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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 11th – 14th

 

Thursday August 11th, 2011

Artastic

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.

Gowanus Print Lab: Studio as Petri Dish - explores work produced in a shared studio environment.

Foodie

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

Music

Bellhouse: Brian Olive / Twin Guns - 8p Doors – Rock Psychedelic mixed with Garage Jam

Root Hill’s Trash Pony Bar: Hide Inaba - 7:30p - various styles of music from Jazz, bossa nova to Hip hop, pop, R+B or even ambient techno

Sporty / Physical 

Brooklyn Boulder: Sunrise Yoga  - 7am

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 9pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Theatrical Performance 

The Home Of: It Was A Setup - 8p - Take a front row seat in the living room of Charise and Tim in this inaugural production of extreme domestic theater in NYC’s newest, most unique performance space – more real than reality, more intimate than your own life.

 

Friday August 12th, 2011

Artastic

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.  

Gowanus Print Lab: Studio as Petri Dish - explores work produced in a shared studio environment.

Minus Space: Pointing a Telescope at the Sun - 12p – 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.

Dance Party

Leyla’s Brooklyn: 80′s Party -  bad teenage movies playing on the Screen all Night long. Music from bands like Mondern English, Flock of Segulls, Duran, Duran, and of course Thomas Dolby and U2

Movie / TV 

Rooftop Films @ Old American Can Factory: PUBLIC PLACES, PRIVATE SPACES - 8p – Films: LE CHAMP (Lionel Dutrieux | France | 5 min.), ON THE WAY TO THE SEA (Tao Gu | China | 20 min.), GET LUDER (Johnathan Carr | Scotland | 9 min.), STORYTELLER (Nicolas Provost | Brussels, Belgium | 8 min.), WILLIS AVENUE BRIDGE PROJECT (Stephen Mallon | New York | 4 min.), ALL CITY (TAKE IT TO THE BRIDGE) (Charlie Ahearn | NYC | 7 min.), THE HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE (Trevor Anderson | Canada | 5 min.), GHOST MALL (Nathan Duncan | Austin, TX | 8 min.), BROKEN DOORS (Goro Toshima | Los Angeles, CA | 34 min.)

Music

Bellhouse: The Detroit Cobras / The Baxx Sisi’s / Des Roar - 8p Doors”Blurring the lines between R&B and R&R and soul, the Cobras are THE go-to party band for those in the know.”

Haylards: The Moonlighters - 10p – an awesome Hawaiian swing jazz band

Littlefield: Spiral Jetty / The Wooden Soldiers / Tris McCall  - 8p Doors – Alternative Indue Pop

Rock Shop: The Wahoo Skiffle Crazy / El Diablo Robotico - 8p Doors - acoustic americana folk bluegrass slow swing

NYC Fringe *outside Gowanus

Bowery Poetry Club: Crashing Musicians - Edward Schneider (sax), Pete Selbo (guitar), Constance Cooper (piano)

Sporty / Physical 

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 9pm

Homage @ 615 Degraw Street: MXT Luis Tolentino Mini Tours - 5p to 10p – Sponsored by: Nike, Redbull, & Homeage. Free Entry, Contest, BBQ, & Giveaways!

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Theatrical Performance 

The Home Of: It Was A Setup - 8p - Take a front row seat in the living room of Charise and Tim in this inaugural production of extreme domestic theater in NYC’s newest, most unique performance space – more real than reality, more intimate than your own life.

 

Saturday August 13th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Intimate: Small Works 

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.

Gowanus Print Lab: Studio as Petri Dish - explores work produced in a shared studio environment.

Minus Space: Pointing a Telescope at the Sun - 12p – 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.

Comedy

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

Dance Party

Bellhouse: Saved by the Bellhouse - 9p – dance party and benefit for the ASPCA – featuring: the Bayside Tigers, DJS HIS ‘N HERS, DJ IROCKIROLL

Leyla’s Brooklyn: Tribute to ” The Boss” - The Boss” All night Music from the Jersey shore,

Motorcycle Show

Voxmoto: Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet & Show - 9a to 6p – at the Voxmoto shop – features: British, American, Japanese, dirt bikes, scooters, parts, and more!!!!!

Music

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

ibeam: Kendall Eddy / Carmen Staaf Duo - 8:30p

Littlefield: Siz organs of Admittance / Donovan Quinn / Josh Wise / Above > Ground > Episodes - 8p Doors – Folk Psychedelic Groove Music plus crazy awesome projected video

Rock Shop: Mansions & Junipers / The Robin Electric / Take Remedy - 8p Doors - ”Mansions and Junipers sound like that reclusive goth kid that came out of her shell and blossomed into a healthy adult life, and is now wracked by second thoughts. This is full ensemble pop music with a vocal reminiscent of David Gahan, agile basslines and lush percussion” -popgun

NYC Fringe *outside Gowanus

Bowery Poetry Club: Crashing Musicians - Edward Schneider (sax), Pete Selbo (guitar), Constance Cooper (piano)

Sporty / Physical 

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 7pm

Brooklyn Lyceum: Sportsball/Zumba – 9:30am & 10:30am

Gowanus Canal: Canoeing with the Gowanus Dredgers - 1pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Theatrical Performance 

The Home Of: It Was A Setup - 8p - Take a front row seat in the living room of Charise and Tim in this inaugural production of extreme domestic theater in NYC’s newest, most unique performance space – more real than reality, more intimate than your own life.

Workshop / Building Stuff

Gowanus Studio Space: MARE LIBERUM WORKSHOP: SHIPWRECKED, SHANGHAI’D, AND MAROONED - 12p – BAMBOO KAYAK BUILDING WITH MARE LIBERUM

 

Sunday August 14th, 2011

Artastic

Brooklyn Artist Gym: Intimate: Small Works 

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.

Gowanus Print Lab: Studio as Petri Dish - explores work produced in a shared studio environment.

Dance Party

Gowanus Grove: Mr Sunday - 3p – with Eamon & Justin

Do Gooderness

Ennis Park: Gowanus Alliance Clean Up - 10am to 4pm – come help clean Gowanus’s park that has a basketball court and cool playground. Also, sign a petition asking the major for more improvements to the park.

Movie / TV

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

Music

Brooklyn Lyceum: Jazz on Sunday - 9p & 10:30

Sporty / Physical

Brooklyn Boulder: Learn to Boulder – 9pm

Thomas Greene Playground: Douglas & DeGraw Pools – swimming

Theatrical Performance 

The Home Of: It Was A Setup - 8p - Take a front row seat in the living room of Charise and Tim in this inaugural production of extreme domestic theater in NYC’s newest, most unique performance space – more real than reality, more intimate than your own life.

 

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