Armory Show Weekend Guide 🖼💃🍹

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It's March, time to celebrate all the ladies and femme identifying individuals in your life!

Brave the cold, or stay indoors. From art shows to all night parties, check out our weekend guide for a good time.

All Weekend Long

Armory Show (Piers 90,92, & 94)
Art on Paper Art Show (Pier 36, Manhattan)
Independent Art Show (50 Varick St, Manhattan)
Scope Art Show (125 W. 18th St, Manhattan)
Spring/Break Art Show (866 United Nations Plz, Manhattan)

gregorysiff 2019, 24 x 24 in., acrylic, ink and oil crayon on canvas @4am_gallery @katarina.vonewegen @buzzartauction @eman__name #gregorysiff #iammyownhappinessdealer



Armory week brings the best of the creatives, curators, and artists to New York City, do display and sell art. Explore the various art fairs above for experience spanning the exploration of fact and fiction (Spring/Break) to a new vision of contemporary emerging artists (Scope). 

Friday, March 8

Jaime Hernandez: Is This How You See Me? (828 Broadway, Manhattan @ 7 PM)

strandbookstore Here's a list of books that totally shatter traditional notions of genre ❌ Tap the link in bio to see why these books were chosen by @pen_america for the #PENOutLoud series on 2/21 with @king_nk, author of Friday Black!



The acclaimed Jaime Hernandez, comics artist behind the long-running Love and Rockets series, will be here in the Rare Book Room to discuss Is This How You See Me?, his latest graphic novel, with Assistant Books Editor at Oprah Magazine Michelle Hart!

Road to Elements: Air + Alchemy ft. Modd (2 Wycoff Ave, Brooklyn @ 9 PM)

houseofyesnyc Celebrating the wild women, bad bitches, femmes, fatales, and ferocious femininity in all it’s forms!! Elevate women and all the work that they do - today and EVERY day. ⠀ 📸: @kennyrodz #houseofyes #internationalwomensday #femme #femmefatale #femme4femme #babesofyes



Elements returns to the House of Yes for the next stop on the Road to Elements, bringing our elegant sounds and vibes of the Air + Alchemy stage out of the Lost Forest and into the Brooklyn wild. Drape in darkness and drift away to the melodic music of Modd featuring Amy Jor, Dirty Looks, and more.

GROOVY GROOVY  Renick Bell, Kiki Kudo & Color Plus (1090 Wycoff Ave, Brooklyn @ 11 PM)

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Renick Bell aka Algorave papi is a live coding beat generator, algorithmic composer, programmer, and teacher. His records on labels listed below sure to make you rethink this whole electronic music shit. Kiki Kudo is a chef, avant garde pop novelist and arts writer who's responsible for putting out one of my favorite records of 2018. Dumb excited to bring her world of nanotech pop and kitchen wave electronic magic to Planet Groovy. Motherfucking Color Plus New York's hottest producer in my very strong opinion. Just peep the record on Paxico mate. Man is one on his own level + been at it since the golden era of Swim Team. Can't reveal any details about DJ Temporar, just prepare yourself for sonic goodness.

Saturday, March 9

Barbie 60th Anniversary Pop-up Experience (505 Broadway, Manhattan @ 10 AM)

barbie Painting the town pink for the 60th Anniversary! 💕 #EmpireStateBuilding #NYC #Barbie60



Equal parts inspiring tribute and art installation, take a journey through the past, present and future of Barbie breaking plastic ceilings.

Discover an immersive, hands-on space designed for families and fans to explore the history of Barbie firsts and sneak a peek at her future, with powerful messages and fun photo opportunities.

Brooklyn Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival (72 Noble St, Brooklyn @ 12 PM)

tommasiwine Ecuador, Africa, blend or pure... chocolate and Amarone do marvelous things together! Chocolate masters @accademiaciocco and Tommasi paired for an incredible tasting. Don’t worry, we’re planning another session! #chocolateandwine #amarone #winetasting #tommasiwine

Enjoy Chocolate in a multitude of decadent presentations from sweet hand-rolled truffles to oooey goooey melted chocolate fondue and an amazing selection of bean-to-bar artisan chocolates. Quench your thirst with Champagne, Prosecco and premium wines and a sip of fine whiskeys! Cupcakes, cookies, cakes, candies, Macarons, cake pops, bean-to-bar chocolates, popcorn, donuts. 

Plus other savory items like pretzels, artisan cheeses, charcuterie delight your taste buds! More than just a Chocolate Festival, included in your ticket price is a tasting glass to enjoy unlimited wine and whiskey we'll have a nice selection of craft beers, ciders, and non-alcoholic beverages as well.

The King of New York: Through the Lens of Barron Claiborne (916 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn @ 6 PM)

konartstudio Tomorrow! We are sharing new King of New York photos by @barronclaiborne @bishoponbedford 6.9.19 from 6-9 👑👑👑 #SupportLivingArtists . . #photography #NotoriousBIG #hiphop #icon #ChristopherWallace #FrankWhite #kony #1997 #Biggie #TheKONY #brooklyn #spreadloveitsthebrooklynway .



The Bishop Gallery and acclaimed photographer Barron Claiborne are proud to present, The King Of New York: Through The Lens of Barron Claiborne, a tribute the Christopher Wallace (aka) Notorious BIG. In addition to the namesake pieceThe Notorious B.I.G. as the King Of New York, or the K.O.N.Y., this exhibition includes a collection of B.I.G. photos that have never been shown publicly. Mr. Claiborne's iconic photograph The K.O.N.Y. is the last studio photograph taken of the late Christopher Wallace.

001: A Spicy Celebration (327 Canal St, Manhattan @ 8 PM)

spicy.zine ✨📢OKKKK SATURDAY’S LINE UP📢✨ so excited to partner with four incredibly bad ass individuals that’ll be providing sounds and vibes for 001: A SPICY CELEBRATION‼️ say “heyyyyyyy” to our magical line up: 🔺@crys_cr0ss🔺 🔹@fiveboi 🔹 🔸@ushamamii🔸 ◾️@raver.aunty◼️ ✨ and don’t forget: the space does have a limited capacity, so the earlier you come THE BETTER 💦🌶🌶🌶 〰️ 001 is not only our one-year anniversary, but we’ll also be releasing the FIRST print volume of our SPICY ZINE which will be for sale along with other goodies 📒✨ during this free event we’ll be showing art by WOC+QTPOC creators, drankin, dancing, making friends, and filling the room with nothing but gratitude + love 💘 so get ready to shake sumn AND introspectively critique art, cause we have MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS to occupy bby!!! see you saturday, and don’t forget to dress 2 kill as we will be rolling out the red n yellow carpet for ya 💃🏽📸 #LINKINBIO

001: A SPICY CELEBRATION celebrates the one year anniversary of SPICY ZINE, and the release of the first print edition, on sale along with other goodies.

There will also be a showcase of art by WOC+QTPOC creators, drinking, dancing, making friends, and filling the room with nothing but gratitude and love.

Performances by @crys_cr0ss, @fiveboi, @ushamamii, and @raver.aunty.

Sunday, March 10

Big Apple ComicCon (401 7th Ave, Manhattan @ 10 AM)

bigapplecon BRAND NEW GUEST!! Kathleen Turner is coming to Big Apple Comic Con SUNDAY ONLY Meet her on March 10th at the @hotelpennsylvania Buy tickets at bigapplecc.com (Also our 1700 contest is still wide open! Where are all the people competing?!) #bigapplecon #comiccon #convention #comics #bigguests #nycevents #kathleenturner

Big Apple Comic Con is New York's most entertaining community comic and pop culture convention. The NYC community's outrageously fun and longest-running comic book, toy, art and pop culture convention is back at Penn Plaza Pavilion.

Grand Bazaar NYC Vintage Pop-Up (100 W 77th Street @ 10 AM)

grandbazaarnyc Yesterday was Valentine's gift shopping at the Bazaar. (Photo of the lovely @mamalu.nyc) WHEN: Sundays from 10am - 5:30pm  WHERE: @GrandBazaarNYC, 100 W. 77th St. (At Columbus Ave.) - Indoors & Outdoors . . . #GrandBazaarNYC #NYCValentinesDay #shoplocal #handmadeinnyc #nycbrunch #nycevents #artistmarket #thingstodonyc #nycshopping #nycartists #upperwestside #NYCTips #shoppingnyc #etsyseller #timeoutnewyork #nyc #nycmarkets #nycartists #madeinnewyork #madeinnyc #handmadenyc #madeinamerica #NYCMarket #IloveNYC

Head to Grand Bazaar NYC to browse the racks of everything old-that's-new again across all of the eras, like funky '70s faux fur and all the styles you love (and love to hate!) about the '80s and '90s. Mid century furniture, rugs, antiques, vinyl, collectible cameras, and more are ready and wanting to go home with you. Jewels, handbags, denim, accessories, posters, tees and all the vintage oddities you love to joyfully discover will be here, too.

Between channeling your favorite superstar of a bygone era (be it the outfit, the home, or just the tunes), enjoy a yummy meal from Grand Bazaar's artisanal food court from salty, sweet and savory delights. This rare vintage-only event happens but only a few times yearly. 

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