For every neon sign, there is story. For us it’s the story of Jen, who sought out a sign maker for Greenpointers and discovered a dying art. It’s the story of skills passed down from father to son that inspired Jen enough to work on capturing an otherwise lost craft on film.
The Greenpointers neon sign is an artifact of “Gasper & Son” and is the symbolic torch that was passed down when Jen sold Greenpointers – rooted in inspiration with a deep respect for creativity and artistry that serves the local community. It makes an appearance in all of the Greenpointers events and will light up our bar again at the upcoming Summer Market. Continue reading
Category: Culture, Events, Film, Uncategorized
Tags: adelina's, artistic neon, film screenings, Free, gasper & son, gasper and son, greenpoint neon sign documentary, jen g, jen g pywell, Neon Sign, neon sign documentary, neon sign making, ridgewood, screening
There are more events in our weekly calendar. Submit Greenpoint events, too!
* Giglio Opening Night Ceremonies @ North 8th & Havemeyer St, 6pm, FREE, One of the oldest Italian American traditions in America, honoring Nolani patron saint San Paolino, More info
^ Debut Fiction Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Jessamyn Hope, Sara Nović, and Tracy O’Neill discuss the experience of writing and publishing their first book-length works, RSVP
* Dancorcism @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St) 8pm, $15, A one-hour dance party for your soul, with high-energy dance routines, stretching, and meditation, More info
Category: Events, What's Happening?
Tags: adelina's, black bear bar, booklyn, Cameo Gallery, city reliquary, dancorcism, gasper & son, Giglio, Golden Drum, Manhattan Inn, melville house books, over the eight, Rough Trade, The Bedford, Triskelion Arts, troost, UnionDocs, Videology, Word
It is very exciting to announce that Gasper & Son is premiering at two great film festivals and we hope you can join us at one of the screenings.
The first is at the DC Independent Film Festival taking place on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at 2:30pm at Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20004. RSVP on Facebook. Buy tickets here.
The second is at the Queens World Film Festival taking place on Friday, March 20th at PS 69 (77-02 37th Avenue, Queens, NY 11372). RSVP on Facebook. Buy tickets here. Continue reading
Category: Art/Music, Culture, Events
Tags: DC, documentary, film, film festivals, gasper & son, gasper and son, jen g, neon documentary, neon sign making, Queens, queens world film festival