Tuesday, October 27, 2009

McBrooklyn Mailbag: Reindeer Art, The Bushwick Boat, and More

With apologies to everyone who has been sending mail, we're finally listing a few things that we have totally sat on (in no particular order):

- Patrick May presents “Portrait Photo Considered Harmful” at Open Source Gallery until Nov. 3. He "remixes the familial portrait and vacation photography of social networking into mythical icons." 255 17th street between 5th and 6th Ave (street level) in South Slope, Brooklyn.

- In The Brooklyn Ink, there's a story by Alessia Pirolo called "The Bushwick Boat" -- "One of the best-kept secrets in Bushwick is a former ferry boat from the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. It serves as a home for three men who were living down to earth existences on dry land until the boat dramatically changed their lives."

- Brad Nack 100% Reindeer Art Show: Stop by Brooklyn book and comic store Desert Island in Williamsburg on Friday, November 6 from 7 -9 p.m. to see Brad Nack's first East Coast show on his 100% Reindeer Art Tour. Check out his reindeer paintings at this free event , Desert Island, 540 Metropolitan Ave. (Take the L Train and get off on either Bedford or Lorimer and it's just a short walk.)

- The Brooklyn Flea Market reminds us that it is located at 194 20 St. (20 - 21 St. between 4th & 5th Ave.) in Brooklyn. Things for sale include: Accessories, Antiques, Arts & Crafts, Baby Gear, Beauty Supplies, Bicycles, Books, Car Accessories, CD's & DVD's, Clothing, Coins, Collectibles, Decor, Musical Instruments, etc. (This is NOT Brownstoner's Brooklyn Flea.)

- 303GRAND in Williamsburg is showing an installation by The Next Generation Design Leader Grant winner, Dongyun Lee. “Eternal Flow” opens on October 28th from 7 - 10 p.m. and runs through November 2nd at 303GRAND, located at 303 Grand St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

- Live in Boerum Hill? “Jaws,” The Hoyt Street Association’s professional chipper/shredder machine is available to shred your material on Shredding Days. Bring your leaves, branches, etc. Saturday, Nov. 7th 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Hoyt Street Garden; and Saturday Nov. 21st 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at the David Foulke Garden.

- The Experience of Green by Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen runs at DAC (Dumbo Arts Center) through November 29. Come by November 5 at 7 p.m. for an artists' talk and walkthrough. Gallery hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 12-6 p.m. 30 Washington St. (F train to York Street, A/C trains to High Street.)

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