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Art Show w/Open Bar, Dance Parties, etc.

If neither of the crazy dance parties I posted appeal to you and you’re not excited by naked girls reading banned books, I have one more exciting event to throw at you for tonight; Webster Hall is hosting a much artier event than their standard fare- “The Art Of Fashion,” Photography & Illustration Exhibition & Designer Runway Show. Enjoy the open bar while checking out sketches by Cojo, created as part of his Sketch365 Project.

Sketch365 Project

Sketch365 Project

Saturday night the party is starting early at Arlene’s Grocery where Detox Retox, fresh from a string of exciting concerts including a piece of the action at Warped Tour, are playing at 8pm sharp.

Detox Retox

Detox Retox

After the show the band is likely to mosey over to Pianos for the Mile High Dance Party; you should follow their lead and dance the night away with the backdrop of Valujet Visuals fabulous images. Here are a couple shots of the action last week:

DJ Samuel Walker aka Hotline

DJ Samuel Walker aka Hotline

VJ Valujet Visuals

VJ Valujet Visuals

Furthermore, if you’ve been following me on Twitter, or checking the sidebar for my tweets, you already know that this weekend you can fill your apartment with Vintage Posters and that on Sunday Orchard Street will be an orchard! Have a great weekend and stay tuned for additions!

Brand New Week!

Good morning everyone! I don’t know about you but I had one hell of a weekend! I can’t wait to post my full review of The Golden Pasties, not to mention Brooklyn Boulder, Girl in a Coma and the Mile High Dance Party (Abstract: They were all incredible!). First I want to send out a couple of announcements for today so we can all get the week off to an excellent start!

First off, it may be a bit chilly but it’s not too cold for an outdoor dance performance! The Joyce Theater is presenting a preview of its fall season on the Upper Terrace of Bryant Park this evening. My friend JS is one of the dancers opening the performance so there’s sure to be lots of elegance and beauty in the park!

The Joyce presents six companies performing selections from their upcoming season: Ballet Hispanico, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Complexions, Keigwin + Company, Parsons Dance, and Rioult. For more information on The Joyce Theater, please visit: www.joyce.org.

joyce

Also this evening Edmund White will be discussing the bad old days of NYC at The Half King:

In the New York of the 1970s, in the wake of Stonewall and in the midst of economic collapse, you might find the likes of Jasper Johns and William Burroughs at the next cocktail party, and you were as likely to be caught arguing Marx at the New York City Ballet as cruising for sex in the warehouses and parked trucks along the Hudson. This is the New York that Edmund White portrays in City Boy: a place of enormous intrigue and artistic tumult. Combining the no-holds-barred confession and yearning of A Boy’s Own Story with the easy erudition and sense of place of The Flaneur, this is the story of White’s years in 1970s New York, bouncing from intellectual encounters with Susan Sontag and Harold Brodkey to erotic entanglements downtown to the burgeoning gay scene of artists and writers. It’s a moving, candid, brilliant portrait of a time and place, full of encounters with famous names and cultural icons.

For more of the same check out Abel Ferrara’s documentary on the Chelsea Hotel- “Chelsea on the Rocks.” The New York Times says, “The film is madly infatuated with the Chelsea’s notoriety as a nexus of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll.”

That’s all for the moment; stay tuned for more events happening this week, including a crazy dance party. Also be sure to look into some of the ongoing events I’ve mentioned, like the New York Musical Theater Festival! For the latest updates follow me on Twitter!

P.S. For your listening pleasure this fine Monday; check out this feature on burlesque artist Molly Crabapple!