St Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016. Arcade offers a fierce, visionary and ultimately hopeful critique of gentrification—not just of cities and neighborhoods, but of the mind and culture.
Since its inception in 2008, The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) has established itself as Brooklyn’s most influential, independent genre-bending music event by bringing together fans from across the world to celebrate New York City's electronic music landscape. With multiple venues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, BEMF runs from Friday Nov 4, 2016, to Sunday Nov 13, 2016.
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, makes its final, and only East Coast exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to April 2, 2017. For more than four decades, Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos have vividly questioned the complex, often contradictory perceptions of beauty and the feminine body in mainstream culture.
The 22nd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, SportsBall 2016, of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), joined together renowned guests representing sports, philanthropy, business, entertainment, and medicine to celebrate the legacy of tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. IT'S A CELEBRATION WITH A PURPOSE.