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‘Django’ Opens Impressively, Sets New Box Office Record

‘Django’ Opens Impressively, Sets New Box Office Record

After a year of attracting both accolades and controversy, Quentin Tarantino’s pre-Civil War western film, ‘Django Unchained,’ has exceeded expectations in the box office — with just over $15 million in ticket sales. The film is the director’s highest start ever ahead of Inglourious Basterds ($14.4 million), and set a new record for a R-rated Christmas Day opening.

Brooklyn // Amel Larrieux Live at Emancipation Day Concert | Jul. 7

Brooklyn // Amel Larrieux Live at Emancipation Day Concert | Jul. 7

Amel Larrieux is set to perform at Weeksville Heritage Center’s annual Garden Party and Emancipation Day celebration in Brooklyn on July 7th. The day commemorates the end of slavery in New York State and provides an alternative independence day, along with another reason to party in BK!