BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp

NYC's arts-focused nonprofit opens a summer residency and programming at the beach

By claiming public spaces for artistic enrichment, New York City’s non-profit arts organization BOFFO continues to create ambitious participatory art projects. Their mission encourages engagement with works stemming from collaborations between communities and artists, both emerging and established. And, to top if off, all of their projects are free and open to the public. For the second time, BOFFO will be summering at the Fire …

Power in Your Pocket

Stay charged on-the-go with these iPhone battery bolstering devices

For all the access and entertainment an iPhone 5 provides, battery issues still plague ever-active, on-the-go users. But there are several alternatives to carrying around cords and scoping the scene for an outlet. As the summer season hits and holidays filled with innumerable power-sucking Instagram moments or weekend music festivals keep you outside for hours on end, investing in one of these extra battery packs …

The Dolls “Summer of ’93”

The dynamic DJ and violinist release their first single and offer up album art designed by Curtis Kulig

Yesterday, The Dolls, a New York-based original music collaboration between international DJ Mia Moretti and violinist Margot Moe released their first single, “Summer of ’93.” The track, available for free download, bounces along with pleasant nostalgia. It’s danceable, pretty and prepared to usher in the the summer of 2013 with ease. Sampling from Arthur Russell and incorporating Moe’s vocals and violins, the single balances reverence …