Weekly Events Calendar: 12.14.05

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Art & Design Events…

  • Green Drinks – Holiday Party
    • All the greatest ‘green’ groups get together to host a party for anyone working on environmental issues, studying them, or thinking green–to network and be social.
    • Tuesday, December 13th, 2005, 7-10
    • Sweet and Vicious Bar, 5 Spring Street, between Elizabeth and Bowery
    • Light food, $10 cover
  • Unsilent Night (the Christmas Piece)
    • Phil Kline produced a score to be played on a limitless number of boomboxes
    • December 18th, 7-8pm.
    • Meet at the Arch in Washington Square at 6:45 pm. Walk from Washington Square Park to Tompkins Square Park. Bring boombox if you have one.
  • Vivavi Showroom Opening and Holiday Party
    • Evening of Sustainable Design (guests receive a black walnut necklace)
    • Screening of Scrapile: A Look Inside
    • December 15th, 7-11pm
    • 644 Manhattan Ave, 2nd Floor, Greenpoint Brooklyn
    • RSVP to jodi at jfontana@vivavi.com
  • Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
    • Lawns on Tenth Avenue are littered with high-voltage dioramas, 20-foot toys, and life-size reindeer. Approximately 100,000 people visit each season
    • December
    • 83rd & 84th sts, btwn Tenth & 13th aves, Bklyn
  • City Harvest’s New York Canned Food Drive
    • Organize your office, school, community center or place of worship in collecting non-perishable food items and donate them to City Harvest. They will pick up donations of 100 pounds or more.
    • November 14, 2005 – January 6, 2006
    • If you collect less than 100 pounds or you can’t organize a food drive, drop off food donations at your local firehouse.
    • contact Jill Kogan at 917.351.8765 or jkogan@cityharvest.org.
  • Safe: Design Takes on Risk at the MOMA
    • 300 contemporary products and prototypes designed to protect
    • Through January 2nd
    • MOMA, 11 West 53 Street, 212.708.9400.
  • Housing Works Thrifts 10th Street Grand Opening
    • 100% of the profits from this store go towards fighting HIV/AIDS and Homelessness
    • Every Sunday through winter–partake in free baked goods from local bakeries
    • 245 W. 10th St. (hudson/bleecker) 212.352.1618
  • Art Billboards
    • Alex Katz’s “Give Me Tomorrow” at 40 East 4th St
    • Gary Hume’s “Cheerleader” at 55 Houston St
    • Lisa Sanditz’s “Tie-Dye in the Wilderness” 343 Canal St
  • Gallerie Illy
    • Art, classes, coffee
    • Through December 15th
    • 382 West Broadway, Soho