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Brian Quinn

Brian Quinn is the VP of Experience of Northside Festival and Taste Talks, leading the curation across food, tech, media, music, and culture. He lives and works in Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn Museum's "David Bowie Is” exhibition —closing out the global 5-year tour of Bowie’s personal archives and work— has been a welcome pilgrimage for many in NYC this spring. Befitting of the exhibits tribute, the museum also featured a 4-part evening event series created by Brooklyn-based immersive theater collective, Little Cinema, which recent featured a party for the glittered masses called the “Night of 1000 Bowies” in May. With unprecedented access to Bowie’s work and screenings...
I recently had the privilege of attending the 25th Anniversary of Red Stripe’s Reggae Sumfest in mid-July, featuring some of the most notable names in dancehall and reggae, along with a host of local chefs serving up their own specialties. Upon my return, the immersion in island life and hospitality was ample inspiration to explore the many ways Jamaican cuisine and culture can be found right here in Brooklyn. Jamaicans are not shy about their love for great music,...