This was 14 years, 3 months, 18 days ago

{R} A K E
Thursday, Sept 13, 8pm, $7 cover, $10 minimum
Monkeytown
"{R}ake is a performance series of alternative and collaborative electro-acoustic music and video. Performances range from pure improvisation to structured pieces, with video-artists and musicians working together in exploratory ways.
This month's show features Giles Hendrix's post-modern/data-inspired video,
the 3D video drawings of Josh Ott, Paul Amitai's laptop-based experimental
electronics, Red Chair's collaborative electronic-audio/ambient-video, and
the electro-acoustic trio of Yoni Niv (laptop), Josh Sinton (baritone sax),
and David Grubb (harmonium)."

One Million Forgotten Moments
Wed-Sunday, Sept 12-16, 7pm & 9pm
38 Park Row, New York, NY
7p and 9p showtimes; $1
One Million Forgotten Moments is a public spectacle-showcase-festival- celebration-performance that features a lineup of 100 of New York's most talented artists, from the legendary to the ridiculous, to the bizarre, to the insane, to the totally mindblowing.
We are transforming a former porn/DVD shop on Park Row (across the street from City Hall) into a beautiful 18th-century jewelbox theater, where an audience of 25 sits in the storefront window and watches the madness unfold on the street.
With the National Theater of the United States of America, Brett Windham, the Vintage DJ, Jody Elff, Casey Opstad, Radiohole, Collapsable Giraffe, the 7 Seconds, Jenny Seastone Stern, Rollo Romig, the Magic of Steve Cuiffo, songbird Johnnie Moore, Jesse Hawley, Chelsea Bacon, Beth Kurkjian, Normandy Sherwood, and more.
-from NonsenseNYC

PulseWave
Saturday, Sept 15, 9:30pm, $8
The Tank
"PULSEWAVE is a monthly event dedicated to art and music created with lo-fi and reappropriated hardware. Serving as a showcase for a wide variety of artists from around the world, the performances range from pop to experimental, rock to folk, and rap to classical, all with one hand in the past and an eye to the future. Already in its second year, this month's installment features TOUCHBOY, RECEPTORS, GLOMAG, and NULLSLEEP."

The Kitchen High Line Block Party
Saturday, Sept 15, 12-5pm
The Kitchen

"Kick off the fall season with an afternoon in West Chelsea at The Kitchen’s neighborhood street fair produced in collaboration with Friends of the High Line. Lining our block of West 19th Street will be dozens of artist-led, free activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as an entertaining mix of live music and unusual performances!
Artists leading activities include Groovehoops, Elia Alba and Aisha Cousins, Johanna Almiron and Rachael Schaffran, Bozidar Brazda, Ernest Concepcion and Ahmed Faheem, Brian Dewan and Leon Dewan, Michael de Feo, Pat Hammond, Pablo Helguera, Nancy Hwang, Byron Kim and Lisa Sigal, Isabelle Lumpkin, Thomas Marquet, Suzi Matthews, Adam Shecter and Joe Winter, Ward Shelly, Shinique Smith, Bec Stupak, Charmaine Wheatley and Jen Mazza, Saya Woolfak and Chris Myers. "

Brooklyn Book Festival
Sunday, Sept 16, 2007, 10am - 6pm
Around Brooklyn Borough Hall
Some selections:
- St.Francis College, 5:00 p.m, DAVE EGGERS AND VALENTINO ACHAK DENG BUILD A SCHOOL
Dave Eggers presents a slide show and discusses his recent trip to Marial Bai, Sudan, hometown of Valentino Achak Deng, the hero of his latest novel (but not in attendance at the festival), What is the What. Valentino and Dave returned to lay the foundation for a new educational complex in the town. Introduction by Nigerian author Chris Abani.
- Borough Hall, 12:00 p.m. POETRY & POLITICS.
Poets read from work infused with political urgency. Featuring Sinan Antoon, Eliza Griswold, Kimiko Hahn, and C.D. Wright.
- Borough Hall, 1:00 p.m. TRIBUTE TO SEKOU SUNDIATA.
BAM presents artists performing from the works of this great poet, performance artist, and Brooklyn resident who died in July. Readers include Rashidah Ismaili, one of the founding members of Calabash Poets along with Sekou Sundiata, and Kimiko Hahn, Brooklyn poet and colleague of Sekou’s for over two decades who shared with him the perspective that there is nothing strange in mixing art and politics.