Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Spike Lee’s party Honoring Prince Set June 9th
By Raanan Geberer
Spike Lee has officially announced on Twitter that “Purple People Party 3,” his third annual celebration of pop star Prince’s life and legacy, will take place on June 9 at Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant from noon to 7 p.m.
“With DJ Spinna on the 1s-and-2s, Spike hosts this look that has been likened to a fuschia festival for the fun-loving freak-flag flyers,” says okayplayer.com, a music site.
Brooklyn-raised filmmaker Lee worked with Prince twice, on the “Money Don’t Matter 2Night” video and on Lee’s film “Girl 6” in 1996, which featured a soundtrack of Prince songs. Lee has been throwing annual “Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson” parties in Bed-Stuy since Jackson died, and after Prince died in 2016 he began honoring him in the same way.
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