2002-06-01 / Community

ArtFrenzy Calendar of Events

Art Frenzy 2002-The Rockaway Artists Alliance, Inc.

A month-long multimedia arts event

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR-Art Frenzy Weekend June 8 & 9-

Admissions Free-Rain or Shine

Calendar subject to change



May 25-June 23

1. Gallery hours: Sat. 12-5 pm & Sun. 1-4 pm

sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 Galleries.

2. Sculpture Park hours: dawn to dusk

1. Visual Arts Exhibition: Paintings, sculpture, photos, installation art, poetry. Meet the artists 6/8-6/9.

2. Outdoor Sculpture Park: 20 outdoor sculptures throughout seaside park.

June 8 and June 9

1. 11 am–6 pm Artists' studios--Fort Tilden

2. 11 am-6 pm Along passageway between Riis Parking lot and Fort Tilden (weather permitting)

3. 11 am-6 pm Adaptive Aquatics

1. Open Studios Tours: Michael Redpath, painter/sculptor; Robin Pogrebitsky, "fantastic" wood carver; Tim Kearney, master guitar builder.

2. Children's Art Exhibit

3. Maps of Displacement: Artwork pertaining to residents' displacement after 9/11

Sat., June 8-Performances and Activities 10 am-11 pm

1. 10 am (rain date 6/ 9) sTudio 6 outdoor

2. 12 noon sTudio 7

3. 12--4 pm sTudio 7-outdoor

4. 11 am--5 pm behind sTudio 7-outdoor

5. 12-5 pm behind sTudio 7-outdoor

6. 12:30 pm Rockaway Moon (outdoor stage)

7. 1-2:30 pm Rockaway Moon

8. 1-4 pm. Against building at rear of parade ground opposite Wenger Wagon

9. 2:30 pm Rockaway Moon

10. 3 pm Rockaway Moon

11. 3:30 pm sTudio 7

12. 4:00 pm grassy area across from sTudio 6

13. 4:30 pm Rockaway Moon

14. 5 pm Rockaway Moon

15. 5:30pm Rockaway Moon


1. The 'Art' of Bird Watching: Bird walk and artistry with Denis Macrae.

2. Yoga with Ruth: Group yoga exercises.

3. Children's Costumed Parade Workshop: Kids create costumes for their Sunday parade.

4. Stained Glass Demonstration: with Master Craftsman Patrick Clark.

5. Teen Mosaic Workshop: with Anne Hourigan.

6. Patricia Grace: Singer/acoustic guitarist.

7. Open Poetry Mic "Jr" with Rockaway Theater Co. Children's Play "Fezza Gazza in 20 B.T. " Original poetry readings-kids 8-16 years old. Featuring John Bellon, performing "Crayons," "Jibberville," many more.

8. Mural Painting: Geoff Rawling leads the public in painting a mural.

9. "The Wise Sophia": Children's musical fable with Patricia Grace.

10. The Little Globe Theater Scene: "Mary of Scotland", with Martha Caccia, and Susan Hartenstein. Director: Mario Martone.

11. Journeys with Sound: Exotic Music from Ancient Civilization.

12. Mariana Bekerman Dance Company: "Pile Driver!" Modern dance.

13. Winning Models, Inc. Fashion Show.

14. Poetry Reading and Nile O'Leary School of Dance. Poets read original work & Irish dance students perform.

15. Rockaway Theatre Company: Comedy sketch, "Who's on First", and songs from "The Rockaway Café".

Sun., June 9—

Performances and Activities 12-6 pm

1. 11 am sTudio 6 - outdoor

2. 12:00-4 pm behind sTudio 7-outdoor

3. 12 noon across from sTudio 6

4. 12:30 pm Rockaway Moon

5. 1 pm Rockaway Moon

6. 1-3 pm beginning at Rockaway Moon through Fort Tilden

7. 1:30 pm Rockaway Moon

8. 2 pm Rockaway Moon

9. 2:30 pm sTudio 7

10. 3 pm Rockaway Moon

11. 4 pm Rockaway Moon

12. 4:30 pm Rockaway Moon

13. 5:30 pm Rockaway Moon

14. 6 pm-8 pm sTudio 7

1. Children's Costume Workshop. Kids create costumes for parade.

2. Teen Mosaic Workshop Mosaic with Anne Hourigan.

3. "Walking the Labyrinth". Healing walk through a labyrinth with Nancy Gahles (yoga).

4. PS/MS 43 African Dance under the direction of Denise Leary.

5. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rockaway Moon stage. Queens Borough President Helen Marshall will cut the ribbon.

6. Costumed Children's Parade. Coordinator, Nina Fleischman.

7. "Cinderella," children's dance performance. Choreographed by Pat Gannon.

8. PanAfrican Dance Theater Professional dance troupe.

9. Quintet of the Americas: Music from the Hemisphere.

10. International Dance . Children performing dances from around the world. Choreographed by Pat Gannon.

11. Belly Dancing performed by Lorraine Costa and Adele Lin.

12. The Little Globe Theater performances. Scenes from "Anastasia," Amadeus," and "Gypsy." Directed by Mario Martone.

13. Jammin' with Tom Graves, Danny Marston, Marty Tish and Matt Gilleece Funk and blues Music.

14. Art Frenzy After Dark: Open Mic and musical performances. Hosted by Sandra Overstreet & Irene Mallinger. Featuring poet Lynne Shaw, & musical guests The T-7 Band, Patricia Grace, many more.

Friday, June 7 at 9 pm -- Tugboat Film and Video Series: avant garde short films – location: Riis Landing.

Juried Artists-sTudio 7: Irv Gordon, Esther Grillo, Anne Hourigan, M. Elliott Killian, Christian Le Gars, Kate Judge, Denis Macrae, Agnes Martinez, Jean Jackson-Moore, Geoff Rawling, Cindy Rosin, Maria Ruggiano, Robert Sarnoff, David Williams, Belinda Williams-El, Janet Dever, Kevin Callaghan, Elizabeth Green, Patricia Grace, Nili Ness, Michael Tubridy.

Guest Artists-sTudio 6: Penelope Atheras, Roger Carreau, Jason Cina, Mario Luis Garcia, Callie Danae Hirsch, Christina Jorge, Robert and Theresa Ingui, Lucille Lacey, Jonas Mlenak, Anthony Padovano, Clyde Rowe, John Russo, Victor Zinoukhov, Louanne Arnheiter, Jan Nebozenko, Marie Christine Katz.

Sculpture Garden: Ugur Ulutas

"Best of Remembering" exhibition: Visual Artists-Bryan Bernath, Roger Carreau, Janet Dever, Esther Grillo, Walter Gurbo, Denis Macrae, John Russo, Michael Tubridy. Poets: Sandra Cannon-Fitzpatrick, Susan Hartenstein, M. E. K. N., Sandra Overstreet, Lynne Shaw

Entertainment: Tim Malloy, juggler; P.S./MS 43 African Dance Ensemble; Nancy Gahles and Ruth Graves, Yoga; John Bellon; Adele Lin, Lorraine Costa, belly dancers; Darius Kaufmann, cultural music; Patricia Grace, acoustic and children's music; T-7 funk/alternative music; Blues Club, R & B music; Quintet of the Americas; The PanAfrican Dance Theater; Mariana Bekerman Dance, Inc.; Nile O'Leary Irish School of Dance; Winning Models Fashion Show; Rockaway Theatre Company; The Little Globe Theater; Irene Mallinger and Lynne Shaw, poetry.

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