Get your pretty stuff in a pretty place!
We know all New Yorkers were born to be creative- so get out and show your stuff!
During GO, Brooklyn-based artists are asked to open their studios to the community on September 8–9, 2012. Community members registered as voters will visit studios and nominate artists for inclusion in a group exhibition to open at the Brooklyn Museum on Target First Saturday, December 1, 2012
1 Comment | Posted on June 6, 2012 | Categories: Art, From the Blog
Brooklyn Flea-goers, rejoice: you can skip the horrors of Saturday G train service and get your goods at Brooklyn Flea Presents Gifted: A Holiday Market. Sponsored by Lucky magazine, the Flea moves from outer borough obscurity to the heart of NoHo, where dozens of vendors pack inside the tiny space on East 4th that once was home to the Tower Records Outlet. This, friends, is the closest you’ll get to one-stop holiday shopping without having to resort to Amazon or the madness of the Manhattan Mall. Read the complete post »
No Comments | Posted on December 8, 2009 | Categories: East Village, Event-Related, From the Blog, Manhattan, Neighborhoods
The Bronx Culture Trolley (courtesy Bronx Council On the Arts)
Though a “trolley ride” may have connotations of a quaint meandering through town, do not be fooled. The Bronx Culture Trolley zips through the edgy South Bronx on the first Wednesday evening of each month to explore the hidden treasures and authentic Bronx styles of local artists.
Your best bet is to catch the trolley when it leaves from Hostos Community College at 5:30 p.m. This is the earliest slot, and it will allow you to keep hopping back on the trolley as it circles around the neighborhood.
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No Comments | Posted on July 7, 2009 | Categories: Attractions, Event-Related, From the Blog, Nightlife, The Bronx
Artistic chaos at the Draw-A-Thon Theater
With the red curtain pulled aside, I enter into the street-level performance space of the Gershwin Hotel. The room is filled with people, their laps full of drawing pads, canvases, paints, charcoals, and crayons. Their many chairs encircle the following scene: a dozen yelling and shaking art models, hanging off prop-ladders and wallowing in paint-splattered newspaper and odd, handmade props. They’re draped in plaster casts, torn aprons, paper bag diapers, sunglasses, gutted accordions, paint and nothing.
This is Brooklyn artist Michael Alan’s Draw-a-thon Theater and this isn’t your art school’s figure-drawing class.
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3 Comments | Posted on June 19, 2009 | Categories: Event-Related, From the Blog