our members look good together!

2014 Members’ Exhibition
Tuesday-Saturday July 16-August 9
Reception: Friday August 1, 6pm

members_installLeft to right: Dan Rocha, Steve Kinney, Dian Hosmer, Mary W. Hart.

Come see a sampling of old and new member artists– in new combinations!
Reed Altemus, Kristen Angelos, Ellen Band, Marc Bisson, Rick Breault, Alexandria Drouin, Mary W. Hart, Tom Hart, Brian Hogue, Dian Hosmer, Steve Kinney, Stephanie Lak, Brett Mason, Ben Miller, Bethany Peck, Dan Rocha, Coleman Rogers, Darcy Schultz, Shawna  Spady, Emile Tobenfeld, Jeffu Warmouth, Denise Warren, Ellen Wetmore, Elaine Wood, Walter Wright, Dei Xhrist,

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Imagine, Design, Build!

July 7-August 15, Ages 5-12

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Imagine, Design, Build!
Affordable multi-disciplinary art, music and technology summer classes for kids. Classes and Workshops that provide children with the resources to explore, learn and create in a fun, engaging art environment.

Classes and Workshops run July 7 – August 15 with morning and afternoon sessions a few days each week, see our Calendar.

Class and Workshop descriptions here Ages 5–7, Ages 8–12, Under 5 playgroup and art makers.

Classes and Workshops are led by artist, musician, and child care specialist Stephanie Lak. Additional staff and guest presenters will be listed on the the class schedule as confirmed. For more information visit our FAQ page!

Costs:
Classes are $20 (parent must be present)
Workshops, full-day, are $30 (parent must be present)
  with lunch add $7
  with drop-off add $20 for one class, for full-day add $40

Package Deals: (recommended!)
Option 1– 3 classes – Sign up for 2 classes and your third is 50% off all fees! This includes 50% off the cost of drop-off care. Save up to $25.00 per child!
Option 2–10 classes – Sign up for ten classes of your choice for only $150. Lunch and drop -off care included! With a savings of up to $350 per child!

Scholarships and discounts will be awarded to those who would like to attend but may not have the funds. If this sounds like you and your child, please fill out the form here.

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Lowell Folk Festival Weekend at 119 Gallery

Friday-Saturday July 25-26 8pm, donations welcomed!

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FRIDAY JULY 25

KBD Trio: [Toledo OH]
Michael Kimaid – drums, electronics
Gabriel Beam – modular synthesizer, lap steel guitar
Ryan Dohm – horns, circuit bent electronics
Sound here.
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Lacks Swafford – words & music [Portland ME]
Video here.
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Demos Fujiwara Duo: [Wells ME, Haverhill MA]
Kit Demos – upright bass, electronics
Junko Fujiwara – cello
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Bats From Pogo: [Salem, Lowell MA]
Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
Walter Wright – drums
with
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphernalia
 
 
SATURDAY JULY 26

Luczak Bers Morelli Trio: [Hudson Valley NY]
Matt Luczak – drums
Jonas Bers – electronics, analog video
Andrew Morelli – modular synth
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Braman Gray Hobbs Rabson Quartet: [Boston MA]
Winston Braman – electric bass
Luther Gray – drums
Jim Hobbs – alto sax
Mimi Rabson – cello
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TBIBTO: [NH ME MA]
Dave Seidel – electronics
Walter Wight – drums
with
i’d m Theftable – guest beard
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Ryan Scott – many, many keyboards [Fitchburg MA]
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Eric Treehouse – guitar, vocals
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Harmoos aka Will Hendrickson – guitar, vocals
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The Michael Character – guitar, vocals
Video here.

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Long Summer Daze Music Marathon

Saturday August 2 3-10pm, donations for visiting bands!

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BBQ, lemonade making contest, ALL DAY ACTIVITIES! Will we get Mike Dailey into a dunk tank for real this year?

EARLY SHOW 3-10pm

Patrick Shaughnessy – poetry
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No One And The Somebodies: [Westchester NY]
Brian, Steve, Kevin, and Bobby Yankou
Sounds here.
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Cave Cricket: [Bronx NY]
Kira Sassano – 6-string tenor ukulele, Shruti Box, voice, percussion
Kevin Yankou – glockenspiel, percussion
Steve Yankou – cello, piano, percussion
Natasha Jacobs – guitar, voice, harmonium, percussion
Sound here.
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Morning Arms: [Chicago IL]
Chris Cortez – vocals, bass
Grant Kettering – vocals, guitar
Victoria Ross – vocals
Gregory Michael “Pong” Szczotka – drums
Ian Young – guitar, percussion
Claire Watkins – violin
Sounds here.
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Humminbird aka Muyassar Kurdi [Chicago IL]
Sounds here and video here.
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LAK aka Stephanie Lak- solo electronics [Lowell MA]
Sounds here and video here.

Produced by LAK & O-town.

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Ry Ry From Tokyo + Ablutions + Alto Jeffro + Robotmonkeyarm

Saturday July 19 8pm, donations welcome

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Ry Ry From Tokyo
is Ryan Scott – so many keyboards [Fitchburg MA]
Sounds here.
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Ablutions – harsh noise duo from [Amherst MA]
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Alto Jeffro aka Jeffrey Gallagher – solo whatever [Leominster MA]
Video here ???
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Robotmonkeyarm aka Ryan Baker – audio iconoclasty [Andover MA]
Sounds here.

lineup -
  7:30pm – doors
  8:30pm – Alto Jefro
  9:15pm – Ablutions
10:00pm – Ry Ry From Tokyo
10:45pm – Robotmonkeyarm

Produced by 119 Gallery

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BIG MESS + Arlen + Gelineau Lak Pensado + Gaius & Cenobia + Resonate Stone

Friday July 18 8pm, donations much appreciated!

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BIG MESS: [Lowell MA]
Nick, Olivia & another Nick – guitar, bass & drums
Sounds here.
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Arlen: [Lowell MA]
Paul Kenney – guitar, vocals
Breton Lefebvre – guitar, vocals |
Justin Shariat – bass |
Andy Bechtol – drums
Sounds here.
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Gelineau Lak Pensado: [Holyoke, Salem & Lowell MA]
Jenifer Gelineau – violin
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphrenalia
Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
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Gaius & Cenobia: [Beverly MA]
Liam Beaudoin & Alex “Todd” D’alfonso – bass & drums
Video here.
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Resonate Stone – soundscapes [Jamaica Plain MA]

  7:30pm – doors
  8:30pm – Gaius & Cenobia
  9:00pm – Resonate Stone
  9:30pm – BIG MESS
10:00pm – Gelineau Lak Pensado
10:30pm – Arlen

Produced by 119 Gallery.

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Call for Entries: Member’s Exhibition, 2014

 
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WHAT’S NEW?

Deadline:   Deliver to 119 Gallery July 8-12 12noon-5pm
Exhibition: Tuesday-Saturday July 16-August 9 12noon-5pm
Reception: Friday August 1 6pm

Eligibility:  Open to 119 Gallery members only. Free for current members!

Like last year’s “Double Your Fun” exhibition, we will give a 1/2-off discount if you join the gallery or renew your membership with a friend. Please identify your partner on submission form to receive discount.

Submission Requirements:
  New work. (your discretion).
  All media accepted. Limit 2 pieces, space allowing.
  Wall pieces must be neatly framed, wired, and ready to hang.
  Work should not exceed 36″ x 36″.
  Each piece should be labeled with artist’s name, title, medium, date, and price.   Unless otherwise specified, all art in the exhibit is for sale.

Questions? Contact email at 119gallery dot org

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Apocalyso + mysterybear + DGLW

Saturday July 12 8pm

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Apocalypso: [NY, MA]
Joe Burgio – movement
Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, electronics
Chris Welcome – guitar, electronics
Walter Wright – electronics (video)
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mysterybear aka Dave Seidel – solo electronics [Peterbrough NH]
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Demos Gelineau Robidoux Wright: [Wells ME, Holyoke, Lowell MA]
Kit Demos – bass
Jen Gelineau – violin
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphernalia
Walter Wright – drums

Unfortunately, KARL2K’s were unable to make it, their van broke down.

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First Thursday: Independent Joy

Thursday July 3 5-11pm, donations welcome!!!

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Solids (food), liquids (dranks), visuals (stimulating things to gaze upon) & ear twinklings (sounds from the shed).

LAK – solo performance using trays of objects, boxes of things. Business casual.

Olivegarden:
Travis Hagan – the bread
Steph Lak – the salad
In corporation we trust that there will always be free salad and bread. Sounds from under the dinner table.

Case of the Sillies:
Ben Frassa – instrumentation of some kind
Steph Lak – as if we didn’t already know !!!
Back from Kim and Kanye’s wedding and just out of reach for the notes your future hover craft surfing grandmother may have chosen to hit if handed a few thrift store keyboards. It’s also like rolling in an ocean wave. Or driving by a Junior High prom while listening to Nintendo music, a little bit of bass and a little bit of ocarina. A few films, clips and videos with live sound and commentary. Hilarious with five stars!

DJ Boof – Lowell Boott Mill Specter

Produced by Steph Lak.

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