Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A Gathering of the Tribes

Hey again bloggers, and in my lack of things to blah blog about in my blogaholicness when encountering that blaghers block, I find myself blaghing about art music, poetry, and events again since I seem to be on a roll or something in posting about art events this past week or so. And so along comes May Day, that workers of the world unite of a holy holiday day. And Steve Cannon's Tribes Gallery, that cool creative and cultural building to be found in that neighborhood of the Lower East Side, now called the East Village for real estate marketing purposes maybe, will be one of the many venues having a May Day event on May 1st. And I know A Gathering of the Tribes Gallery will be having a Starter Kit for Collectors, Art Exhibition and Sale Benefit May 1st through the 16th because that email with that poster that one of their participating visual artist sent me says so. And so that poster from that email I received the other day reads something like as follows:

A Starter Kit for Collectors at Tribes Gallery, NYC May 1-16, 2010, Art Exhibition and Sale. A Benefit for A Gathering of the Tribes, organized and curated by Thom Corn. Participating artists will include orick”TOXIC” Ablack,Charlie Ahearn,John Ahearn,Tomei Arai,Willie Birch, Carol Blank,Andrew Castrucci,Fay Chiang,Gregory Coates,Esperanza Cortes,Thom Corn,Jody Culkin, Peggy Cyphers,Jane Dickson,Norman Douglas,John Drury,Harry Druzd,Stefan Eins,Matt Enger,Dan Enger, Mark Enger,Brigitte Engler,John Farris,Gerald Feldman,Pam Goldman,”DOZE”Green,Gerald Jackson, Nikki Johnson, Steven Lack,Jaunita Lanzo’,Joe Lewis,Karin Luner,Johnny”CRASH” Matos,Jayson Mena,Renny Molenaar, Cyrille Mazzard,Greg Nanney,Joseph Nechvetal,Jondra Nolan,Tom Otterness,Calvin Reid,Huston Ripley, Crosby Romberger, James Romberger,Rick Rodine,Randee Silv,Kiki Smith,John Spencer,Gary Taxali,Robert Tanzie Thornton, Toyo Tsuchiya,, Marguerite Van Cook, John Veit ,Tom Warren,Christopher Wynter., Music/Video/Soundscape Artists: Patrick Brennan,On Davis,Mahlon Hoard,Joseph Nechvetal,, Crosby Romberger and John Zorn

And that music and other events schedule they have on their website for this event reads something like:
Saturday May 1st, 2:00 - 6:00 pm : Public preview
Saturday May 1st, 7:00 – 10:00 pm : Artist reception
Sunday May 2, 7:00 –10:00 pm : New music and dance: “Ply Conundrium”
Featuring: patrick brennan compositions/saxophone
Lisle Ellis, Hilliard Greene, David Sidman –guitar, Larry Roland-basses, with special invited guests: Tamango-Tap percussion, Bern Nix-guitar, Patrick Holmes-clarinet
Friday May 7, 6:00 –10:00 pm
“Photo-POW presents: POW Debuts the World”
With Photo Slide show & music video presentation from 6-8pm
with BBQ in the Backyard from 8-9pm and live performances from 9-10pm Featuring: ClockWork Cros, Miz Metro,Circa 95 & MC K Swift

Saturday May 8, 6:00 – 10:00 pm Music and Video Saturday Night
New music 7:00 pm with “Cack-A-Lack”
Featuring: Mahlon Hoard–compositions/sax, Justin Veloso–drums, Paul Wheeler–guitar
Video 8:00 – 9:00 pm Featuring video work by:
John Veit: “Corn on Cotton”, video Documentary
“Mutaints” 10min, animation with a twist
Robert Tanzie Thornton:”Tributes”
Video Documentary
Joseph Nechvatal
Music 9:00 – 10:00 pm with “Cack-A-Lack”

Saturday May 15, 6:00 –10:00 pm Music and Video Saturday Night: with…
Music 7:00 pm: Cack-A-Lack featuring Mahlon Hoard, Justin Veloso, Paul Wheeler
Video 8:00 – 9:00 pm : John Veit, Robert Tanzie Thornton, Joseph Nechvatal
Music 9:00 pm: Cack-A-Lack
Sunday May 16 finale, 7:00 – 10:00 pm New Music: On’Ka’a Davis Presents D’Juke Music
On’Ka’a Davis—guitar, electric violin
Electric Meg Montgomery—electric trumpet
Nick Gianni—saxes and flute,
Rhadu Ben Judah—drums
David ‘Riddim-Athon’ Pleasant—drums

And this Tribes Gallery art, music, poetry, performances and bar b ques in the backyard event rocks.
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