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Gowanus, Brooklyn
The crack between two hipster neighborhoods, home to the now superfunded Canal, the flash point for the new 'Buy Local' and textile revolutions, & filled with brilliant bohemians. . . this is Gowanus & it’ll awesome your face off.

Happenings: July 13 – July 17

Thursday July 14, 2011

Art Gallery

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Summer Salon:

Foodie

Halyards: Vegan Thursdays - mmmh goodness with Chef Emma Gonzalez

Music

Bellhouse: Old 97 / ROBERT ELLIS – alternative country band +Texas rock

Brooklyn Lyceum: Ugly Rhino’s Kara Suzanne - solo show

Douglas Street Music Collective: Morris / Fernadnez / Kalmanovitch / Azaiez / Haker Flatten - Joe Morris (guitar, bass) curates a night of improvisations with Agustí Fernández (piano), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola/violin), Yasmine Azaiez (violin) and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass).

Rock Shop: The Rock Shop’s 1st Anniversary Show – Secret Headliners and Heaven

Physical

Brooklyn Boulder: Sunrise Yogo

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming y’all!

Theatre

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s Grief - Grief is a comic and twisted look at popular culture, obsession and the emotionally barren wasteland that is modern city life.

Proteus Gowanus: La Calisto – a Vertical Player Repertory production of Francesco Cavalli’s 17th century comedic opera La Calisto. (Opera Outdoors in the Courtyard)

 

Friday July 15, 2011

Art Gallery

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Summer Salon:

Minus Space: Justin Andrews - Monuments, USQ Arts Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia

Music

Bellhouse: RATS WITH WINGS / THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS / REY PILA - Alternative / Indie / Pop

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s Brian Gallagher Trio

Halyards: The Pick Up Band - Bluegrass

Littlefield: JIMBO MATHUS & THE TRI-STATE COALITION / Adjágas / Julia Haltigan - Blues / Country / Psychedelic

Rock Shop: The Wooden Birds / Mascott / Backwords – Indie Rock n Roll! part of Rock Shop’s 1st Anniversary Show

Physical

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming y’all!

Theatre

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s #nyc - No politician is as beloved as New York City Mayor John Kendrick, the four-term hero who triumphed during crisis and eliminated homelessness. But if the truth the mayor is hiding comes to light, it could leave New York in ruins.

 

Saturday July 16, 2011

Art Gallery

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Summer Salon:

Minus Space: Justin Andrews - Monuments, USQ Arts Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia

Textile Arts Center: Artists in Residence: 1ST Edition - artist: Whitney Crutchfield, Denise Maroney, Tali Weinberg, Astrid Lewis-Reedy, Julia Ramsey, Jill Magi

Comedy

Brooklyn Lyceum: Gentrify Brooklyn - MPROV GROUP #4, MACARONI RASCALS, JOHN HASKELL’S WEEK IN REVIEW LIVE, HARI KONDABOLU

Dance Party

Littlefield: SPANK: MIDNIGHT SUMMER DREAM - A Benefit for ISSUE 18 of SPANK ZINE. Featuring: WILL AUTOMAGIC & SEAN B. Hosted by G Xtravaganza & Duane Roggendorff

Rock Shop: Urge Overkill / Blackbells / Mussels – Rock! part of Rock Shop’s 1st Anniversary Show

Movie

Rooftop Films @ Old Can Factory: CREATION, CONSTRUCTION, CONVENTO short films – Films featured: GOING WEST (Martin Andersen | UK | 2 min.), SESEKE CLASSIC (Rainer Komers | Germany | 5 min.), THE ORD (Enid Baxter Blader | Aptos, California | 10 min.), SYNCHRONISATION (Rimas Sakalauskas | Lithuania | 8 min.), LET THEM BELIEVE (Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark | Brooklyn, NY | 15 min.), CONVENTO (Jarred Alterman | Portugal | 52 min.)

Music

Bellhouse: RUPA & THE APRIL FISH / ESCYRO BAPTISTA & BEAT THE DONKEY - Latin Folk Punk Fusion

Douglas Street Music Collective: Morris / Wooley / Bauder / Kalmanovitch / Fernandez - Joe Morris (guitar, bass) curates a night of improvisations with Nate Wooley (trumpet), Matt Bauder (saxophone), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola, violin) and Agusti Fernandez (piano).

Halyards: Shake the Devil Off - New Orleans Music & Food by Tchoup Soup

Littlefield: CHRIS CUBETA & THE LIARS CLUB / Matt Singer / Kate Kilbane / Clyde - American Indie Rock!!! plus Folk Rock

Physical

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder

Brooklyn Boulder: Pizza Party & Add-On Game

Gowanus Canal: Canoe on Gowanus Canal - with Gowanus Dredgers

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming y’all!

Special

Littlefield: The Skint Presents: 2011 BASTILLE DAY BASH – Live Burlesque, Music, Free Gin (for a period of time), Beer. Featuring: Les Hot Sardines, Clowns About Town, The Love Show, Mira Stroika.

Theatre

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s Grief - Grief is a comic and twisted look at popular culture, obsession and the emotionally barren wasteland that is modern city life.

Proteus Gowanus: La Calisto - a Vertical Player Repertory production of Francesco Cavalli’s 17th century comedic opera La Calisto. (Opera Outdoors in the Courtyard)

 

Sunday July 17, 2011

Art Gallery

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Summer Salon:

Textile Arts Center: Artists in Residence: 1ST Edition - artist: Whitney Crutchfield, Denise Maroney, Tali Weinberg, Astrid Lewis-Reedy, Julia Ramsey, Jill Magi

Dance Party

Gowanus Yard: Mister Sunday - with Eamon, Justin and Todd Terje

Foodie

Bellhouse: THE ICE CREAM TAKEDOWN - Holleee crapppp 20-30 scoops of Brooklyn Ice Cream for you to judge!

Halyards: True Blood - A night of Bloody Mary’s Blood Orange, Margarita’s, Hot Dogs & Pickles

Music

Bellhouse: The Wang Dang Doodle will present BIG TEN INCH - a 78 RPM listening party

Rock Shop: Jon Hopkins / King Creosote / Phone Home - Electronica, Crunk, Disco House

Physical

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming y’all!

Theatre

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s Grief - Grief is a comic and twisted look at popular culture, obsession and the emotionally barren wasteland that is modern city life.

Brooklyn Lyceum: UglyRhino’s #nyc - No politician is as beloved as New York City Mayor John Kendrick, the four-term hero who triumphed during crisis and eliminated homelessness. But if the truth the mayor is hiding comes to light, it could leave New York in ruins.

 

 

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