Weekly Events Calendar: 05.31.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 05.31.06

Jill Slater
May 31, 2006

Yellow Arrow spot!

Art & Design Events...

  • New Yorker by Nature tour kickoff party
    • A fundraiser for a self-guided walking tour that will use Yellow Arrow's text-message technology to collect and record citizens' ideas about how improving outdoor design can promote outdoor contact.
    • June 8th, 8–11pm
    • Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St. Fort Greene, Bklyn. 917.353.3717
  • New York Designs 2006: Lean and Green
    • Highlights of small projects that use the challenge of environmental sustainability as a catalyst for architectural invention.
    • June 8th, 6:30–8:30pm
    • The Architectural League of New York, 457 Madison Avenue, 212.980.3767
  • How We Design
    • Writers and editors from the NYT Magazine will host panel discussions with headline makers and trendsetters
    • CUNY, 5th and 34th Street, 1.888.NYT.1870
    • June 4th, 4–6pm
  • Design On A Dime Benefit
    • Housing Works Thrift Shops and domino Magazine Team up
      To Fight Homelessness & AIDS--100% Proceeds benefit Housing Works, which provides health care, housing, advocacy and supportive services for homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS
    • Big Sale June 16th and 17th, 11am-6pm
    • 547 West 21st Street, bet. 10th & 11th Avenues, 212.645.8111 ext. 164
  • Red Hook Waterfront Arts Festival
    • Performers, improv theatre, dance
    • June 3rd
    • Red Hook Piers, end of Van Brunt St., 718.287.2224.
  • The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Studio Tours
    • Self-guided studio tours this weekend
    • June 3rd and 4th
    • Red Hook, Brooklyn
  • Exit Strategy
    • Annual Art and Structure exhibits challenge artists to explore the boundaries between their professional fields and showcase exciting collaborations between artists, architects and designers.
    • Benefit reception for Common Ground's HOPE for New Veterans
    • June 8th, from 6-8:30pm
    • 135 Greene Street, 212.471.0815.
  • From Wood to Architecture
    • Photos and models of 17 wood dominated buildings in Finland
    • Through August 25th
    • The Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave. (38th St.) 212.879.9779
  • The High Style of Dorothy Draper: New York's Decorating Maven
    • Pioneer of Interior Design from 1925-1960. Approaching design as entertainment, Dorothy Draper was named the most influential tastemaker of the time in America.
    • Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, (103rd St.) 212.534.1672
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