Posted in To Do | music on November 2, 2011

Arcadia

When William Basinski opened his nightclub Arcadia in 1992, Williamsburg had more than a decade of history as an outerborough artists' colony. Arcadia and a handful of other entities such as The Lizard's Tail, Lalalandia, Test-Site gallery, Nerve Circle Studios, Mustard and Galapagos transformed the artists' colony into a full blown urban subculture. No neighborhood in Brooklyn compares to Williamsburg for the shrillness of her declaration of artistic autonomy in the closing years of the last century. This neighborhood is the heart of the Brooklyn Renaissance. And at the heart of Williamsburg, in the pivotal years, was Arcadia. Join us on November 2nd, as we pay tribute to William Basinski and create the distinctive environment and spirited performances of Arcadia at 110 Livingston Street, our future home.
- Issue Project Room
Those with at least $250 to spend can relive Arcadia at 110 Livingston Street tonight (11/2). William Basinski, Marina Abramovic, and Antony are among those performing.

Antony also just anounced a much bigger show happening this January.

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Comments (7)

I'll only go if my $250 entitles me to take a nude boy home with me

Posted by Anonymous | November 2, 2011 3:19 PM

hey is that Duff on the right?

oh, and 3:19 - you're a sick fuck

Posted by Anonymous | November 2, 2011 3:38 PM

Highway robbery.


And I really like Mr. Basinski's work too.

Posted by Anonymous | November 2, 2011 4:15 PM

That's a lot of money. But it's Basinski. Really wish I could be there.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | November 2, 2011 4:50 PM

Williamsburg will live on forever thanks to places like Arcadia!

Posted by A&R | November 3, 2011 4:53 PM

hey is that Duff on the right?

Posted by myegy | February 7, 2012 5:33 AM

he deserves it

Posted by jordon | August 12, 2013 4:24 PM

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