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

Premiere DateAug 18, 2017
00:00 Intro
01:08 NYC’s Cabaret Law, aka “No Dancing Law” // Background Info
03:00 History of the law
08:55 Groups in favor of the law today
09:38 Current repeal effort
11:15 ‘Night Mayor’ legislation
15:15 More about the repeal effort
16:18 The constituencies served, other regulations, etc.
19:25 Enforcement + where responsibility lies
21:28 Other regulations that may/should fill the gap
23:34 After the Ghost Ship fire / NYC Artist Coalition
28:17 Urgent Repairs Fund / safe spaces / networking
31:39 National implications/standing
34:24 1st Person: Latishe // Learning To Love Herself
38:00 Movie Review: ‘Detroit’ w/ Charles Hinshaw
39:55 Movie Chat: ‘Detroit’ (spoiler alert)
61:30 “Nitelite” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Bonelang
65:20 Outro / Credits
66:04 Finish.

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