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October 2014

Common Ground Gowanus – An Exhibit by Arts Gowanus

October 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - January 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

Opening: Friday, October 17, 6 pm – 8 pm Gallery Hours: Sunday, October 19,  11 am – 4 pm, then by appointment.  Please call 718-768-3195 for more information. Join us for the opening of Common Ground Gowanus – an exhibit of work curated by Arts Gowanus, in conjunction with the Gowanus Open Studios 2014.  Featuring work by Denise Amses, Sasha Chavchavadze, Chris Cosma, Ellen Driscoll, Karen Gibbons, Nene Humphrey, Joanne McFarland and Dale Williams  — of whom have worked and/or…

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November 2014

Good Coffeehouse @ OSH – Mark Berger

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, November 2 @ 4 pm Marc Berger Tickets:  $10 Marc has performed at Austin’s South by Southwest and The Kerrville Folk Festival, and opened shows for Bob Dylan and other national acts. His antinuclear anthem “The Last One” has been quoted in the NY Times, featured on the CBS Evening News and performed by Richie Havens at rallies throughout Europe, Great Britain and the United States. His song, “Nobody Gonna Ride On The Railroad”, was honored by the 2009…

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$10/$5 under five

Hudson Valley Sally

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, November 9 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm $10/$5 children under 5 Purchase tickets on-line at Brown Paper Tickets Hudson Valley Sally’s harmonies have been described as blending like brothers and sisters from the same home.   The group is rooted in the tradition of activist folk music – an unending chain that goes back centuries and spans the globe. They are dedicated to keeping alive some of the oldest songs, and introducing some of the newest. In fact, each set…

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Brooklyn Reading Works: Writing War

November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesday, November 11 @ 8 pm Brooklyn Reading Works:  Writing War $10 suggested donation Join us for this special Veteran’s Day remembrance, Writing War Fiction and Memoir by Vets of Iraq and Afghanistan curated by Brandon Willitts.  Willitts is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Words After War, a literary nonprofit with a mission to provide high-quality literary instruction to veterans, their family members and civilian supporters.

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Musical Ecologies: Anne Guthrie

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street, bet. 4th & 5th Avenues, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States

Anne Guthrie:  A Madrigal out of Season – an installation for instruments, electronics and building Musical Ecologies continues Thursday November 13th with Brooklyn-based composer, acoustician and French horn player Anne Guthrie for an evening of electroacoustic experimentation. Joined by bassist Billy Gomberg and flutists Robbie Lee and Leonard Roussel, Guthrie will lead a forty-five minute performance within a sonic environment using low-frequency oscillators, pre-recorded sounds and live-processing.  Equal parts sound installation and concert work, the Great Room of the Old…

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Art Song @ OSH: Who Wants Love? Songs from an Exile – The Cabaret & Film Songs of Franz Waxman

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, November 16 @ 4 pm Who Wants Love?  Songs from an Exile – The Cabaret & Film Songs of Franz Waxman Robert Osborne, bass-baritone Richard Gordon, piano Tickets:  $20 available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets Franz Waxman  (1906-1967) began his career in the cabarets and film studios of Weimar-era Germany, writing sassy and irreverent popular songs. Fleeing Nazi persecution, Waxman first settled in Paris and wrote sardonic songs for the French cabaret circuit. His final exodus was to Hollywood, where he composed…

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December 2014

Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair Presented by Honey & Wax Booksellers

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 6, 2014 11 am – 5 pm Join us for our third annual fair for rare, vintage and out-of-print books from independent booksellers from all over Brooklyn.  Get to know emerging local booksellers, jump-start your holiday shopping and be surprised by books you didn’t even know you wanted. In formation  

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Good Coffeehouse @ OSH – The Whistling Wolves

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday , December 7 @ 4 pm The Whistling Wolves Tickets $10 The Whistling Wolves are a favorite on the New York old-time and folk music scene, playing packed houses and sharing the stage with national acts like Bruce Molsky and Alice Gerrard. Hot fiddle tunes, back porch torch songs, sweet waltzes, snappy cakewalks, jug band blues and shape note hymns – this is the stuff of The Whistling Wolves.  The Wolves features the ukulele, fiddle, vocals and two-time world championship whistling…

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Art Song @ OSH: Brooklyn Art Song Society – Les Six Part III; Louis Durey and Germaine Tailleferre

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

DECEMBER 9, 2014 @ 7:30 PM LES SIX PART III: LOUIS DUREY AND GERMAINE TAILLEFERRE Tickets:  $20/$10 Louis Durey:  Épigrammes du Théocrite, Hommage à Erik Satie Images à Crusoë, Deux Poèmes d’Ho Chi Minh Trois Poèmes de Paul Eluard Germaine Tailleferre: Six Chansons Françaises, Pancarte pour une porte d’entrée, La Rue Chagrin Laura Strickling, soprano; Dominic Armstrong, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Michael Brofman, Jocelyn Dueck, piano  

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Musical Ecologies – Ken Montgomery

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thursday, December 11 @ 8 pm Ken Montgomery $10 Suggested Donation Ken Montgomery is a New York-based visual artist and “sound/composer” whose involvement in the cassette-culture and mail-art movements of the late seventies led to the creation, in 1989, of the first and arguably still the most important sound art gallery in New York City: Generator. Located first in the East Village and later in Chelsea, Generator’s wide scope and novel approach toward audio art made it a vector-point for…

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