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THU. 2/25 | 3:30PM – 6:00PM @ SWEDISH AMERICAN HALL
This interview would discuss the founding of the Young Jazz Giants, with focus on Billy Higgins, the recording of that record and the path from there to the Epic.
ADMISISON: FREE / RSVP
FRI. 2/26 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM @ THE MOSSER HOTEL
Kii Arens is an American contemporary graphic designer, po partist, and director. He is the owner of LaLa Land Gallery, and based in Los Angeles. Over 250 pieces created for artists such as Radiohead, Queens of the Stone Age,Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, The Weeknd, Sonic Youth, The Who, Queens of the Stone Age, Devo, Diana Ross, Divine Fits and The Pixies.
SAT. 2/27 | 4:00PM @ MUSEUM OF CRAFT AND DESIGN
Create your own story quilt square with paper, fabric, pastels & paint, inspired by the work of award-winning artist Faith Ringgold, who originated the medium and is known for such books as “Tar Beach” and “Underground Railroad in the Sky”.
SUN. 2/28 | 2:00PM @ NECK OF THE WOODS
The afternoon begins with a pre-show multimedia movie-trivia game show where everyone gets to compete for tremendous fun and glamorous prizes.
ADMISSION: $7 ADVANCE/$10 DOOR
FREE PIZZA ON LEAP DAY
MON. 2/29 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM @ NICK’S PIZZA OAKLAND
Join Nick’s Pizza in Oakland for their Community Communal pizza and salad meal. This meal will be FREE for anyone that stops by. Share a meal with your neighbors.
Exponential Art: an Artist talk and Closing Reception with J. Kung Dreyfus
WED. 3/2 | 5:30PM @ a.MUSE GALLERY
Artist and yoga and meditation instructor J. Kung Dreyfus, in conjunction with her husband Stephane Dreyfus, will lead a conversation about the benefits of pausing and unplugging from technology. Through her art and in her teaching, Dreyfus encourages her audience to Stop for a moment and stand up to information overload. Part of the Parenthetical Constructs exhibit at a.Muse Gallery in the Mission.
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PANTHA DU PRINCE ALBUM LISTENING PARTY
THU. 2/25 | 7:00PM @ VERBOTEN
Hendrik Weber once lived in the same woods that the Brothers Grimm fairy tales were based in, which perhaps explains the frequently strange and magical atmospheres to be found in much of his music.
PRETTY IN PINK 30TH ANNIVERSARY DANCE PARTY @ TRAX
FRI. 2/26 | 10:30PM @ ROUGH TRADE NYC
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of John Hughes’ beloved film, Rough Trade and Music Video Time Machine invite you dance to Pretty in Pink soundtrack videos on the big screen, including OMD, the Psychedelic Furs, and other 80s alt-classics.
NAUGHTY BY NATURE – 25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
SAT. 2/27 | 7:30PM @ MARLIN ROOM AT WEBSTER HALL
these three kings of the Hip-Hop anthem have formally claimed their titles and named their forthcoming reunion album, Anthem Inc. Life is good. Treach, Vin Rock and DJ Kay Gee are back in the studio, doing what they do best: creating undeniably classic, hand- raising, life-affirming, Hip-Hop music.
CLOVIS, SERGIO DIMOFF, WILLIE GRAFF
SUN. 2/28 | 10:00PM @ OUTPUT
A Los Angeles native, Clovis is one of foremost underground DJs to rise from the city within the past decade. His commitment to the avant-garde edges of house and techno have led him to dance music’s most forward-thinking hotspots: Berlin, Brussels, Bucharest, and more.
BENNINGTON WRITERS AN EVENING OF DISQUIET
MON. 2/29 | 6:00PM @ CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ
Join three distinguished writers and faculty members from the DISQUIET International Literary Program, Alexander Chee, Jarita Davis, and Katherine Vaz.
The DISQUIET International Literary Program aims to deepen mutual understanding among writers from North America and writers from Portugal.
ADMISSION: $9 INCLUDES A DRINK
IRISH AMERICAN WRITERS AND ARTISTS SALON
TUE. 3/1 | 6:00PM @ SYMPHONY SPACE
In the long tradition of Irish resistance to oppression and struggle for liberty, IAW&A supports free speech, the rights of immigrants, the equality and dignity of all-regardless of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation-and the process of peaceful, positive social change in the U.S., Ireland and around the world. While avoiding party affiliation and endorsing no candidates for public office, IAW&A is outspoken in defense of artistic freedom, human rights and social justice.
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