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August 2016

Appropriating Revolution

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - October 8 @ 6:00 pm
App. Revolution

A contemporary art exhibition at the Old Stone House & Washington Park, curated by Katherine Gressel Exhibition Opening: Wednesday, August 17, 6-9 p.m. Exhibition dates: August 17-October 8, 2016 Hours: Fridays 3-7 p.m.; or by appointment Call 718-768-3195 or email info@theoldstonehouse.org Exhibiting Artists: Lauren Frances Adams, Jim Costanzo , Gen Howe, Robert Gould, Alicia Grullon, Nsenga Knight With outdoor public art installations by: Gen Howe, Anthony Heinz May To mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the Old Stone…

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October 2016

Alicia Grullon – Pick It!

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Create your own protest signs with artist Alicia Grullon.  Learn about the history of protest signage, consider issues important to you and "picket" with the artist. Meet in the park on the 5th Avenue side of the Old Stone House. See documentation of past performances on Alicia's website This project is presented in conjunction with our current temporary exhibition Appropriating Revolution, featuring work by Grullon and 6 other contemporary artists incorporating images, texts, and actions from past revolutions in their work to address the most important issues of…

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$10

The Good Coffeehouse @ OSH: Vincent Cross

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us for the next installment of the monthly The Good Coffeehouse series featuring Vincent Cross Vincent Cross exemplifies the folk song tradition by drawing inspiration from old and modern sources. With roots in Ireland, Australia, and now based out of New York, Vincent has performed for and shared the stage with a diverse range of artists including Oscar-winning songwriter Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Michael Daves, Chris Thile, master blues-picker Roy Book Binder, alt-country songwriter Richard Buckner, and the late great…

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Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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This is acoustic instrumental meet-up focuses on tunes in the following traditions: Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and maybe even Scandinavian. Tunes are those that are typically suitable for contra dancing or other traditional fiddle tunes. This group is intended to provide a musical home for folks interested in playing tunes with other musicians, learning to play by ear and overall increasing their own musical skill. It’s fun and welcoming to all ages (see venue…

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Kings County Fiber Festival

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fiber Festival

Join us this fall for the 5th Kings County Fiber Festival Spend the day with natural fiber artists, crocheters, dyers, felters, knitters, quilters, spinners and weavers in the fifth annual fiber fair. The full day event will include a marketplace for independent fiber artists from the tri-state area, demonstrations, an art exhibit and more!

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OSH Will Be Closed Sunday, October 9 for a Wedding

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Musical Ecologies: Andrea Parkins

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with sound artist, composer and electroacoustic musician Andrea Parkins. A participant of sound art/experimental music communities worldwide, she is known for her pioneering gestural/textural approach on her electronically-processed accordion & virtual instruments. Described as a "sound-ist," of "protean," talent by critic Steve Smith, her laptop electronics, amplified objects & Fender-amped accordion create fields of lush harmonics, concretized disruption & sculpted electronic feedback. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted…

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Sharon Wyse in Concert – I’ll Buy That Dream: Love Songs 1931-1973

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Songs by the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Sammy Cohn, Lerner and Loewe, Rogers and Hart and many more. Sharon Wyse, vocalist Wells Hanley, piano

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2nd Annual Mythic Meal

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Come as your favorite princess, pirate or superhero for our 2nd annual Mythic Meal, sponsored by Park Slope Parents. Tickets are $10 for adults/$5 for kids – or free four a family of four if you become a $35 Neighbor of the Old Stone House & Washington Park, or a higher level, between September 25 through October 14, to help support our work all year long! Advance tickets available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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In Concert: Double Entendre

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park,
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Double Entendre Music Ensemble member Christa Robinson and her band, the Phantasy Quartet, explore music for oboe, violin, viola and cello from the 18th century through the present day. Listen to music by Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Britten, Bresnick and Johnson. Double Entendre Old and New is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from…

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