2013-06-21 / Community

Rockaway Artists Rocks, Paints and Writes

By Dan Guarino

On Friday, June 21st, RAA will be a part of Make Music New York, a city-wide celebration of music in public places across the five boroughs.

In combination with their annual Summer Solstice music event, they will present Jammin’ Jon, The Como Brothers, Walker and the Brotherhood of the Grape, Indaculture, Breezy Grass and other talented musicians at their T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden from 7 p.m. onward.

The event is sponsored by Jerryrea.com and Brooklyn Brewery and presented in partnership with the National Park Service.

Sunday, June 23rd, RAA and the Brooklyn Watercolor Society are teaming up for a Paint Out in and around the MoMA PS1 VW Dome from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hosted by MoMA, all are invited to bring their easels, paints and brushes to capture the ocean, the sun, the beach and seashore.

Although there will be no formal instruction, all are welcome to come and paint or observe the artists while they work.

Also on Sunday, the Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. at the T-7 Gallery in Fort Tilden.

The doors are open and all are welcome to bring writing to share, listen or just come down to see what it’s about.

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