Thursday, September 5, 2013

september events

East 6th St. & Avenue B, NYC. Open hours: Sat. & Sun. 1–6 PM
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Sept 2-Labor Day cookout for members & Friends - 4 p.m. till ?

Friday Sept. 7:30-10:00 PM  GITESHA SINGS JAZZ  Diana 'Gitesha' Hernandez sings from her album Love Jones; Inside the moon with Kuni Makami-piano, Ratzo Harris, bass and Walter Williams, drums with special guest: Cliff Barbaro and Santiago.

Sat., Sept 7, 4 to 7 PM THE BIG GARDEN POETRY SHOWCASE, produced by Michael Geffner. Poets from The Inspired Word series grace our garden with the best in verse. a special event featuring a dynamic and diverse mix of six of our best poets - Danny Matos, Verless Doran, Jherelle Benn, John Casquarelli, Gordon Gilbert, and Nichole Acosta. Hosted by poet Aimee Herman. This is The Inspired Word's first outdoor event in its four-year history. Bios and info at:

Sat., Sept. 14  7:30–10:30 PM  SOUNDS IN THE GARDEN An eclectic mix of music with songwriters and performers from acoustic blues to ambient electronica. Come see a fabulous line-up.

Emily Huffy Band

Sunday, Sept. 15    4 to 6 PM  STEVE LEVI’S JAZZ QUARTET  Come see this jazz quartet: cornet, piano, bass and drums, playing standards written from 1920 to 1990. Straight-ahead acoustic jazz well suited for a perfect evening.”

Saturday, Sept. 21  2 to 4 PM, ORIGAMI MOBILES with PATRICIA POST  Make lovely origami mobiles with pretty paper in imaginative shapes that will float and fly.

Saturday, Sept. 21  7:30–10:30 PM  MUSIC UNDER THE STARS  Another star-studded night of musical singers, songwriters, and bands from L.E.S/East Village stages, clubs, and venues. Breathtaking artistry. Do not miss it.

Sunday, Sept. 22  1:00–4:00 PM  DRAWING IN THE GARDEN WITH A MODEL  This event has become so beloved that we've decided to supply basic art materials to those who want to drop by (but best to bring your own)! Artists of all skills and interests get a rare chance. Take

SAT Sept. 28 and SUN Sept 29 LUNGS Arts Festival:

Sat., Sept. 28 2PM to 4PM  SUCH AS US  The rollicking sounds of Such as Us created a sensation last year, so we're having them back. Enjoy a truly fun performance—on US.

Sunday, Sept 29  MOSAIC MAN JIM POWERS WORKSHOP  The famed Mosaic Man will conduct a workshop to show you how to do amazing agglomerations of ceramics and found/reclaimed objects. Recycling becomes an art.

Salley Young silk screening  tee shirts

The 6 B Garden Events Program is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. It is also is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.