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The Ballots Are Out! – NBRDust: Glitter Gala 2016 by nbrwebjohn
February 27, 2016, 10:06 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

GalaVote2016Bowie wants you! To vote for NBRDust Gala 2016 Award winners!  Online voting will close Saturday, February 27 at 4 PM.

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Vote: here.

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Purchase tickets: here.

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NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )


*The NBR Gala is an annual evening where the club gets together for an evening of entertainment, awards, and socializing. Its open to all, and a lot of fun for those who haven’t been before.

 

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NBRDust: Glitter Gala 2016 – Top 5 Reasons to attend by nbrwebjohn
February 23, 2016, 8:00 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

Ground control to Major Tom, commencing countdown engines on… NBR_Gala_2016_Tickets

We’re down to the final week before the NBR Gala (‪#‎NBRDust‬). So if you haven’t had reason enough to get your tickets already, for the next 5 days, we’ll give you a new one each day!

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Purchase tickets: here.

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NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )


*The NBR Gala is an annual evening where the club gets together for an evening of entertainment, awards, and socializing. Its open to all, and a lot of fun for those who haven’t been before.

 



NBRDust: Glitter Gala 2016 Award Nominations Are Open by nbrwebjohn
February 23, 2016, 7:35 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

Are you waiting on those perfect platform boots to be delivered? Have you bought a rainbow selection of glitter face and body paint? Are you crushed with indecision between wearing the sequined short-shorts or the full skin-tight jumpsuit? I feel for you gentlemen… ladies, I’m sure your facing similar fashion dilemmas.

Amidst these crisis and in your last-minute rush to buy your tickets, please take a moment and remember why it is we’re gathering on Saturday- to celebrate NBR, and all the amazing MEMBERS that make this team so great! So take a minute and appreciate your teammates and Nominate them for our 2016 NBRDust Awards. These are the coveted accolades of friends and teammates, and we need your voice to make them sing.

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Nominations will be accepted until midnight Thursday. Friday we’ll send out a ballot of nominees, and online voting will close SATURDAY at noon. So nominate NOW, and vote before you get your nails done.NBR_Gala_2016-300x300

Also note, night of, we’ll be voting on Best Dressed until 8:45pm ONLY, so make sure you get on the scene and get seen!

Awards! They’re why we have a Gala every year (and to remember what we all look like in civilian clothing) And this year, as in years past, we need your input.Nominations close Thursday February 25, at midnight, SO DON’T WAIT. Online voting will close Saturday February 27 at NOON. And don’t forget to buy your tickets to NBRDust 2016! see you on the dance floor…

Take a minute and let us know who you want to see on the final ballot. A few requests for nominations:

  • Please use full names, first name and last name. We’re a big Team y’all..
  • Best Worst Race photo noms NEED to come with an image. either email a screen shot, or a link to a public instagram.
  • Let us know WHY you’re nominating people, why are they your fav run leader? What makes them an MVP?

Nominate: here


NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )


*The NBR Gala is an annual evening where the club gets together for an evening of entertainment, awards, and socializing. Its open to all, and a lot of fun for those who haven’t been before.

 



NBRDust: Glitter Gala 2016 Award Patch Qualification by nbrwebjohn
February 23, 2016, 7:00 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

nbr_goatpatches_overviewHave you earned the distinction this past year of receiving an NBR patch? The Award Patches program is about recognizing the NBR’s who, either behind-the-scenes or out in front, continue to lay the foundation for this organization.

If you qualify for any of the following awards of recognition, please fill out the Merit Patch Qualification Form by Thursday, February 25, 2016.

As always, patches will be awarded during the annual gala on Saturday, February 27th.  Purchase Tickets:  here.

**If you earned one and can’t make the gala, we’ll mail you your patch.

To see if you earned one or are going for one next year, visit our Award Patch Page and check the qualifying races on the Race Archive Page.

Fill out the Merit Patch Qualification Form by Thursday, February 25, 2016.


NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )


*The NBR Gala is an annual evening where the club gets together for an evening of entertainment, awards, and socializing. Its open to all, and a lot of fun for those who haven’t been before.

 



Gala 2016 NBRDust: Lip Sync Battle & Tickets by nbrwebjohn
February 19, 2016, 9:00 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Comedy, Events, NBR Goings On

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Ok Folks, It’s getting down to the Gala wire, and you all only have until SUNDAY to sign up for the lip sync battle! Teams, Duets, and Solo acts all can apply, but do it now! Pick your song and prepare for your two minutes of glory.

Sign Up: here.

Oh, while you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up your tickets, so even if you’re not part of the battle, you can still catch all the action.

Order Tickets: here.

And for get your inspirational juices flowing, here’s an amazing video of Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing Janet Jackson on Lip Sync Battle, the show (which i assume was the inspiration for our contest)


NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )




Gala 2016 NBRDust: Style Guide by nbrwebjohn
February 10, 2016, 6:00 pm
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On

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NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30 –> tickets )


What can I wear to a “Glam Rock” themed Gala?

That’s the most common question we’ve gotten this past week. So as a public service to all, we’ll be doing a little info session everyday this week on glam rock, its history and how that translates to your outfit choice in a few weeks. ( tickets on sale now ).

First off, the Gala is basically our semi-formal club night. It’s a time for us to all dress up and have a night out with the other members, fear not it doesn’t mean halloween level costumes (but eh, if thats your thing, go for it). The theme is just meant to inspire you to get creative and have some fun. Check out on our website for what people have worn to past years with themes such as 1920s/Gatsby, 007/James Bond, Studio54/Disco, 50s/Enchantment Under the Sea.

So some background, glam rock was a musical style that peaked around 1971-1974. A short flash in the pan when it comes to genre’s but a far reaching influential one that was not just about rock music, but also about style and spectacle. Glam started in the UK and played with breaking gender roles and showmanship. Bands and acts associated with glam pretty much evolved or influenced many genres to follow, from punk, new wave and even hair metal. So let’s pull out my college era music dork trivia knowledge for…

 

NBRDust: Style Guide

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Check back Daily for updates!



NBRDust: Glitter Gala 2016 Tickets Now On Sale! by nbrwebjohn
February 9, 2016, 11:00 pm
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

NBR_Gala_2016-300x300Think the Super Bowl is the hottest ticket in town today? Think again ya slacker. The most coveted ticket this side of the Mississippi is of course the 2016 NBR Gala Ticket (NBRDust: Glitter Gala ’16)*.

Purchase Here!

I hear scalpers are already trying to get thousands for this, but act now and you can get your very own ticket for $30 bucks. Each ticket grants one person entrance to the Gala on Saturday Feb 27th at Verboten NY. It also gives you an hour of open bar from 7:30-8:30 (cash bar afterwards) and free entrance into the main club at Verboten at 11pm. Not to mention to lets you see the lip sync contest, awards presentations, slideshows, videos and you get to talk to pretty much all of NBR in one room from 7-11pm. So hurry up and get yours! or two if you wanna bring a guest! Also tickets go up to $35 at the door, so your tardiness will only cost you.

Bang a Gong, Get it on!

Also, starting next week, we’ll also be posting daily style inspiration for the Glam Rock theme chosen by the members. So not sure if you wanna spot those platform boots and that glitter tie with your tux? well stay tuned, we’ll be giving you plenty of ideas.


NBRs Seventh Annual Anniversary Gala: NBRDust

Saturday February 27th
7– 11:00 PM

Verboten NY
54 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

($30 entry + one hour of open bar 7:30-8:30)


*The NBR Gala is an annual evening where the club gets together for an evening of entertainment, awards, and socializing. Its open to all, and a lot of fun for those who haven’t been before.