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Phoebe Robinson of 2 Dope Queens Sits with Brooklyn Magazine Photos by Jesse Dittmar Hair by Naivasha Johnson Make-up by Delina Medhin Shot at Loosie Rouge Phoebe Robinson enters stage left. Author (Yas). Writer (Yas). Producer (Yas). Actress (Yas). Brooklyn (Yas). Dope Queens (Yas). Stand-up comic (yep you guessed it, YAS). How to properly introduce a queen you ask? Well of course by acquainting you to her accolades. It was a sweltering August when I got to sit down with Phoebe Robinson at Loosie’s Kitchen & Café...
Cornelius Minor thinks that the fuel behind inequality in the U.S. isn’t just the people making the decisions. It’s the systems set in place to keep people divided, immobile, and illiterate. So, what exactly does a modern hero look like?   First off, how long have you been in New York? Over 30 years! Could you tell us a bit about your family and their experience emigrating from Liberia? Oh my gosh, my family is amazing....
A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words, although it's clear that “they” haven't read some of the words I've read describing food in breathtaking, drool-inducing detail. The only thing nicer than reading about food in a book is reading about food whilst snacking. As a girl I'd arrive at meals with my nose in a book, and it was often taken away from me as I was forced to interact with my family...
Luhring Augustine A New Sculpture Christopher Wool 25 Knickerbocker Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 May 17 - August 10, 2018 Open Wednesday-Friday, 11AM-5:30PM and by Appointment A new plated steel sculpture by Christopher Wool, paired with an older sculpture and five etchings, continues the artist’s gestural and linear exploration of space—its calligraphic forms as much a reference to outside influences like ranching wire on his property in Texas as to his own established vocabulary of tangled contours. C L E A R I...

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