10/05/16 2:13pm

If watching scary movies on the big screen isn’t enough to get you your Halloween fix, then consider making your own: In partnership with Animation Block Party, meme tycoon GIPHY is looking for the scariest, most blood-curdling or sheerly absurd Halloween GIFs on the internet.

If you like making memes, boast a solid Vine following or just appreciate a good story told via short-form looping image, then this is your chance to “get spooky, scary, creepy, and kooky with your GIF-making” in service of everyone’s favorite haunted holiday.  (more…)

07/28/16 4:00pm
Peep some peculiar puppets tonight (#4) (pic by Joe Mazza)

Peep some peculiar puppets tonight (#4) (pic by Joe Mazza)

1. Have a cartoonishly good time at the 13th annual Animation Block Party, with screenings all weekend from international shorts to cartoon restorations to animated ads. (Friday through Sunday, BAMcinématek, $14/program)

2. Shine on at Glow@Grove, a dance party that lights up the night with a cosmic light show, body-painting, roaming light performers, and DJs Chela and Jubilee to keep you moving. (Friday, Grove Alley Night Market, FREE)

3. Find your groove at the Brooklyn Get Down house music festival, with a dozen DJs, a film screening, a panel discussion, and an indoor/outdoor art installation. (Friday & Saturday, Greenwood Beach, $10) (more…)