NAR + Prince Harvey
Friday, June 29, 2018
6:00 PM–10:00 PM
Cocktails, art, and music make a heady mix at K2 Friday Nights. Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian menu to accompany the evening’s DJ. Happy hour runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a two-for-one special on all beer, wine, and well drinks. Coming with friends? Click here to learn about group reservations.
About the DJs
NAR is an artist, music producer, and DJ from Los Angeles. NAR has a musical background that integrates Middle Eastern soundscapes and club undertones. The artist’s unconventional aesthetic encompasses a unique perspective in both sound and visuals that pushes boundaries with projects like burqa. NAR has recently settled in New York City, where they are releasing a remix project to their solo debut Jujeh EP, released by NYC queer label Doom Dab. NAR has toured in Europe, Asia, and the US. NAR has also gained recognition in the art world, performing at the Istanbul and Performa Biennials, Art Basel, ICA, and MoMA. Upcoming projects to look out for this year include music videos, a remix EP, collaborations, and official remixes.
Prince Harvey is an artist and musician based in New York City, best known for recording his first album in an Apple store. Harvey spent most of his childhood on the tiny island of Dominica, where he started writing songs at the age of 8, influenced by late ’90s rappers. When he was 14 his family moved to New York, and since then he has been composing and producing alternative hip-hop music, praised by both mainstream and underground audiences.
Harvey’s music has been featured in the New York Times, Noisey, Billboard, Vice, The Daily Beast, The Guardian, The Fader, and Afropunk, among others. Since the release of his first album, PHATASS, he’s been mentioned by major music and news publications, as well as celebrities like Lil Wayne, Russell Simmons, and Talib Kweli.
In 2017 he created Stay Bold: 100 Days 100 Songs, in which he released a song a day for 100 days as a protest against Trump.
Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights.