Ep 19 // NYC’s No Dancing Law / ‘Detroit’

Premiere DateAug 18, 2017
00:00 Intro
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01:08 NYC’s Cabaret Law, aka “No Dancing Law” // Background Info
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03:00 History of the law
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08:55 Groups in favor of the law today
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09:38 Current repeal effort
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11:15 ‘Night Mayor’ legislation
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15:15 More about the repeal effort
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16:18 The constituencies served, other regulations, etc.
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19:25 Enforcement + where responsibility lies
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21:28 Other regulations that may/should fill the gap
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23:34 After the Ghost Ship fire / NYC Artist Coalition
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28:17 Urgent Repairs Fund / safe spaces / networking
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31:39 National implications/standing
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34:24 1st Person: Latishe // Learning To Love Herself
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38:00 Movie Review: ‘Detroit’ w/ Charles Hinshaw
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39:55 Movie Chat: ‘Detroit’ (spoiler alert)
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61:30 “Nitelite” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Bonelang
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65:20 Outro / Credits
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66:04 Finish.
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This week, we welcome new contributor Jonah Levy to to discuss the effort to repeal NYC’s Cabaret Law (also known as the ‘No Dancing Law’). Also, Charles Hinshaw returns to discuss the recently released movie, Detroit, directed by Kathryn Bigelow. And along the way, a woman named Latishe tells us about her experience with a relationship that taught her the importance of being true to herself; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Bonelang from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…
Reg. Contributors Charles Hinshaw

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