Today’s news:

Art Frenzy Schedule

Thursday, May 17

American Museum of the Moving Image 35" Avenue at 36" Street, Astoria 718-784-4520 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free with Museum admission: Guided tours of the core exhibition "Behind the Screen," 2 p.m.

Holocenter, Center for the Holographic Arts 45-10 Court Square, LIC 718-784-5065 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Put one foot into the 22"d Century as you experience the amazing works at Holocenter, which hosts an open house exhibition "Images from the Center" during Art Frenzy.

Celtic Art Gallery 24-15 Jackson Avenue, LIC 718-482-7624 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Celebration of Irish art, music and culture

Studio B Gallery 35-13 34th Avenue, LIC 718-267-6478 10 a.m-8 p.m. Four contemporary artists form the Efstathiou collection including Nam June Paik, Stephen Antonakos, Cristos Gianakos, Masaaki Noda.

LaVuelta Bistro with Women's Studio Center 10-43 44th Drive, LIC 718-361-1858 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. An exhibition featuring four artists from Women's Studio Center slide registry through May 26

Empire Bronze 25-20 43th Avenue, LIC 718-361-5324 Noon - 6 p.m. Metal foundry exhibition presenting an international group of artists in a variety of media

Metropolitan Building 44-0111th St. LIC 646-621 -5909 or www.urbanetc.com 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. UrbanEtc. launches issue No.l of "Nostalgia" with live music, 60+ artists with video, installation, fashion, web, photography, performance, dance, painting and more, DJs, party.

Friday, May 18

American Museum of the Moving Image, Holocenter, Center for the Holographic Arts, Celtic Art Gallery, LaVuelta Bistro with Women's Studio Center, Studio B Gallery (See listings for May 17)

Kaufman Astoria Studios 34-12 36th St. Astoria 718-392-5600: 6 p.m- 9 p.m. Film Festival in theater seating 90 per day.

Modern Art Foundry/Alternative Space 20-20 Steinway St., Astoria

718-728-2030: 6 p.m- 9 p.m.

LICAP - Long Island City Arts Project Chase Bank at Queens Plaza North 906-2907 Hours: Evening.

Saturday, May 19'

COURT SQUARE

Queens Council on the Arts Hospitality Site Court Square Park Between 44th Drive & 45th Avenue on Jackson Avenue, LIC 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 718-647-3377 www.art frenzy.net and www.queensco uncilarts.org

Free distribution of ArtLoop Map and other QCA publications about the borough including Queens Culture Guide 2000, Insiders Map to Queens, No.7 "International Express." QCA-produced weekend soundstage of live performance featuring a fantastic and diverse array of local musical and performing talent. Fiber artist D7ak exhibits fantasy soft sculptures of enchanted creatures including Dragons. "Art of Western Queens," QCA's latest video documentary, will be shooting on-site during Art Frenzy weekend.

Cyber City Street Fair 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. A street fair showcasing high technology, new media, and related services. Exhibitions by local and Silicon Alley-based companies will highlight a crossroads of art and technology. www.licbdc.org

Court Square South

Free ArtLoop Shuttle Buses to Museums and Open Studios 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, LIC 718-545-8842 11:00 a.m- 6:00 p.m. A comprehensive collection of art works by internationally renowned sculptor, Isamu Noguchi

Saturday, May 19

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Avenue, LIC 22-26 718-784-2084 Noon - 6 p.m. An affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art exhibiting works by contemporary artists

Harley Davidson NYC 42-11 Northern Boulevard, LIC 718-707-9300 11:00 a,m. - 12:00 p.m. Run Formation begins at Harley Davidson 1:00 p.m. Run Kick- off Police escorted "Works on Wheels" ArtLoop Celebratory Motorcade with NY chapter of HOG (Harley Owners Group) along Queens highways to inaugurate the trail of the ArtLoop Map. Ride ends at Waterfront Crab House, Borden Avenue LIC. 2 - 6 p.m, "Works on Wheels" NY Chapter of HOG, open studio exhibition in Court Square Park. About15 HOG members will display their artistry in iron with show bikes in addition to the Harley Davidson table at Court Square Park. Other motorcycles remain at Waterfront Crab House.

Jack Eichenbaum, Urban Geographer Meets at Queens Council on the Arts Hospitality Site, Court Square Park 718-961-8406 Two one-hour walking tours with international expert in urban geography. Limited to 30 per walk. Register at Court Square.

Saturday, May 20

Studio B Gallery, LIC 718-267-6478 Opens 10 a.m.; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: Reception - Premier multi-media special dance performance Four contemporary artists form the Efstathiou collection including Nam June Paik, Stephen Antonakos, Cristos Gianakos, Masaaki Noda.

Empire Bronze See listing May 17

Modern Art Foundry/Alternative Space 20-20 Steinway Street, Astoria 718-728-2030 1:00 p.m- 5:00 p.m. In an industrial setting, the exhibition in Art Frenzy features sculptures from four Modern Art Foundry sculptors.

New York Center for Media Arts 45-12 Davis Street, LIC 718-472-9414 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Opening Reception Opening of exhibition "Electronic Maple" with international artists addressing the relationship between art & technology with video, laser, internet installation, electronic music.

Digital Music Festival Atrium CaM 30-20 Thomson Street, LIC 718-786-7779 Showcasing visual art and the sounds of local DJs 5 catwalks, 40,000 watts of sound, intense lighting and visuals.

Sunday, May 20'

COURT SQUARE

Queens Council on the Arts VIP/Hospitality Site See listing 5/ 19

Cyber City Street Fair See listing 5/ 19

Cyber City LIC Digital Moving Image Festival See listing 5/ 19

Free ArtLoop Shuttle Buses to Museums and Open Studios See listing 5/19

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-27 Jackson Avenue, LIC 22-28 718-784-2084 noon-6 p.m. Major Opening: New Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Open Studios

Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, LIC 718 956-1819 12:00 - Major opening of the outdoor sculpture exhibition "Beyond City Limits"

A.R.R.O.W. with Women's Studio Center 35-30 35th Street, Astoria

Clocktower Building Queens Plaza North Open studio for individual artists & Digital Moving Image Festival

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group