By Katarina Hybenova
Friday, July 6
NURTUREart: 7-9pm: …Is This Free? (Art Opening)
NURTUREart’s director Marco Antonini can officially start to be known as a creative summer curator with unique ideas. Last year he created awesome series WE ARE collaborating with different Bushwick Art Spaces; this year he created a series f three exhibitions, featuring artworks, ephemera and publications that have been mostly conceived and produced to be freely distributed. Art work that will ultimately become a part of the show will be outsourced to community high-school students and members of our audience.
Storefront Bushwick: 6-9pm: ‘Cut Up’ + ‘Ghost in Machine’ (Art Opening)
Eleven artists working in collage will be featured in this summer Storefront Bushwick show. Additionally, neighborhood’s favorite abstract painter Julie Torres (recently reviewed by Wall Street Journal) has a show in the project room. The show titled Ghost in the Machine displays interesting twist in Torres’ work toward 3D and painting/object creation.
Shea Stadium: 8pm: Thousand Foot Whale Crew, Woodsman, Troller, Meadowlands (Concerts)
Experimental DIY venue Shea Stadium features great bands tonight. Woodsman among others.
Saturday, July 7
Inter State: 8pm: Content Launch
Inter State, a gallery of Tom Weinrich has always been a one of the more interesting spots at 56 Bogart building. Now, the space has moved to 66 Knickerbocker. To celebrate the move, Inter State is throwing a party featuring performance by Shana Moulton, reading by Ben Gocker, music and refreshments.
Shea Stadium: 8pm: Shilpa Ray, Caged Animals, Give To Light, Kyle Avallone (Concerts)
Our tip for Saturday night is the band Caged Animals.
Sunday, July 8
Maria Hernandez Park: 11am-7opm: Occupy Town Square Bushwick
Occupy Bushwick & Occupy Town Square present a day of teach-ins, political discussion, food, music, and celebration. Bring your kids and enjoy the day while being active for the good thing.
Sweet & Shiny Coffee Shop: Kids’ Art Workshop + Free cupcakes (10am-12pm for years 1-6, 2pm-5pm for years 6-10)
Sweet & Shiny, the new kid-friendly coffee shop on Knickerbocker (more info on Bushwick Daily soon) is having an art workshop this Sunday. For just $20, children will have a 2-hour art workshop along with free cupcakes! Their creations will also be feautred in an art show at the Coffee shop. Get ’em started young!