Weekly Events Calendar: 7.19.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 7.19.06

Jill Slater
Jul 19, 2006

5BE Gallery Turned Bodega

Art & Design Events...

  • Bread and Butter Garden Party
    • Yummy neighborhood restaurants--Tasting Room, Il Laboratorio, Little Giant, and other--sponsor a benefit to send organic dairy farmers to Terra Madre 2006
    • July 22nd, 2-6pm
    • M'finda Kalunga Community Garden, Rivington bet. Chrystie and Forsyth
  • Emergency Communities Benefit
    • All proceeds go to rebuilding the Gulf Coast. Featuring musical guest The Wrens, free beer courtesy of Greenpoint Beer Works, and Emergency Art exhibition and auction
    • July 22nd, 8pm
    • Supreme Trading in Williamsburg
    • CitySol
      • Summer music and market series on Manhattan's East River waterfront is powered by the belief that bringing environmentalism to New York means first putting more New York into the environmental movement..
      • July 23rd, noon to sundown (electronic equipment recycling 10am-3pm)
      • East 23rd and the East River
    • Helter Swelter: Justin Lowe
      • Gallery has been transformed into a bodega, ice cream truck, construction site.
      • Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, 621 West 27th St. (11th and 12th Aves.), 212.255.0979
    • Betty Woodman at the Met
      • Ceramicist/Sculptor has first US retrospective
      • Through July 30th
      • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.) 212.535.7710
    • Collaboration: Mixing It Up at Cooper-Hewitt
      • Geoffrey Zakarian (Town, Country), designers Adam D. Tihany and Lois Bloom, and restaurateurs Phil Suarez (Spice Market) and Hakan Swahn (Aquavit) reflect on the role of design and the nature of collaboration in preparing memorable dining experiences.
      • July 26th, 6:30 p.m. ($20 includes private viewing of the Feeding Desire exhibit)
      • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2 East 91st St., 212.849.8400
    • Design for Dining
      • Explore how colors, materials, textures, lighting, acoustics, artwork, ethnic references, views, etc. influence how you experience your meals.
      • July 26th, 7pm
      • Makor, Steinhardt Building, 35 West 67th St.
    • 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.
      • Through September 10th
      • Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, (103rd St.) 212.534.1672
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