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HONK! for Staten Island Art Parade and Concert!

October 28, 2016


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!


From France:

Le Pompier Poney Club, from Marseille

Le Pompier Pony Club.jpg

“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 !

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

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.


Day de Dada at the 2011 Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival

March 11, 2011

 Marginal Arts Festival Roanoke Virginia

2010 Marginal Arts Festival in Roanoke Virginia.    And Day de Dada was there.  Along with the Art Nurses, Big Liar (was he there? are you sure ?) and the Art Grant Fairy.  The 3 Art Nurses cured a few art works at the Taubman Museum, soothed a few artistic bruised egos and were crowned Queens of the Festival along with King Ralph.  Dada Dollars were freely dispensed to the worthy and the unworthy.

Stuffed animals were unstuffed and restuffed into new and twisted forms, bubble wrap exploded and pianos were “re-tuned.”  Art was paraded and reconstructed with puppets, drums and accordions.

  And an Art Rat finally, bravely ran to the ground but (I’m sure) will rise again next year.  We wondered – Can ladders reach that high?  or just chairs at the Labyrinth…. and can that many events happen at the same time ?  Yes, they can.

First – there is Fluxus Piano Push

Then –  there is Fluxus Piano Music

On Saturday, the crew at the “Flux Mazz” gave out bread freely and applied it vigorously with the loaf and one piece at a time.   Zierle and Carter collected what we treasure and set it free.  A little rain did not dampen spirits – the Marginal Arts Festival will ride again!