ALBANY Breathing Lights City Celebration Kicks off 1st Friday – Nov. 4th at 3pm

Thursday, November 3, 2016, By: kristen

Albany Barn will offer a full day of family friendly events to celebrate Breathing Lights in our city!

Join us for food, music, art making, performances, and interactive installations!

Admission is free – so bring your neighbors!!!

 

FULL SCHEDULE:

FRI November 4, 3:00 – 6:00 pm
The Barn, 56 Second Street
UNtrash: DIY Block Party,
Join in a family-friendly DIY party with guided recycled art/craft projects in the theme of the New Neighbors by Tim Fealey exhibition at Stage 1 OR dive into the supplies and create whatever comes to mind! (Many supplies provided, but if you have crafting hand tools, its always recommended to bring them along!)

FRI November 4 3:00 – 9:00 pm
Studio 100, The Barn, 56 Second Street
Opening Reception: Arbor Hillstory : a multimedia installation by Jamel Mosely
Albany native, videographer Jamel Mosely, explores the people and stories of Arbor Hill’s past and present through candid interviews and photo sessions aimed at capturing the human experience of this historic and culturally rich, but stigmatized neighborhood. Exhibition runs through November 30th by appointment. Contact Albany Barn at (518) 935-4858.

FRI November 4, 2016. 5:00-9:00pm
Stage 1, 46-48 N. Swan Street, Albany, NY
Opening Reception: New Neighbors
New Neighbors is an interactive exhibition exploring vacant buildings and spaces in Albany’s neighborhoods with light-hearted imagination. Artist Tim Fealey’s photography sets the scene for imaginative creatures and features created in collaboration with the artist and local youth to add whimsy and vibrancy to our city’s untended spaces. Exhibition runs through November 30th by appointment. Contact Albany Barn at (518) 935-4858.

FRI November 4, 2016 6:00 -7:00pm
Main Stage, The Barn. 56 Second Street
Breathing These Words Poetry Reading: Poet Nancy Klepsch has assembled a line up of local poets for a reading on the topics of home, community, and vacancy.

FRI November 4, 2016 7:30pm
Cafe, The Barn, 56 Second Street
Youth FX Screening & Artist Talk with Noelle Gentile, Aden Suchak, Gregory Theodore Marsh, Aaron Moore, and Willie Mae Fiddemon

For the Breathing Lights project, Youth FX produced series of short experimental documentary vignettes that explore the concept of home, community and belonging. These films are a form of resistance and empowerment telling stories of racial profiling, police brutality, and the refugee and immigrant experience from the perspective of young artists of color.
Screenings 3:00-7:00pm
Artist Talk: 7:30pm – seating limited to 20 – RSVP to info@albanybarn.org

FRI November 4, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Barn, 56 Second Street
SHUTTLE TOURS OF BREATHING LIGHTS
Join the core team of Breathing Lights and Albany Ambassadors DeSean M. Moore and Michael Ortega for a guided bus tour through the Breathing Lights installation.

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