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January 2009


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

Subway: L Train
(Bedford stop) 718.384.1369
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1
CLOSED
for Recovery
Happy New Year!








2/3
FRIDAY

UnReleased Film Series
Colossal Youth
Masterful Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa's gripping reality/melodrama follows life of a Cape Verdean immigrant living in Lisbon; one of Village Voice's Top 10 films of 2006
(7:30 & 10:30pm) Free, $10 minimum
more info

SATURDAY

EARLY
UnReleased Film Series
Casa De Lava

Costa's 1994 "classic" starring Issach De Bankolé, set on Cape Verde, mixes documentary with fiction
(7:30pm) Free, $10 Minimum
more info

LATE
Glasses Glasses Launch Party
New online magazine clarifies how to dance and drink oneself into a
blurred frenzy

(10pm-late) Free
, $10 Minimum
more info

4
Intintabulation + Fred Lyenn Jaques (the Belgian)
Sam Amidon, Ryan Sawyer, Indigo Street, Shahzad Ismaily Improv, americana + art-rock from Jaques w/ Ismaily & Street
(8:30pm) $7
$10 Minimum

5
UnReleased Film Series
Casa De Lava

Pedro Costa's 1994 "classic" starring Issach De Bankolé, set on Cape Verde, mixes documentary with fiction
(8pm) Free, $10 Minimum
more info



6
UnReleased Film Series
Casa De Lava

Pedro Costa's 1994 "classic" starring Issach De Bankolé, set on Cape Verde, mixes documentary with fiction
(8pm) Free, $10 Minimum
more info


7
Working Class Magazine Party
Issue #6: Smut Launch Party
(8pm) Free
more info

8
EARLY
Survey: Chicago Video Art
Young and emerging video art from Chicago.
Work by Jesse Avina, Marco Kane Braunschweiler, Digeo Leclery, Greg Stimac, Martine Syms and others
(7:30pm) Free
$10 Minimum
more info

LATE
Brad Farberman, Marco Cappelli, and Ras Moshe

Farberman (guitar), Cappelli (guitar) and Moshe (tenor sax) present
spontaneous compositions in the key of life
(10:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info



9/10
FRIDAY
EARLY
Walking a Fine Line: Parables of the Sublime and the Subversive in Russian Video Art
recent Russian video art works that reflect complex and controversial attitude towards the phenomenon of the sublime in Russian culture and mentality
(7:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info


LATE

DRAW
Michael Schumacher [sound] and Nisi Jacobs [video]. DRAW's compositions form the basis for improvisations involving processed video, algorithmically generated sound and live musicians, including Tom Chiu on violin
(10pm) $10, $10 Minimum
more info

SATURDAY
JOCASTA
Screening of Elise Kermani's JOCASTA with live soundtrack by Tom Chiu and other surprise guests
(8pm) $10, $10 Minimum
more info


11
Food Party Episode 4
Puppet cooking show, baguette drama
(7:30 and 10pm) Free
$10 minimum
more info
SOLD OUT


12
Company of Heaven Jazz Festival: Evening # 3
A night of Innovative jazz presented by the Company of Heaven Jazz Booking Agency: Judith Insell (solo viola), Elliott Sharp (solo guitar), Ohad Talmor’s Newsreel, The Brad Shepik Trio, Mark Helias’ Open Loose, & The Paradox Trio/w video: Battleship Potemkin Project
(8& 10:30pm) $20 (Free w/ APAP badges)
$10 Minimum
more info


13
Partyface + OTTTOMAN
Shahzad Ismaily and Indigo Street + a rare blend of Turkish sounds and electonic blips
(8:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info







14
Vimeo Offline: Short and Sweet
Pithy shorts of the awesome variety.
Curated by the staff of Vimeo.com
(8pm) Free
$10 Minimum
more info




15
EARLY

Comandante Zero & 0h10M1ke.  LIVEDRAW
w/ Black Sugar Transmission & DJ Theshthefckup

Brooklyn bass/drum duo Comandante Zero pump out a set of live electro/funk as artist 0h10M1ke illustrates and projects each song in real time
(7:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info

LATE
au son et au corps
Featuring
Aymeric Hainaux playing voice, body, bells and harmonica (amazing) and the fabulous
Lexie Mountain Boys and Slasher Risk

(10:30pm)
$5
$10 Minimum
more info



16/17
FRIDAY
EARLY
American Psycho vs. The Machinist
Christian Bale vs. Christian Bale;
big & small; 2 screens each
(7:30pm) Free, $10 Minimum
more info

LATE
Team Genius
Up and coming Brooklyn octet make goodness with visuals
(10:30pm)
$7, $10 Minimum
more info


SATURDAY

Evening At The Movies
Luke DuBois and Jeremiah Bornfield offer a night of Hollywood tribute works, with "Academy" and "Starstruck." Featuring the Vox 4 String Quartet
(7:30& 10pm)
$5, $10 Minimum
more info


LATE

Isle of the Damned
The legendary 1980 cannibal film, previously banned in 492 countries, makes is Brooklyn debut
(Midnight) Free
more info

18
BEASTHEART
Brooklyn-based Texan 4 piece conjures up a lost-on-the-plains gunfight between Sixteen Horsepower & Psyche Mariachi
(8pm) $8
$10 Minimum

more info

19
Jason Mears Quartet and Phil Rodriquez Underbelly
A
night of creative original compositions steeped in the jazz and rock traditions featuring some of today's most respected improvisers
(8pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info






20
ENCORE
HARDCORE
Monkey Town Presents: Honey Bunny v.2
A new film by Vena Virago: Reimagined, Reshot and Remixed. This is a premiere screening of new XXX group work; an interactive feature wherein explicit art meets candid fantasy, intimate documentary, and adult absurdity. And there are bunnies. Lots of Bunnies. PLUS, Honey Bunny short films by Vincent Gallo, Pierre Yves Coulin, and Eva Midgley
(8pm) $5
$10 Minimum

more info

21
5mach5 +
Bella Watt

Mix of
alternative, experimental music with visuals

(7:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info




22
Jean on Jean + Las Palabras
Molly Schnick, (formerly of Our Hud)'s new solo project will  play pretty cello based pop and premier their new video. Opener Las Palabras  plays spanish language songs with a mellow Brazillian feeling
(8:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info






23/24
FRIDAY
EARLY
Jeff Gretz & James Plotkin +
William Hooker + Lonely Ghost

An evening of improvised explorations with silent films
(8pm)
$5, $10 Minimum
more info

LATE
DJ Jumpy
Spinning only '60s 45s,
soul and garage
(10:30pm - late) Free


SATURDAY

Paul Wallfisch (Botanica)
& Marianne Dissard

Punk rock chamber meets desert chanson: NYC International piano man & Calexico's French protégée plus her short films on Howe Gelb / Giant Sand and Robbie Conal
(8 & 10:30pm)
$8, $10 Minimum
more info

LATE:
POOR SELLOUT:
Balls to the Wall + Australia is an Island + Char Johnson w/ ProCasioWizKid + Dj Solution +
Nick G the Projector King

Dance Dance Dance! 3 bands, one dj, some visual art chaos that'll make your eyes riverdance. Beware of special guest!
(12:30am) $5
more info

25
Three + Snow White: The Remix
A new film by Sascha Just and a cinematic mind trip by Matt Kohn with live music by Peter Knoll
(8:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum
more info



26
American Psycho vs. The Machinist
Christian Bale vs. Christian Bale;
big & small; 2 screens each
(7:30 and 10pm) Free
$10 Minimum
more info


27
It's Not You It's Me + 5707 + SuperDraw

Two ambient duos collaborate with Joshue Ott and his live visuals
(8pm) $5
$10 Minimum

more info

28
Gutbucket CD Release Party
The Brooklyn quartet celebrates the release of their fourth CD/LP "A Modest Proposal" on Cuneiform Records with live visuals and a very special expanded ensemble playing the lush arrangements from the recording
(8pm) $10
$10 Minimum
more info

29
EARLY

Edie Sedgwick + Gold Drum
DC/Dischord band + ex-Supersystem, ex Q and Not U, ex Tribal Bakeoff group

(7:30pm) $5
$10 Minimum

more info

LATE
Malcolm Mooney and the Eleventh Planet

Former CAN lead singer debuts new band: Spondulance is to dance as to romance so...Hysterica
visuals by Greentea

(10:30pm) $10
$10 Minimum

30/31
FRIDAY
EARLY

Forest Dinner
6-course Prix Fixe Menu featuring creatures of the forest; plus, a feast of some of the greatest music videos we've ever seen
(7:30pm) $40 Prix Fixe; $65 w/ Wine Pairing
more info

This show is SOLD OUT

SATURDAY
EARLY

Forest Dinner
6-course Prix Fixe Menu featuring creatures of the forest; plus, a feast of some of the greatest music videos we've ever seen
(7:30pm) $40 Prix Fixe; $65 w/ Wine Pairing
more info

This show is SOLD OUT

LATE

Brooklyn Is Burning
Presenting a night of live performance and video art transgressing the bounds of the body, gender, sexuality and eroticism. Special guest DJ plus other surprises. Organized by Andres Bedoya & Sarvia Jasso for Context Video
(10:30pm - late) $5
more info