super excited to announce that my next event is coming up wednesday, october 21st at rizzo's on the les. i first got connected to the new york pizza project through my close friend, jaimee. (side note: her parents set mine up!) her cousin corey has been doing this awesome project for several years now and i was honored when he asked me to work with him and his buddies on an event! more about it below:
more about our collaborative partners:
+ cultureisland: a passion project by sara r. radin, sara collaborates with emerging creatives, non-profits and brands to create unique experiences that celebrate all kinds of creativity.
+ the new york pizza project: a coffee table book documenting the heart and soul of new york city’s last authentic pizzerias through photography and interviews. the book, created and published by five 30-year-old native new yorkers, is the first of its kind – focusing not on the pizza, but the people and places behind new york city’s favorite food.
+ all-you-can-eat-press: a brooklyn-based independent publishing company that celebrates everyday food for everyday people. they recently collaborated with the new york pizza project on their "vol.7 ny by-the-slice pizza map."
+ movement pinback buttons: movement pinback buttons makes custom pinback buttons, by hand, in new york. in 2011 they bought their first button machine for use with personal art projects and events. today they strive to be the number one maker of custom buttons in the nyc area.
+ wamoo papez: wamoo papez is dj and music producer juan alvarez's moniker. he's a native new yorker who recently released a new ep, zebra. juan describes his style as a dark, heavily textured blend of hip hop with an omnivorous set of influences. for this event's playlist, juan mixed classic new york hits spanning decades and genres as a true celebration of new york culture.
hope to see you there + please pass onto friends!