America’s greatest popular music standards come alive in the hands of the Swingtime Big Band. This 20-piece Long Island ensemble vividly recreates classics from the libraries of Basie, Goodman, Miller, and Ellington. It’s a catalogue of music that offers all the ballroom essentials, including foxtrot, lindy hop, cha-cha, rhumba, waltz, and more. Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 6:00. Dance Lesson start at 6:30, Live Music at 7:30
My name is John Camara. A hamptons native, I’ve been the proprietor of a local landscaping business for the past 18 years. We do all sorts of work related to the landscape including patios, stone walls perennial gardens, and water gardens.
The New York Times’ Critic Benjamin Genocchio wrote on March 5, 2009: “Among other outstanding photographs are Aimee Hertog’s wickedly funny ‘Hampton Fun v. Iowa Flood,’ in which the artist has digitally collaged imagery of people swimming in the Hamptons into flooded urban landscape scenes from Iowa. The juxtaposition is so incongruous and silly that you can’t help but laugh.” The article pertains to the show at City Without Walls in Newark.
Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz of the Beastie Boys will serve as host and DJ for the Children's Museum of the Arts’ Family Benefit and Concert on Sunday, May 22, at Webster Hall, 125 East 11th Street, in Manhattan. The Family Benefit and Concert, generously sponsored by Trinity Real Estate, will feature a family carnival during the day, followed by a benefit concert in the evening.
After eight years of trying to get the Community Board to support the historic iron sculptures created by Bob Bolles in the 1960's, which were implanted in the asphalt in SoHo, we gave up. The SoHo Arts Council was formed primarily with the idea in mind that guerrilla art in all of its forms needed to be preserved. As part of this effort, about 10 years ago, photographs of all of the street art Downtown was cataloged and maintained for the benefit of art historians.
"Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment." Check out these events that support the Slow Food movement!
Casa de Costa is pleased to announce Protect from Light, a solo photography exhibition by artist Josh McNey opening Friday April 29th. Protect from Light features nearly thirty unpublished photographs, including landscapes, still life and portraits primarily from McNey’s work with college wrestlers, professional bull riders and other athletes. Showcasing just some selections from a decade-long practice, Protect from Light provides the first opportunity to see a substantial collection of finished work by the artist.
Dirty Looks is a monthly platform for queer experimental film and video featuring Michael Robinson and Jack Smith. Smith. was the grandaddy of the underground film scene, who used actual debris to construct libidinal playlands for his flaming creatures and Robinson is one of the most exciting new voices in experimental film, making personal, digital landscapes out of our cultural debris.