Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Who Got NeXt

Thursday, August 16, 2018 | 7PM

// FREE //

Presented by Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series in collaboration with NeXt Doc
Learn more about Basilica’s 2018 film program

August’s FREE Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series event will feature award-winning short narrative films and documentaries made by the young filmmakers of Albany’s Youth FX followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and program directors.

Guerrilla Basilica Improvisations 2018

Sunday, August 12 | 3PM

// FREE //

We are pleased to be working with Art Omi once again to present a free afternoon of fully improvised music, performed by the 2018 Art Omi: Music residents.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Thursday, August 9 2018 | 7PM

// Advance tickets $25 //

Legendary Montreal musical collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor will return to Basilica Hudson on Thursday, August 9th. The band, who last performed at Basilica in 2015, recently released their seventh full-length album Luciferian Towers on their own self-run record label Constellation. The show will mark the band’s third performance at Basilica Hudson.

Basilica Back Gallery Series: SJLA

Opening party Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | 6PM – 9PM

// FREE //

Participants in 2018’s Social Justice Leadership Academy – comprised of Hudson youth ages 12 – 20 – will be the August artists in residents in Basilica’s Back Gallery with an exhibition which explores meaning-making through Afrofuturism.

Basilica Non Fiction Screening Series: BLOWIN’ UP

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | 7PM

// FREE //

Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal
Presented by Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series in collaboration with NeXt Doc
Learn more about Basilica’s 2018 film program

“It’s called blowin’ up when you leave your pimp…so i blew up.” – Kandie

Working within a broken criminal justice system, a team of rebel heroines work to change the the way women arrested for prostitution are prosecuted. With intimate camerawork that lingers on details and brings the Queens criminal courtroom to life, ​BLOWIN’ UP​ celebrates acts of steadfast defiance, even as it reveals the hurdles these women must face.

Matana Roberts LIVE

Tuesday, July 10 | 8.30PM

Matana Roberts presents: angel chile, solo reflections on the spirit of Jeanne Lee

// FREE //

Alt composer, sound explorer and avant saxophonist Matana Roberts presents a FREE one-of-a-kind woman and horn alone solo sax performance/remembrance of the iconoclast jazz vocalist Jeanne Lee.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 4PM – late

HifiBangalore’s Exploding Inevitable Dance Party with Artist Jack Walls, DJ Tedd Patterson and DJ Uncle Rudy. Featuring art installation by Artist Andrew H. Shirley

// 4PM – 6PM | FREE | 6PM – late | $5 //

ANOTHER DAY FOR ARTISTS, HUMANS AND OUR FUTURE! Join us for our second annual coming together in the name of art, dancing, snacking, drinking and communing, with Hudson based artist Jack Walls as central muse. A late afternoon art opening and Bar-BQ happy hour turns epic dance party come sundown. This year will culminate in HifiBangalore’s Exploding Inevitable Dance Party with the deep dance grooves of DJ Tedd Patterson and DJ Uncle Rudy, featuring sculpture and video art installation by Kingston based artist Andrew H Shirley, all knit together with some art and hosting by the infamous Jack Walls.