Category Archives: Culture Events

MoMI: Transformed Space

Days before the public partied and mingled in the renovated Museum of Moving Image building, a private Gala preview was held on Thursday, January 13th in this Astoria landmark.  Upwards of $67.5 million were invested into this structure and architecturally … Continue reading

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Laura in Wonderland

In case the Wonderland Collective becomes a relic in the new decade, I thought it timely to include one artful screening that occurred on December 14th: Less Than Fictional Films by Jason Eppink. Filmmaker and Museum of Moving Image Assistant … Continue reading

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The little festival that could – Zero Film Festival, NYC

Not too far from the Morgan L stop is Nut Roaster Studios.  It is there that a true underground happening The Zero Film Festival lives.  Founded in 2007 in Los Angeles, this is the third round for ZFF.  What makes … Continue reading

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Extant Arts Company Unveils Ibsen’s Ghosts in Tribeca

Nov. 5 – South along Broadway many neighborhoods from the main Broadway Theater drag, venue Access Theater featured Extant Arts Company‘s Ghosts.  Directed by Sophie Hunter and adapted by Nemonie Craven, Ghosts originally conceived by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen undergoes … Continue reading

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What is scarier than Reefer Madness?

Government instructional videos have a way of becoming fodder for countless parodies.  Usually the communism sponsored material of the Cold War is a boon for creative minds.  In this case, an American propaganda film of 1938 entitled Reefer Madness/Tell Your … Continue reading

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Sticky, Bowery Poetry Club

Slightly north of E. Houston sits the Bowery Poetry Club.  Peering through the bay windows, one cannot predict that behind the long curtain a spacious backroom, stage, and bar exist.  With relative frequency STICKY will be using the Bowery Poetry … Continue reading

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Pie Bacchanal for Greenpoint Open Studios

In an enticing way to lure New Yorkers to an inconvenient location, Greenpoint Open Studios (GOS) organized a baking competition at Diamond Bar.  Those not involved with sugar concoctions could easily appreciate efforts for a $10 donation towards GOS.  With … Continue reading

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