By Brooklyn Reader

September 18, 2015, 12:34 pm



Begin Transmission

Begin Transmission Invite 2015

WHAT: Opening Reception for “Begin Transmission,” a two man exhibition of paintings by Tim Okamura and sculpture by Chris Marshall revolving around the urgency of communication, introspection, and illumination of personal history. Curated by Lori Zimmer

WHEN: Friday, September 18, 7:00pm-9:00pm; After party 9:00pm -midnight.

WHERE: Be Electric Studios, 1298 Willoughby Avenue, Bklyn (Bushwick)



Band of Gypsys at BAMcafe

30-anniversary-BRCO-9.18-19-293x380WHAT: Currently celebrating 30 years of the pioneering Black Rock Coalition, the BRC Orchestra presents a special tribute to Jimi Hendrix and his seminal 1970 live album Band of Gypsys, an influential mix of funk and blues featuring some of the guitarist’s most inspired solos.Comprising some of the most accomplished and forward-thinking musicians working today,the BRC Orchestra breathes new life into this era-defining music, featuring special guests Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Ronny Drayton, Stew, Sophia Ramos, Kelsey Warren, Andre Lassalle and more.

WHEN: Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19, 9:00pm

WHERE: BAM Café, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Bklyn (Fort Greene)




SOURCE360 Festival


WHAT: The SOURCE360 Festival returns to Brooklyn for its second year, with an all-new fresh lineup of hip hop artists performances, panels, workshops, parties and more! Performances by Waka Flocka Flame, Scarface, Faith Evans, Chase N. Cashe, Smoke Dza, Brand Nubian, Doug E. Fresh, Joe Budden, Dead Prez, Casey Veggies, DMC, OG Maco and other special guests, as well as a few surprise pop-up concerts.

The SOURCE360 Speaker Series will offer panel discussions conducted by thought leaders and entrepreneurs in the art, music, film & television, media, tech and fashion industries. There will also be a number of workshops and classes, including a Hip-Hop Dance Class this Friday, from 7-9 at Mark Morris Dance Studio!

WHEN: Thursday, September 17 – Sunday, September 20

WHERE: Venues all around downtown Brooklyn Cultural District

HOW MUCH: Free – $$


Brooklyn Beat Festival

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WHAT: This is the final weekend to take part in the Brookyn Beat Festival! The fourth annual Brooklyn BEAT (Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theatre) Festival is a performing arts initiative for the residents of Brooklyn that seeks to express the borough’s profound diversity, celebrate the area’s finest spaces and unify its broad, expansive community! BEAT is wholly dedicated to fostering and creating new audiences for Brooklyn’s finest performing artists. Through the BEAT Festival and educational programming, BEAT is creating a live, interactive performance study of Brooklyn—the grounds of the richest performing arts community in the world.

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