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BKLYN Designs 2009.

6 May

Can you spend a day in Red Hook….at Ikea? Does your tv never leave HGTV (IADORE Kim Myles!)? Love shopping at garage sales looking for that gem to reupholster?

If so, BKLYN Designs is where you need to be!

The annual event was founded in 2003, and is an exhibition of designers and manufacturers of contemporary furnishings, lighting, and accessories made and/or designed in Brooklyn, all handpicked by a jury of editors from leading design and shelter magazines. 

BKLYN Designs will be taking place May 8 – May 10, right on the heels of Creative Week NYC 09.

Visit the site  for more details and to purchase tickets!

Creative Week NYC 2009

5 May

For all you beautiful creatives out there…if you’re going to be in the NYC area, check out this wonderfully crafted (no pun intended, ha) week. The email received says:

Creative Week NYC is about creativity– earth shattering, game-changing creativity. Whether you make films or music, games or chocolate souffles, Creative Week wants to help you reach out and expand your community.

All week, top creative institutions will host events to connect, inform and inspire a worldwide creative community.

I personally am a creative soul, so this Week is speaking to my heart! Check below the jump to see a full listing of all the Week’s events (special “hey!” to Shana of Boys + Clothes Magazine at the BLCK Premiere + Panel that took place tonight!)

Catch all the details here

Images of the African Diaspora in New York City Community Murals

7 Mar

Artmakers Inc. presents Images of the African Diaspora in New York City Community Murals, a traveling exhibition that explores how African and Caribbean art, history, religion and myth have influenced mural themes and content.

The exhibition coincides with the publication of On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City by Janet Braun-Reinitz and Jane Weissman (University Press of Mississippi, February 2009).

Curated by Jane Weissman and presented in collaboration with Harlem Stage Visual Arts Program, the exhibition originates at Harlem Stage @ Aaron Davis Hall/The City College of New York.

Time: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 6:30 p.m.
Location: Aaron Davis Hall, City College, New York, NY 10035

Source: http://www.harlemaa.org

Chelsea Art Gallery Hop

5 Mar

I hope everyone is well aware that there are tons of common interest groups throughout the city, gathering numerous people at fun events year round. One of these many groups is called The Lunch Club

The Lunch club will be hosting an Art Gallery Hop through Chelsea this Saturday March 7th.

Did you know that there are hundreds of art galleries in Chelsea? All year long, there are new exhibits of all kinds, by all sorts of artists (known and unknown). The art ranges from classical painting, to modern, funky, strange, bizarre sculptures, installation art, photography and more. There’s no end to the interesting and fun exhibits in the Chelsea galleries. Join us for a Chelsea Art Gallery Hop! We’ll select 8 galleries, with 8 great exhibits and lead a 2-hour (or so) tour. Party after.

Here are all the details

when: 2:00- 5:00PM
host: The Lunch Club
where: Meet at Westside Tavern – 360 W 23rd St, between 8th & 9th aves – closer to 9th ave
dress code: Casual – travel lite
crowd: Young Professionals
price: $10 in advance or $15 at the event. Free for Unlimited Members.
rsvp: online

enjoy! 🙂

exhibit check: The Black List

28 Feb

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Check out this exhibit at The Brooklyn Museum until March 29th.

This exhibition of twenty-five portraits by internationally renowned photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is a documentary project that explores being Black in America. Sanders also directed a series of filmed interviews conducted by noted film critic Elvis Mitchell that will be presented along with the photographs. Serena Williams, Chris Rock, Colin Powell, Toni Morrison, Russell Simmons, Al Sharpton, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Sean Combs are among the many African Americans whose faces are seen and voices heard in The Black List Project. The images, photographic and filmed, are the core of the collaboration between Greenfield-Sanders and Mitchell that has resulted in The Black List: Volume One, an HBO documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008 and was aired nationally for the first time in August 2008, and a multi-city museum exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The entire film will be presented at various times, to be announced, throughout the run of the exhibition.

Source: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org