Art on Bay
Sometimes the universe throws out change and growth where we least expect it to. Such is the case with the unlikely chaos which Superstorm Sandy brought to Scott Van Campen and his wife, D.B. Lampman. After having operated New York Fabricators for 12 years at 450 Front Street on the North Shore, the couple were left with total destruction to the premises. However, these business owners saw a ray of light and turned around their situation into envisioning this 6,000 ft. space into a creative space for the community.
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean at lovers have to suffer from cabin fever. In fact, this is one of the best times of the year to enjoy the North Shore’s John A.Noble Maritime Collection. A museum and study center located on the former grounds of the famous old retirement community, Sailors’ Snug Harbor
One of the North Shore’s greatest gems, the Artlab, can be found inside Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Artlab contains the heart and soul of its original founding members as well as those of the present artists who occupy studios, teach, and exhibit their art as well as student art all year long.
This coming Saturday, December 13th, is the last Second Saturday of 2014 along the Bay Street Corridor in the North Shore. Sure to again be an eventful day, the highlighted venues included here will be hosting art exhibitions, artist markets, dance, spoken word, and other arts inspired events.
Seasons Greetings! The Staten Island Soiree has been busy trying to gather as much information as possible about local happenings in the Art world along the North Shore and specifically, the Bay Street Corridor ! If you are looking for unique gifts this season, all handmade by local artists, just take a stroll to these upcoming events!
The boys of Everything Ever just wrapped up a national tour that spanned from early October until the end of November. That tour came on the heels of an announcement that they had signed to upstart, upstate New York record label, Secret Audio Club. On top of all that, SILive’s Kristin Dalton just covered the group in one of the site’s most popular online articles of 2014.
It seems like Bay Street darlings, The Tenderloins, who are famous for their TruTV hit Impractical Jokers, have recently filmed a one hour comedy special. The group has been tourning the country for the last few years, and has been steadily gaining popularity. Recently, Sal Vulcano tweeted out this message about the recording
For the past couple of months, the Staten Island Advance’s online presence SILive.com has been rounding up the island’s best though a series of online reader polls. This morning the outlet revealed the winners in the “Best Hip Hop” category.
On Saturday, October 4th, filmmaker Geoff Celis held a screening of Some Guys Are Bigger Than Others, his Morrissey-Luchador comedy which was crowd-funded earlier this year on Indiegogo.