Jace Clayton (DJ /rupture). Photo courtesy of Erez Avissar.
Jace Clayton (DJ /rupture). Photo courtesy of Erez Avissar.

Soundtrack feat. DJ /rupture, Ushka, Atropolis, & DJ Aaron

Friday, August 10, 2018

8pm-12am

Join us for an evening of performances and DJ sets by participating artists from “Soundtrack,” a new work of collaborative sound art initiated by Mel Chin with Jace Clayton (aka DJ /rupture) in conjunction with the exhibition Mel Chin: All Over the Place on view now at the Queens Museum! FEATURING: DJ /rupture (http://www.jaceclayton.com/) Ushka (https://thanushka.com/) Atropolis (https://soundcloud.com/atropolis) DJ Aaron …

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Fool’s Gold Day Off

Saturday, August 11, 2018

[Indoor + in the Ruins, Knockdown Center’s backyard]

2PM

Brooklyn based independent label Fool’s Gold is New York’s Loudest; bridging musical worlds and pushing a fun, forward thinking aesthetic since 2007. Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF series has become one of the world’s premier hip-hop festivals, a place where the entire creative community gathers as new stars are minted. The 2018 edition is focused more than ever on emerging …

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AfroDisiac: Multicultural Music and Arts Festival

Sunday, August 19, 2018

12-10 PM

AfroDisiac Multicultural Music and Arts festival is a harm reduction awareness benefit by queer women of color of New York DanceSafe, a 501(c)(3) public health non-profit based in NYC event held on World Humanitarian Day that will expand harm reduction services and relevant health and safety resources to marginalized communities that are typically not reached through mainstream “Electronic Dance Music” …

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Trap Karaoke [POSTPONED]

Thursday, August 23, 2018

8PM

Assemble your squadron! TrapKaraoke and OkayAfrica are teaming up to bring you an amazing show featuring all of your favorite Afrobeats anthems. [ This event has been POSTPONED. All purchased tickets will be refunded automatically, and a rescheduled date will be announced shortly. Thank you for your support! ]

Image Credit: Juan Pablo Aragón
Image Credit: Juan Pablo Aragón

Myth and Prosthesis III: Robot, teach us to Pray

Thursday, August 30

8PM

Robot, teach us to Pray is a sound performance by composer and robotics developer Efraín Rozas with his robotic percussive sculpture. The robot, coded and built by the artist, recognizes human movements and generates rhythmic patterns in real time. The robot’s percussive patterns are generated by an algorithm and a software developed with a logic that draws from Rozas’ Latin …

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Afro Carnival

Saturday, September 1, 2018

5-10 PM

AFRO CARNIVAL 21 + | Doors at 5PM WITH DJ TUNEZ & FRIENDS MELANIN UNITE Afro Carnival Festival is set to end the summer right with pure authentic vibes! All in one setting, the festival is set to provide nothing less than an exhilarating cultural experience. Afro Carnival Festival is the premier event for the unification of the diaspora through …

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DOPE BBQ: Labor Day Weekend

Sunday, September 2, 2018

2-10 PM

Nothing says Labor Day better than a fun filled barbecue or cookout with family, friends, and your Dopebbq family. DOPEBBQ is the definition of a high-energy and elite barbecue experience with good food, great sounds, and beautiful people. This is a serious barbecue and day party situation! If you were there in May and July, you know the deal but …