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Maspeth, NY 11378
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City Ice Pavilion is a rooftop ice rink located in Long Island City, New York. This rink is larger than many others in the city, and usually has simultaneous hockey and skate activities going on. They also give skating lessons and have separate hours for public use. The space can also be rented for private sessions. Check website for more.
Radio Bushwick is quickly becoming a popular venue for musicians to perform and offers a casual and relaxed environment. Bar on the premises, makes it possible to sip on your favorite drink while enjoying a live performance. Record releases are also hosted at this venue and an internet radio station is also run from this location. DJ Parties are also hosted occasionally and offer an opportunity to shake a leg with friends.
If all forms of performing arts had to culminate into one place, then it would have to be at the Bushwick Starr. Because this popular venue is a platform promoting creativity and art through theater shows, dance and music. The massive space and comfortable seating, along with brilliant performances enhanced with state-of-art acoustics and lighting, create an experience that is truly magical! Your talented troupe can also rent this venue to practice before performing live in front of the cheerful Brooklyn crowd!
The House of Yes embraces art in every way, shape and form. The House provides a location for budding artists to display or perform their art. It also provides studio space and materials to help artists achieve their desired results that they want to show their audience. The House of Yes has a variety of different events and screenings, so be sure to see the website for more information.
The Paper Box can rightly be touted as the art complex of Brooklyn. It is founded with a mission to entertain and enrich the Brooklyn community with stunning performances and excellent gigs. Dabbling in different forms of art from visual to performing, The Paper Box hosts variety of events including concerts, music recordings, drama and similar other activities. It can also be hired for rehearsals, workshops and other art related stuff. Call for details and schedule.
The Shea Stadium in Brooklyn packs a punch by performing the dual roles of a recording/ rehearsal studio during the day and a vibrant concert venue at night. Opened in 2009, this unique do-it-yourself live music venue has been host to thousands of concerts and its list is ever increasing. Indie artists and bands like Roomrunner, Dinowalrus, Fiasco, Diarrhea Planet and several other upcoming ones have performed here in the past. Missed the show of your favorite musician at Shea Stadium? Do not fret, as the studio records each of the performances that takes place and archives it on their website just for you. Visit their website to know more.
One would not expect to find a film making center in Queens, but here it is: an old-fashioned testament to film and television. The actual studios of the one-time Paramount East Coast production house are closed, but the museum provides tours about film making, makeup, costumes and well-known movie sets. There are several theaters for film screenings and a gift shop for souvenir hunters.
Affiliated with NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) is an organization that supports creative endeavors and artists from all over the city. Established in 1978, MFTA makes resources and spaces available to the artists and art institutions. Working in sync with major corporate houses and individual donors, it takes unused or used materials from them and passes it on to the various groups who need it; this ensures recycling of waste and also helps the artists with their budget. Apart from that, MFTA also hosts events and shows throughout the year. For additional information and event schedule, check website or call ahead.
The Omega Order is tucked away in the End Records complex and has an industrial setting to it that is true to its warehouse building. It is home to the alternative music scene and only fans of metal, indie, rock, punk and electronic are aware of this venue. Some of their previous listings are Diamond Plate, Oozing Wound, Silicone Sister, East of the Wall and Hulk Smash.
Located in north Brooklyn, Suburbia is an underground concert venue promoting Emo - a type of punk rock music. The eclectic decor and intimate ambience allows the audience to have some interaction with the bands performing. A great place for those who love this genre of music, the events end with a post show party along with the musicians. An eclectic space for unconventional live gigs, Suburbia is a must for those who love Emo.
Kaufman Astoria Studios is a very large space on hire for producing various types of events. It has state-of-the-art facilities for shooting purposes or hosting musical orchestras. There are stages, audio-visual equipments and other amenities for filming and photography too. The premises also have an in-house cafe and catering services. Located in the hub of Astoria near Manhattan, this studio has already hosted many famous productions and could be the apt place to start your next big hit.
Set in the former site of the Silent Barn, Trans-Pecos is the brainchild of Todd Patrick or Todd P who is a legend in the city's DIY scene. It is associated with Northern Spy, The Bunker Limited and others who will bring musicians to this all-ages venue. It will mostly experiment with artistic rock, avant-garde composition, aka noise, etc. With its quirky murals and dip lights, this place features artist studios and a cafe. Some of their previous listings are Uumans, Anthony Dicapua, Half Life, Soft Circle, Giggly Boys and Psychic Reality.