Weekly Events Calendar: 10.19.05

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Art & Design Events…

  • Housing Works Thrifts 10th Street Grand Opening Event
    • 100% of the profits from this store go towards fighting HIV/AIDS and Homelessness
    • October 25th, 6-9pm
    • October 31st–Come in costume…get 10% off! Bring a dog in costume… get 20% off and they get free dog treats…all day!!
    • Every Sunday through winter–partake in free baked goods from local bakeries
    • 245 W. 10th St. (hudson/bleecker) 212.352.1618
  • Introduction to Sustainability
    • All-day intensive seminar
    • October 22nd, 9am-5pm
    • $100, to register, 212.817.8215
    • The Graduate Center, CUNY. 365 Fifth Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets
  • Pointed Leaf Press book signing and launch party
    • book launch for Class Act William Haines: Legendary Hollywood Decorator
    • October 20th, 6-8pm
    • Bergdorf Goodman, 7th floor 212.535.1086
  • Sunset Park: The Old Neighborhood
    • Joe Svehlak, an urban historian who grew up in Sunset Park in the 1940s and 1950s, leads a Municipal Arts Society walking tour
    • Saturday, October 22, 10:30 a.m.
    • Meet at the N.E. corner of 43rd St. and 4th Ave. (Transit: R train to 45th St. station.)
  • First Annual Dog Day Masquerade
    • Participants don costumes in three categories: historical hounds, canine characters and Broadway bow-wows.
    • October 23rd, 1-3pm
    • Times Square


  • Designing and Building Your Own Green/ Environmentally Healthy Home or Apartment
    • Course on how dwellers can turn their apartments into green homes–covering topics ranging from energy efficiency to rooftop gardens to lighting and insulation.
    • October 18th through November 22nd, 7 – 9 pm
    • The Graduate Center of CUNY, and GreenHomeNYC
      The Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue @ 34th St., 212.817.8215
  • Buckminster Fuller: Philosopher of Shelter
    • Learn about Bucky’s early experiments and design philosophy including his work on geodesic domes, and his views on the role of mobile shelter in transforming behavior.
    • October 19th, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia, 212.387.3425
  • 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
  • Extreme Textiles
    • Exhibit of over 150 highly-engineered, technical textiles and products
    • Through October 23rd
    • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2 E. 91st St., 212.849.8400
  • Gallerie Illy
    • Art, classes, coffee
    • Through December 15th
    • 382 West Broadway, Soho