A Starter Kit for Collectors: Art Exhibition and Sale A Benefit for A Gathering of the Tribes

Saturday May 1st - Sunday May 16th ,2010Public preview: Saturday May 1st 2pm-6pm Artist reception: Saturday May 1st 7pm-10pm Tribes Gallery 285 East 3rd Street, 2nd Floor NYC 10009

A Gathering of the Tribes is an arts and cultural organization dedicated to excellence in the arts from a diverse perspective. Located on the Lower East Side of New York City, Tribes has been in existence since 1991.

Saturday May 1st, 2:00 - 6:00 pm : Public preview

Saturday May 1st, 7:00 – 10:00 pm : Artist reception

Sunday May 2, 7:00 –10:00 pm : New music and dance: “Ply Conundrium”

Featuring: patrick brennan compositions/saxophone Lisle Ellis, Hilliard Greene, David Sidman –guitar, Larry Roland-basses, with special invited guests: Tamango-Tap percussion, Bern Nix-guitar, Patrick Holmes-clarinet

Friday May 7, 6:00 –10:00 pm All Ages+21 to drink $5 for party$10 for open bar: "Photo-POW presents: POW Debuts the World"

With Photo Slide show & music video presentation from 6-8pm

With BBQ in the Backyard from 8-9pm and live performances from 9-10pm

Featuring: ClockWork Cros, Miz Metro,Circa 95 & MC K Swift (performers subject to change) Evening courtesy of WWW.Photo-Pow.com "COME AND ENJOY THE SOUNDS OF SUMMER"

Saturday May 8, 6:00 – 10:00 pm Music and Video Saturday Night

New music 7:00 pm with "Cack-A-Lack"

Featuring: Mahlon Hoard--compositions/sax, Justin Veloso--drums, Paul Wheeler--guitar

Video 8:00 – 9:00 pm Featuring video work by: John Veit: "Corn on Cotton"28min,2002 ,video Documentary

"Mutaints" 10min ,2009 ,animation with a twist Robert Tanzie Thornton:"Tributes"(trailer /excerpts)10 mins 2003-7 Video Documentary Joseph Nechvatal

Music 9:00 – 10:00 pm with "Cack-A-Lack"

Saturday May 15, 6:00 –10:00 pm Music and Video Saturday Night: with...

Music 7:00 pm: Cack-A-Lack featuring Mahlon Hoard, Justin Veloso, Paul Wheeler

Video 8:00 – 9:00 pm : John Veit, Robert Tanzie Thornton, Joseph Nechvatal

Music 9:00 pm: Cack-A-Lack

Sunday May 16 finale,7:00 – 10:00 pm

New Music: On'Ka'a Davis Presents D'Juke Music On'Ka'a Davis---guitar, electric violin Electric Meg Montgomery---electric trumpet, Nick Gianni---saxes and flute, Rhadu Ben Judah---drums, David 'Riddim-Athon' Pleasant---drums

Participating Visual Artists: Torick"TOXIC" Ablack,Charlie Ahearn,John Ahearn,Tomei Arai,Willie Birch, Carol Blank,Andrew Castrucci,Fay Chiang,Gregory Coates,Esperanza Cortes,Thom Corn,Jody Culkin, Peggy Cyphers,Jane Dickson,Norman Douglas,John Drury,Harry Druzd,Stefan Eins,Matt Enger,Dan Enger, Mark Enger,Brigitte Engler,John Farris,Gerald Feldman,Pam Goldman,"DOZE"Green,Gerald Jackson, Nikki Johnson, Steven Lack,Jaunita Lanzo',Joe Lewis,Karin Luner,Johnny"CRASH" Matos,Jayson Mena,Renny Molenaar, Cyrille Mazzard,Greg Nanney,Joseph Nechvetal,Jondra Nolan,Tom Otterness,Calvin Reid,Huston Ripley, Crosby Romberger, James Romberger,Rick Rodine,Randee Silv,Kiki Smith,John Spencer,Gary Taxali,Robert Tanzie Thornton, Toyo Tsuchiya,, Marguerite Van Cook,John Veit ,Tom Warren,Christopher Wynter., Music/Video/Soundscape Artists: Patrick Brennan,On Davis,Mahlon Hoard,Joseph Nechvetal,, Crosby Romberger,John Zorn