This week on TV: Brooklyn odd jobs including ‘ice cream truck music composer’

by -
0
Soft-core composer Michael Hearst, image courtesy of Wired.

Did you know someone in Brooklyn actually has the job title of “ice cream truck music composer”? Michael Hearst made a whole album of alternatives to the cloying, poke-me-in-the-eye-with-a-Spongebobsicle Mr. Softee song. Sadly,  his frozen dairy ditties never caught on in our neighborhood, but you can hear him talk about his work on a Brooklyn Independent Television special, airing this week, about odd jobs and the Brooklyn folks who do them. Also meet: a pro scrapper, a softball umpire, and someone who makes, dare we say, artisanal boots in his garage. Airing and live streaming Thursday night at 8. Details here. The show is part of this week’s “Best of BIT” series, with other episodes focusing on BK crafties, foodies, oldies, ladies and more. Full lineup here.

Related Articles

0

Dance through your day off, make an educated guess at a weird science fair, belt out the blues for Houston, and more ways to kill it this week.

0

Jump joyfully into the resistance, do crafts in a decommissioned subway station, get nostalgic with '90s trivia, and more ways to live it up this week.

2

It's tough to get more meta than this.

0

BRIC Brooklyn Events: "reSISTER: Race, Identity & the Women’s Movement" will be a multimedia, live-televised event hosted by Brian Vines. {sponsored}

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply