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52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States

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June 2017

BABZ FAIR 2017

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - June 4 @ 7:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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BABZ Fair (formerly known at the Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair) is a weekend long event that features small press art and poetry publishers and individual artist projects alongside a program of performance, readings, and workshops. The 5th annual BABZ Fair, the first at Knockdown Center, will be taking place Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4, 2017. The fair is organized by Blonde Art Books, a Brooklyn based project dedicated to promoting independent publishing & self-published art books…

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Kiss & Tell + Lost Soul Enterprises present DJ Minx, Simonetti

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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DJ Minx MIke Simonetti Scott Murakami Kiss & Tell Party and Lost Soul Enterprises are collaborating on a series of two outdoor events in the beautiful and lush garden at Knockdown Center. For the spring edition we have invited Detroiter and Women on Wax label owner DJ Minx, along with our respective residents Mike Simonetti and Scott Murakami . Come early and enjoy the beautiful garden. Cocktails and…

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The Gala: An In-Progress Play by Sean J Patrick Carney

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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THE GALA is an in-progress play written by Sean J Patrick Carney. A table-read of the first act will take place during the 2017 BABZ Fair programming series, BABZ Miami Beach, curated by Andrea Arrubla. Players: Azikiwe Mohammed, Darcie Wilder, Eric Allan Schwartau, Lorelei Ramirez, James Allister Sprang, Brian Droitcour, Amy Zimmer, Mike Pepi, Erin Prinz Schwartz, and Michael Welsh At the Old Mission Artists Colony (OMAC) in Northern Michigan, acclaimed pioneering American performance artist and residency founder Dougbus Leach…

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Sunday Service: Andrea Arrubla presents (Special BABZ Edition)

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Sunday Service: Andrea Arrubla Presents Tiona Nekkia McClodden, James Allister Sprang, Peter BD, and Karmenife X. (Special BABZ Edition) Sunday, June 4, 6pm This month, Knockdown Center’s free monthly performance series Sunday Service is hosted by Andrea Arrubla for the BABZ Fair. The evening will reflect and celebrate the legacy of the seminal poet Essex Hemphill established among contemporary literary and visual artists with Tiona Nekkia McClodden, James Allister Sprang, Peter BD, and Karmenife X. About Sunday Service Sunday Service…

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Visuals Visuals Residency w/ Dave Harrington & more (Week 1)

June 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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LPR Presents at Knockdown Center: VISUALS VISUALS Video Art + Music Residency featuring Andrew Fox (of Visuals) *Secret Artist - TBA June 5* VISUALS Dave Harrington (bass/electronics) with Jordan McLean - trumpet/electronics and Brian Chase - drums Projections by Wild Dogs 8:30pm doors // 9pm show // 21+ $12 advance $15 day of show Don't miss the other dates in the residency: Visuals Visuals Residency w/ George Clanton (week 2) Visuals Visuals Residency with Ian Chang + more tba (Week…

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Lourdes Correa-Carlo: Intended Trajectories

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Lourdes Correa-Carlo: Intended Trajectories Curated by Christian Camacho-Light Opening Reception: June 10, 6-9pm Artist-led tour: June 10, 6pm On View: June 10-July 16, 2017 For her solo exhibition at Knockdown Center, Lourdes Correa-Carlo has produced a new body of work formally and materially in dialogue with urban embodiment. Bringing together sculpture, drawing, photography, video, and installation, Intended Trajectories reflects the artist’s ongoing engagement with her immediate surroundings, as well as her interest in the relationship between the body and the…

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The Dream Wanderer at Knockdown Center

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - June 17 @ 8:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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The Dream Wanderer by FLATSITTER June 15 - 17, 2017 In June, The Dream Wanderer arrives at Knockdown Center! This transformed shuttle bus now houses an immersive virtual reality installation currently on a nationwide tour, exhibiting an original VR work created by FLATSITTER Media Arts Collective. Suitable for children ages 8+. Suggested donation: $5 Schedule: Thursday, June 15, 5:00pm - 9:00pm Friday, June 16, 5:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday, June 17, 2:00pm-8:00pm *** ABOUT THE DREAM WANDERER This has never been…

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Bookworms, Uncertain, Antikythera, Searmanas and Compile at Knockdown Center

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Bookworms uncertain Antikythera Searmanas Compile (DJ) Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:00pm Doors 21+ // Tickets $10: http://ticketf.ly/2q111c4 Sign up for our newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2nvib4O *** 5.19.17 - PopGun Presents: Christopher Willits (Album Release in 3D Sound) 8pm // $15-$17 // 21+ // Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/2pXHJ8V 5.19.17 - Secret Guest TBA, Akanbi, D0uze, Copout, Beta 9pm // $10-$12 // 21+ // Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/2q7ZqWb 5.20.17 - PopGun Presents: Black Swords (Black Rain + Orphan Swords) 8pm // $12-$15 // 21+ // Event: http://ticketf.ly/2pvbhcY…

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Visuals Visuals Residency w/ George Clanton (week 2)

June 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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LPR Presents at Knockdown Center: VISUALS VISUALS Video Art + Music Residency featuring Andrew Fox (of Visuals) George Clanton Pictureplane Visuals Nicky Sparkles Projections by Kathryn Chadason 8:30pm doors // 9pm show // 18+ $12 advance $15 day of show Don't miss the other weeks in the residency: Visuals Visuals Residency w/ Dave Harrington & more (Week 1) Visuals Visuals Residency with Ian Chang + more tba (Week 3) Visuals Visuals Residency w/ Computer Magic + more (Week 4) More…

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Bryce Hackford Record Release

June 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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ICM012 Bryce Hackford "Diegetic Music" Record Release: M. Lamar Music (Instrumental set) Angus Tarnawsky Bryce Hackford Camilla Padgitt-Coles (DJ) Thursday, June 22, 2017 8:00pm Doors 21+ // Tickets $8-10: http://ticketf.ly/2pPdAqQ Sign up for our newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2nvib4O *** Upcoming events at Knockdown Center 5.19.17 - PopGun Presents: Christopher Willits (Album Release in 3D Sound) 8pm // $15-$17 // 21+ // Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/2pXHJ8V 5.19.17 - Secret Guest TBA, Akanbi, D0uze, Copout, Beta 9pm // $10-$12 // 21+ // Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/2q7ZqWb 5.20.17…

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2nd Annual Maspeth Craft Beer Festival at Knockdown Center

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Come join us for the 2nd Annual Maspeth Craft Beer Festival presented by The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth. This festival will feature some of the finest beers from some of the best breweries from NYC as well as several from across the US and abroad. In addition to the great beers available, we will be featuring cider and wine tasting as well. Live music will be performed by Hat Trick Acoustic Trio. Several food vendors will be available offering tasty…

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Visuals Visuals Residency with Ian Chang + more tba (Week 3)

June 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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LPR Presents at Knockdown Center: VISUALS VISUALS Video Art + Music Residency featuring Andrew Fox (of Visuals) *Secret Artist - TBA June 5* Visuals Ian Chang Projections by Christian Hannon 8:30pm doors // 9pm show // 21+ $12 advance $15 day of show More info: http://bit.ly/2pBDTl6 +sign up for our newsletter: bit.ly/1M9DW0O ++ subscribe to LPR’s events: http://on.fb.me/20ZDc1N #LPRPresents

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Summer Frenzy with Spice, Equiknoxx, Kamixlo & More!

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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MIXPAK & TRYNA FUNCTION PRESENT a very special ☀️SUMMER FRENZY☀️ with Spice SPECIAL GUEST Mixpak Sound System Equiknoxx Music The Large Ezra & MORE TBC IN THE YARD FROM 3pm-10pm & THE AFTERPARTY IN THE CLUB from 10pm-2am 😈 with Kamixlo DJ BeBe Tygapaw & MORE TBC TICKETS FROM $15 IMPORTANT TICKET INFO:: DAYTIME PARTY RUNS TIL 10PM, AFTERPARTY RUNS TIL 2AM. TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT FOR DAYTIME ONLY OR DAYTIME + AFTERPARTY.…

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Site : Sound at Knockdown Center

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Join us at Knockdown Center for a culminating showcase and listening installation; staged as a sonic portrait and re-telling of the Site : Sound series. Performances by: ELI KESZLER / STINE MOTLAND / LEA BERTUCCI / TILT BRASS / ASHCAN ORCHESTRA Presented by Clocktower and Knockdown Center. Curated by Lea Bertucci. ::::::::::::::::::::::::: Doors: 12PM Show: 6PM - 12AM Tickets: $13 Advanced / $15 Door Saturday June 25, 2017 / Knockdown Center / 52-19 Flushing Ave. / Maspeth, NY 11378 Tilt…

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A Deep Booming Laugh: Boiled Wool / B0dyh1gh / Sister Pact

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Boiled Wool B0DYH1GH Sister Pact Saturday, July 29, 2017 7:00pm Doors/8:00pm Show 21+ // Tickets $8: http://ticketf.ly/2p5u1Cd A DEEP BOOMING LAUGH is an evening of atmospheric music by Brooklyn-based bands B0DYH1GH, Boiled Wool, and Sister Pact. Largely inspired by Riot Grrrl culture, the three acts revel in the Sad Girl aesthetic, producing pensive, intensifying music that features gorgeous sound reverberations that resonate within the acoustics of the Knockdown Center, providing an opportunity to collectively explore what diligent and thoughtful music…

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Fierro Ex Machina / Amy Mills / Meaner Pencil / Matthais Etter

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Fierro Ex Machina (Alex Norelli & collaborators) Deconstructed and demonized magneto-acoustic string instruments, demon boxes, a noise coffin, noise harps and experiemental and readymade percussion https://soundcloud.com/fierroexmachina/before-the-word-preview Amy Mills https://undevelopedpiles.bandcamp.com/ Meaner Pencil https://meanerpencil.bandcamp.com/ Meaner Pencil is a singing cellist whose style is influenced by blues, post-punk, and romantic opera. She uses her songs to glorify everyday experiences and acts of kindness, but is also willing to face the darkness. She is often heard singing in the New York subway system late…

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Visuals Visuals Residency w/ Computer Magic + more (Week 4)

June 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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LPR Presents at Knockdown Center: VISUALS VISUALS Video Art + Music Residency featuring Andrew Fox (of Visuals) Computer Magic Visuals Casey Dienel Projections by Spencer Bewley 8:30pm doors // 9pm show // 21+ $12 advance $15 day of show... Don't miss the other dates in the residency: Visuals Visuals Residency w/ Dave Harrington & more (Week 1) Visuals Visuals Residency w/ George Clanton (week 2) Visuals Visuals Residency with Ian Chang + more tba (Week 3) More info: http://bit.ly/2pBgmke +sign…

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July 2017

Yeah, That’s What She Said 2017: Motherland

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - July 9 @ 10:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Yeah, That’s What She Said is back for its fourth year! Taking place at Knockdown Center, YTWSS*2017's is centered on the theme of MOTHERLAND. Our art show, performances, and workshops collectively addresses this complicated and pertinent theme, as we defend, seek, and explore our own motherlands. This may include work related to environmental justice, places of origin, family and chosen family, reproductive justice and bodily autonomy, borders, ancestry and lineage, and borders, nationalism, and colonialism. Friday July 7 through Sunday…

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August 2017

Sean Nicholas Savage with Dougie Poole and Crosslegged

August 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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+Sean Nicholas Savage ++Dougie Poole +++Crosslegged $10a/$12d. L to Jefferson. Doors at 8pm. No BYOB, please. 21+. Check out my website for more bullshit. Sign up for my newsletter and I'll email you about more shows and other bullshit.

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