Open Call: Short-Term and Time-Based Proposals

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Do you have a performance, workshop, or series of events in need of a home? Send us your proposal before September 15th for consideration of our 2017-2018 programming! Short-term projects can take the form of temporary installations, dance, theater, readings, talks, screenings, etc. This open call does not limit scale, scope, or format of submissions. Knockdown Center’s mission is to …


6×6: The Final Launch

Friday, September 8, 2017

Doors 7:00pm

Join Ugly Duckling Presse for a party to celebrate the release of the 36th and final issue of their long-running poetry periodical 6×6. There will be readings from poets published in recent issues of the magazine and musical performances from some of today’s hottest acts. Readers Anna Gurton-Wachter Anselm Berrigan Bridget Talone Chia-Lun Chang Katy Lederer Sarah Wang Ted Dodson …



Every Saturday
May 27 – September 2, 2017


This summer, we’re teaming up with the best promoters, hosts, and DJs to bring you an outdoor party every weekend! Come get down in the Ruins and kick back with a frozen drink and your favorite acts. EVERY SATURDAY ALL SUMMER LONG Tickets Start At $15 In partnership with… LPR Presents, The Bunker, Mixpak, Armada Fania, Dévotion, Nubian Mafia and more Check back for …


Black Meteoric Star – No More White Presidents

Friday, September 1, 2017

Doors at 7:30pm / Screening at 8:00pm followed by a panel discussion

Join us for the debut screening of Gavin Russom’s new film “Black Meteoric Star – No More White Presidents”. The 60 minute film contains a soundtrack by Black Meteoric Star, one of Russom’s aliases. A panel discussion with panelists Kali Holloway, Khury Petersen-Smith and Christopher Danowski will follow the screening. About the film “Black Meteoric Star – No More White Presidents” …



Sunday, August 27, 2017


It’s Summer and TRUCKED is on the move! All Caribbean islands – it’s your time to UNITE as we combine Top Island DJs representing the most popular Carnival Bands from around the Caribbean! Unleashing pure MUSICAL MADNESS! Every island and every flag will band together in euphoric unity as one people. …the stage awaits you… ============================ S U M M …