Posts tagged "nightlife"

PLAYY. Podcast #209 – HE.SHE.THEY

  HE.SHE.THEY is so much more than a brand – it’s a movement. In just a few years, the London queer nightlife collective has evolved from a fashion brand, agency, and record label into a series of global nightlife happenings. Their mission? To reclaim the dancefloor and give it back

Sven Marquardt, the infamous bouncer of Berghain, will host a photography exhibition during New York Art Week titled DISTURBING BEAUTY. The event will showcase Marquardt’s selection of photographs taken in East Berlin during the ’80s before the Berlin Wall’s fall. The exhibition will be held from May 18th to 21st

Five people were killed and at least 25 others injured after a shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQIA+ nightlife venue in Colorado Springs this past weekend. It is suspected to have been a hate crime. The shooting happened just before midnight on Saturday, following a drag performance at the club,

Italy’s right wing government has introduced a new ‘anti-rave’ law following the shutting down of a free party in Modena on Halloween. The party, called Witchtek 2K22, was shut down 24 hours early on Monday, October 31 by police. The party was scheduled to take place across the final weekend

One in three nightclubs in the UK could close down by the end of this year, according to a new industry report.  The report, conducted by The Night Time Industries Association, has revealed that between December 2019 and December 2021, at least eleven clubs faced closure per month. This increased

Founder of female-led collective Lady Of The House, Laila McKenzie has stepped down from her role at the organisation temporarily. This follows allegations of harassment, bullying, and gaslighting against McKenzie. Established in 2020, Lady Of The House champions the visibility and work of women and femmes in the dance music

Club kids around the world were sent into a state of collective panic today following reports of rumours that Berghain will be closing its doors for good. These rumours began circulating recently, following the iconic Berlin nightlife establishment’s closure of its in-house agency, Ostgut Booking. Their label Ostgut Ton, meanwhile,

Berghain’s agency, Ostgut Booking, is officially shutting down operations.  According to Resident Advisor, sources confirmed to the magazine that the agency, which currently has 28 signed artists, will be closing its doors at the end of the year. Ostgut Booking was launched 15 years ago, and currently features a roster

Alcohol brand Jägermeister is partnering with Berlin’s iconic Tresor nightclub for a new campaign called #SAVETHENIGHT. Jägermeister has pledged up to €50,000 to fund up to five ideas, which will be implemented next year after being reviewed and selected by a panel of industry experts including Tresor founder Dimitri Hegemann.

Amidst the ongoing energy crisis in the UK which has seen the cost of energy skyrocket, live music venues and nightlife organisations in the UK are calling on the government to help alleviate them to avoid industry-wide bankruptcy.  An open letter penned by The Nighttime Industries Association, the Music Venue

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