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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.

Gowanus Happenings: August 4th – August 7th

Thursday Aug 4th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Andrew Campbell’s Exhibition, “Amateur”

Gowanus Canal: Gowanus Shrine - 24/7 – Gowanus Studio Space Public Gallery Ann Percoco. Artistic Shrine dedicated to the Gowanus Canal are along various part of the Canal. Found by discovery.

Littlefield: “Sixty Four Thousand People Stab Your Feet” Art Reception - 6pm – The thirteen drawings on woodblock depict the contrast between the deeply personal and the inane. Through mapping life experience and the expression of guilt, the drawings explore the option of confession and the possibility of absolution.

Karaoke

Leyla’s: Live Band Karaoke - If you ever wanted to sing with the band, we are giving you the chance this week.   You choose the song, we provide the lights stage and the Band

Music 

Littlefield: Radical Dads, Spanish Prisoners, Ball of Flame Shoot Fire, Gabriel and the Hounds - 8pm Doors – Indie Rock that makes you want to be in a spaceship grooving out

Rock Shop: Hi-Life Wedding, Jonathan DePaso, Matt LeMay (of Kleenex Girl Wonder/Get Him Eat Him) - 8pm Doors

Sporty Life / Physical Stuff

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 9pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Trivia

Halyards: Trivia / Vegan Thursday - 7pm –  Trivia and Vegan cooking with Chef Emma Gonzalez

 

Friday Aug 5th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Andrew Campbell’s Exhibition, “Amateur”

Gowanus Canal: Gowanus Shrine - 24/7 – Gowanus Studio Space Public Gallery Ann Percoco. Artistic Shrine dedicated to the Gowanus Canal are along various part of the Canal. Found by discovery.

Littlefield: “Sixty Four Thousand People Stab Your Feet” Art- now through August – The thirteen drawings on woodblock depict the contrast between the deeply personal and the inane. Through mapping life experience and the expression of guilt, the drawings explore the option of confession and the possibility of absolution.

Dance Party

Bellhouse: Party Like It’s 1999: August Addition - 9pm - get crazy all night long to the best pop, rock, hip hop and R&B jams of the 90′s. It’s free in the Frontier Room

Festival 

Bellhouse: WASABLANCA - 8pm - Bell House transforms into a Moroccan den of intrigue, cocktails, jazz, blackmail and burlesque, all inspired by the classic Oscar-winning film Casablanca

Music

Halyards: Bella Boys Band - 10pm – banjo honky talk goodness

ibeam Brooklyn: Leo Ferguson Quartet - 8:30p – Leo Fergusion, Emma Alabaster, Aleix Marcelo, Mark Nikirk

Rock Shop: Apollo Run, Ghost Bunny, Eula, Von Shakes – 8pm – Apolla Run = “a guitar-heavy pop dream”, includes pop punk harmonies and sliding indie rock

Sporty Life / Physical Stuff

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 8pm

 

Saturday Aug 6th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Andrew Campbell’s Exhibition, “Amateur”  – 6p to 9pm closing reception

Gowanus Canal: Gowanus Shrine - 24/7 – Gowanus Studio Space Public Gallery Ann Percoco. Artistic Shrine dedicated to the Gowanus Canal are along various part of the Canal. Found by discovery.

Littlefield: “Sixty Four Thousand People Stab Your Feet” Art- now through August – The thirteen drawings on woodblock depict the contrast between the deeply personal and the inane. Through mapping life experience and the expression of guilt, the drawings explore the option of confession and the possibility of absolution.

Minus Space: Pointing a Telescope at the Sun - 3p to 6p - a group exhibition highlighting abstract color painting by five highly-influential NYC-based artists: Gabriele Evertz, Vincent Longo, Doug Ohlson, Robert Swain, and Sanford Wurmfeld. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Doug Ohlson (1936-2010) who passed away last year at age 73.

Comedy

Brooklyn Lyceum: Gentrify Brooklyn - 10pm - Improve & Comedy

Dance Party

Littlefield: REGGAE RETRO 1ST SATURDAYS PARTY - 11pm - Since its early roots at the dawn of the new millennium, Reggae Retro has become the most anticipated underground monthly reggae event, featuring DJs Jase, Silence, Point Blank Sound & Strugglers Movement.

Movie / TV 

Rooftop Films @ Old Can Factory: LA BOCCA DEL LUPO – Films: LA BOCCA DEL LUPO (Pietro Marcello | Italy | 75 min.) / OUT IN THAT DEEP BLUE SEA (Kazik Radwanski | Canada | 16 min.) with music from LULLABIES FOR FALLING EMPIRES

Music

Halyards: Shake the Devil Off - 7pm – Food by Tchoup Shop at 7pm then Music at 10pm

ibeam Brooklyn: Billy Mintz Two Bass Band & Russ Lossing Trio

Rock Shop: Nelson Sings Nilsson (feat. Sean Nelson of Harvey Danger), Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground - 7:30p – Writing a one sentence blurb for this event will not do it justice, click the link

Sporty Life / Physical Stuff

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 7pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Triomph - sign up and get fit

Workshop: 

Gowanus Studio Space: BOAT NAMES AND BOAT LETTERING WORKSHOP – 12p Start – Design and typography of boat names for pleasure craft are fascinating specimens of personal branding with Laurie Churchman and Lisa Hutchinson

Super Special: 

Brooklyn Boulder:  Treasure Hunt – 7pm - a legendary Treasure Hunt at Brooklyn Boulders!

 

 

 

Gowanus Studio Space @ Valentino Pier in Red Hook - 3p – A boat ride discussion with Journalist Eduardo Porter on a boat by Natalie Porter. *This event is outside of Gowanus in the lovely Red Hook.

 

Sunday Aug 7th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Andrew Campbell’s Exhibition, “Amateur”

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Artists’ Critique on Expressing Ideas through Form -

 

Gowanus Canal: Gowanus Shrine - 24/7 – Gowanus Studio Space Public Gallery Ann Percoco. Artistic Shrine dedicated to the Gowanus Canal are along various part of the Canal. Found by discovery.

Littlefield: “Sixty Four Thousand People Stab Your Feet” Art- now through August – The thirteen drawings on woodblock depict the contrast between the deeply personal and the inane. Through mapping life experience and the expression of guilt, the drawings explore the option of confession and the possibility of absolution.

Dance Party 

Gowanus Grove: Mister Sunday - with Eamon & Justin

Movie / TV

Halyards: True Blood - 5pm – True Blood, Curb Your Enthusiasm, a Entourage with Oysters & Lobster Rolls by Brooklyn Oyster Party

Music

Rock Shop: the Submarines - 10pm – The linear thinker versus the abstract thinker. The studio tinkerer versus the bedroom balladeer. Boy versus girl. You versus me. Us versus the world, set against a backdrop of pretty pictures and crazy oscillations.

Sporty Life / Physical Stuff

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 7pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Workshop

Observatory Room: Class: Mummification - Learn the art and ritual of animal mummification with instructor Sorceress Cagliastro * *** Please RSVP to morbidanatomy [at] gmail.com

 

Future

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Health Insurance for Artists Workshop -  August 18th

Gowanus Ballroom: PAINT WORKS 

 

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