All posts tagged: NYC

MidWeek Update: Governors Island Art Fair 2018

9. 19. 18 I almost forgot to tell and share this with you. If you’re in the NYC area and want to see some good art, The Governors Island Art Fair 2018 is the place to go. It’s every weekend in the month of September. This will be the third weekend. You still have a chance to check it out… Credit source: 4Heads Hours & Admission September 1 – 30, 2018Saturdays and Sundays, 11am – 6pm Admission is Free8-minute ferry ride to Governors Island:•  Adult – $3 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Seniors – $1 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Children under 13 – Free•  IDNYC Holders – Free•  Military Personnel – Free Catalogues:  $20 Location & Transportation Governors Island, Colonels RowBldg. 405, 406, 407 and 408Just follow the signs marked Colonels Row to the buildings with the yellow and orange banners. From Manhattan:The Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows: By Subway – 1 to South Ferry station, 4, 5 to Bowling …

Weeknd Update: NY ART BOOK FAIR

9. 8. 18 Hello Weekend! I live for them because you can rest and have time to enjoy the activities that the weekend offers. For example, the NY Art Book Fair that is coming later this month in where else? NYC. Below you can get a heads up on this event… Credit source: NY Art Book Fair   Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 21-23, 2018 Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm Purchase your preview ticket here. Printed Matter Members receive free entry to the preview. Please present your membership card at the door. To join as a Member, click here. Free entrance HOURS AND LOCATION Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed) Friday, September  21, 1-7pm Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY. Exhibitor applications for the NY Art Book Fair 2018 are now closed. Printed Matter presents the thirteenth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 21 – 23, 2018, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. The …

MidWeek Update: Come Unity Sessions

9. 5. 18 One last post for today…If you’re in the New York City area or you live in NYC, come to  Come Unity Sessions. What is Come Unity Sessions? “A space for musicians, artists, & poets of NYC.” I came across them on their Instagram account and have been a follower ever since. They have an event coming this Saturday. COME UNITY SESSIONS MUSIC ART POETRY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 AVE C & E 5TH ST. NYC 7PM $10   If you like some great art, listen to good music, and love poetry, this is it! Also if you would like to display your art, or if you’re a musician, or a poet, and have Instagram, then please follow and DM for spots for your art or performance. Have a great Hump Wednesday, be blessed! Till Saturday!   Image source: GetWallpapers.com  

Shadow Spotlight: Lion Babe

April 16 / 18 Hello! I wasn’t sure who I wanted to shine the spotlight on, but I lightning bolt hit my brain: Lion Babe. Lion Babe is an alternative r&b/neo-soul group from New York City. The duo comprises of Jillian Hervey, daughter of actress, singer and former Miss America Vanessa Williams and Lucas Goodman. The duo met through a mutual friend at a party, after that, they didn’t stay connected. That changed when they followed each other on MySpace. Hervey moved to New York to attend New York College. She was doing a dance piece for the school and that’s when she contacted Goodman. Hervey was in school to take up dance, but she wanted to be a singer, Goodman encouraged her to do so. Soon the duo became Lion Babe, due to the fact that Goodman is a Leo and Hervey’s big hairstyle. In December 2012, they released “Treat Me Like Fire“. In 2013 they were the opening act for Childish Gambino at the SXSW Festival. He would later be featured on their …

Wednz Scene: Artexpo New York 2018

April 4 / 18 Hello…I didn’t forget about Artexpo New York 2018. The dates are April 19 – 22, 2018. I did post this earlier this year and I’m going to post it again. If you live in NYC or maybe visiting this month and feel the need to see some art, well here’s your chance… Credit source: Artexpo SHOW TICKETS TRADE DAY (Trade Attendees Only) Thursday, April 19 | 12 – 7 PM TRADE PREVIEW PARTY Thursday, April 19 | 5 – 7 PM REGISTER NOW ART COLLECTOR DAYS OPENING NIGHT PARTY (Trade & Public Welcome) Friday, April 20 | 4 PM – 8 PM Friday, April 20 | 10 AM – 8 PM Saturday, April 21 | 11 AM – 7 PM Sunday, April 22 | 11 AM – 6 PM GET TICKETS NOW SHOW SCHEDULE VIEW SHOW SCHEDULE TOPICS & TRENDS SCHEDULE EXHIBITOR PREVIEW LIST GENERAL INQUIRIES Children ages 11 and under are free when accompanied by an adult Discounted admission is available for seniors 60 years of age and over Discounted admission is available with presentation of a valid student ID (for students, ages 12 and older, in middle …

Wednz Scene: New York Fashion Week 2018 Update

February 14 / 18 Hello, hello, hello! Time to wrap up New York Fashion Week 2018. If only I could go…but for the time being, let us take a final look at what designers were putting out on the runway.             Go to FF Channel website ffchannel.com.They have a YouTube channel where you can catch up on the festivities of NY Fashion Week. London is right around the corner. I loved seeing the designs and you fashionistas will too!               Image source: JetBlue / unknown

Wednz Scene: Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

January 31 / 18 Good morning all…last day for this month. Can you believe it? Anyhow, I have something of interest courtesy of Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. They are having their 33rd Art Competition this year. Here are the details from a press release that was sent to me…   33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 6, 2018 Artists from across the globe are invited to enter the 33rd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIFAC continues its tradition of honoring selected artists and awarding prizes aimed at giving artists invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition. “The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is one of the most established prominent international competition today. Juried by a panel of experts in the contemporary art world, the competition provides artists working in all media an opportunity to be seen and to possibly be showcased in the most relevant art market in the world. Come join our family …

Wednz Scene: Artexpo New York 2018

January 24 / 18 Hello everyone! The Artexpo New York 2018 is coming and there is a lot of information that I need to give to you. Firstly, this exhibition is celebrating 40 years. This giant exhibition has showcased artists from Andy Warhol, Keith Harring, and many more. Not only to display great artwork, Artexpo has changed the way people buy and sell art. Credit source: Artexpo New York / Redwood Media Group   ARTEXPO NEW YORK 2018 / APRIL 19-22, 2018 Each year thousands of art industry insiders flock to Artexpo New York in search of the art and artists that will shape trends in galleries worldwide. Hosting more than 32,000 avid art enthusiasts annually, we’re the largest international gathering of qualified trade buyers—including gallery owners and managers, art dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate art buyers, and art and framing retailers.  For forty years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. Our annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries, and collectors face to face with hundreds of established …