Last Chance to Win $1,000 for Your Art
Art

Last Chance to Win $1,000 for Your Art

BY Sehba Mohammad

It the struggles of being an artist are getting you down, then the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition presents a silver lining. The 30-year-old...

WATCH: “A Message” By Kelela
Music

WATCH: “A Message” By Kelela

BY Cacy Forgenie

LA based singer Kelela may receive the inevitable comparison to FKA twigs because they both perform R&B in ways we're not accustomed to. But trust us,...

SEE: Downtown Movie Classic “Kids” Uptown At Apt 78
Film

SEE: Downtown Movie Classic “Kids” Uptown At Apt 78

BY Cacy Forgenie

Tonight downtown goes uptown, really uptown, not 79th street as some seem to think, where Washington Heights lounge Apt 78 will screen the 1995 film classic,...

DON'T MISS OUT!

FIND MORE FLAVORPILL
IN YOUR CITY

RECENT POSTS
Arca Releases Digital “Xen (????? Edition)”
Music

Arca Releases Digital “Xen (????? Edition)”

BY Sehba Mohammad

Arca, the hottest thing in music production these days, ricochets between the mainstream — assisting on Kanye's Yeezus and Björk's Vulnicura — and experimental with the release of his strange and alluring debut album Xen, named after his androgenous alter ego. Today the artist released, Xen (????? Edition), a deluxe digital edition of his brilliant deut. It comes with two additional songs, "????? A" and "????? B," that have only been featured on… READ MORE

WATCH: SUB.Culture Dymistifying NYC Nightlife
Music

WATCH: SUB.Culture Dymistifying NYC Nightlife

BY Sehba Mohammad

New York's underground electronic music scene may appear dark and mysterious for those not in the know.  Smoke-filled basements, abandoned warehouse with thumping speakers and all-powerful DJs manipulating crowds into body grinding frenzy seem to be the norm but there is a deeper layer to the scene. Spaces such as the Body Actualized Center create an immersive atmosphere of personal expression. Musician Shawn O'Sullivan  and imaginative party crews like Mister… READ MORE

“Beauty and the Beast” Adds a Sexy Villain
Film

“Beauty and the Beast” Adds a Sexy Villain

BY Sehba Mohammad

Beauty and the Beast,  the live action, i.e non-animated, version has been received with trepidation by lovers of the romantic Disney classic. The cast, however, comes as a respite. According to The Hollywood Reporter the most recent addition to the film is Luke Evans who'll play Disney villain, Gaston, Belle's main suitor before she is kidnapped and falls in love with the Beast, who luckily turns out to be a prince —classic stockholm syndrome. Luke Evans… READ MORE

SEE: An Animated History of NYC’s Subway
Other

SEE: An Animated History of NYC’s Subway

BY Cacy Forgenie

The person who said NYC has the best transportation system in the world never waited for a G train at 11:35p.m. at Hoyt-Schemerhorn on a Wednesday night. Still, a 24 hour transportation system is a big deal, is convenient, is needed. Just don't expect it to be managed well.Or to have enough change left over for a sandwich after buying a roundtrip ticket to wherever you're going. That said, Appealing Industries' gif of an animated NYC subway map is kinda… READ MORE

GUIDE: Every Celeb On a NY Stage This Spring: Part 2
Performance

GUIDE: Every Celeb On a NY Stage This Spring: Part 2

BY Linda Buchwald

Winter feels endless, but spring is coming. One way to tell is the flurry of new shows opening on New York stages. Just as in the fall, there are plenty of opportunities to see A-list celebrities, TV stars, and up-and-coming artists. And once again, we collected the most well known, a few kinda well-known, and some actors you might not know but should. The shows are arranged in order of our excitement level, starting with the show we are most looking forward… READ MORE

Flavorpill Tipsheet: Cuba, Shakespeare & “Loisaidas”
Film

Flavorpill Tipsheet: Cuba, Shakespeare & “Loisaidas”

BY Cacy Forgenie

There's a report circulating what we've known for quite a while: that Manhattan has lost its charm. How so? Well, most of the city feels like a mall; and the outer boroughs have much to offer in terms of nightlife, difference and community. That said, there are a few things on the menu in Manny Hatty tonight. OK. One thing: Literature. US-Cuba relations are improving, so much so that American talk show hosts are filming segments in Havana. You can get in on the… READ MORE