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Battle of Brooklyn

By UrbanAnthropod, August 29, 2010 7:22 pm
Presenting Colors

Presenting Colors

The Battle
August 27 marks the anniversary of the first major battle fought between the British and the newly independent United States of America — The Battle of Brooklyn (aka Battle of Long Island). The battle at Lexington and Concord initiated the war for independence that resulted in the occupation of Boston by British troops. Following …

Suffrage and Spaceships

By UrbanAnthropod, August 26, 2010 10:08 am
Topless Parade 2010

Topless Parade 2010

On suffrage and spaceships

August 26th marks the anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States. 50 years after the right to vote was granted to former slaves, women finally gained their right to vote. This date has been designated as Women’s Equality Day since 1971 by an act of Congress.

I learned about the Go-Topless movement …

Ra Ra Riot Release Show @ Sound Fix Records

By UrbanAnthropod, August 25, 2010 7:34 pm
Allie Lawn @ Sound Fix Records

Allie Lawn @ Sound Fix Records

The Riot

Link to all my Ra Ra Riot pictures on Flickr
Ra Ra Riot celebrated release day for The Orchard with a low-key and widely unannounced in-store performance at Brooklyn’s indie music store, Sound Fix Records, followed by a well advertised DJ set at Brooklyn Bowl (with Vampire Weekend). For those unfamiliar with the band, the …

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