While New York City is preparing to open the The High Line. as usual, we are struggling to save ours. The first of many, CHARITY:EMBANKMENT dinners hosted by Atelier Production to generate awareness within the community, and to raise funds for the Embankment Preservation Coalition happens tonight (T) at OX Restaurant on Newark . Just down the street, the New Orleans Preservation Society is hosting an art exhibit and fundraiser at LITM for rehabilitation workers still rebuilding from the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. The art show will be up all month, and LITM is also hosting the acclaimed documentary, Trouble the Water on Saturday Afternoon at 1 pm. Skip your Tuesday taco night and come out to support to great causes at great restaurants. Afterwards check out singer songwriter night at Lucky Sevens.
This Friday is a JC Friday and this town should be hopping enough to shake everyone out on the streets. 58 is hosting Dylan Egon's The United Saints of Oil, plus we have the very engaging Flaming Fire - (no actual flames just music heat) Performing at 10 pm. Steff "Street Justice" will also be burning it up on the decks. Groove on Grove also moves to Friday with the Black Hollies, The One and Nines, The Milwaukees and Jupiter One under the glow of the PATH Station Lights. JC Fridays Event Creators, Art House Productions , host an enchanting Late Night Curiosities at 9:30 and 11 pm. On Thursday they have the final Art House open mike until October. There's plenty more for me to talk about, but my lips are calling for breakfast right now . Here's the full listing http://www.jcfridays.com/ In addition, Rock and Sushi : For the Love of Music at Grand Banks hosts The Fringe Dwellers, Any Day Parade, The Novellas, and an encore performance by the Black Hollies on Friday at Grand Banks. These guys are doing a monthly First Friday Music Series.
Oh and dont worry there plenty of stuff for Saturday too.