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52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States

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April 2017

Formal Complaint

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - April 29 @ 6:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Knockdown Center is pleased to present Formal Complaint, curated by Dana Kopel and Rachael Rakes April 15 – May 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday April 15, 6-9pm http://knockdown.center/event/formal-complaint/ Craft, scrap, and architectural minimalism coincide in Formal Complaint. Featuring work by Aria Dean, Female Background, Christopher Hanrahan, Mario Navarro, and Megan Pahmier, the exhibition returns handiwork to formalism, while maintaining a sense of slackness. Metal armatures lean and bend precariously; a painting on unstretched canvas drags on the floor. Discarded materials…

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GROOVY GROOVY pres. Aïsha Devi

April 28 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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GROOVY GROOVY presents Aïsha Devi AÏSHA DEVI (Danse Noire, Houndstooth) - US Debut Aïsha Devi emerged in 2013 with the EP Aura 4 Everyone on her own sanctuary-label Danse Noire followed by the 12″ Hakken Dub/Throat Dub in Summer 2014. Danse Noire is dedicated to exploring abstracted club structures, and Devi’s own music mines her Nepalese-Tibetan heritage, using her machines to transmute deep meditation. Whether they are guttural or soprano, Devi’s warped pop mantras instruct us to find the unseen…

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Teen Body, Carroll, Photocomfort, twig twig

April 28 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Teen Body Carroll Photocomfort twig twig Friday, April 28, 2017 8:00pm Doors 21+ // Tickets $8-10: http://ticketf.ly/2mzLUth Sign up for our newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2nvib4O

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Artist Talk – Hanne Tierney: Baby, Said Alice B. Toklas

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Please join us on Sunday, April 30th, as artist Hanne Tierney speaks about her current exhibition "Baby, Said Alice B. Toklas," currently on view at Knockdown Center. "Baby, Said Alice B. Toklas" is a self-performing object theater produced by artist Hanne Tierney. Installed across the expanse of Knockdown Center’s Annex, a series of vignettes come to life as cloth figures, hula hoops, and satin configurations gesture, twirl, and sway, manipulated by a system of motors and robotic electronics, designed by…

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May 2017

Sunday Service: Caitlin Baucom Presents

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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We are pleased to announce Sunday Service: Caitlin Baucom presents… Orlando Estrada, Greem Jellyfish, PAUL (Angelina Dreem), Lorelei Ramirez, and QUALIATIK. ‘It’s like having a sickness that gets more fierce as it passes on to wellness. We don’t have to view that period as an invitation to despair, but as a sign of potential transformation… whatever pain we are experiencing…’ –bell hooks This month, Knockdown Center invites Caitlin Baucom to host Sunday Service. The evening, titled 'A Raging Grace,' will…

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Pleonid CD Release – Ava Mendoza – Kid Millions at Knockdown

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Stuart Popejoy's "PLEONID" CD Release joined by Ava Mendoza solo guitar songs and Kid Millions and Friends $15 / 21+ https://knockdown.center/event/stuart-popejoy/ Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1454277?utm_medium=bks Doors @ 7PM 7:30 PM AVA MENDOZA SOLO original songs for guitar and vocal 8:30 PM KID MILLIONS AND FRIENDS new music for percussion 9:30 PM "PLEONID" QUINTET Steve Swell trombone Sarah Bernstein violin Avram Fefer alto sax Stuart Popejoy bass Kenny Wollesen vibes + drums "Pleonid" is Stuart Popejoy's composition for quintet released on Leo Records…

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Stronger Together: Exhibition of Tech Art, Workshops, & Music

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - May 13 @ 7:00 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Stronger Together: Exhibition of Tech Art, Maker Workshops and Electronic Music Performances Friday, May 12 - Saturday, May 13, 2017 Exhibition Preview (Ticketed): Friday, May 12, 5-11pm Exhibition Hours (Free): Saturday, May 13, 12-7pm Stronger Together is an exhibition featuring software and electronic art by faculty and alumni of computer art departments of nine area universities, and includes a selection of electronic music performances and free Maker workshops teaching 3D printing and modeling as well as DIY electronics assembly and…

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Warren Wolfe, Zuri Marley, Quiet Luke, duendita

May 13 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Warren Wolfe Zuri Marley Quiet Luke duendita SOLA (DJ set) Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00pm 21+ // Tickets $12: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1466455?utm_medium=bks Sign up for our newsletter here: http://bit.ly/2nvib4O

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Christopher Willits [album release in 3D sound]

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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◥◣ Christopher Willits ◥◣◥◣ Heathered Pearls (DJ Set) Prolific ambient artist Christopher Willits will celebrate the release of his newest album, Horizon, on Ghostly by performing the new record in 3D immersive sound! == at Knockdown Center == 8 PM // $15 - $17 // 21+ TICKETS➟ http://ticketf.ly/2oF75rS -- with love from PopGun Presents sign up for our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/bntZDT subscribe to our events calendar: http://j.mp/popgunevents earn free tickets to popgun shows by signing up for our street team:http://bit.ly/2aa9lPZ Upcoming…

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RY X

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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RY X (Live) Get tickets: http://bit.ly/2kCxnIk 21+ Doors at 8PM 9PM show time Built by MeanRed It's a bit weird to think of RY X as a debut album artist. With LPs as a member of The Acid and Howling and a Sam Smith nod by way of a cover under his belt, the Australian crooner has given fans time to get familiar with his Jeff Buckley-meets-James-Blake take on melancholic cult pop. With his solo debut album last fall, “Dawn”,…

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Black Swords [Black Rain + Orphan Swords], Statiqbloom,Möthersky

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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◥◣ Black Swords + STATIQBLOOM ++ Möthersky == at Knockdown Center == 8 PM // $12 - $15 // 21+ TICKETS➟ http://ticketf.ly/2o3w0GH -- with love from PopGun Presents sign up for our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/bntZDT subscribe to our events calendar: http://j.mp/popgunevents earn free tickets to popgun shows by signing up for our street team:http://bit.ly/2aa9lPZ Upcoming Shows 5/27 CLOAK , Mass Gothic, Monograms @ Saint Vitus Bar 6/02 Ho99o9 @ Brooklyn Bazaar

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The Ecstatic World of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda RBMA NYC

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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Celebrating the music and spirit of a true original. SUNSET SET: The Sai Anantam Singers & special guests EVENING SET: Ravi Coltrane, Brandee Younger and more Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda was an American jazz pianist, organist, harpist, singer, composer and the wife of John Coltrane, the most venerated and influential saxophonist in the history of jazz. Alice’s recording catalog dates back to 1957, and during the last decade of her career – starting in the mid-’80s – she self-released four brilliant…

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QUADRAPHONIC MUSIC NIGHT: Martial Canterel, Sherb, Collin Crowe, Anastasia Clarke, Dylan Marcheschi at Knockdown Center

May 26 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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File New is proud to present the first of our Quadraphonic Music Nights, featuring Brooklyn electronic musicians Martial Canterel, Michael Sherburn, Collin Crowe, Dylan Marcheschi, and Anastasia Clarke. Quadraphonic (or Quadrophonic and sometimes Quadrasonic) sound – similar to what is now called 4.0 surround sound – uses four channels in which speakers are positioned at the four corners of the listening space, reproducing signals that are (wholly or in part) independent of one another. Martial Canterel’s Sean McBride is the…

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Akinyemi, KOTA The Friend, Ed Balloon

May 27 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Queens, NY 11378 United States
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₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪ Invertebrate Presents: Akinyemi KOTA The Friend Ed Balloon 8 PM // $10 // 21+ // L To Jefferson St Subscribe To Invertebrate Events: goo.gl/YKaWhV ₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪

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June 2017

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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Site : Sound at Knockdown Center

June 25 @ 8:00 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 exhibition and showcase 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 Radio and Lea Bertucci. Saturday June 25, 2017 Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave. Maspeth, NY 11378 For more information about Site: Sound programming, visit: http://clocktower.org/event/site-sound-april-june-knockdown To purchase tickets for other events, visit:https://www.eventbrite.com/o/clocktower-productions-13545334232 ::::::::::::::::::::::::: ABOUT Site : Sound…

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