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Saturday, November 21, 2009

saturday evening post

got a couple of updates before you head out.

First and Foremost. I got this emergency email from Patrick from Flaming Fire. he had secured a large warehouse space in brooklyn to put on a grand art show and holiday display. yesterday, after several of the artists had come to town to start this project. the company pulled the space from him. the full email is below. but if anyone has any lead on a storefront-warehouse-gallery space they can use ---contact him patrick(at)

Sci Fi Movie , Forbidden Plant is playing at the Loew's Theater Tonight. 7:30 pm.

I believe there is a bar crawl for the Liberty Humane Society Today. If you see any real drunk dogs, just follow them. Click there link to donate if you can't make the crawl.

In addition, I am DJ-ing with Leonard Smalls tonight at Luckys, bring in non perishable canned food or baby items such a formula or diapers for his holiday drive benefiting the York Street Project . Donaters get 50% of there first drink. We start at 10 pm. As a reminder, Hello Again Vintage is offering 10% for your entire purchase items brought for their food drive for the York Street Project.

It's not Larry's Birthday but Rocco's Birthday being celebrated at tonight's Subway Surfers show at the Lamp Post. The play with the Jukebox Zero. As always it's Free

DJ Bill is has the Vinyl Solution covered at the White Star tonight. New works by Joe Waks should be up on the walls.

DJ Auttie McNaughty spins at O'Connell's tonight.

DJ George Fernades aka dj soul's Karma party is next Saturday not this Saturday. Tonight his Global Soul Project is spinning at 143 in the wee hours. DJ's Meagan and Daveed also spin.

Sundays Volleyball is on. My ankle isn't ready but Tracey is setting up the net at noon. I'll be home cooking for Monday's Pagan Thanksgiving Dinner.

on Sunday, Paula Orozco and Art House Productions is hosting The Age Of Stupid Sunday at 4pm and at 8 pm . The Age of Stupid is the new cinema documentary from Franny Armstrong, Director of 'McLibel' and the Producer of the Oscar-winning 'One Day in September'. This enormously ambitious drama-documentary-animation hybrid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055, watching 'archive' footage from 2008 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change while we had the chance?

Jupiter One is back in New York on Tuesday to play the Mercury Lounge.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Saints and Sinners is Friday

from patrick :


Flaming Fire has been collaborating with a group of amazing artists who have flown in from all over the country to work on a holiday-themed art installation in a downtown storefront, at the request of a very large, established organization that specializes in bringing "business, culture and artists together" in Brooklyn.
This organization has abruptly informed us that they changed their minds this week, and that the space is gone. I'm currently hosting two artists in my house, a Hollywood film-set designer/architect and a sculptor from Chicago, who expected to begin installing their work on Tuesday.

We are very interested in working with any storefront, arts organization, gallery or loft space that would be interested in hosting a multi-media installation. Our group has already invested thousands of dollars and weeks of collaborative labor into this project, and we can assure you it will be a stunning, beautiful and thought-provoking addition to your space.
If you know of anyone who might be interested, please email me at:


FLAMING FIRE would like to create a holiday installation that explores the mythological and cultural and roots of the holiday season. This would include:* a beautiful window display with original sculptures* an ongoing illustration kiosk, with community members invited to contribute illustrations to the project and upload them to a website online.* an indoor installation that incorporates live projected video, music, dramatic staging, sculpture, artistic lighting, created by cutting-edge NYC professionals.* a winter fitness run through Brooklyn with the Flaming Fire Fitness Band.* local community members would be invited to observe or participate in the creation and performance of this project


Flaming Fire is a Brooklyn-based collective focused on metaphysics in art. Envisioned is a space committed to the active participation of community members in the process of art making. Through a synthesis of performance and ritual, a multi-media environment of sound, sculpture, and theatre provide a basis for an open resource geared towards distinguishing the role of art in our daily lives. Current projects include an illustrated Bible produced by hundreds of participants, and a musical fitness troupe that combines health and music.