Friday September 22nd @ 7 P.M.
The Festival kicks off with an OPENING PARTY featuring WILLIAMSBURG MUSIC CIRCA 2000, a celebration of the Elsewhere Festival with music thats made in Williamsburg and organized by Williamsburg's own WILL HAWKINS, featuring The Howard Fishman Quartet, Amy Atchley, Will Hawkins, & John Carlin
Saturday September 23rd 5-8:30
Will Hawkins returns with another great set of MUSIC PERFORMANCES with Morgan Taylor, Rachel Loshak, Jesse Harris, and Goats in Trees
September 23rd@ 8:30 P.M. ADMISS.
COLORFUL FASHION SHOW!
OUTRAGEOUSLY CUTTING EDGE!
Williamsburg has a different approach to fashion shows being both performance & entertainment as well as fashion with many outrageous & funky concepts and a unique exploratory vision often using unusual materials such as Annie Murdocks dress made out of rubber gloves. Yet Williamsburg Fashion can also be as elegant as any in the world. MINDY FRADKINS Important Hats, for example, can be both elegant & funky. They have sold at top boutiques and department stores including Henri Bendel, Nordstrom, American Craft Museum, Philadelphia Museum gift shop, If, Boutique, Soho, The Hat Shop, The Rose garden. among others.
Celebrities who wear Fradkins hats include Elizabeth Ashley, Jenny Craig, Constance Haumann (opera singer) and Clifford Carter (keyboard player for James Taylor). Her hats have been featured in the New York Times Style Section, Spotlight Magazine, Greenwich Times, On TV in five Asian countries among many other places. Her boutique line can be seen on WWW.SNYC.COM
Pari, from Pakistan, designs brilliantly colorful costumes for his own exotic dance performances.
The COLORFUL FASHION SHOW features:
MINDY FRADKIN, Important Hats
LIZETTE GONZALES, Women & Childrens Clothing
MARIO LUCINEO, Womens Dresses
ANNIE MURDOCK, UNIQUE Costumes
PARI, MUZZAFAR ALI KHAN Costume Design
SUN. SEPT. 24, 2000
WILLIAMSBURG HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
REGISTER 12 - 1 P.M. TOUR 1-3 P.M. $10 FEE
Finally, on Sunday is something everyone will want to do, i.e., take the wonderful WILLIAMSBURG HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR with John Dereszewski . John the tour guide was born & raised in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint community. He was an active member of Community Board #1 which represents this section of Brooklyn and he still lives there. His knowledge of the community & its history is extensive. He has done an in depth study of the areas history and he writes & lectures on A Historical Exploration. Most importantly he has had first hand experience of the many changes that have taken place over recent years.
September 23 & 24th
WILLIAMSBURG SALON & WMSBG. / GREENPT. ARTISTS & Silent AUCTION
In the Galleries is an art exhibit specifically showing the variety & vision of many Williamsburg/Greenpoint artists with work by Ximena Abd, Muzaffar Ali Khan, Shirley Venit Anger, Nicholas U. Bertozzi, Daniel Borlandelli, Orin Buck, Natty Bumpercar, Maris Cinitis, Michael Cogliantry, Christopher Fennell, Rita Finnegan, Jerry Frank, Christine Frieb, Marcia Godosky, Monika Goetz, Bryan Hiott, Jeff Hoppa, Dipna Horra, Eric Jacobson, Gerald Johnson, Iwao Kagoshima, Whitney Kalke, Melissa Kemlitz, Matt Knutzen, Mark Koval, Michael Krynski, Estelle Levy, Terrance Lindall, Iain Machell, Ernest Marciano, Mark Parson, Mark Peckham, Carol Quint, Jessica Reeves-Cohen, Mary C. Roth, Lee Ruelle, K. Saito, Thomas Schneider, James Sims, Marisa Torres, Mary Westring, and Ian Zimmerman.
Also, in the first floor gallery is a special show WILLIAMSBURG LANDSCAPES by Nicholas Evans-Cato. Nicholas work was featured recently in A WALK THOUGH BROOKLYN ON PBS Channel 13.
Thus the Williamsburg Art & Historical Center is a must stop on any visit to Williamsburg. Our Doors are open to you for a wonderful weekend of events!
Colorful Fashion Show Images
Designs by Fradkin
Design by Murdock
Designs by Pari