Monthly Archives: June 2009

New York, David Byrne, Tutus, Rockettes

The Dadaist stage show master rocks Radio City Music Hall. Bertolt Brecht and Duchamp would be proud. This is transcending a genre.

Saw him do this same bit Monday at the Prospect Park  in Brooklyn. Larry, standing next to me, said it was “like getting a sun tan.” Yes it was.

Thanks, David! And the DANCERS, too! Holy moly.

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Adrian Tomine! Seth! Al Jaffee! and more, this weekend in New York.

MAF09-medComic Geeks Unite…. at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art’s MoCCA Art Festival 2009. Celebrate the great American art form. Meet legends like Al (Mad magazine’s “Mr. Fold-In”) Jaffee and newer talent like Dr. Sketchy’s Molly Crabapple. GT Lab’s Jim Ottaviani (the SI Newhouse of science comics) will be there, kicking off the publication of his latest science-themed graphic novel T-Minus: The Race to the Moon, the story of how the hell we got there.

It’s all Saturday June 6 and Sunday the 7th at the Armory on Lexington and 25th St. in NYC. Cost is $10 per day or a mere $15 for both.

More here at the MoCCA website.

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27 Artists Showing off in Brooklyn on Friday June 5…

Mike's take on Spring

Mike's take on Spring

John's take on Summer

John's take on Summer

Mike Sorgatz and John Tebeau invite you to an opening at their new studio in Screwball Spaces. This is the first showing of the Spaces’ Gallery and Roof Deck. Come enjoy a summer breeze, glass of wine, great art and newly developed real estate!

183 Lorraine Street between Court and Clinton.
Friday, June 5th, 7-9 p.m.

Directions:  Take the F/G train to Smith/ 9th Street stop, walk to Court Street, make a left, cross Hamilton Avenue, walk two blocks to Lorraine Street, turn right.  You will see Treasure Island Storage Building, this is it!  We are on the 3rd Floor.  Enter through door with “Screwball Spaces” sign on it.

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