INVENTGENUITY FESTIVAL

INVENTGENUITY FESTIVAL {0}

SATURDAY JANUARY 26 – SUNDAY JANUARY 27 – 11am to 5pm – INVENTGENUITY FESTIVAL – Brooklyn’s fourth annual Inventgenuity Festival, presented by Beam Center, fills two large gallery spaces with fun and engaging hands-on activities. With public projects and workshops led by Beam Center’s faculty of artists, engineers and big thinkers, the Inventgenuity Festival has […]

S.E.M. ENSEMBLE – MANY MANY WOMEN

S.E.M. ENSEMBLE – MANY MANY WOMEN {0}

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 – 6PM – LAST MINUTE – MUSIC – From 1971 to 1978, Kotik worked with texts by Gertrude Stein, a period that culminated in his largest work to date, Many Many Women (1975-78). It uses the entire text of Stein’s 86-page novella of the same title. There is no general score, and […]

SARAH MAXFIELD IN RESIDENCE

SARAH MAXFIELD IN RESIDENCE {0}

NOVEMBER 14-17 & 21-24 – THE GLASS HOUSE – Sarah Maxfield presents two installations as part of her Nonlinear Lineage project, an oral history and ephemera archive of experimental dance and performance in New York City. The first installation (We deserve each other, No.2) is a constellation of ephemera from the growing Nonlinear Lineage archive. […]

LEOR GRADY’S TALK

LEOR GRADY’S TALK {0}

SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 – 1pm – TALK – Ordinary Objects, Minor Archives: Reclaiming Power and History in Leor Grady’s Work: Leor Grady, who was born in Israel to Yemeni parents inserts his own personal narrative into artwork that explore themes of home and identify politics. The artist tackles these complex themes by documenting and re-presenting […]

OUR FIRST EVER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

OUR FIRST EVER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN {0}

We are overjoyed! Dear Friends, We have raised $33,259 ($28,729 from Kickstarter & $4,530 through separate donations). This awe-inspiring outpouring of support has exceeded our goal and our expectations. A whopping 416 people contributed to our campaign. This was our first-ever fundraising campaign, and after just three years, we are overwhelmed by your dedication to […]

CINE CLUB / LES VALSEUSES

CINE CLUB / LES VALSEUSES {0}

SATURDAY JULY 14 – 8pm – MOVIE – LES VALSEUSES [GOING PLACE] / For the eighth edition of The ciné-club in conjunction with Bastille Day’s celebration on Smith Street Brooklyn,  we will present  Les Valseuses (Going Places) directed by Bertrand Blier. Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, […]

PEN WORLD VOICES

PEN WORLD VOICES {0}

SATURDAY MAY 5 / LITERATURE / 8PM / MESSIAH IN BROOKLYN / This event ties into Distorting (A Messiah Project, 13C), an art installation created by R. Justin Stewart and curated by Risa Shoup. Writers will interact with a sculpture as they read about what we as humans are (or are not) perpetually waiting for. […]

CINE CLUB / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

CINE CLUB / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN {0}

SATURDAY APRIL 21 / 8PM / CINECLUB / STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN A Matter of Life and Death (1946) is a romantic fantasy film set in World War II by the British writer-director-producer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. It was originally released in U.S. under the title Stairway to Heaven, which derived from the […]

ANONYME & NOS COUSINAILLES

ANONYME & NOS COUSINAILLES {0}

THURSDAY JUNE 7 / 6.30PM / THEATER / Anonyme and Nos Cousinailles are two ten minutes French plays inspired by the theme Retrouvailles (Reunion), featuring LLS students [The Language and Laughter Studio] in Brooklyn. Both plays were awarded at the Lycée Français of New York’s annual festival “Première Scène” on March 2012.  “Nos Cousinailles” won […]

MR HULOT’S HOLIDAY

MR HULOT’S HOLIDAY {0}

FRIDAY JUNE 15 / 3.45pm / CINECLUB JUNIOR Directed and starring Jacques Tati with a script written by Tati and Henri Marquet, Les Vacances de M. Hulot (Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday) is the story of a man going on a vacation to a beach where he unknowingly creates chaos every step he takes. The film is […]