Previous Showings

CONCERT: HARUNA WALUSIMBI & KAKANDE

CONCERT: HARUNA WALUSIMBI & KAKANDE

Multi-instrumentalist Walusimbi Haruna will bring his music for the first time to New York. A master of multiple Ugandan styles, this is a one-time chance to hear him on his first US tour. SAT, FEB 28, 8PM


Je t’aime Je t’aime

Je t'aime Je t'aime

Drawings, Paintings, Screening and Performance by French Artist Angèle Lebert.


ANDRE SMITS / ARTIST IN THE WORLD

ANDRE SMITS /  ARTIST IN THE WORLD

The Artist In The World Pop Up show at Soapbox Gallery depicts approximately 130 artists in their studios amongst their work. Opening Dec 6, 6-10pm


Personal = Political

Personal = Political

5 Poets, 5 Stories Sunday Nov.30 4-6 pm An evening of poetry reading at Soapbox Gallery with: Mitch Corber Cheryl J. Fish Dorothy Friedman-August Tsaurah Litzky Nathan Versace MC Lehman Weichselbaum Arrive Early: Sign up for Open Reading $3 at the door contact info: lehman718@aol.com


BROOKLYN

BROOKLYN

Recent painting and sculpture by Halina Marki and Winicjusz Lysik.


BE! (הְוֵי)

BE! (הְוֵי)

Installations, sculptures, and video work by Sara Erenthal. Curated by Marine Cornuet. Gallery hours: Thu-Friday 5-7pm, Sat 2-8pm, Sun 3-6pm Closing concert and ceremony: Friday, September 12, 7pm


BAKWAS at SOAPBOX

BAKWAS at SOAPBOX

Friday, August 15, 2014, 7pm Performance piece with clash of modern and traditional India on India’s Independence Day.


EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED

Howard Better creates sculptures using recycled cans of various sizes. These colorful constructions carry images cut out of magazines and newspapers, echoing the missing can labels. On view Apr 27 to May 11. Opening reception Apr 27, 4-6pm


Anne Burlock Lawver: INDELIBLE

Anne Burlock Lawver: INDELIBLE

On view March 22 – April 20. Opening reception Sat, Mar 22, 6-8pm. Anne Burlock Lawver focuses on the personal, the intimate, and the fleeting emotions that could be captured only in close-up. At Soapbox, she will present a series of striking photographs taken at the Gun Metal Ink tattoo parlor in Washington Heights, NYC, [...]


Dorothy Krakovsky: RECENT PAINTINGS – EXTENDED to March 16

Dorothy Krakovsky: RECENT PAINTINGS - EXTENDED to March 16

On view February 15 – March 16. For info please call Chere Krakovsky: 917 406 – 9415. 90 year old painter Dorothy Krakovsky is diminished in physical capacity, but when in the act of painting moves as if she is possessed.  The dream of flying is so real, yet when we wake we know it is [...]


Strauss Yawney: THROUGH THE LIGHT I SEE TRASH

Strauss Yawney: THROUGH THE LIGHT I SEE TRASH

Strauss W. Yawney’s  Through the Light I See Trash saga explores detritus in distinct locations around the globe.  On view Feb 1st – Feb 14th. Opening Reception Feb 1st  7pm-10pm. Performance night Feb 8th 7pm – 10pm.


FROGWELL: A SOUND PERFORMANCE

FROGWELL: A SOUND PERFORMANCE

Frogwell is an improvising unit incorporating elements of conceptual and performance art. Fri, Jan 31 at 8PM.


ENTER HALLIE

ENTER HALLIE

A Staged Reading of a new play by Daniel Jacobs and Susan Quinn. Fri, Jan 17 at 7:30PM.


WATER (OR THE ABSENCE OF IT)

WATER (OR THE ABSENCE OF IT)

Water is at the heart of life, the single most important resource, a worldwide symbol throughout the ages for cleansing, rebirth, balance, harmony, and wisdom. Join us on Friday, Nov 22 from 6pm-9pm for an exhibition opening and a music performance around the theme of water. On view til Dec 14.


David Connolly: BE CAREFUL WHAT WE WISH FOR III. 2013

David Connolly: BE CAREFUL WHAT WE WISH FOR III. 2013

This installation questions the idea of Utopia in modernity as a result of rapid economic growth. Suggesting a cautionary tale for both the West and East in relation to perceiving each other’s role in a global economy. On view Nov 8 – 21. Opening reception Sun, Nov 10, 6-8pm.


THE OUTER BRIDGE ENSEMBLE

THE OUTER BRIDGE ENSEMBLE

For the last decade, the Outer Bridge Ensemble (OBE) has been rocking festival stages and jazz venues across North America and Europe. They will share their experimental sounds at Soapbox Gallery on Saturday, November 16th at 8pm.


THE FRANCOIS VASE

THE FRANCOIS VASE

A collaboration between composer Daniel Fox and visual artist Gabriela Vainsencher which re-tells the Greek myth of the labyrinth from the Minotaur’s perspective. The video features Green Chair Dance Group and will be on loop in the box Oct 25-Nov 7. A score will be performed live by the Momenta Quartet on Fri, Nov 1, at 8pm.


TRANSMUTATION: THE FUTURE OF MAN

TRANSMUTATION: THE FUTURE OF MAN

  Technology has become an extension of ourselves, and as the limit between man and machine shifts, we must ask ourselves: where will this limit be in the near and far future? What will the Man of tomorrow look like, and what ethical questions does this evolution raise? On view: Oct 3-24. Gallery hours: Thu-Fri [...]


Jacobus Capone: TOWARDS A MERIDIAN

Jacobus Capone: TOWARDS A MERIDIAN

This fascinating durational performance takes place during the whole night of the September equinox. Jacobus Capone explores notions of reality and appearances, inwards and outwards, and the complexity of the universe vs. our tiny perception of it. From sunset on Sept 22 to sunrise on Sept 23.


WEXLER/HEINEMANN: ATLANTIC VIRTUES

WEXLER/HEINEMANN: ATLANTIC VIRTUES

A dance duet, “Atlantic City”, performed by Emily Wexler and Zhenesse Heinemann, a solo by Wexler, entitled “For the Love of Dave Dick”, and “Blande, Dances in Social Contract”, a solo by Heinemann. Sun Sept 15 at 7pm and 8pm, Wed Sept 18 at 7pm and 8pm, Sat Sept 21 at 9pm with closing reception.


Jessie Kotler: PRIMARY WORK

Jessie Kotler: PRIMARY WORK

Jessie Kotler is interested in vulnerability and mortality, choosing to look at things that many  prefer to look away from, such as death. Her photographs show what is real, to make us aware of the whole story, without missing any part of it. On view September 1 to 12. Opening Sept 3, 6-8pm.


Lia Chavez, Maggie Hazen and Linnea Spransy: PLETHORA

Lia Chavez, Maggie Hazen and Linnea Spransy: PLETHORA

Collaborative performance work by New York-based artist Lia Chavez and Los Angeles-based artists Linnéa Spransy & Maggie Hazen. On view August 15- 30, 6pm to midnight. Opening reception Sat 24 August, 6pm – 8pm. Read the Huffington Post article about this show here.


COMPUTER JAY

COMPUTER JAY

Jay is a Musician, who attempts Weird Science. He built a Super Computer that sings and raps. They are known as Computer Jay. Concert Friday, August 23rd, 9pm to 11pm. Tickets: $10


Concert: ISRA-ALIEN

Concert: ISRA-ALIEN

With two guitars and a second-nature connection, Isra-Alien finds the deep ties that bind rock and jazz, Israeli music and global sounds. Fri, August 9, 9pm. Doors open at 8:30pm.