Music / Art at Frank White

The Freshness of Philly Celebrated in BrooklynThe Takeover - A Monthly Music/Art Series Launches

On Friday, February 22, 2008 Frank White, the hip Brooklyn cafe/gallery/lounge presents "The Takeover“ Philly Invades Brooklyn a monthly event celebrating Philadelphia music, artists and all things fresh-- made in Philly (i.e. Sly Fox Beer, Tastykake). The event is co-sponsored by magazine, a new publication covering the scene in Philly and beyond.

The launch event will be hosted by, Cee Knowledge, a Philadelphia native and former member of the Grammy Award winning hip hop group, Digable Planets and Nikki Jean lead singer for band, Nouveau Riche. An art exhibition will be on display by visual artist Soul One.

Muhammida El Muhajir and William Collick, the co-owners of Frank White are both Philadelphia transplants living in Brooklyn. "Historically, Philadelphia has had a huge impact on music and culture and that continues today," says Collick. "As Philadelphians- we are proud of both our 'Philly-ness' and our 'Brooklyn-ness' that is also shared by so many in the creative community in Brooklyn and New York City at large. It is this duality that will be celebrated at 'The Takeover'™," adds El Muhajir.

'The Takeover - Philly Invades Brooklyn'™ launches on Friday, February 22, 2008 and continues throughout the spring. This is a free event but RSVP is required for admittance ( A 'Brooklyn Invades Philly'™ event is also in the works!

The Takeover -“ Philly Invades Brooklyn"™ Friday, 2/22/08 8p - midnite RSVP -

frank white cafe | gallery | social 936 atlantic avenue @ st. james brooklyn, nyc 11238 718.622.0840

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