nonsensenyc: 2.3 to 2.9

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Subject: nonsensenyc: 2.3 to 2.9
Date: February 3rd 2017
Friday, February 3

* Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia: Radio that Changed Lives, Queens

* Giegling Ensemble, Brooklyn


Saturday, February 4

* New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn

* Soul Night, Brooklyn

* The Neo Show, Manhattan

* Radiohole's Super-Fun Exclusive Experimental Couch-Talk Party, Manhattan

* Game Show, Brooklyn


Sunday, February 5

* Super Villain No. 1, Manhattan

* Black Joy in Brooklyn, Brooklyn

* Gold Bolus Recordings, Queens

* Exceedingly Good Song Night, Manhattan

* House of Yes Super Totally Immersive Bowl Throwdown, Brooklyn

* Kava and Color, Love Revolution Edition, Brooklyn


Tuesday, February 7

* Take Two Storytelling, Brooklyn


Wednesday, February 8

* Party to Protect Your Parts: A Planned Parenthood Benefit, Brookyln

* House of Yes: Night Circus, Brooklyn

* Show Tell Show at House of Wax, Brooklyn

* Animation Nights New York, Manhattan


Thursday, February 9

* We Support ACLU, Brooklyn

* Holes in the Wall Collective, Brooklyn

* Viking Night, Brooklyn

* Give a Puck



* Talent show



* National Parks Declared Worthless



* Apologies



* Making Thinking


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Stacks of yellowing magazines






Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia: Radio that Changed Lives


We are honored to host this truly epic night for the neighborhood. DJ Rob Swift is back this week for another master-class, but this time he is bringing reinforcements: legendary OG tastemakers Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia! This is 100 percent free and not to be missed. Bonus late-night disco set from Flattopps' house DJ, Chuck E. Mendez.



33-06 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, Queens

9p-2a; $free




***** Also on FRIDAY *****



Giegling Ensemble


On Friday night, there will be a concert performed by the Giegling Ensemble (Ateq, Edward, Kettenkarussell, VRIL) where they will join forces and collaborate and improvise Giegling's non-dancefloor music. There will also be a pop up record shop where you can buy rare and out of print Giegling records, including a special record you can only buy on this tour. Also, many of the visual artists who are a key part of the Giegling collective will have work on display. We have a few other surprises up our sleeves as well.


Knockdown Center

52-19 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn

9p-2a; $20


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