New York Art Beat Turns One

Come out and celebrate with us on June 13th at Dumbo Arts Center, 7pm-midnight!

poster for NYAB 1st Anniversary Party and Exhibition

NYAB 1st Anniversary Party and Exhibition

at Dumbo Arts Center
in the DUMBO, other Brooklyn area
This event has ended - (2009-06-13)

In NYAB News Spotlight NYAB by Matt Schlecht 2009-06-03 print

Live Drawing, Costume Performance, DJs & More
Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn—June 13, 2009, 7pm-midnight

New York, NY—NY Art Beat is proud to announce our First Anniversary Party and Exhibition featuring emerging artists Shantell Martin, Olek, and Kengo Kito, live performances, WFMU’s Keili Hamilton, Dima Dubson, and more. The city’s most comprehensive art listings and reviews site, NY Art Beat welcomes users, fans, supporters, and all those involved in art and design to celebrate a busy and successful first year in New York. Artwork on display will be available for sale to benefit both artists and our young organization.

NY Art Beat, along with its sister site Tokyo Art Beat, was launched with a mission to provide art and design information for everyone, encourage the exploration of art spaces both large and small, and open up a non-intimidating space for dialogue. With over 700 current and upcoming art events listed daily, NY Art Beat offers something for every taste, as well as the opportunity to discover new favorites. Our regularly updated NYABlog also provides context and comments on the art scene and hot exhibitions happening right now. Want to find out more regarding gambling games? Casino specialists at are going to give you a hand with this challenge. Read the post on casino games. The specialists talk about crucial characteristics of casino games: variations of games, the payouts, game developers, along with other aspects.

June 13, 2009, 7pm-midnight, free
Dumbo Arts Center, 30 Washington St. Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Opening Reception with live performances and artwork for sale from:

Shantell Martin (live drawing)
Olek (crocheted sculptural environment)
Shinji Murakami (video game/grafitti artist)
Petra Valentova (drawing and sculpture)
Kengo Kito (installation)
Hiroaki Koshiba (live painting)
Hiroshi Tachibana (drawing)
Tom Warren (photography)
Yuki Itoda (installation)
Miwa Koizumi (ice cream stand)

Performances continue with music by:

WFMU’s Keili Hamilton
Dima Dubson
Mandy C of 2 Mandy DJ’s
Tariq (Casual Disco/Some Things Never Change)


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Matt Schlecht

Matt Schlecht. Matt is an editor and writer based in Brooklyn. He is also Co-Director of Horse+Dragon NYC, an organization that provides editorial, publicity and design services for artists and nonprofits. » See other writings


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