Keep it sharp, keep it safe! Book your spot for BestMade's knife sharpening station to learn skills needed to hone your best knife edge, pick up new blade tips, get your knife sharpened on the spot. Sign up for this workshop to maintain your edge!
WHERE : BestMade at 36 White St.
WHEN : 6:30-7:30PM
LIMITED # of SPOTS - RSVP ONLY
Join us for a hand-on essential oil celebration in honor of winter in partnership with AQUA Studio and the New York Institute of Aromatherapy. This workshop, you will explore essential oils to celebrate winter and prepare our bodies and minds to find stillness, look inward, rest, rejuvenate and de-stress. You will learn not only the basics of what Aromatherapy is, and how to safely and effectively use essential oils, but you will also have the opportunity to connect with 5 different essential oils - Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans); Ginger (Zingiberis officinalis); Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum); Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis); Marjoram (origanum majorana, that support our wellness during the winter season. Everyone will leave with an aromatherapy rollerball remedy they make themselves!
Dance Performance with BC+A @ ETAY Gallery (6:30PM), @ Alexander and Bonin (7PM), @ Untitled Space (7:30PM)
Explore Exhibitions through Movement with a sequence of 3 short Dance Performances with BRYN COHN + ARTISTS taking place in 3 different venues
PERFORMANCE # 1 at 6:30PM @ Etay Gallery (39 White St.)
PERFORMANCE # 2 at 7:00PM @ Alexander and Bonin (47 Walker)
PERFORMANCE #3 at 7:30PM @ The Untitled Space (45 Lispenard)
What are key aspects to think about when writing a short play? The Flea Theatre's Cast of writers, directors and actors share with you their writing process and tips.
Each writer of a CEREALS episode (10-min play) will explain their writing process and tips, and illustrate their approach with the performance of their short play. Includes several 10 min acting performances!
About Stefania Bortolami
Stefania Bortolami graduated from Universtity of Torino in 1986 with a degree in Art History. At Sotheby’s Institute in London she got her Post-Graduate degree in Contemporary Art. Shortly after graduation she worked in the Sotheby’s London Valuation and Communication Departments while studying to receive her Master’s degree in Cultural Studies from Middlesex University. In 1991 she opened a cutting-edge contemporary art gallery in Barcelona, Spain called the Backspace Gallery. In 1995 she was offered a director’s position at Anthony d’Offay’s London gallery, where she stayed until 1998 when Larry Gagosian offered her a position at his flagship gallery on Madison Avenue in New York City. In 2005, she and another Gagosian director opened a newly renovated ground floor gallery in the Chelsea District of New York City called Bortolami Dayan. Ms. Bortolami took sole ownership of the business in 2007, which has since relocated to the Tribeca neighborhood in New York City. For 10 years Bortolami Gallery has been successfully staging exhibitions, represents 20 internationally renowned artists, and participates in at least 7 International art fairs per year.
About Paul Leong
Paul Leong is an investment banker focused on the real estate industry. Mr. Leong has been an art lover for many years and actively collects contemporary and emerging artists across all mediums. He is an Officer of the Contemporary Arts Council of MoMA and the Co-chair of the FCA Friends at the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
Would you like to rediscover New York through the spoken word of local artist Max Blagg? Meet and hear Max Blagg read his series of poems about New York.
Max Blagg was born in England and has lived in New York City since 1972. He is the author of four collections of poetry, and several other books and chapbooks, most recently Slow Dazzle, (Shallow Books NYC, 2017) which documents 25 collaborations with artists including Nan Goldin, Alex Katz, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, and others. He is a member of the faculty of the school of Visual Arts, (Photography Department). His 'typewriter' wall works have been exhibited at Show Room Gallery (2013) Six Decades Books (2014) Tripoli Gallery (2017), James Salomon (2017) and the Luhring Augustine Bushwick exhibition of Larry Clark's personal collection (2017)
Duane Park is a tiny but mighty neighborhood treasure. It the second-oldest public park in New York City, having been planted in 1797 on the remnants of an old Dutch farm.
In partnership with the New York Institute of Aromatherapy and Aqua Studios, this workshop offers you a unique hands-on essential oil experience, where you will learn how essential oils can support our well-being as we transition from summer to winter. You will explore 5 different essential oils, learn the basics of what Aromatherapy is, and get confident using and applying essential oils. Everyone will leave with their own handmade aromatherapy remedy - body massage oil.