Archive for October, 2016

HONK! for Staten Island Art Parade and Concert!

October 28, 2016

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HONK! for Staten Island Art Parade and Concert!

HONK NYC takes over Staten Island’s North Shore on Wed Oct 12th ! After our visit to Snug Harbor, we will regroup for an art parade beginning at the St. George Theater at 6:30. The parade will bring our bands and revelers to a concert at ETG Book Cafe at 7. And, of course, there’s sure to be more surprises in store. Collaborators Day de Dada help bring the FUN!

Alternative start: Honor Wines, at 36 Bay Street, is hosting an in-store tasting around the start of the procession! Get there early for the wine – then join the parade!

OUR BANDS:

From France:

Le Pompier Poney Club, from Marseille

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“Le Pompier Poney Club”, created in 2012 in Marseille, is an international fanfare, with members from across France, Belgium, Rome & New York. They play a variety of musical influences, with songs such as “Belsunce Breakdown,” a famous hip hop song from Marseille’s own Booga, B52’s “Rock Lobster”, Dalida’s “Mourir sur Scene/I want to die on stage”, Streetlight Manifesto’s “We will fall together” & “Ghost Town”, from The Specials, etc… This overenergetic brass band blows its ferocious musical wind here, there and everywhere!Comfortable in the streets as on stage, you’ll find them in all kinds of events: festivals and neighborhood gatherings, cultural and social initiatives, protests and parades, tiny bars and large parties. The Pompier Poney Club will undoubtedly thrill the crowds, wherever they are !

http://www.lepompierponeyclub.com/

From France:

La Fanfare Invisible, from Paris
Le Fanfare Invisible makes music while supporting social justice movements and fighting for human rights.

From Chicago, USA:
Environmental Encroachment

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Chicago performance art group Environmental Encroachment (EE) uses a marching band, costumes, and antics to create unique entertainment environments. EE’s mission is to create playgrounds for the body and mind through dance, music and art.

Honk – Boston – 2016

October 18, 2016

On the road with Day de Dada celebrating “100 Years of Dada”  at Boston Honk Festival 2016. Sunday’s Parade got a lot of rain but that didn’t stop us … Vote for Dada!

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2nd Saturday Workbar Union Art Market – Somerville, MA.  Day de Dada celebrating Dada’s 100th Birthday with Birthday Wishes and Dada Inspirations … Odd or Even …

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Stonehenge 69 pop up gallery, run by Eric Perkins
performance by Jennifer Weigel: Pieces of the Artist
Art event goers were invited to “take a piece of the artist home with them” as Jennifer Weigel offered them sample vials of toenail and skin clippings with certificates of authenticity, free for the occasion (normally $5).

Pieces of the Artist was originally included in FluxJob at the Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, 2014.

Participants included, Mary Campbell, Jennifer Weigel, Jonathan Stangroom and Viv de Dada.