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Bike Art Salon Wed The 27th

Written by Boston Biker on Mar 20

Got this in the email, looks awesome!

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March 2013 Salon: The Intersection of Bikes and Art

Event Date:
Wednesday, March 27 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

What do you get when bicycles and art cross paths?

Skunk, Against the Grind, and Bikeyface will lead us on a wheeling adventure that intersects comics, robots, road culture, documentary filmmaking, lasers, blogging, choppers and more.

About the Speakers

SCUL-ture and Sculpture
Skunk speaks of SCUL: bicycle chopper gang, and Skunkadelia: art made from upcycled bike parts. Skunk has been transmogrifying trash-picked bikes since 1996. The awe-inspiring chopper Cloudbuster will be on hand for show and tell.

Against The Grind
Rachel Wiederhoeft and Jessica Barnthouse Against The Grind will discuss documentary filmmaking while living on bikes. How do you find a film subject in the middle of nowhere? How much film production equipment can you reasonably bring on a bike tour? When do you film and when do you just let the experiences happen? Questions like these will be covered; along with clips from our documentary series they produced while pedaling 3,500 miles across the United States.

Bikeyface
Bikeyface is a hilarious, and sometimes irreverent, web comic about biking in the city. Bekka Wright will talk about how she uses her cartoons to entertain, educate, and raise the profile of biking for normal transportation.


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A Lot Of Awesome Here

Written by Boston Biker on Feb 12

I have a feeling these ladies would be a hell of a lot of fun to hang out with. Cool project as well.


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Detroit Dreamcyclers Hit Detroit Auto Show

Written by Boston Biker on Jan 26

19 art students walking around an auto show with imaginary bikes. I really liked this video, mostly because I think a lot about how automobiles are marketed to people, and how reality doesn’t match up very well with that marketing (see here and here and here and here and here for examples of my past thoughts on the subject).

The dada like absurdity of the imaginary bikes highlights the absurdity of Detroit continuing to put its eggs in the automobile industry basket. Plus it looked like fun.


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Door 3 Presents: MAKE READY Monoprints Of James Weinberg

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 30

Got this in the email, another quality art show at Broadway Bikes

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Door 3 Presents: M A K E R E A D Y !
Silkscreen Monoprints by James Weinberg


This show features silkscreen prints with up to 15 layers, each print is one of a kind.

Opening Reception
Thursday November 8th
7-9pm
on view til December 5th.

 

view the artist’s website for more !

http://weinbergdesign.com/


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Back To The Drawing Board By Ashlie Taylor

Written by Boston Biker on Jun 28

Another awesome art event at Broadway Bicycle School.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 13th, 2012

Time: 7-9pm

Door 3 Gallery is proud to host this months “Friday the 13th” reception for Ashlie Taylor. Featuring the struggle between wood and fire. Ashlie Taylor is a local Somerville artist. For more of her samples check out her website:

www.ashlietaylor.com

In addition to pushing a pencil – Ashlie can turn a wrench too. She is one of the many multi-talented mechanics in the Broadway ranks. Stop by for the opening, but if you can’t make it – the show will be up till August 1st! We’d love to see you.


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Broadway Bicycle School 3 Gallery Art Showing

Written by Boston Biker on May 07

Another great event at Broadway!

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Date: Thursday, May 10th

Time: 7-9pm

Free and Open to All!

Door 3 Gallery is proud to present the artwork of Matthew Lazure, local artist and designer. This series uses found images and broken glass to
reinterpret imagery. Matthew is a graduate of MassArt, Boston (1994) and works currently as a set designer and scenic painter. To see the diversity
of his work, check out his website :

www.matthewlazure.com

We hope you can join us for music, festivities, great art and vittles! Thats right, in addition to the art we bring on the snacks and libations.

Hope to see you Thursday, but you can view the art work till the first week of June during regular business hours right here in Broadway Bicycle
School.

More info here


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Art Opening At Broadway Bicycles

Written by Boston Biker on Apr 05

Got this in the email, looks like a lot of fun.

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Broadway Bicycle school has a fun little event each month highlighting local artists in our bathroom – aka Door 3 Gallery. It is free and open to all. We provide snacks and some wine. This month is our very own mechanic/artiste Kate Mills.

Hallowed Hands: Tales of a Massage School Dropout

The art of Broadway’s very talented Kate Mills is sure to delight!

Stop by as Door 3 Gallery hosts the opening reception of this graphic
journey.

Thursday, April 12 2012

7-9pm

Free and open to all!

the usual dainties will be served with gusto.

If you miss the party- aw shucks on you – you can still catch the show during normal shop hours till May 5. In Door3Gallery at Broadway Bicycle
School, 351 Broadway, Cambridge MA More info here.


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Coffee + Bikes = Art

Written by Boston Biker on Dec 16

Got this in the email, I know this lady, she is a great artist, you should go check out her stuff.

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whose legs of coffee are these???

Five large pieces hung at Equal Exchange Cafe all represent my recent photo-based work that I’ve completed with used coffee grinds supplied by the Equal Exchange Cafe. The grinds were dried, applied to artboard, then photographed, printed, and framed.

The frames are made of used pallets, burlap coffee bags and discarded bicycle chain links. They are just as awesome in reality as they appear in the photos.

Complete spectrum of the work can be previewed on my website: CLICKETY-CLICK. But what you should really do is take a brisk little walk in the North End and visit the coffee shop that conducts its business in a sustainable, conscious and tasty fashion. And is supportive of emerging artists.

To make it really REALLY easy for you, here’s the address: 226 Causeway, Boston. It’s right past North Station.

I would like to thank everybody who came out to the opening and encourage everyone to come check it out and tell your friends!! Also, my friend and fellow artist Jennifer O’Donnell is responsible for all the pretty signage there – so good!

Peace,

N


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