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Cool Things About This Week /// January 4th

By Kathleen Elise posted Jan 04, 2011 at 11:40 AM

This week's events make me wish I had more time to spend around town. Keep reading or check out our events calendar for parties, shows, and more.



  • The Back Pockets (pictured above), Sirens & Sealions, and Dracula kick off a series of 2011 in-store events at every kid's favorite vegan hangout, Sweat Records. Show starts at 9pm; RSVP at their Facebook event page.
  • Style Wars, the 1983 documentary on hip hop culture, is screening at Bar at 10pm. Doors open at 8pm, and you can RSVP here.


  • Champion Sound + Fin du Monde at Electric Pickle, featuring DJs Sire Esq., A-Train, and Mr. Brown.
  • Tropicasa at Hoy Como Ayer: live music featuring afro-Cuban rhythms.


  • Hip hop, bass, dubstep, reggae, fuck, rock, soul. You name it, it's at (((Shake))) Thursdays at Vagabond.


  • It's the second Saturday of the month, which means it's ArtWalk time in Wynwood. Roughly 7pm to 10pm in the Design District. You can check out a handy-dandy map here.
  • Lemuria, Sloane Peterson, Merchandise, and Featherweight at Churchill's. (Note: I LOVE Lemuria.)
  • Mr. X presents Spank Rock at Grand Central. SPANK ROCK.


  • Resident DJs Mike Deuce, Joshy Josh, and Ray Milian (to name a few) at Chocolate Sundays. Every weekend at Purdy Lounge.

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