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24-HOUR DRONE: AMAZING FOR THE 2nd YEAR

Thank you.
You made this transcendent experience possible.

Presented by Basilica Hudson & Le Guess Who? in collaboration with Second Ward Foundation and Wave Farm / WGXC on April 23-24, 2016.

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For the second year in a row, Basilica Hudson co-presented 24-HOUR DRONE: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC with Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht, Netherlands in collaboration with Second Ward Foundation and Wave Farm / WGXC.

We thank all the dedicated drone devotees who made this immersive and all-encompassing sound experience possible – especially the performers, the attentive audience, and our supporters, sponsors, and collaborators.

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BASILICA SCREENINGS: JULY 2015

Blade Runner Noodle Night
Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant Program
Wildness by Wu Tsang
Aspen by Frederick Wiseman

BASILICA SCREENINGS is a film series that presents an array of works from new and repertory narrative features, documentaries, experimental films, to video and media art, as well as guest curated programs, often with filmmakers and special guests in attendance for a discussion following the screenings. Programmed by Basilica Hudson’s film curator Aily Nash, and creative directors Melissa Auf der Maur and Tony Stone.

All films begin at 8 pm and are $5-15 sliding scale, unless otherwise noted.

BASILICA SCREENINGS: JULY

Friday, July 3, 7 PM
BLADE RUNNER NOODLE NIGHT!
free event, part of the Sci-Fi Summer Nights Series
dinner available for purchase + introduction by artist Maximilian Goldfarb!

Thursday, July 9, 8 PM
INSIDE BEDFORD-STUYVESANT PROGRAM, 1968-1971, 70 min.
part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986
Intro and Q&A with producer Charles Hobson and programmer Jake Perlin!

Thursday, July 16, 8 PM
WILDNESS, Wu Tsang, 2012, 74 min
Intro and Q&A with filmmaker Wu Tsang!
Food before the screening by Truck Pizza at 7 PM

Thursday, July 23, 8 PM
ASPEN, Frederick Wiseman, 1991, 146 min


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FRIDAY, JULY 3, 7 PM
BLADE RUNNER NOODLE NIGHT!

7 PM: Dinner available for purchase at Blade Runner Noodlebar by Alimentary Kitchen/Nicole LoBue and Carrie Waldman. Noodle dishes created by chefs Nicole LoBue and Carrie Waldman will be served out of the Alimentary Kitchen located in Basilica’s courtyard. BUILDING FUN FACT: Basilica’s kitchen was inspired by the noodle bar in Blade Runner!

8 PM: FREE EVENT – BLADE RUNNER (FINAL CUT) & Handbook for Human Machines Book Launch
part of the Sci-Fi Summer Nights Series.

Introduction by artist Maximilian Goldfarb!

Experience the haunting and prophetic science fiction masterpiece by Ridley Scott alongside food inspired by the film. We’ll be showing Ridley Scott’s “Final Cut,” the only version over which he had complete artistic control and expressed his original vision for the film. Artist Maximilian Goldfarb will introduce the film and also present his new book, Handbook for Human Machines newly produced by Publication Studio. Handbook is comprised of visual research, drawings and found print material – instrumental in constructing episodes of Goldfarb’s monthly radio program, Human_Machine.


THURSDAY, JULY 9, 8 PM
INSIDE BEDFORD-STUYVESANT PROGRAM, 1968-1971, 70 min.
TRAILER

part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986
Intro and Q&A with producer Charles Hobson and programmer Jake Perlin!

Produced by Charles Hobson and aired on WNEW (better known as Channel 5), this weekly show was originally conceived by Robert F. Kennedy’s organization and community boosters to counter images of black neighborhoods as presented in the mainstream news. It is considered the first African American–produced television series in the USA. Hosted by Roxie Roker and Jim Lowry, the program reflected the home of 400,000 people as it transitioned into a new era, featuring open and unscripted dialogues with residents, guest celebrities, and, most notably, a powerful public forum with Harry Belafonte. This program will feature a selection of episodes, presented by Charles Hobson. – Jake Perlin


THURSDAY, JULY 16, 8 PM
WILDNESS, Wu Tsang, 2012, 74 min
Intro and Q&A with filmmaker Wu Tsang!
Food before the screening by Truck Pizza at 7 PM
TRAILER

Rooted in the tropical underground of Los Angeles nightlife, WILDNESS is a documentary portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic bar in the MacArthur Park area that has been home for Latin/LGBT immigrant communities since 1963. With a magical-realist flourish, the bar itself becomes a character, narrating what happens when a group of young artists create a weekly performance art/dance party (organized by director Wu Tsang and DJs NGUZUNGUZU & Total Freedom) called Wildness, which explodes into creativity and conflict. What does “safe space” mean, and who needs it? And how does it differ among us? At the Silver Platter, the search for answers to these questions creates coalitions across generations.


THURSDAY, JULY 23, 8 PM
ASPEN, Frederick Wiseman, 1991, 146 min

Aspen is a film about the town of the same name which became famous in the 19th century for silver mining and now for it’s scenic mountains, skiing culture, and fashionable clientele. Directed by Frederick Wiseman’s neutral, yet guided eye (absent of narration, talking heads, and subtitles) the town is presented as a study in contrasts. As Harry F. Waters in Newsweek commented when the film came out in 1991, “his target is Aspen, and his treatment — is an eyeful.”


Prior iterations of Basilica Screenings have brought filmmakers including Albert Maysles, who showed and discussed many of his rarely seen works from the 50s and 70s, essential cinematic works such as Susan Sontag’s Promised Lands, Chris Marker’s Sans Soleil, internationally renown contemporary directors including Jem Cohen, Deborah Stratman, and Denis Côté, and rare radical documentary forms such as Yumen produced by Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab.

 

 

2014 IN FOOD, COMMUNITY + EDUCATION

Season Four: Year in Review

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John Waters popped our fundraiser cherry! October 18th, 2014, marked our first, major annual fundraiser event. Inspired and lead by our daring guest of honor John Waters, who offered gracious support of Basilica and the AIDS Council of Northeastern New York. Photo above of the simply stellar turnout with special guests Amanda Palmer, Jemima Kirke, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Jennifer Venditti, Jesse Peretz, Natasha Lyonne, Fred Armisen, and the man himself – you don’t want to miss next year! (more…)

BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE 2014 FULL LINEUP

Presented in association with Pitchfork and Leg Up Management

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SEPTEMBER 12-14

BOOK NOW — TICKETS AND CAMPING

For the second year in a row, Basilica Hudson is working in collaboration with international music organizers and connoisseurs, Pitchfork’s Brandon Stosuy and Brian Deran of Leg Up Management to program Basilica SoundScape, a carefully curated weekend program featuing a wide range of music, visual art, and literature that aims for specific connections instead of “festival”-style overload.

THE 2014 LINEUP + SET TIMES

+Special Artist Guest Sterling Ruby
++Guest Performances at Bunnybrains: Examine Your Vitamins!
+++1AM  AfterParty with Blazer SS and DJ 6e (Brian DeGraw from Gang Gang Dance) @ Half MoonSATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
5:30 Melissa Broder (Reading)
6:00 Emily Reo
6:40 Guardian Alien
7:30 Majical Cloudz
8:15 Mira Gonzalez (reading)
8:30 Mish Way (reading)
8:45 Meredith Graves (reading)
9:00 White Lung
9:45 Deafheaven
10:45 Swans

+Special Artist Guest Sterling Ruby
++Guest Performances at Bunnybrains: Examine Your Vitamins!
+++1AM AfterParty with Soft Pink Truth and Rainbow in the Dark @ Half Moon

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER, 14
11AM-4PM Basilica Farm & Flea Presents: Sunday Brunch and Market PlaceART
Acclaimed visual artist Sterling Ruby will create large-scale quilt-like flags as backdrops for the main stage. These backdrops will be up for the entire weekend. Ruby’s flags are sewn together from black and blue bleached denim and dyed canvas in shades of acid orange, yellows, purples and reds.

NEW! SUNDAY BRUNCH + MARKET PLACE (FREE ENTRY, 11 AM – 4 PM)
Basilica Farm + Flea Presents: Mini Farm + Flea featuring Hudson River ExchangeHudson Sloop ClubGood Fight Herb Company, and more.
Nicole LoBue / Alimentary Kitchen Brunch

WEEKEND EXTRAS
Pop Up Shops Including: Bunnybrains Fire Sale + “Examine Your Vitamins!” featuring Gerard Malanga (The Factory), Thor Harris (Swans), Brian Degraw (Gang Gang Dance), Gold Dime with Andrya Ambro (Talk Normal), Ryan Trecartin, Lizzie Fitch, Jim Krewson, Vorhees (Dana Wachs), Representative I and more.

Spotty Dog Pop-Up Shop: A selection of brainy fiction and culture paperbacks curated by Hudson’s Spotty Dog Books and Ale.

Food: Alimentary Kitchen + Truck Food Court

Official SoundScape After Parties: DJ sets by Blazer SS, Soft Pink Truth, and Rainbow in the Dark at Half Moon Bar

Scott Walker + Sunn O))) Soused Album Playback: Every hour from 2-9 PM on Saturday, Soused will be played in full at Future Past Studio

SISTER EVENTS
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VOLUNTEER
Basilica seeks volunteers in exchange for a free weekend pass to this unforgettable event. If you wish to join our team please sign up!

TRANSPORT
The address of the Basilica Hudson is: 110 South Front Street, Hudson, NY 12534

Car Pooling is the most affordable way to get to Hudson, NY. It’s a 2 hour drive from NYC, and with 4-5 people to a car and one tank of gas, you are here cheap and fast! Don’t have a car? Sign up for Zip Car.

Train is the funnest way to travel to Hudson, NY. It’s 2 hours from Penn Station, train runs along the beautiful river, has a snack car, and the Basilica is conveniently located 400 feet south of the Hudson NY Amtrak station. However, the trains sell out quickly and get expensive as availability runs out, so you must book ASAP. Train tickets are 100% refundable, better to be safe than sorry – Book now!

ACCOMODATIONS
Camping: for a full Upstate NY experience, we encourage the greenest and most affordable place to stay. NO CAR NEEDED! Camping Reservations are $30 per person per night ($55 weekend pass). Limited availability. The site is located at 1238 State Route 9H, Ghent NY 12075.

– Plenty of shade and big trees
– Restrooms & Showers on campground
– Includes scheduled shuttles to/from the venue
– Does not include tenting gear or adventurous spirit! 


Alternative to Camping:
BedandBreakfast and StayInHudson: Walking distance options, luxurious and book up fast!
Airbnb: more affordable options

Alternate area camping:
Copake KOA: located at 2236 County Route 7, Copake, NY 12516
(800) 562-3251

SPONSORS
Basilica SoundScape is sponsored by Pitchfork, Leg Up ManagementLagunitas, 4AD, Slow + Low, Half Moon Bar, Inn at Hudson and Merch Now.

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