Front Room gallery is proud to present “Trick Question” a solo exhibition of drip and stencil paintings by Peter Fox. Peter Fox’s paintings are loaded. Loaded with paint and texture, loaded with context in their relationship to movements in formal and conceptual art, and overflowing with color. They have been described as Op Art,Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Punk Rock, or a mixture of all of them. Opening Friday, October 14, 7 - 9 PM.
Feature Inc. presents two one person exhibitions of works on paper. Both use a modest inventiveness and reveal delight in that. As well, they are each reductive on a variety of levels, are human in scale, and have an engaging physicality to their presence. Opening Thursday, October 6th, 6 - 8pm.
The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats is the first major exhibition in this country to pay tribute to award-winning author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983), whose beloved children’s books include Whistle for Willie, Peter’s Chair, and The Snowy Day—the first modern full-color picture book to feature an African-American protagonist. Published in 1962, at the height of the civil rights movement in America, the book went on to become an inspiration for generations of readers, transforming children’s literature forever.
Pulitzer Prize winning author William Kennedy will be guest of honor at a special toast at popular Theater District eatery, Trattoria Dopo Teatro, 125 West 44th Street on Wednesday, October 5 from 9pm to 11 pm. Noted film and theater producer Barbara Ligeti and Trattoria Dopo Teatro will host the reception to salute the author on the release of his eagerly anticipated new novel, “Chango’s Beads and Two Toned Shoes”.
Check out The Zombies at City Winery, September 26th at 8pm. The Zombies were the second UK group following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America. "She's Not There" became a pop sensation that still permeate the airways today, engaging a whole new audience. It's a performance not to be missed.
Living as Form provides a broad look at a vast array of socially engaged practices that appear with increasing regularity in fields ranging from theater to activism, and urban planning to visual art. The project brings together twenty-five curators, documents over 100 artists’ projects in a large-scale survey exhibition inside the historic Essex Street Market building, features nine new commissions in the surrounding neighborhood, and provides a dynamic online archive of over 350 socially engaged projects.
If you loved Life, Loss and What I Wore, Gingy is back with a tribute to the grandmother who raised her and her sister, Tootsie, the irrepressible Ettie Goldberg. Gingy brings her trademark wit and emotion to the story of this unforgettably wise woman.
The Divorcee Sale is a traveling shopping event where fabulous Divorcees can shed their past wears for a great cause. TDS is a resale event created to assist women in selling their unwanted clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry (Think Prada, Balenciaga, and Tiffanies) from their previous life while benefiting charities and savvy shoppers. VIP parties begin Friday, September 23rd and the event lasts all weekend.
The election of Republican Robert Turner to Congress is significant for several reasons. One is that the result will be widely perceived as a rebuke to President Obama and the Democratic Party, which it is. For some, the issue was jobs and the economy. For others, the administration's hostility to Israel is an important issue, which affected Catholic voters as well as Jews.
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