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Organized by David Teller & Bird Dog Inc., this event will feature live sets by The Binary Marketing Show, Red Wire Black Wire, with Indoors/Outdoors DJing/performing between acts. A late night dance party hosted by (DJ) Matthew Radune will ensue after the live acts.  

Saturday night, November 21st.

Doors open at 9:00 P.M. Show starts at 10:00 P.M. Cost is $6.00 at the door, until filled to capacity.

Indoors/Outdoors is Ariel Zambenedetti. Ariel creates sonic lumps and dredges as the Manhattan-bound elevated roars by your third story railroad apartment at 6 in the morning. Think about that third or fourth time you've woken up from the same dream, but with a beat and lots of reverb.  Ariel will be performing his own works and sharing some of his favorites by other artists thoughout the night.  Is he DJing? Is he preforming? We're not really sure.

The Binary Marketing Show is a Brooklyn-based indie experimental pop group with a little intuition and home-brewed love on the side. Electronic poly-rhythmic beats and samples intertwine with off-kilter vocals and western guitar melodies that drive listeners into some demented fantasy world of open plains occupied only by robotic wildlife. Delicate but charged, the live show is an exercise of feeling.

Red Wire Black Wire is a Brooklyn based 6-piece that creates music with the immediacy of a DJ and the subtlety of film score. Their music combines dense but precise layers of synths, guitars, and pounding drums. Eschewing irony, singer Doug Walters focuses on the melancholy; critics have compared him to Robert Smith, William Burroughs, and Frank Miller. Red Wire Black Wire effortlessly fuse electronic and organic counterpoint to create catchy, textured, and revealing compositions.

Matthew Radune is a Brooklyn based DJ and designer who's been setting up rooftop events and underground loft parties for several years in Brooklyn. In the last year he's DJed at several of the finest art establishments in New York, including MOMA for their Poprally event, the Guggenheim, the Museum of Art and Design, and the Sculpture Center.  Matthew is sure to keep the ears dancing with his home grown blend of progressive funk, house and disco rock.

 

 






ROBERTA'S ROOFTOP FARM FUNDRAISER
at Starr Space
 

Brooklyn Grange is throwing the fundraiser from hell. There will be food, there will be booze, there will be music, and there might even be STRIPPERS! Come dance, play and kill for a good cause.

Who:

Team Robespierre

Wild Yaks

Anamanaguchi

DJs: Lauren Flax, Jon Santos, Finger on the Pulse

What:

$10 Admission

Food by Roberta's

Shot and beer specials

....And

It's all to raise funds for Brooklyn Grange, our 1-acre rooftop farm.

When and Where: Friday the 13 of November - Starr Space, 108-110 Starr Street, Brooklyn, 11237

Warning: Participation in this event might result in extreme intoxication and/or getting axed. 

 

 

 

 







Starr Space is pleased to present CODEX GIGAS, an evening of prose readings, exclusive screenings, live performances, and orgiastic sacrifice that will take place on Halloween night - Saturday, October 31st, 2009.

Organized by curator Joseph Whitt, this event will feature appearances and contributions by:

- Harmony Korine

- Terence Koh

- Disco Mayhem (Lizzi Bougatsos and Rita Ackermann)

- No Bra (Susanne Oberbeck)

- Kendell Geers and Ilse Ghekiere

- Amir Mogharabi and Jeffrey Perkins

- Paul Mpagi Sepuya

- DJs Patt Fink and SteFUN


Expect surprises.

Doors open at 8:00 P.M.
Show starts at 9:00 P.M. and will last well into the wee hours.
 
Cost is $10.00 at the door, until filled to capacity.

 

 

 

 




Organized by Lyndsy Welgos and Joseph Whitt, this event will feature live performances by LUCKY DRAGONS, GOODIEPAL, and a special set by DJ VERONICA VASICKA, accompanied by visuals by LYNDSY WELGOS.

Friday, October 23, 2009
Doors open at 9:00 P.M. Show starts at 10:00 P.M.

Cost is $6.00 at the door.

Goodiepal is an eccentric Danish/Faroese musician/composer who has influenced the course of modern music through radical excursions into computer technology and media art. He has performed and lectured about his work and ideas worldwide; and has, until recently, been employed as a teacher at DIEM (Danish Institute for Electro-acoustic Music) at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarthus, Denmark. Upon resigning from his teaching position, Goodiepal declared "intellectual war against the stupidity in modern computer music and media art." He now lives in London, where he has recently collaborated with Bjork and The Dirty Projectors. He has also recently founded his own music school in Sweden called The School for Radical Computer Music and Media Art.
         
Lucky Dragons is a Los Angeles-based experimental music collective consisting of Luke Fischbeck and Sarah Rara. Formed in 1999 and noted for their unusual sound, the duo has been described as having the ability to make "'everyday sounds' become alluringly other." The band's performances include live music, projection, and sounds created in collaboration with the audience. They have performed at many contemporary art institutions of note (Whitney Museum, P.P.O.W. Gallery) as well as music venues worldwide (The Smell, Echo Curio, Dublab). After performing at Starr Space, Lucky Dragons are set to open for Thom Yorke's new band in L.A. on Oct 4th and 5th.
        
DJ Veronica Vasicka is co-founder of East Village Radio and founder of two NYC-based record labels - Minimal Wave and Cititrax. Specializing in obscure electronic gems, old new wave, italo and house music, Veronica aims to bring rare recordings to the masses via her weekly radio show ('Minimal Wave' on East Village Radio, Sundays 6:00 - 8:00 PM) and her performances as resident DJ in various clubs in and around NYC. After the performances by Goodiepal and Lucky Dragons, Veronica will be turning Starr Space into a full-on Minimal Wave dance party, lasting until the wee hours.

 

 

 


 




Organized by Joseph Whitt, this event will feature live performances by HAWNAY TROOF, ANA DA SLIVA, MAX STEELE AND THE PARTY ICE and special set by DJ ANTHONY THORNTON.

Saturday, October 17, 2009
Doors open at 9:00 P.M. Show starts at 10:00 P.M.

Cost is 7.00 at the door.

Ana Da Silva is a founding member of The Raincoats, a British post-punk band formed in 1977, frequently cited as a seminal influence by bands such as Nirvana and Sonic Youth. In February 2005, Ana released a solo album, The Lighthouse,on Chicks on Speed Records. Stuart Moxham of the Young Marble Giants collaborated on one of the album's tracks “Modinha.” Since the release of The Lighthouse, Ana has played several sporadic solo sets in Europe, and this will be her first ever solo appearance in America.

Hawnay Troof is an Oakland-based one-man electronic/rap/dance/funk unit consisting of Vice Cooler, also a founding member of punk bands XBXRX and Kit. Since his teens, Cooler has traversed the globe several times, performed countless live shows, and earned resounding praise from the likes of Henry Rollins and Solange Knowles. Peaches has called Cooler "the world's greatest performer," and Aaron Rose once described him as "one of the most talented entertainers alive."

Max Steele is a go-go dancer, writer, performance artist, and singer who currently lives and works in Brooklyn. This year, he was profiled by Interview Magazine and The New York Press recently described him as "that boy at the party who you really resent because you either want to be him or fuck him."  Max Steele and The Party Ice is Steele's "gay soul" disco band, and this is their second appearance at Starr Space. With The Party Ice, Steele's lead vocals inspire all manner of gyrations and bounding sexual thrusts from a bevy of accompanying dancers.

Anthony Thornton is a Brooklyn-based artist whose output has included a private-press tape label, free-form ceramic sculpture, essays on female iconoclasts, and several unreleased compositions in power electronics. As DJ, Thornton will round out the evening with a polarizing set of gabber, coldwave, ethereal Italo and dissonant female rap, converging all disciplines for an unparalleled listening experience into the wee hours.

 

 

 

 
 
STARR SPACE invites you to come out and celebrate the completion of "Untitled Space Project," an absurdist comedy pilot for ADULT SWIM!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Doors at 9 PM, Screening at 10PM SHARP-ISH
RAGIN' dance party until 3 am.

TOTALLY FREE at the door!
CHEAP LIQUOR!

"Untitled Space Project" is the brainchild of writer/director Timothy Fiore. This show within a show brings us the tongue-in-cheek suspense and slapstick production value of falsely futuristic space dramas from the 1970s. Outside of the show, we follow its creators: a Producer and Director who argue constantly about a decreasing budget while doing as many spit-takes as possible. It's "Space:1999" meets "Monty Python" meets Peter Sellers in a unitard!

Starring: Upright Citizens Brigade regular Ben Rameaka, Lance Rubin, Michael Benjamin, Kristin Wheeler, Jorge Cordova, and Albert Aeed.

The Premier screens eight parts back-to-back with a total running time of sixteen minutes.

Watch the teaser here!
 

 




Organized by curator Joseph Whitt, this event will feature full live sets by EXCEPTER, OMEGA JARDEN, FIGURE STUDY and FOLLOWER, as well as accompanying video projections by artists JOANNA BOVAY and JON WILLIAMS.

Saturday, August 29, 2009
Doors open at 9:00 P.M. Show starts at 10:00 P.M.

Cost is $7.00 at the door.

Excepter
is a NYC-based electronic improvisational performance group devoted to “the exposure of cosmic consciousness through micro-movement, abstract razzle-dazzle, and living-in-the-moment.” They have released nearly 20 LP’s and EP’s since first forming in 2003, and will be offering a new limited edition 12” vinyl single at this show – Shots Ring (Carter Tutti Remix) / Stretch (J.G. Thirwell Remix)- as part of a series called FRKWYS, produced by Brooklyn-based record label Rvng.

Omega Jarden
is a six-person performance art collective from Brooklyn. Founded in 2005 by Zoie Omega and Ava Jarden, the group specializes in a marriage of psychedelic visuals, call-and-response vocals, feverish dancing, and orgiastic rhythms. This is their second performance at Starr Space, after their first in April alongside acts such as Fischerspooner, Gavin Russom, Sweet Thunder, and others.

Figure Study
is Nathan Antolik and April Chalpara - a newly formed New York minimal electronik duo performing pulsating, saturnine songs with analog synthesizers and drum machines. Earlier this month, the duo staged their debut performance at the WIERD Records weekly showcase at Home Sweet Home (below Envoy Enterprises), NYC.

Follower is an emerging Brooklyn-based band who describes themselves as “WANDERIN, RAMBLIN, ROAMIN, RUNNIN, Deep in Dawn-Rough cut-N-Infamous. The Aftermath of cinema, shoot shade, The menace of society.”

 

 

 

 




PAPER MONUMENT'S "I LIKE YOUR WORK: ART AND ETIQUETTE" RELEASE PARTY
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Doors at 9 PM, Party lasts until 1 AM
$10 at the door (includes a copy of "I like your work: art and etiquette" + drinks and dancing) OR subscribe here to get the party and the book for FREE, plus the next two issues of Paper Monument.

Paper Monument is pleased to announce the publication of its first pamphlet, I like your work: art and etiquette, with contributions from 38 artists, critics, curators and dealers on the sometimes serious and sometimes ridiculous topic of manners in the art world.

Featuring: James Bae, Jay Batlle, Andrew Berardini, Dike Blair, Matthew Brannon, Sari Carel, Naomi Fry, Maria Elena González, Michelle Grabner, Ethan Greenbaum, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, A.S. Hamrah, Steffani Jemison, Paddy Johnson, Angie Keefer, Prem Krishnamurthy, David Levine, Pam Lins, Jason Murison, Dan Nadel, Bob Nickas, Wendy Olsoff, Dushko Petrovich, Kaspar Pincis, Richard Ryan, Jessica Slaven, Ryan Steadman, Amanda Trager, Rachel Uffner, and Roger White.

The art world is now both socially professional and professionally social. Curators visit artists’ studios; collectors, dealers, and journalists assemble for a reception and reconvene later for dinner; everyone goes to parties. We exchange introductions and small talk; art is bought and sold; careers (and friendships) brighten or fade. In each situation, certain behaviors are expected while others are silently discouraged. Sometimes, what's appropriate in the real world would be catastrophic in the art world, and vice versa.

Making these distinctions on the spot can be nerve-wracking and disastrous. So we asked ourselves: What is the place of etiquette in art? How do social mores establish our communities, mediate our critical discussions, and frame our experience of art? If we were to transcribe these unspoken laws, what would they look like? What happens when the rules are broken? Since we didn’t have all the answers, we politely asked our friends for some help.

 

 

 

 





ALLEY OOP OOP
ALL-NIGHT DOOWOP DANCE PARTY
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Doors at 10 PM
$3 at the door


Twist the night away at Starr Space's final summer Doowop Dance Party on Saturday July 25th. DJs from creative venues throughout the New York area, play an all-night mix of foot stomping, skirt shuffling, hip shaking oldies, doowop and soul. Join us for another unforgettable evening complimented with beer, wine, and film projections that will keep the music moving until you just cant move no more.

 

 

 

 


Left Coast
Honne Wells & Juan Comas
Big Game
Wild Yaks

Saturday, July 18, 2009
Doors at 8 PM, show starts at 9 PM
$5 at the door.

 

 

 

 
 
Cinema 16
George Melies and Francis Thompson with musical score by Nathan Whipple
Friday, July 17, 2009
Doors at 8:30 PM, performance at 9:00 PM
$8 at the door
 
Cinema 16 will feature two unique filmmakers, George Melies and Francis Thompson, with live musical score by Nathan Whipple. Four films by the playful French magician George Melies will be screened.  He was an innovator of camera tricks in 20th century early cinema and greatly infused humor and magic into his plot lines.  Francis Thompson began his career as a cubist style artist and went on to make his most well known film NYNY.   The film is a surrealist homage to New York City and was self funded by the artist.   All are silent.

Nathan Whipple may be the hardest working man in young America’s underground art scene. When he is not performing backup for the Experimental People, producing soundtracks for Martha Colburn, or shredding guitars/paper in the art group TRYCRYTRY, he can be lost hand-drawing one hundred identical CD-R covers for his next solo album. Lose yourself in a world of post-apocalyptic vaudeville.

Complimentary drinks will be served, while supplies last.
 

 
 

OTK Discipline
Over The Knee Discipline! One Nite Only!
Friday, July 10, 2009
Doors at 8, Show at 9
$5 at the door

OTK (Over the Knee) Discipline! is bringing together as many local nyc artists and friends for one classic night of artistic freedom, collaboration, experimentation and debauchery.
Organized by Gio Black Peter & Brian Kenny with Videos, Live Performance, Music, Dj sets & Art by:

Alex Sedano • Billy Miller • Bruce LaBruce • Daniel McKernan • Desi Santiago • Fixx Invictus • Jared Buckheister • Josh Bloom • Lady Fag • Leif • Luigi y Luca • Lyndsy Welgos • Michael Magnan • Micki Pellerano • Max Steele • Noah Lyon • Paul Mpagi Sepuya • PRICKIMAGE • Richie Rent & JJ • SPANK Zine • Stuart Standford • Superm • Bec Stupak & Malcolm (SUPER A LOT) • Tha Pumpsta • Scott Hug and many more.

OVER THE KNEE DISCIPLINE
YOU MUST SUFFER FOR YOUR BEAUTY
DISCIPLINE IS THE ONLY WAY
YEAH THAT'S HOT
OVER THE KNEE
DRESS CODE: CASUAL FISTING
I THINK BEAUTIFUL BOYS SHOULD SUFFER

We want to serve a round of discipline, over the knee. A night where there is plenty of opportunity to exhibit art, create more, freak out, and spank away your sins!

 

 
  There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder about the cruelty of pirates
-James Russell Lowell

Sunday, July 5th, 2009
8:30 PM
$5 at the door

Starr Space presents “The Cruelty of Pirates,” a collaborative performance by Fever Theater and artist Jenny Vogel, followed by the music of PERFVGIVM.

THE CRUELTY OF PIRATES
“The Cruelty of Pirates” is a story of low-resolution encounter that offers an intimate reading of contemporary loneliness. Live-streaming video projections in the stutter-step language of webcameras result in a display of light signals that suggest an unknown code, some unknown message. The story is old: a man and a woman and the innate desire for love.

PERFVGIVM
“Instead of the glow of friendly Americana, PERFVGIVM gives us a sort of afterglow, the kind that manifests itself in the gloomier corners of the mind...
These tracks manage to trouble our ears at the same time as they reassure us that history and music, influence and originality, may all cohabit the same few minutes of song."
– Dossier Journal
 


 
 

Cinema 16
Lazaro Valiente from Mexico City
three surrealist films

JUNE 26th at Starr Space

Doors at 8.30pm
Performance at 9pm

Cinema 16 will feature three distinctly surrealist short films that echo Mexico's surrealist art history with live musical score by Lazaro Valiente. The films include Jan Svankmajer's Meat Love, Slavko Vorkapich's The Furies, and Roger Barlow and Harry Hay’s Even as You and I. Meat Love uses stop motion to tell the story of two pieces of steak that fall in love, ending in tragedy; The Furies is a dark tale of haunting banshees that prowl the streets of New York committing crimes without passion; and Even as You and I shows the grueling and extensive creative process as three young filmmakers try to produce a surrealist film. All are silent.

Lazaro Valiente's music is composed of both sounds and silence from daily life. Composed of a rhythmic background and the memory of melody, all is overthrown by any/all possibility of sound production and its distortion. Instruments and arrangements include the use of hands, feet, mouth and body. From experimental-made folk to rhythms made by police cars, a gentle voice, blow dryers and handmade percussion compose a simple sing-along type of music.

 

 
 

ALL MY CROWNS ARE MADE OF PAPER:
An evening of spoken word, music and avant theatrics.

Sunday, May 24, 2009
Doors at 8, Show at 9
$8 at the door

Organized by curator Joseph Whitt, this presentation will feature performances by:

- MOMUS
- AKI SASAMOTO
- LORD WHIMSY
- RUSTY SANTOS

A lively and highly improvisational affair!

Momus will conduct extended readings from two of his forthcoming books, "The Book of Jokes" and "The Book of Scotlands," while accompanied onstage by performance artist and dancer Aki Sasamoto.

Rusty Santos will debut an intimate set of largely unreleased solo material.

And, Lord Whimsy will guide the audience through a menagerie of artifacts both inanimate and living!

Be forewarned, special guests may also appear.

 

 

Settings for Lived Praxis
Friday, May 15th
Exhibition 4-8pm
Performances 8pm-3am
$5

A Micro-Exhibition featuring work by Knut Åsdam, Zbynek Baladrán, Amir Mogharabi, Jiøí Skála, Future7, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Gwenneth Boelens, Joao Simoes, and Cédrick Eymenier.

For Settings, curator Michael Capio is working under the notion of "micro-exhibition," which takes the function of display as a medium for exploring the conflation of artistic and curatorial initiatives.

While imposing limited time constraints on the curatorial process, the micro-exhibition concept introduces a working model for observing the relationship between interdisciplinary projects, sound and design in the installation environment.

Accordingly, the time frame for Settings will encompass an evening-length period, which will include performances by Michael Capio, an in-situ sound performance by Keiko Uenishi [o.blaat], late night DJ set, texts, screenings and projections.

 



Saturday, May 9th


MALKUTH
skull-shaken black metal
www.myspace.com/malkuth666

ORPHAN
chaos in all its precision and wonder
www.myspace.com/orphannyc

ANTIETAM 1862
from Richmond, VA, the "Sons of Southern Darkness"
www.myspace.com/antietamrva

DJs Rose Kallal and Bob Nickas


 


 
 

One Big Table & Lone Wolf Tribe
Saturday, May 2nd
Doors at 10pm
$10

Lone Wolf Tribe and One Big Table are teaming up for a night of locally grown food and entertainment. The evening will feature a 5 course meal with wine pairings, organic cocktails and locally brewed beer in addition to live performances by Roots n Ruckus, Frank Hoier, Matt Singer, Wakey! Wakey!, Anti-Social Music, and The Dig, visual art from VJ Sarah and video installments from Lone Wolf Tribe.

Dinner tickets are available for $100 at Brown Paper Tickets- https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/61295. The first 25 guests to confirm reservation through payment will receive a discounted ticket price of $75. Tickets for just the post-dinner party are $10 at Brown Paper Tickets or at the door.

Lone Wolf Tribe is an award winning contemporary puppet theatre ensemble blending history, sociology and psychology into brutally poetic contemporary narratives. Since 1997, their visceral and fantastical productions explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience. Artistic Director, Kevin Augustine and his company, combine a hybrid mix of theatrical mediums, including their unique style of foam-rubber puppets. LWT's most recent production, BRIDE, was recently voted a "Top Ten of 2008" by TimeOutNY. Proceeds of the event will benefit LWT's upcoming work, The Hobo Grunt Cycle. www.lonewolftribe.com.

 


 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 


HARLEM SHAKES
Thursday, April 23rd
Doors at 8pm / $8


Plus special guests including:
LD Beghtol (Magnetic Fields, Flair)
Hospitality
Mr. Dream
AND MORE


 

 

Sweet Thunder Talent Expo 2009
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Doors at 7, Show at 7:30
$5 at the door

Organized by curator Joseph Whitt, the presentation will feature solo performances by:

- Fischerspooner
- Andrew W.K.
- Gavin Russom
- Lizzy Yoder
- Phiiliip w/ Omega Jarden
- International Fiction (Ford Wright and Nick Demopoulos)
- Alex Eiserloh’s "Kinda Like Monkeys"
- Angela Di Carlo
- Smelling Salt Amusements (Heather Romney and Peter Redgrave)
- The Jewish (Jeff Jensen)

Performance artist Adam Dugas will serve as Master of Ceremonies, and a finale featuring the reunion of once-upon-a-time darlings of the Williamsburg underground, Sweet Thunder, will conclude the night!

Sweet Thunder was a band formed in 1997 in NYC with Alex Eiserloh, Lizzy Yoder, Casey Spooner, Kelly Kuvo, Gavin Russom, Heather Romney, Peter Redgrave, and Jodie Mechanic. The group formed to sing songs exclusively about Niagara Falls. Sweet Thunder lasted two years, debuting in February 1998 at a Chelsea venue called The Cooler, and later offering its swansong at Starbucks, Astor Place (NYC) in August 1999. In the summer of '98, the band recorded thirteen songs with producer Bobby Conn at Rubulad, an art space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. None of these songs have ever been officially released, and little documentation of the band’s actions exist. Many members of Sweet Thunder have gone on to enjoy great success as solo artists, and the SWEET THUNDER TALENT EXPO 2009 brings the original group together for the first time in ten years!

 

 
 

Hidden People's SPRING PARTY
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Doors at 9
$6 at the door (color the flyer for $1 off!)

Can ya smell it? Spring is in the air! Mark your calendars and dig out your canvas shoes 'cuz next Saturday Hidden People are throwing an old fashion dance party.

/-Music by-/
Holy Hail /- (Dickies dig 'em, and we dig Dickies)
Mahi Mahi /- (visiting us from Providence, RI)
Hidden People /-
Ribbons /-
Iyaxia /-

/-Visuals by-/
Paris, outpt, & vade :: (they do crazy things with software and old nintendos!)

More details:
www.hiddenpeople.net/springparty/

 

 

  FARIMANI
Friday, March 27th 2009 8PM
$10 at the door

Celebrating the upcoming publication of issue #2
www.farimani.info

Setting and Performances:
Aki Onda
Hakon Kornstad
Clarina Bezzola
Stefan Tcherepnin
Amir Mogharabi

Projections:
Amy Granat

Silent Painting Auction
Ann Craven
Jules de Balincourt
Jacob Kassay
Jesse Cohen
Jeffrey Perkins

Special DJ Set
(soul-doowop-oldies)

Kate McNamara & James J. Williams III
as: "the shit lick boot club"

Benefiting the publication of issue 2 with entirely original contributions by Adrian Piper, Slavoj Zizek, Vito Acconci, Alvin Curran, Avital Ronell, Sophie Calle, Joelle Leandre, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jacques Ranciere, Art Zoyd, Stephen Willats and Christian Marazzi.

 

 

 


International Love Cabaret
Sunday March 29th at 8 pm
$10 at the door

 

An evening of international women, men and cats of mystery. Let down your borders and share in the love. An evening of short experimental performance, video and music pieces.

Works by Laryssa Husiak, Josh Hoglund, Shonni Enelow, Sunita Prasad, Chris Giarmo, Amelia Saul, Mitsu Salmon and ryotaro (from Japan).

Mitsu and ryotaro are visiting from Japan and have brought back some refreshing beverages of rain, tears and of course sake. Laryssa is drinking incessantly so she can love you all the time. Amelia, Josh, Mitsu all used to live in Berlin and brought back some brochen and a piece of the wall.

http://lovecabaret.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 


Catch 34
Saturday February 28th at 8 pm
$10 at the door

Catch, everyone's favorite multidisciplinary performance and video series, presents rough-and-ready short works by New York's most exciting artists, curated and hosted with reckless delicacy by Jeff Larson and Andrew Dinwiddie. Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 2003 by Jenny Seastone Stern as a home for the emerging avant-garde, Catch has become an integral part of the downtown community.

Featuring:
Dirty Power (Weena Pauly/Katy Pyle/Katie Workum)
Jeff Larson
Linas Phillips
Jason Schuler
Laura Berlin Stinger
Van Cougar
Larissa Velez

"It's hard to justify seeking any other form of entertainment on your Saturday night."
--Claudia La Rocco , New York Times

Want more? We'd be delighted to hear from you:

catchseries.org

catchseries@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 


Cine 16
Friday February 13th at 9 pm
$7 FREE DRINKS

Cinema 16 will feature Elia Kazan's first film "Pie in the Sky" and Edwin S. Porters' "Dream of a Rarebit Fiend." Both American films explore a whimsical sense of humor in the post WWI era. As early American pioneers in the film industry these shorts satire elements of society such as religion, machismo and belligerence. Porters', once an electrician, uses trick cinematography to tell the tale of a drunken man on a lush quest that turns into a nightmare. Written, directed, and starring the Puvlic Theater, "Pie in the Sky" is a depression era comment on religious values and life in the U.S.'s economic crisis. Critically acclained band,

The Wild Yaks, will provide the live musical score.



www.cinemasixteen.com

 

 

 


TRYCRYTRY and friends
Saturday February 14th at 8 pm
$6

A night of performances by:
TRYCRYTRY
GUTTY AND MOIST
ASTROID AND EGGY WEGGY
TORTURE
PHEOBE JEAN AND AIR FORCE ON

 

 

 

 


Buffie Gilbert presents: Bushwick Band Night


Marionettes of Satan: a satanic six piece with members from around the globe; playing a newly discovered genre of music known only as psyche/mania. Featured in the New Years Eve issue of Timeout NY as their number one pick for after midnight events. Future gigs include Angels Lounge (February 13th), and the Brooklyn Academy of Music's around the borough festival (Feb. 14th) at Goodbye Blue Monday.

Made up of four kids who became friends at a Boston art school and a singer from Australia, Lady Magma blends elements of Folk, Punk, R&B, Reggae and Rock'n'Roll. The beats are heavily influenced by Hip Hop breaks and the vocals taste of Tina Turner while the lead guitar wails electrified blues riffs. The band, singer Andrea Mersits, Brian Derdiarian and Teresa McMahon on guitar, bassist Chelsea Vigue, and drummer Max Dunlop.

Adam B, Tony D, Mikey V and Oliver R live in Brooklyn and do lots of projects. Like drinking beer at the Northeast Kingdom. Playing shows in the basement of the Kingdom. Hosting film nights in the basement of the Kingdom, of films they partly shot in the basement of the Kingdom ("The 21st Arrondissement Of Paris: Bushwick" aka check it out on youtube.) They've played right outside of the Kingdom for the Make Music New York Festival. They hosted "Cut A Hit Record With Pass Kontrol" at Smooth Tony D studios for the Bushwick Open Studios. People could come by and cut a guaranteed top-hit record and be famous in no time. Style? rock,newwave,americana,blues,soul,punk,post-punk,post-post-post punk,crunk,junk. www.passkontrol.net

Manwhores of Bushwick....beware. The ladies know what's up now, and when you hear Buffie Gilbert's smooth, rich, caramely voice pour thick over your head and trickle down over your ears and vibrate deep down in your bones, you'll be crying "Save me Buffmama from my wandering dude-trick ways." Ladies get it bad for her, too. From classic soul & gritty blues to country lullabyes to rocknroll, Buffie and the Brown Stallions have got Bushwick on lock. www.myspace.com/buffiegilbert
 

 

 


Catch 33
Saturday, December 13, 8 PM
$10

Catch, everyone's favorite* multidisciplinary performance and video series, presents rough and ready short works from emerging and emerged artists, curated and hosted with reckless delicacy by Jeff Larson and Andrew Dinwiddie.

We've deemed Catch 33 "ladies night" in honor of this fine line-up of female performers:
Paige Collette & Tatiana Pavela
Holly Faurot & Sarah H. Paulson
Half Straddle as featured in SINTESI
The Ontological

Hannah Heller
Juliana May
MGM Grand
Nellie Tinder
Noopur Singha

Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 2003 by Jenny Seastone Stern, Catch is a home for the emerging avant-garde and has become an integral part of the downtown community. Catch presents a stunning array of emerging artists, giving them an opportunity to share the stage with an expanding galaxy of downtown luminaries. This makes everyone's work more exciting, raising the stakes for young creators and encouraging experimental freedom in our more accomplished artists.

 

 

 


Cinema 16
Friday, Nov. 21, 9 PM (doors at 8:30)
$7, Free drinks

Cinema 16 will feature two short films by two distinct filmmakers, an animation by Harry Smith and the Occurrence at Owlcreek Bridge by Robert Enrico. 
 
The two films evoke at Americanism and its early expressions of identity and self-expression.   The Occurrence at Owlcreek Bridge tells the tale of a captive soldier during the Civil War, based off of the powerful Ambrose Bierce short story.  When fantasizing about his own survival, the prisoner looks at the surrounding American landscape with the eyes of a newborn, evoking the magic and beauty of the terrain.  The opening animation employs an avant garde and whimsy that embodies the early abstractions of American animations.  Critically acclaimed Artanker Convoy will provide the live musical score. Doors open at 8:30pm and the screening begins at 9pm.

Cinema 16 recreates the experience of the silent film era in which live music would accompany black and white 16mm projections. These monthly screenings, curated by Molly Surno, modernize the tradition of silent films by pairing contemporary musicians with vintage shorts.

For all inquiries please contact Molly Surno at molly@mollysurno.com

 

 

 


 

Miami Ice Machine Party
Saturday, Nov. 22
$10, Free copy "Entertained by Statues"

 

 

 


Triple Canopy presents: NEW BLACK
Friday, Nov. 14, 8 PM

Triple Canopy is pleased to announce a performance by NEW HUMANS, the collaborative group led by artists MIKA TAJIMA and HOWIE CHEN, coinciding with the publication of our fourth issue.

New Humans presents a performance as a postindustrial assembly line: a production of contradictions and dissonance employing analog-synthesizer drones, fractured vocals, sheer feedback, and the disassembly of a sculpture, staged atop mirrored sheets of glass.

The evening also includes a performance by Brooklyn-based metal duo ORPHAN and DJ sets by New York–based curator and writer BOB NICKAS and musician MARK IBOLD, formerly of Pavement and currently the bassist for Sonic Youth.

Visual artists COLBY BIRD, JONAH GROENEBOER, ANDRES LARACUENTE, RACHEL OWENS, MATTHEW LUSK, and LUCY RAVEN will exhibit sculptures and installations curated by Triple Canopy and created specifically for the event.

Please join us for the performance and to celebrate the release of TRIPLE CANOPY ISSUE 4, featuring work by Anna Altman, Bidisha Banerjee & George Collins, Sonya Blesofsky, Alison Cartwright & Maria Sonevytsky, Patrick Clark, Barry Harbaugh, Adam Helms, Hassan Khan & Clare Davies, Amir Mogharabi, Rachel Owens, John Powers, and more.


More info about:

Triple Canopy
New Humans
Orphan
Press inquiries: peter@canopycanopycanopy.com

 

 

 


Cine 16
October 24th at 9 pm

Cinema 16 will feature three short films by innovative animators the Brother Quay. Often employing broken dolls as puppets their stop motion animations are characterized by their moody and dark quality. A Brooklyn-based musical project based band, Darkbloom, will provide the live musical score.

Cinema 16 recreates the experience of the silent film era in which live music would accompany black and white 16mm projections. These monthly screenings, curated by Molly Surno, modernize the tradition of silent films by pairing contemporary musicians with vintage shorts.

Molly Surno, the producer of the series, is an emerging photographer and curator living in Brooklyn. Her passion for the arts and her community inspired her to create this vibrant multimedia event. Combining efforts with Starr Space owner and artist Jules de Balincourt, they bring the silent film tradition back to the heart of Bushwick.

For all inquiries please contact Molly Surno at
molly@mollysurno.com

 

 

 

 


Mirror Mirror & friends
October 25th at 9 pm

Mirror Mirror is pleased to present "A CASUAL VORTEX", a night of digital psychedelia, interactive vision quests and cosmic dance freakouts…with The Judy Experience, Omega Jarden, Nathan Whipple and We Are The World. DJ set by Cobain in a Coma. Visuals by The Society for the Advancement of Inflammatory Consciousness.


MIRROR MIRROR

In celebration of their new album, "The Society for the Advancement of Inflammatory Consciousness" (Cochon Records), MM bring their unpredictable live show to Starr Space, combining video, healing and movement. Folky sing-alongs, sinister rock songs, robotic choral pieces, and utopian dance rhythms.

More info about:

Mirror Mirror
The Judy Experience
Omega Jarden
Nathaniel Whipple
We are the World
Cobain in a Coma

 

 

 


Obama Benefit
October 4, 2008
DJs Andrew Kuo and John Santos
$10 cover: dancing, vendors & free booze
Your favorite YouTube videos at 10pm
 

 

 


Paper Monument #2 Launch Party


We are pleased to announce the publication of Paper Monument #2. To see our annotated, illustrated table of contents, please visit www.papermonument.com.

Our second issue opens with the editors' customary reflections on the artistic life, followed by two polemics on related themes: a pseudonymous piece on PR's ubiquity in the artworld and Christoper Hsu's self-explanatory "The End of Carnality is the Beginning of Facebook."

The essays begin with Jessica Slaven's "Sculpture in the Expended Field," which chronicles recent attempts to defile exhibition spaces. Next, Jen Schwarting's "You Dirty, Worthless Slut" argues that Laurel Nakadate's lineage and motivations have both been misunderstood, and Keith Gessen's "Russia" offers a timely report on the possibilities of cultural resistance under Putin.

In "Camera Vacua," David Giles categorizes the catastrophically empty photos he's been seeing recently, and in "WeTube," Mark Greif describes the present state of amateur video. Finally, Naomi Fry illuminates the chatty text-drawings in Amanda Trager's Brooklyn studio.

In our reviews section, Andrew Berardini watches Gilles Deleuze alphabetically at a bar in LA, Loretta Staples remembers her love affair with design, and Gregory Warner test-drives Lonely Planet's unlikely Guide to Afghanistan.

We also happily present four full-color portfolios made especially for Paper Monument: a quartet of Kerstin Brätsch's serial collages, Alex Klein's unfolding take on The Greening of America, plus a surfeit of James Howard's internet ads, and four variations on the art of make-up from Noah Sheldon.

Contact: info@papermonument.com

 

 

 


Paper Monument #2 Launch Party


We are pleased to announce the publication of Paper Monument #2. To see our annotated, illustrated table of contents, please visit www.papermonument.com.

Our second issue opens with the editors' customary reflections on the artistic life, followed by two polemics on related themes: a pseudonymous piece on PR's ubiquity in the artworld and Christoper Hsu's self-explanatory "The End of Carnality is the Beginning of Facebook."The essays begin with Jessica Slaven's "Sculpture in the Expended Field," which chronicles recent attempts to defile exhibition spaces. Next, Jen Schwarting's "You Dirty, Worthless Slut" argues that Laurel Nakadate's lineage and motivations have both been misunderstood, and Keith Gessen's "Russia" offers a timely report on the possibilities of cultural resistance under Putin. In "Camera Vacua," David Giles categorizes the catastrophically empty photos he's been seeing recently, and in "WeTube," Mark Greif describes the present state of amateur video. Finally, Naomi Fry illuminates the chatty text-drawings in Amanda Trager's Brooklyn studio.In our reviews section, Andrew Berardini watches Gilles Deleuze alphabetically at a bar in LA, Loretta Staples remembers her love affair with design, and Gregory Warner test-drives Lonely Planet's unlikely Guide to Afghanistan.We also happily present four full-color portfolios made especially for Paper Monument: a quartet of Kerstin Brätsch's serial collages, Alex Klein's unfolding take on The Greening of America, plus a surfeit of James Howard's internet ads, and four variations on the art of make-up from Noah Sheldon.

Contact: info@papermonument.com

 

 

 


SKINT party
September 5, 2008 10 PM
$5

with:
Rings
"Rings take highly articulate American pop music and reframe it within an experimental, playful sound world"
www.myspace.com/firstnationlove

Kria Brekken
Kria Brekkan is Kristin Anna Valtysdottir formerly of the band múm amazing voice, amazing sounds.

Skint is a performance group that uses scores in their live improvisations of dance and music. Members of Psychic Ills, NFP, Telepathe, Effi Briest.
"they attained a sort of trailer-park chic: simultaneously ugly and beautiful. It all added to a general feeling of female domesticity run amok"
--Claudia La Rocca Brooklyn Rail Review
www.myspace.com/skintskinting

Plus: DJ's Taka (Dance Hall)
and Corinne of Effi Briest

Contact: info@papermonument.com

 

 

 


Win Animal Rights Benefit Friday, August 22nd.
$6 donation. All ages. 21+ to drink.

Bands: Rabia Perdition, B.D.G, W.A.R., Anti-Armada, NY Anarchist Black Cross, Longing for Collapse, In Our Hearts Network, and more to be announced.

More info: www.eastrev.com

 

 

 

 


Cine 16
July 12, 2008
Featuring Dadaist films & live music by Left Coast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Wilk Yaks Party
July 11, 2008
with Andrew Katz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bushwick Open Studios &Art Festival
June 6-8, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bunny Brains
April 5, 2008
with Mirror Mirror, Magnet City Kids, Cry Try Cry, DJ Jazzy Jexx, XPPL