Sunday, September 07, 2008

Second Saturday in Beacon NY, Sept 13, 2008

There's a bit of what's planned for this coming Second Saturday, Sept 13, 2008.

First, there's the Beacon Film Flam, as I have mentioned in the previous post.
That will be happening on the West end of town, down in the middle stretch of Main St. (at Cedar St.) the Handmade Cavalcade rolls in with vendors setting up shop from 1pm-8pm at Main St.
Also, opening on Saturday, a storefront window exhibit of postcards created by children from around the world as part of the PeacePals International event happening in Beacon.

The Openings:

Go North Gallery 6-9pm : A group show titled Abstract Endeavors, with work by: Anne Beck, Aaron Sing Fox, Clinton Wilkins, Jim Goss, Marisa del Pozo, Matt Kinney, Robert Brush, Ryan Magyar, Unju Lee, and Vincent Pidone. Go North is turning 2yrs old this month. This exhibit, which runs through Oct. 5, is a curatorial collaboration by the three partners, Karlos Carcamo, Gregory Slick and Joe Millar.

bau 6-9pm: bau 45: Grey Zeien, The Comix, Paintings 2008. Read the Press Release here. The exhibit runs through Oct. 5.

Van Brunt Gallery 6-9pm: Hudson Valley Invitational. A group show including the work of 30 artists: Chris Albert, John Allen, Emil Alzamora, Gabe Brown, Robert Brush, Richard Butler, Richard Deon, Laura Moriarty, Alison Moritsugo, James Murray, Franc Palaia, Jaanika Peerna, Fawn Potash, Lyndon Preston, Eliza Pritzker, Molly Rausch, Angelika Rinnhofer, Robert Rodriguez, Jr., Christie Scheele, Charlotte Schulz, Michael Sibilia, Ed Smith, James Westwater, Eleanor White, Tony Moore, Simon Draper, Rieko Fujinami, Lowell Handler, Matt Harle, Thomas Huber, Peter Iannarelli, Gary Jacketti, Steven Jennis, Grace Knowlton, D.Dominick Lombardi, Susan Magnus, and Norm Magnusson.
There is a panel discussion to accompany this exhibit scheduled for Sept 14 at 3pm, and on Friday, Sept 12, a fundraising exhibition preview fundraiser will be held at the gallery to benefit the nascent Clara Lou Gould Art Fund (More on all of this in the next post).

Zahra's Studio 6-10pm: Silencio, work by Oni Satki which is on view through Sept 30.

Open Space 6-9pm: work by Ric Stultz rafa jenn Joe Pimentel through Oct. 5.

400 Square - starting at 5pm. This is the inaugural opening of this photography gallery that will be located at 149 Main St. Photographer Rob Penner is opening the gallery, and the first exhibit will be comprised of his own work. Not knowing of the history of the name, Penner was planning on naming the gallery The Beacon Project space. When he learned that the name had already been used, he chose another name. (The Beacon Project Space was the exhibition space of the Beacon Cultural Foundation and was also the location of the foundation' offices from 2002-2004, until the organization moved to the old Beacon High School at 240 Main St, and the Project Space atrophied.)

pearldaddy 6-9pm: Lucie Tatarova: Fractal PeopleSoft Sculpture, Print, and Textile Creations From Prague, through December 7.

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