“When there were only one set of footprints, it was because that’s when I gave you a drunken piggy back ride to the next bar.” Photo: Andy P. Smith

Guys, I know we’re all looking forward to staying in this weekend, ya know, watching baseball or football or the new Christopher Guest mockumentary… but here’s a few things to check out if you do find the strength and courage to leave home.

Also, FYI, this weekend is a Super Full Blood Hunters Full Moon, watch out!

See ya in the streets,

Andy


The 4th Quadrennial “Ballot Show”

October 14th-23th, Opening Reception Friday, Oct 14, 7-9pm
Gallery open Fri-Sun 1-6pm & by appointment
at The Front Room Gallery
147 Roebling street

The Front Room Gallery is proud to present the Fourth quadrennial “Ballot Show”, which focuses on the American electoral system, and the overall notion of voting with a ballot. “The Ballot Show,” held every four years since 2004, is inspired by the American election, and contemplates our antiquated electoral-college voting process.

Adams Puryear: Secret Wars 4.1
Closing Reception, Saturday, Oct 15, 12pm-5pm
at Calico Brooklyn
67 West St, suite 203

Calico’s exhibition Adams Puryear: Secret Wars 4.1 closes this Saturday, Oct 15. Stop by during open hours (12pm-5pm) on Saturday for an informal closing reception with the artist. In conjunction with his show, Puryear has hosted a pop-up ceramic shop/sale at the gallery featuring collaborative cups from the FPOAFM ceramic collective. Prices on these unique pieces range $6 – $30 and Saturday will be the last day to grab one!

Sackett & Wilhelms Lithographing & Printing Co., 1903, print showing ISCP’s building on Grand Street and Morgan Avenue.

Open House New York
Saturday, October 15, 12-4pm
at The International Studio & Curatorial Program (and 275 other NYC venues)
1040 Metropolitan Ave.

For two days each October, Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors to New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York.

Thirteen of ISCP’s 35 artists and curators will open their studios during OHNY Weekend. Join us to explore the 18,000-square-foot wing of the larger postindustrial loft building that was once the Sackett & Wilhelms Lithographing & Printing Co., the first building in the world to install air conditioning, in 1902. Tours will be given every 15-30 minutes upon request.

Click here for a PDF of the full OHNY weekend program.

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