6.20 - Sea Creature Stomp: a Mermaid Parade afterparty

Saturday, June 20, 8pm-2am, $10-20 sugg donation goes to bands, 21+ (25+ suggested)
Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - RSVP for address below

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Live music & DJs, cheap drinks, ice cream, and lounging on our sprawling roof. Classic Brooklyn summertime loft party...if it happened under the sea. Dress code: all sea creature everything. Featuring:
9pm - Spanglish Fly - Latin Soul y Brooklyn Boogaloo
10pm - FunKrust Brass Band - A brassy stew with Balkan and New Orleans influences
11pm - Stumblebum Brass Band - Riotous spontaneity from the 3 person brass band NO ONE wants parading down their street
12am - DJs & dancing, until our mermaid tails fall off.

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6.21 - Make Music New York: Summer Cacophony & Sousapalooza Afterparty

Sunday, June 21, 7pm-12am, $10-20 sugg donation goes to bands, 21+ (25+ suggested)
Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - RSVP for address below

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Celebrating MMNY: 1,200+ free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs on the first day of summer. Featuring:
- Escarioka - Booty-shaking Cumbia dance party music
- Batala NYC - All-women Afro-Brazilian samba reggae powerhouse drum orchestra
- New York Fowl - Old-school manic dance mania

These bands are part of a long list of mobile brass & percussion ensembles converging at Bryant Park for Summer Cacophony (a street band spectacular presented by HONK and Ariana's List) and Sousapalooza (hundreds of brass, wind, and percussion musicians playing all the best-loved marches and fanfares).

If you're in our neighborhood early, there's an MMNY lineup at the Thomas Greene Playground across the street from the Gemini & Scorpio Loft, 2pm-5pm: http://makemusicny.org/summer-schedule/2015/locations/479 | https://www.facebook.com/events/969172906455705

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6.25 - Rooftop Double Feature: Weird Science & Real Genius

Thursday, June 25, 8pm-1am, $10 sugg donation
Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - RSVP for address below

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An epic anniversary has snuck up on us this summer: in the first week of August, 1985 (30 years ago!), two of the most emblematic 1980s geek movies were released - Weird Science & Real Genius. Celebrate with us at two events this summer: a rooftop movie night to see the films, and a Music Video Time Machine music video dance party on Fri, July 17, with music, activities and giveaways related to the movies.

9pm: "Weird Science" - Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. 11pm: "Real Genius" - Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser. Treats: spiked lemonade, popcorn, ice cream.

Suggestions for party activities on 7/17 & your participation most welcome. Who wants to play?

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7.17 - Music Video Time Machine: Weird Science vs Real Genius

Friday, July 17, 9pm-late, $10 sugg donation
Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - RSVP for address below

Event on Facebook | Weird Science vs Real Genius as best 1985 geek film, on MVTM
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An epic anniversary has snuck up on us this summer: in the first week of August, 1985 -- 30 years ago! -- two of the most emblematic 1980s geek movies were released - Weird Science ("Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that") & Real Genius ("Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser").

Celebrate with us with an all-classic-MTV-videos dance party featuring the music from and inspired by the two films, 1985, geekery and SCIENCE, curated by Stephen Pitalo, VJ and music video historian. 10pm: 1980s-style trivia game show, Science Genius, that will test your knowledge of the films and 1980s pop culture (must arrive by 9:45pm to participate). Popcorn and lasers; prizes and giveaways; helicopter drone; and a special photo booth.

Suggested dress code: any character from either movie or 1980s heavy metal, mall rat, nerd and beyond.

Now looking for co-conspirators who want to dress in character costumes and do silly things. Get in touch.

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