Weekly Events Calendar: 06.07.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • June is Gardening Month at Apartment Therapy so hurry up and find some rich soil!
  • Walk On White Street
    • The Battery Dance Company, the Blue Coyote Theatre Group, Manhattan Children’s Theatre, and the Soho Photo Gallery—present a day of free workshops, lectures, performances, and classes
    • June 10, 11am-11pm
    • White Street in Tribeca. 646-309-2598
  • 11th Annual Taste of Summer Benefit
    • Food from 35 premier NY chefs, auction, DJ under a tent in Central Park
    • Tonight, 7-11pm
    • Naumburg Bandshell and Mall Concert Ground
      Mid-Park from 66th to 72nd Streets
  • 28th Annual Museum Mile Festival
    • Free admission to nine institutions on Upper Fifth Ave., with art and music filling the pedestrians-only street
    • June 13th, 6-9pm
    • Fifth Ave. between 82nd & 105th Sts. 212.606.2296
  • Boerum Hill House & Garden Tour
    • Self-guided tour of ten unique spaces with special food and drink offers at neighborhood restaurants, followed by posttour reception
    • June 15th, 1-5pm
    • Start at Bishop Mugavero Center, 155 Dean St. at Hoyt St.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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