Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

When You Don’t Know Jack About Joe!

The Birch Guys will be teaching a class at Skillshare on

April 12th
at
7pm – 8:45pm

Get your tickets now to learn how they achieved their dreams and how you can to!

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Monday, March 26th, 2012

Birch’s Music Monday

We’ve rounded up the latest and greatest of music for you to listen to and enjoy on this beautiful Monday afternoon.

First, head over to NPR to have a first listen to the new album from the Icelandic sextet, Of Monsters and Men, titled My Head Is An Animal before it’s out April 3rd…

…check out this fabulous animated video from Brooklyn based band Balthrop, Alabama

…lastly, don’t miss the new single from Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros called “Man on Fire” from their upcoming album Here out May 29th!

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Art

March Artist Residency: Rose Jaffe

 

This month, we’ll be featuring the art of artist Rose Jaffe on our walls. Rose is an illustrator with a focus in portraiture, caricature, and editorial cartooning. Her work has been published in The Michigan Daily, Consider Magazine, The Gargoyle Magazine, The Huffington Post online feature of Six Word Memoirs, The Hook Online Magazine and The Occupied Washington Times.

Jaffe says on her website: “The art of transforming the essence of subject into lines and color on a page is simply delightful and endlessly exciting.”

We agree.

Come on in and check it out or visit her site, www.rosejaffe.com

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Monday, March 19th, 2012

Birch’s Music Monday

Welcome back to another edition of Birch’s Music Monday featuring the best of new music from this past week. Check it out!

First, take a listen to the first new album from indie folk-rockers, The Shins in the past 5 years. Port of Morrow was very much worth the wait…

…next, feast your ears on the new EP, Silent Hour/Golden, from Daniel Rossen sounding very Grizzly Bear-esce…

…lastly, watch Spiritualized new video for their single “Hey Jane” from thier upcoming release, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, out April 17th.

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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Explore Knowledge


Explore is an abundant resource for those seeking meaningful knowledge. This Tumblr embodies the way Coursekit is making strides in reshaping education in the Information Age, and is edited by Maria Popova of Brain Pickings. The discovery engine is full of rich photos, interesting facts, fascinating quotes, and just all around a great tool for knowledge focusing on all types of information that may interest you. Explore for yourself.

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Monday, March 12th, 2012

Birch’s Music Monday

Welcome back to another edition of Music Monday! With all this warm spring weather, do you need some new fun music? Well seek no longer.

Listen to the new album, Baby, streaming on Spinner from UK rock band, Tribes, before it’s released tomorrow…

…get your dubstep on with SBTRKT’s bonus track from the debut full-length, “Surely”…

…lastly, don’t miss the new video “Tuck the Darkness In” from Bowerbirds off their new album, Clearing. Also, check out their documentary of the band making the record.

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Friday, March 9th, 2012

So You’ve Attended Coffee Fest Now What…

Have you ever wanted to open you’re own coffeeshop? Looking for some advice? Look no further. Sunday, March 11th, the Birch Guys will be speaking at 11am in a panel called “So You’ve Attended Coffee Fest Now What.” Don’t miss them speaking at The Javits Center at 11am!

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Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Birch Trains for Battle

Birch Coffee star barista Soni has been chosen to compete in the 2012 Coffee Fest Latte Art Championships.

Come support Soni at the Javits Center tomorrow, March 9th at 8:40am

What does it take to train for the competition?

THIS:



Good luck, Soni!

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Monday, March 5th, 2012

Birch’s Music Monday

Got a case of the Monday Blues? Don’t worry we’ve got your cure…

First off, don’t miss this electrifying stream of this Brooklyn duo, Tanlines’, album “MIxed Emotions” only at NPR…

…The Decemberists new live album features performances from 12 shows from tour throughout April of 2011 up until August of 2011. We All Raise Our Voices To The Air comes out March 13th but have a listen at Paste now…

…lastly, choose-your-own adventure with Chairlift’s new interactive video for “Met Before” where you can make simple choices that can take you on a hike in the woods, or discovering the wonders of mycology, the choice is yours.

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