Events Calendar: 10.22.08

Events Calendar: 10.22.08

Jill Slater
Oct 22, 2008

Art & Design Events...

AT Events:

• October is Color Month!
• Our Fall Colors Contest is underway.

Sisters on the Planet: Climate Equity Discussion
• Free Documentary Screening
• October 24th, 7-8:30pm. Free. Food and beverages provided.
• Action Center to End World Hunger, 6 River Terrace, Battery Park City

Japan C
• An 11-week festival showcase of all things Japanese--part design exhibition, part bazaar, part trade fair
• Through November 1st
• Felissimo Design House, 10 West 56th Street

Untethered: A Sculpture Garden of Readymades
• A sculpture garden of everyday objects deprogrammed of their original function, embedded with new intelligence, and transformed into surrealist and surprising readymades.
• Through October 25th
• Eyebeam, 540 W. 21st Street, (bet. 10th and 11th Aves.), 212.937.6580

Cookie Living Show Home at Riverhouse
• Top Designers transform a 3-bdrm condo. Kids can enjoy cooking classes and demos, as well as great giveaways, raffles and special offers.
• Through October 26th (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays only, from 11am-5pm
• Riverhouse, 2 River Terrace, Battery Park City (Entrance on North End Avenue)

Living the Italian House in Soho
• View a recreation of five spaces found in Italian houses by using elements and products from 35 of the most innovative design companies in Italy, plus events and film screenings.
• October 27th (launch party at 7pm) through December 20th (RSVP 212.353.1383 or
• 172 Mercer Street

Max Lamb at Johnson Trading Gallery
• In his first solo exhibition, Lamb explores, celebrates and animates natural materials through a distinctly process-driven approach and anchored by skilled hand-craftmanship
• Through November 7th
• 490 Greenwich Street between Spring and Canal, 212.925.1110.

"Myth and Material" at Moroso
• An exhibition on the work of Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien
• Through October
• 146 Greene Street

Textile Design
• Designer and Japanese textile collector Elizabeth Wilson presents Asiatica's newest fall designs
• November 11th through 22nd
• AKA/Central Parkm, 42 W. 58th Street

Sticks, Stones, Bones
• Michael Reynolds, a style and design editor curates this installation culling from design from ancient times through today.
• Through November 1st
• R 20th Century Gallery, 82 Franklin Street, (bet Church & Broadway)

Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary • Exhibition features 50 contemporary artists from 17 countries who transform discarded, commonplace, or valueless manufactured and mass-produced objects into extraordinary works of art. • Through March 1st, 2009 • Museum of Art and Design, 2 Columbus Circle (New Location!)

Metropolitan Home and Showtime Networks' Showhouse
• Famous designers will transform rooms of a Gramercy Park Greek revival town house, inspired by Showtime's lineup including Dexter™, Californication, The Tudors, Weeds, The L-Word® and United States of Tara.
• Tours run through October 26th on Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm. ($25 entry fee benefits the Happy Hearts Fund charity)
• 23 Grammercy Park South, 1.323.966.4600

Brooklyn Flea
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn

ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

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