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Thread started 05/06/18 9:19am

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Spike Lee's Prince bash (near his birthday)

ON June 9th...that's how it's done. And that is how you do a poster. Not three Prince heads on a plate colored in with colored pencils. (creepy image for a celebration on his death day.)

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Reply #1 posted 05/06/18 12:50pm

Apollo85

I went last year and it was a blast. Gorgeous weather, just a true celebration of the artist. I'm hoping I can make it this year as well.

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Reply #2 posted 05/06/18 3:37pm

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Love the poster. cool

The world is done...
But you don't have to be.
Darkness gathers around the light...
Hold on, hold on...
There is a Light--don't let it go out!
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Reply #3 posted 05/06/18 7:03pm

LovePaisley

Thanks for the news PRH, I've been waiting for Spike's announcement. I went the past two years and wouldn't miss it for anything.
And the MUSIC continues...forever...
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Reply #4 posted 05/11/18 10:49am

Latin

Check out the article published today by Okayplayer entitled "Spike Lee To Celebrate Prince’s Life In Brooklyn With “Purple People Party 3”:

http://www.okayplayer.com...oklyn.html
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Reply #5 posted 05/11/18 11:11am

poppys

Spike is a class act with real heart for Prince. eye would LOVE to go. sun

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Reply #6 posted 05/11/18 12:54pm

Layitdown

I REEEALLLY wanna dj at this event but Spike won't return my email!

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Reply #7 posted 05/11/18 2:07pm

bonatoc

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It's a little bit better than the cerberus poster, but not that much.
It's still amateurish Photoshop. The nod to his worst cover ever speaks volumes.

Fucking corny flowers, fucking doves,
makes Prince look like your Grandma's home interior decorator.

A creative mind requires creative visuals. Good visual artists abound.
But I don't expect a once-a-genius-now-a-system-schmuck
like Lee to know where to find them.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
No Child's a failure
Until the Blue Sailboat sails him away from his dreams
Don't Ever Lose, Don't Ever Lose
Don't Ever Lose Your Dreams
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Reply #8 posted 05/11/18 2:14pm

poppys

bonatoc said:

It's a little bit better than the cerberus poster, but not that much.
It's still amateurish Photoshop. The nod to his worst cover ever speaks volumes.

Fucking corny flowers, fucking doves,
makes Prince look like your Grandma's home interior decorator.

A creative mind requires creative visuals. Good visual artists abound.
But I don't expect a once-a-genius-now-a-system-schmuck
like Lee to know where to find them.


Not my Grandma's - if she ever had one. As ridiculous as Lee being a system-schmuck. NOPE to all of the above.

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Reply #9 posted 05/11/18 2:15pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

Love the poster. cool

Its so still life aesthetic..its cool for being so basic and bare. Maybe thats why I like it.

And everytime I scratch my nails down someone else's back I hope you feel it.. WELL CAN YA FEEL IT?!
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Reply #10 posted 05/11/18 3:14pm

bonatoc

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poppys said:

bonatoc said:

It's a little bit better than the cerberus poster, but not that much.
It's still amateurish Photoshop. The nod to his worst cover ever speaks volumes.

Fucking corny flowers, fucking doves,
makes Prince look like your Grandma's home interior decorator.

A creative mind requires creative visuals. Good visual artists abound.
But I don't expect a once-a-genius-now-a-system-schmuck
like Lee to know where to find them.


Not my Grandma's - if she ever had one. As ridiculous as Lee being a system-schmuck. NOPE to all of the above.


It stems from my huge disappointment at his Michael Jackson albums documentaries.
I was expecting so much from him, and they are total crap,
industry ass-licking from start to finish, no substance whatsoever.

I guess I'm never satisified: pissed off when he was a maverick when he should have been as popular, if not more, as Tarantino, pissed off when he's finally mainstream (digested by the system), as if his original rebel spirit has been dried out.
I guess money ends up fucking everyone, no one gets saved.
True art needs struggle.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
No Child's a failure
Until the Blue Sailboat sails him away from his dreams
Don't Ever Lose, Don't Ever Lose
Don't Ever Lose Your Dreams
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Reply #11 posted 05/11/18 3:51pm

poppys

bonatoc said:

Not my Grandma's - if she ever had one. As ridiculous as Lee being a system-schmuck. NOPE to all of the above.


It stems from my huge disappointment at his Michael Jackson albums documentaries.
I was expecting so much from him, and they are total crap,
industry ass-licking from start to finish, no substance whatsoever.

I guess I'm never satisified: pissed off when he was a maverick when he should have been as popular, if not more, as Tarantino, pissed off when he's finally mainstream (digested by the system), as if his original rebel spirit has been dried out.
I guess money ends up fucking everyone, no one gets saved.
True art needs struggle.


Yes, seems we were spoiled by Prince. He surfed that edge for so long, and made it look easy when it was anything but. cool

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Reply #12 posted 05/12/18 12:56am

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Xactly.
I guess I'm just another sucker for the Laura LiPuma and Jeff Katz days.
I'm tired to see cheap artwork around Prince.
Especially when it's this lazy (that geometric Photoshop plugin is definitely old news,
and the picture choice is debatable).

Useless rant aside, have fun, guys! Any Purple Party is a good party.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
No Child's a failure
Until the Blue Sailboat sails him away from his dreams
Don't Ever Lose, Don't Ever Lose
Don't Ever Lose Your Dreams
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Reply #13 posted 05/12/18 7:42am

bsprout

Thanks. I would love to go!! But I don’t live there anymore. I go back all the time for work but I always just miss this event...I return from NY on June 1st sad sad
Anyway, it always looks like a great party, at least from all the footage I’ve seen.
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Reply #14 posted 05/12/18 8:48am

TheKid94

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Can't wait!
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I performed in this last year and it was a blast. It was hot as hell but the energy was alive and beautiful
prince
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Reply #15 posted 05/12/18 9:44am

thedance

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I don't understand the headline.. what...??? "bashing".. where?????

Yeah - ok, I am danish, non english...


Strange to call a poster for "bash", isn't it.... confused

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Reply #16 posted 05/12/18 4:16pm

LovePaisley

thedance said:

I don't understand the headline.. what...??? "bashing".. where?????

Yeah - ok, I am danish, non english...


Strange to call a poster for "bash", isn't it.... confused



Not really strange. A "bash" is American slang for a big party.

On the other hand, bashing something means hitting it, bashing someone means saying bad things. So... it just proves, once again, that we Americans are world-class language bashers. razz
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Reply #17 posted 05/12/18 4:46pm

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LovePaisley said:

thedance said:

I don't understand the headline.. what...??? "bashing".. where?????

Yeah - ok, I am danish, non english...


Strange to call a poster for "bash", isn't it.... confused

Not really strange. A "bash" is American slang for a big party. On the other hand, bashing something means hitting it, bashing someone means saying bad things. So... it just proves, once again, that we Americans are world-class language bashers. razz

lol

The world is done...
But you don't have to be.
Darkness gathers around the light...
Hold on, hold on...
There is a Light--don't let it go out!
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Reply #18 posted 05/12/18 8:10pm

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haha... Ok!


Oh I see, my mistake then.. thanks for clearing up... wink cool

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Reply #19 posted 05/12/18 10:16pm

insomnia

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I had a wonderful time at both of the previous versions, and will definitely be going again this year.

(I have to pick out this years appropriately purple outfit).

Everything old is new again...
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Reply #20 posted 05/14/18 1:07pm

Latin

Here are the details that Spike posted:

"ATTENTION PURPLE PARTY PEOPLE
Our 3rd Annual PRINCE BORN DAY PURPLE PEOPLE PARTY Will Be On Saturday, June 9th From 12-7pm At Restoration Plaza On Herkimer Street Between New York And Brooklyn Avenues.
Music By DJ Spinna
This Is A Grown Folks Party! #PrincePartyBK"
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Reply #21 posted 06/08/18 10:14pm

Latin

thedance said:

haha... Ok!


Oh I see, my mistake then.. thanks for clearing up... wink cool


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Reply #22 posted 06/09/18 12:13pm

Latin

Spike posted this message today:

https://www.instagram.com...zzwujDSw1/
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Reply #23 posted 06/09/18 1:34pm

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Latin said:

Spike posted this message today: https://www.instagram.com...zzwujDSw1/

lol Didn't know Spike had a TV show...

The world is done...
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Darkness gathers around the light...
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Reply #24 posted 06/09/18 7:41pm

Latin

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Reply #25 posted 06/10/18 9:00am

jdcxc

Latin said:



Cool vid and suprised to see the huge turnout from the pics online.
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Reply #26 posted 06/10/18 9:33am

jdcxc

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Reply #27 posted 06/10/18 10:00am

LovePaisley

jdcxc said:

https://mobile.twitter.com/Ina3121/status/1005587092418723841/photo/1


Awesome aerial shot, thanks so much for posting that! I take pix every year, but taken from the ground you really can't see the scale.
And the MUSIC continues...forever...
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Reply #28 posted 06/10/18 10:05am

disch

I’ve been able to attend 2 out of 3 years (i was there yesterday) and it’s been great both times. The dj plays a good mix of stuff from across his whole career and sway is a real fan who makes a energizing mc. It’s a real mix of people in the crowd too.
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Reply #29 posted 06/10/18 10:14am

LovePaisley

jdcxc said:

Latin said:

Check out this cool clip:

https://www.instagram.com...0dcuijLN7/


Cool vid and suprised to see the huge turnout from the pics online.


If the crowd was real light, that would've been earlier in the day. From about noon to 2 to music was mostly off while Spike filmed scenes for his Netflix series and used the crowd as extras. It wasn't exactly what I hauled my ass all the way down to Brooklyn for, but it was really cool.

I'd guess they filmed around a half-dozen scenes. One down in the street behind the plaza, and another around the corner when the marching band comes in (both of those area aren't visible from the aerial shot). Then there was one with a dancer onstage (no music--too funny), and a few with all of us singing NC2U and another song I can't remember. The series is "She's gotta have it" and the story is that one of the characters is a Prince fan. I definitely want to catch that episode to see how it turns out! And maybe see myself, way, way, in the back in huge purple sunglasses, dancing with the fam.

After filming was done, the place was packed and jammin, as always.
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