Preview: Pop Rally Presents Barwick and Brandt Visual Concert and Reception

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/14/2016
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Location
Moma (Museum of Modern Art

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What’s up?  Pop Rally is back at Moma with “a visual concert’ designed to immerse the audience in sounds and images. Cocktail reception with DJ to follow.

Meeting new faces at Pop Rally at Moma.

Meeting new faces at Pop Rally at Moma.

Damage? $25 fees included.

Why you should go. Museums like Moma have put on some massive events to lure younger folk, but you shouldn’t dismiss these as trying to be cool. They are.

Installation at Pop Rally Moma, 2015

Installation at Pop Rally Moma, 2015

Natural History features the monthly “One Step Beyond” dance party and Moma has got Pop Rally.

Pop Rally @ Moma May, 2015

Pop Rally @ Moma May, 2015

Unlike PS1’s summer Warm Up, I find Pop Rally even more cutting edge. Ranging from visual installations, performances and DJ parties, Pop Rally is always fun.

Spirikal says:

  • Buy your tix asap. These events tend to sell out.
  • Don’t forget your ID. 21+ only!
  • Dress code? Hip, classy and fun.
  • Friends or go it alone? Bring your mates.
  • Business cards are always a must.
  • Cash is highly recommended especially for coat check
  • Eat and hydrate before you go, especially if you plan to drink.
  • Nearby spots? You’re in good hands. See my personal list.
  1. Casellula Wine & Cheese Bar401 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019 – glad to see this place is still around. More a restaurant than a bar but can you go wrong with wine & cheese?
  2. Katsu-hama, (upstairs) 43-45 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 -Feeling hungry?  This is full on. Items not to miss include: the panko fried pork cutlet with curry sauce, fresh cabbage and mashed potato at this Japanese soul food place.
  3. Le Pain Quotidien, 53rd betwen Madison and 5th ave this Belgian import is part of the international chain café war, but enjoy a cup of jo and pain au chocolat here while the chain gangs duke it out.
  4. The London Hotel Bar 151 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019 – It’s a terrible shame that Maze is gone, but the location still has a really great bar worth checking out if you’re in the area.
  5. The Peninsula Hotel has got a couple good options on the roof (heated outdoors / limited indoor seating, or the Clement on the 3rd floor.
  6. Tanner Smith’s Cocktail Bar204 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 – Although it gets crowded, the drinks are really good at this popular hotspot
  7. The Warwick Hotel 65 W. 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 – This old school classy hotel bar speaks to me. Relax on a cozy leather seat and catch up with your mate in sophisticated surroundings.
  8. Yakitori Totto 251 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 – one of my favorite Japanese Izakaya / yakitori places in Manhattan. Cozy, sophisticated interior, great food. Popularity can create long waits, but it’s worth it.

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