culture. Here is a feature story on Yale University's course.

Nightclubs: There are many misconceptions about what nightlife is really like. @clubplanet runs down the list of nightlife myths that need to be busted.

Reviews: Over 85 Yelp Elite reviews of local nightlife venues including new reviews of Double Seven, the Night Hotel and Elsa

DJing: A few tips for breaking into the DJ industry.

Hip Hop: Arab American hip hop artists create political rap inspired by the Arab Spring.

Hip Hop: Are we currently experiencing a Golden Age of Jewish hip hop?

Rock: We like to think that the indie rock scene and the hip hop nation are completely separate, but @SPINmagazine provides a timeline that shows the creative crossover between the two genres.

Have fun.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Juliet, Fire Island and How to Stand in Line at the Club

Nightlife Culture News for November 16th 2011
Compiled by Gamal Hennessy

Prince of the City: Nightlife as a Marketplace of Transgression:

Drinking: Experts suggest that women should drink more whiskey. Of course the experts are selling whiskey, but that is beside the point… 

Nightlife Rituals: We don’t endorse standing in line, but if you have to do it. @clubplanet: offers some Do's and Don'ts of the Nightclub Line -

Hip Hop: @villagevoice: profiles Ralph McDaniels one of the pioneering figures in New York hip hop culture

House: 2011 was the year when EDM took over the American music scene.
Opinion: The lounges in New York according to @clubplanet:

Crime: People were shot and one man was killed in Juliet this week. Will the supperclub survive?  (Note: Anyone with information about this crime can contact the 10th precinct at 212-741-8245)

Disaster: The center of gay nightlife on Fire Island was destroyed in a fire. No one was injured.

Have fun.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Heavy D, Jay-Z, Kascade and Living with Your Hangover

Nightlife Cultural News for 11.11.11
Compiled by Gamal Hennessy

Prince of the City
Sutra: Seven Years as a Hip Hop Icon:

Nightlife Culture Initiative: NCI is a nonprofit company founded to elevate nightlife culture. Find out more here.

The definition of nightlife culture:

New Reviews from Yelp Elite: 

A recent program to combat dating violence has cut instances of abuse by 50%.

‎In support of the single guy from @PsychToday

Burlesque: Can burlesque performances be a form of feminist expression?

Burlesque: Is Red Hook's Paris Cabaret a burlesque lounge or just a plain old strip club? from "@Gothamist

New Year’s Eve: Club Planet offers four tips for having a successful New Year’s Eve. Remember Tip #5 kids: Don't be an amateur.

A good life lesson, brought to you by @ThoughtCatalog: A Conversation With Your Hangover

Hip Hop: A new documentary called Rubble Kings explores the origins of hip hop.

Hip Hop: Jay-Z Talks About Hip-Hop's Impact on Culture from @vibemagazine.

House: An in depth look at the mega DJ named Kascade from ‎@nytimesstyle.

Jazz: 1959: Documentary revisits Miles Davis & Mingus from @openculture.

Rock: Rolex donates $3.5 million to bring rock music to the New York Public Library.

Heavy D: One of the most exuberant MC’s from the Golden Age passed away earlier this week.

Have fun