Staff in 70s attire at the club's 23rd St. location
Melissa St. Vil, left and Ronika Jeffries prepare to spar, both wearing shirts celebrating the NYHRC's 40th Anniversary.
Staff from the club's 21st location
A member does a kickboxing workout with a trainer at the club's 23rd St. location
Ronika Jeffries, left, and Melissa St. Vil spar at NYHRC's 23rd St. location last week.
On Saturday, the well-styled graffiti and apparel shop, Low Brow Artique, opened a show of rapper Broke MC's art, featuring stencils and collage work as tribute to deceased cultural icons, i.e. Kurt Vonnegut, Jim Henson and Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita). Click through to the gallery to see an image from the Bushwick opening.
Since they played the YBNY Launch Party in 2010, the Brooklyn-based ambient synth band Future Shuttle has added two band members and shot an airy, beautiful video for the track "Feathermaster." Now, the all-girl group has released their first full-length album, "In To It," on New Images Records, and are celebrating the release tonight at Union Pool in Williamsburg, with Alice Cohen opening at 9 p.m. and Future Shuttle at 10 p,m,, followed by LFwind and Blondes DJing. Listen to the track "Astro Curio" below.