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April 2009


58 N 3rd St
(btw Wythe & Kent) Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Subway: L Train
(Bedford stop) 718.384.1369
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1
Margaret Raven + Soft Black + Felt Like Strike
April Fools Show! the raven's tricks felt like strikes against the soft black sky cause the one who plays jokes after noon is the april fool
(8pm) Free
$10 minimum
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2
EARLY

Brooklyn Food Coalition Benefit Dinner
3-course dinner to benefit sustainable food movement in Brooklyn
(7:30pm) $40

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LATE

Steven Ruel's Horusdoore(.)r(.)
10+piece group performs large segment of a 4-8 hour notated composition
(10:30pm) $5
$10 minimum
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3/4
FRIDAY

EARLY
Many Birthdays +
Graffiti Monsters + Cutlery

Austin, TX electric rockers bring beats and noise; with Brooklyn openers
(7:30pm) $5, $10 minimum

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LATE
NITEOWL: Total Recall
NITEOWL scores this 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger biopic
(10:30pm) $5, $10 minimum

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SATURDAY

EARLY
Jigsaw Soul
performing About Face

Eclectic mix of original music, heady visuals, modern & aerial dance, group chants and fluid psychedelic pieces played by the live band
(7:30pm) $15, $10 minimum

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LATE

Todosantos + Zuzuka Poderosa +
DJ Comrade + Supervixen

Brooklyn based Vigarista Collective will shake your soul with a night of Brazilian Funk, B-more and Tukky Bass
(11pm) $5
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5
Sham El Nessim
Brooklyn trio deconstructs vinyl, plays cello and viola while a computer randomly generates sound + image
(8:30pm) $10
$10 minimum
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6
Xiu Xiu

The one and only; a rare solo intimate performance by and from Jamie Stewart

(7:30 & 10pm) $12, $10 minimum
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BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT

7
Millions + Telecult Powers + Noveller + Fluorescent Vibes
Experimental soundscapes, heavy drones, hallucinatory tones, and psychedelic sonic bliss from local explorers
(8pm) $5
$10 minimum

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8
EARLY
To The Wedding
Part documentary, part art film recording
Beirut wedding of cousin Karim

(7:30pm) Free
$10 minimum
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LATE
Cymbals Eat Guitars
NYC 4 piece preform their ambitious & epic debut in an intimate setting
(10:30pm) $8
$10 minimum
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9
Charles Dennis & Mitch Greenhill
Video performance and installation: The Wizard of Iz and new works of video
(7:30pm) $5
$10 minimum
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10/11
FRIDAY
EARLY
Håkon Kornstad, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten + Kornstad, Brandon Seabrook & Christine Bard + Visuals
Norwegian folk hymns goes avantgarde in sax/bass duo. Then Kornstad goes combo with sax, guitar and drums
(7:30pm) $8, $10 minimum
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LATE:
PopdeF - Music video release party
Join the Brooklyn duo in celebrating the release of their first visual experiment
(10:30pm) Free
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SATURDAY
EARLY
City Breathing CD Release
with Casey Butcher (Visual Artist)

Brooklyn, experimental indie-rock band returns celebrating release of My Apple ][e is Singing Sad Songs to Me
(7:30pm) $8, $10 minimum

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LATE

Himalaya + Signal to Noise
The Smashing and Crashing Sounds of Mind-Bending Psych
(10:30pm) $8, $10 minimum
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12
ONE MAN DRONE: b°tong (Switzerland) + Tamagawa, Oldine, Shit (all 3 France)
Experimental improvisations and free form noise by 4 European one-man-bands, ranging from dark ambient, to drone and noise
(8pm) $5

$10 minimum
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13
Rescue Bird
Brooklyn trio sings fluffy harmonies with quirky, bleeding melodies of folk, pop, country ditties and ballads
(8:30pm) Free

$10 minimum
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14
Mussurunga
Austria's radical digital underground visits Williamsburg. ghosts of songs, decent drones, superformulas and dynamic meshes for the 21st century!
(8pm) $5
$10 minimum
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15
Vimeo Offline - The Single Take
Exploring the art of one-shot, one-take
videos from the depths of the Vimeo vault
(8pm) Free
$10 minimum
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16
EARLY
Gamehenge 09
Listening party for new mammoth compilation of 100 sound artists covering Phish's mythic Gamehenge album!! 82 minutes of full color sound (and vision)!!!
(8pm) Free
$10 minimum

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LATE
DARKROOM: Today is still last night!
53 minute film, brings Berlin-based ecstasy to your living room on a magic carpet!
(10:30 & 11:30pm) $5 (free, for Migrating Forms festival folks)
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17/18
FRIDAY
Elevator Girls in Bondage DVD Release
Party to launch original Cockette Rumi's 1972 cult hit DVD; come in lingerie
(8 and 10:30pm) Free, $10 minimum
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SATURDAY
EARLY
Williamsburg Psycho-ARTS:
NECROFEELING - Live the Dream!

Hailing from the OTHER Williamsburg (VA), performance, video, music and wasting time before death
(7:30pm) $5,
$10 Minimum
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LATE
FreeTime + Prayer Town
Primitive R&B from current and former members of Beirut, Psychic Ills, and No Regular Play
(10:30pm) $5,
$10 Minimum
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19
Pansy Division documentary film +
Jon Ginoli live & acoustic

NYC premiere of the documentary film Pansy Division: Life In A Gay Rock Band (2008);
Pansy Division singer/guitarist Jon Ginoli will do a Q&A and play an acoustic set

(7 and 9:30pm) $8
$10 minimum
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20
Davide Balula & Guests
(Amy Granat, Jonathan Bailey, Jesse Peterson and more tba)
Balula is working on different projects with amazing people.
We don’t really know yet what it will be but it should be really nice!
(8:30pm) Free/Donations
$10 minimum
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21
George Lewis Jr. + Paul and The Patients
Dominican rocker & performance artist George Lewis Jr. (Lewis Forever), returns with local favorites Paul and the Patients. Visuals for the performance provided by Narcissister
(8pm) $10
$10 minimum

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22
Sontag Shogun + Kokoro
Live piano, double-processed and filtered thru electronics, layered and looped with analog tapes creating an ever-shifting wall of sound
(7:30pm) $8
$10 minimum
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23
Farm-To-Table Spring Dinner
with live video & soundtrack from Christina Vantzou (The Dead Texan)
6-course dinner sourcing Springs' first greens and meats from local/regional farms with 6 part video installation by Belgian sound/video artist
(7:30pm) $40
$65 with Wine Pairing

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24/25
FRIDAY
EARLY

Farm-To-Table Spring Dinner
with live video & soundtrack from Christina Vantzou (The Dead Texan)

6-course dinner sourcing Springs' first greens and meats from local/regional farms with 6 part video installation by Belgian sound/video artist
(7:30pm) $40, $65 with Wine Pairing
more info

LATE
Movement Research Spring Festival 2009 ROLL CALL event:
Internet Killed the Video Star

Night of video work created by performers, choreographers and visual artists
(10:30pm) $5
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SATURDAY
Farm-To-Table Spring Dinner
with live video & soundtrack from Christina Vantzou (The Dead Texan)

6-course dinner sourcing Springs' first greens and meats from local/regional farms with 6 part video installation by Belgian sound/video artist
(7:30pm) $40, $65 with Wine Pairing

more info



26
Farm-To-Table Spring Dinner
with live video & soundtrack from Christina Vantzou (The Dead Texan)
6-course dinner; sourcing Springs' first greens and meats from local/regional farms with 6 part video installation by Belgian sound/video artist
(7:30pm) $40
$65 with Wine Pairing
more info

27
Pattern Diver + The Blue and Red 3D Spectacular
A night of cutting edge synaesthetic entertainment featuring electronic music and live video projections (8:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
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28
Bowerebirds + BELL
Bowerbirds will be previewing songs from their forthcoming album, due summer 2009 with Bell opening
(7:30 and 10pm) $12
$10 Minimum
more info
Both shows are SOLD OUT

29
EARLY
Tim Kuhl Group +
Adam Klipple's Drive-By Leslie

Two Brooklyn band leaders lead energetic, cutting edge ensembles which feature some of NYC's most talented musicians
(7:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
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LATE
Frekuensia Kolombiana
Documentary about the Colombian Hip Hop Movement
(10:30pm) Free
$10 Minimum
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30
Donald Beaman (ex Double) + Matamoros (ex Double/Ratatat)

Beaman returns; with NEW Brooklyn duo opening
(8pm) $5
$10 Minimum
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