“The final installment of the ‘Downtown After Dark’ DJ series at W Downtown featuring a DJ set by Hyper Crush, the electro-pop made up of Holly Valentine, Preston Moronie and Donny. Their bass thumping records and energetic live sets have garnered them fans around the world. Hyper Crush recently released their self produced ‘Night Waves’ on iTunes with hit singles ‘Fingers Up’ and ‘Werk Me’ rocking clubs around the country. In April, the group will head out cross-country to headline the Glowsticks for Breakfast Tour with Black Cards, Silver Medallion and DJ Benzi.”
APRIL 7–MAY 6
“You Better Sit Down: Tales From My Parents’ Divorce” is at the Flea. Written by Jennifer R. Morris, Matthew Maher, Caitlin Miller, Robbie Collier Sublett, Anne Kauffman, Janice Paran.
APRIL 11–MAY 8
“FB Gallery is proud to present K-Narf’s ‘Yummy Yami’ exhibition opening on Wednesday April 11, 2012. Inspired by the true story of Issei Sagawa, K-Narf pushes the limits of how sex is portrayed in art—insisting on creating a jarring dialogue between images and the story behind them, the story of Mr. Sagawa.” (He killed and ate a woman and now he’s a minor celebrity in Japan.)
APRIL 12–MAY 3
Downtown-based artist Mike Ingui is debuting his new Brooklyn-themed series of abstract paintings called ‘Departures’ at Tribeca’s One Art Space. [...] People familiar with the architecture and design world here in NYC already know Ingui. He’s a highly successful and sought-after architect and a partner at Baxt-Ingui, specializing in high-end residential and commercial renovations.
“The Museum of Jewish Heritage will commemorate Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day—with a series of events for visitors of all ages from April 19-22.” On April 19 (admission is free that day), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., “Holocaust survivors will be in the galleries discussing their experiences with visitors of all ages. Many are artifact donors who will stand beside their objects and explain their significance.”
“Church Street School for Music and Art will host our first annual family fundraising event from 1–4 p.m. The Happening will include musical performances and jams, life size collaborative art projects, a silent auction, raffle, food, drinks, face painting, tattoos and more.”
From State Senator Daniel Squadron: “I hope you’ll join me to share your thoughts and ideas on the legislative and community priorities that will shape the future of our district and our state. [...] 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., High School of Economics and Finance, 100 Trinity Place (between Cedar and Thames) [...]. RSVP here or by contacting my office at 212-298-5565 or email@example.com.”
“The Museum of Jewish Heritage will present some of New York’s leading Jewish hip-hop artists who will perform soulful narrations featuring poetry slam, beat box, and incredible improvisations. ‘Hip-Hop Reflections’ will feature Rabbi Darkside, Dyalekt, Jessica Fleitman, Grey Matter, Doron Lev, Michelle Slonim, and Tranquill.”
ARC Athletics is having an open house with ways to test your athletic skills and crafts for kids.
New Amsterdam Market: “Please join us on the last Sunday of April to kick off our 2012 season! The market will include returning vendors as well as several new faces, and a special Bread Pavilion featuring over a dozen bakeries. Special programs will include a cooking demo by Jim Lahey of Sullivan Street Bakery and the author of a new book, My Pizza.”
Bobcat Goldthwait will be at 92YTribeca for screenings of two of his films, God Bless America and Shakes the Clown.
MAY 2–JUNE 2
“Soho Photo Gallery is honored to announce a special exhibition in May that features the work of Ruth Gruber, the 100-year-old legendary photojournalist and the winner of the 2011 International Center of Photography’s Infinity Cornell Capa Award. Her exhibition is entitled ‘Photographs as Witness, 1944-1947.‘ This is an extraordinary event for Soho Photo since Gruber’s work will occupy all four exhibition bays in our downstairs gallery and feature nearly 50 of her archival images from the period 1944-1947. Ms. Gruber is scheduled to be at the gallery on Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. for a screening of the acclaimed documentary, Ahead of Time, and to sign her book, Witness.”
Vincent Gallo’s Buffalo 66 is at 92YTribeca.