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BASILICA FARM & FLEA SPRING MARKET

Saturday, May 7, 10AM – 6PM
Sunday, May 8, 11AM – 5PM

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$5 entry fee covers admission for the entire weekend, and children under 12 are free of charge.

// Vendors have been announced – preview at basilicafarmandflea.org! //

Basilica Farm & Flea – part timeless flea and farmer’s market, part 21st century craft and design fair – is inspired by the abundance of passionate and talented farmers, collectors, and artisans in the Hudson Valley. 2016 marks the inaugural Spring Market, featuring a wide range of independent makers, collectors and farmers offering a variety of seasonally appropriate products, including spring and summer-specific apparel and ephemera. It promises to be a dynamic weekend of celebration and renewal – picture spring dresses, vintage garden sets, wild edibles and maybe even a maypole. And, of course, all things Mothers’ Day!

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24-HOUR DRONE 2016: EXPERIMENTS IN SOUND AND MUSIC

Saturday, April 23 2016 | 3 PM – Sunday, April 24 2016 | 3 PM

Presented by Basilica Hudson & Le Guess Who?
in collaboration with Second Ward Foundation
and Wave Farm / WGXC

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Basilica Hudson is pleased to announce the full program below.

// Get one of our 24 limited edition, first-run DRONE KITS for 24 hours of comfort complete with sleeping pad, blanket and reusable water bottle tucked in an artist-designed 24-HOUR DRONE tote. //

// PREPARE TO FEAST on tantalizing food (inspired menu includes monochromatic repeated refrain white rolls and red curry) by Nicole LoBue of Alimentary Kitchen. Join us for Saturday dinner and Sunday brunch (no ticket required – open to Drone attendees and the public!) //

An immersive event and all-encompassing experience, 24-HOUR DRONE features musicians and sound artists experimenting within the spectrum of drone — sustained tones shaped by voice or instrumentation. 24-HOUR DRONE embodies Basilica Hudson at its most experimental and experiential — pushing the boundaries of what a communal, conceptual experience can be. Through 24-HOUR DRONE, Basilica offers a platform for truly experimental and emerging work that may otherwise go unseen.

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A CONVERSATION WITH TWYLA THARP

Basilica 2016 Season Soft Opening
Thursday, March 31 at 7PM in the North Hall

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FREE and open to the public.
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On the heels of her dance company’s 50th anniversary season, hear celebrated choreographer Twyla Tharp speak about her life’s work as a jumping off point for her recent book, The Creative Habit.

Over the course of her career, which spans five decades, she has received numerous awards for work that expands the boundaries of ballet and modern dance, including one Tony Award, two Emmy Awards, nineteen honorary doctorates, the 2004 National Medal of the Arts, and many more. Twyla Tharp has choreographed more than 160 works and continues to create.

The Creative Habit will be available for purchase, and Twyla will do a signing after her talk. Books will be provided by Karen Schoemer, Bookseller, in cooperation with the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza.

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2016 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

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Basilica is thrilled to announce its 2016 season, which will once again include a wide range of innovative, avant-garde live performance, music, film, literary, farm and community programs. We’ll kick off the season with the second annual 24-HOUR DRONE, and the addition of a Basilica Farm & Flea Spring Market. Summer brings freaky favorites on Flag Day and the newly added Read & Feed, bringing together artisanal makers of food with artisanal makers of literature. In Fall, we’ll return with Basilica SoundScape, the Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market, and more very special events to be announced!

As always, we’re excited to be working with a far-reaching group of extraordinary artists, makers, and talented community members. We look forward to welcoming audiences from all over, whether they be from around the corner or from around the world. (more…)

BASILICA FARM & FLEA

In collaboration with Hudson River Exchange
Thanksgiving Weekend, November 27-29

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VISIT OUR BASILICA FARM & FLEA SITE FOR THE FULL WEEKEND SCHEDULE including maker workshops, food & bar information, vendor listings, and more.

Fri. November 27, 2-5 PM | Basilica Farm & Flea Kick-Off + Sales
Fri. November 27, 5-9 PM | Black Friday Soirée with Cocktails + Sales
Sat. November 28 – Sun. November 29, 10 AM – 6 PM | Basilica Farm & Flea Market

This Thanksgiving, the wildly successful Basilica Farm & Flea – the marketplace held at Basilica Hudson – returns on November 27 – 29! Created as an alternative to “Black Friday” culture, the annual market brings together a collection of quality products presented by a diverse group of about 125 regional makers, farmers, chefs and vintage collectors to promote the talents and resources within our community.

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CELESTINE V

A Night of Astral Sound

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Sunday, December 13, 7 PM at THE BACK GALLERY at Basilica
TICKETS | $5 in advance | $10 at door
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On this day 721 years ago, Saint Celestine V renounced his papacy after only five months, yearning to return to his solitary, archaic life deep within a cave.

Celestine’s trajectory mirrors our own at this time of year, approaching Winter’s greatest darkness. Basilica invites you to join us as we celebrate our season’s end with a sacred Sunday night– an opportunity to reflect inward / radiate outward in a cosmic cave-like gathering of spirits and sounds.

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BASILICA SOUNDSCAPE 2015

For Basilica SoundScape 2016 please click here.

In association with Pitchfork & Leg Up Management
A weekend of music + art on September 11-13

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For the fourth straight year, Basilica Hudson’s Founders and Creative Directors Melissa Auf der Maur and Tony Stone are working in collaboration with Pitchfork Managing Editor Brandon Stosuy and Brian DeRan of Leg Up Management to program Basilica SoundScape, a carefully curated weekend that’s been called “the anti­festival” by various publications for offering of a thoughtful mix of music, visual art, and literature.
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GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR

A precursor to Basilica Soundscape
Tuesday, September 8 at 8 PM

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$20 TICKETS ONLINE // $25 AT DOOR
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT DOOR FOR TONIGHT!
BUYERS ENJOY DISCOUNTED $60 SOUNDSCAPE WEEKEND PASS

​​In a precursor to Basilica Soundscape on September 11 – 13, Godspeed You! Black Emperor will perform a special warm-up show on the heels of their new album Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. (more…)

THE NOW FOREVER

Art Exhibition in Basilica Back Gallery
Curated by Michael St. John with Tyler Moore, Javier Magri + Carol McCranie

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Artist: Alex McQuilkin, Untitled (for Alice), 2015, 42.5″ x 49″ (Detail).


Opening Reception (part of Basilica SoundScape) | Friday, September 11, 6-8 PM
Special Event: Discussion with Curators | Sunday, September 27, 6-8 PM
Gallery Hours | Saturdays + Sundays from September 11 – October 4, 12-5 PM + by appointment
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BASILICA SCREENINGS: AUGUST 2015

Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads by Spike Lee
Dune versus Dune
Heaven Knows What by Josh + Benny Safdie
The Wolfpack by Crystal Moselle

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. (more…)