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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Early Edition or The Heat Waves

Ok most of you should be on your second shower by now.
If you would prefer to save water just sweat it out.

There are many things on the horizon this week. I'll dive right into it like a lake. Pay attention you'll be treading water in a couple of minutes.

Tonight, Melissa Surach is putting her Babyhole on sabbatical until September. This will be your last chance to squeeze in for laughs with Diane O'Debra , and live music by The Meltdowns and the The House of Leaves. Don't bother to put on any clothes, this one is going to be the hottest show on record. For some pre game AC (Art Collections) stop by City Hall for the Korean Artists Exhibition. The reception begins at 6 pm. If you are in the Spiraling is playing at the Tap Room in the Knitting Factory at 7pm. Also the singer songwriter showcase is on at Lucky's Tonight.

Tomorrow starts the first of the Groove on Grove Music Series presented by the Special Improvement District. Bryan Beninghove will start this week. The event runs from 6 to 8pm. I am taking care of sound. I am looking for some dj's if you want to play it out. Next week, it's Any Day Parade and the week following WJ and the Sweet Sacrifice play. After the sun goes down, grab a blanket and check out Juno in Van Vorst park for their movie nights.

Thursday is a double trouble day for me, We have the opening reception for Kirk Brays Elevated at 58 at 7pm. I'll be departing from 58 via moped for Maxwells to catch Australia's The Cannanes play with the Poconos and American Watercolor Movement. Doors are at 8:30 pm. $8 gets you stage side.

Also on the Art side on Thursday is Windows @ Walsch at Seton Hall. The event features work by JC artists Beth Ann Morrison and Nuygen Smith There's also a screening of "momento" by Gianluca Bianchino.

Thursday Night is also the opening performance of A Sea Story. Taking place above ground at the Art House at Hamilton Square. This in house ,. Art House Productions
follows Val, who is down on her luck in Crabcake Bay. When she answers an ad promising adventure, a journey unfolds that will take her beyond the borders of imagination. A secret society of women, a busted ham radio, and mythological creatures come to life in this immersive theatrical experience, where the audience sits on board the ship!

Friday, I am kicking it 70's style in the retake of The Dating Game. Dujuanna Sharese (Vagina Monologues / The Cypher Movement) is equipping Jordan's Lounge with a Seven Minutes in Heaven room as Bachelors and Bachelorettes vie for a spot next to an eligible cutie, There will be live music and visuals. Lovely Renata is your Chick Woolery and Mistress of Ceremonies. Lismore plays at Europa Night Club on Friday Night it's 18 and up with Free Sparks to keep you dancing.

Saturday Night, The 919 Gallery hosts Ken Vallario . Lex Leonard who redeemed himself from his Amsterdisaster DJ set for Dylan's closing takes Elen's new soundsystem for it' s maiden voyage. At O'Connell's DJ William McCamie plys maestro for Jose Cifuentes art installation.

Saturday. what is up for Saturday ? I don't know I haven't gotten there yet. We'll skip to Sunday. It's volleyball season. Even if you just want to get some sun come to the nearest beach the JC Riviera is safe for swimming. Bring some sun screen and some hydrating fluids.

See it is safe ?