Monday, December 08, 2008

Second Saturday, Dec 13 2008; what's on tap

Here it is. What you've all been waiting for; something to look at and do next weekend here in our humble berg.
Open Space is hosting its second Limited Run Print and Zine exhibit.
Go North is opening an exhibit of mixed medai paintings by Anne Beck. The opening marks he release of the artist's monograph, State, published by Brooklyn Art Press. Copies of the book will be on hand for purchase.

Anne Beck's City Addax (2008, acrylic, casein, gouache, clay, pigment print, & collaged solvent print on cut paper, 16.5 x 21.5").

bau will be opening a group show of gallery members' work interpreting light. Reception from 6-9pm.

pearldaddy is presenting Marlene Parillo: Storypots and TapestriesVessel Sculptures and Mixed Media Quilts December 13, 2008 thru March 8, 2009. The opening reception will be happening from 6-9pm.

Marlene Parillo

The Gallery at Zahra's Studio is hosting a reception from 6-10pm an exhibit of photographs by Charise Isis. American Stripper opened on November 17 and will remain on view through the end of 2008.

Charise Isis

A new venue and a diferent vibe will lend an altered reality to the Second Saturday After Party, Next Step. The "all lounge session" will be held at Iron Fish Trading Co. Shawn Trail and John Cason have joined up with the Open Space team to present this alternate Next Step.

Here are the details:

An Evening of Quadraphonic Sound and Immersive Videoproducers Shawn Trail
and John Cason offer up an alternative to Beacon's Second Saturday art-hop
afterparty- LIVE MUSIC and a downtempo, lounge oriented vibe .
Featuring Ben Neil and Bill Jones Ben Neill and Bill Jones will present a new set of music and interactive video for Neill's newly created mutantrumpet.. Dubbed
"the mad scientist of dancefloor jazz" by CMJ Magazine, Neill's music
"masterfully blurs the lines between electronic dance music and jazz sounds"
(Billboard). This new set of future dub jazz is the most recent chapter in
Neill's musical evolution which has included the CDs Green Machine
(Astralwerks), Triptycal and Goldbug (Verve) and Automotive (Six Degrees). Neill
has recently created a new version of his unique electro-acoustic instrument,
the mutantrumpet, thanks to a residency at the STEIM studios in Amsterdam.
+ development- led by on drums, brothers- tom cason on bass and john cason on guitar/video, and on tenor sax and electronics and
QUADRAPHONIC SOUND mixed by Tyler Trotter (Tony Levin, Will Oldham)and DJ chris rivers between setsSecond Saturday Dec. 13, 20089pm@ Iron Fish 167 Main Street,
Beacon NY$7- entrance
Keegan Ale will be
served in co-operation with
If you recall, Shawn and John put together an informal video and sound installation called Special Treatment in the Chthonic Clash space back in March in the interim between the Clash closing down and ZuZu's opening up. I really dug what they did then. I'm interested to see what they do at the 'Fish.

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