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Soup & Games & Art at Hope & Olive

LOOKY HERE is a volunteer supported non-profit art space located at 28 Chapman street in Greenfield, MA. We offer workshops, host gallery shows, concerts and film screenings, offer Risograph printing services and collect donated art supplies for affordable resale. We are volunteer run and donation supported. You can find our workshop and event calendar, printing services and more at our website: lookyheregreenfield.com, our instagram @L00ky.here and here, on facebook. You can contact us at lookyheregreenfield@gmail.com or meet us at HOPE AND OLIVE Monday March 2nd 5-7:30pm for Hope & Olive’s free soup and games night, which is a monthly benefit held the first Monday of each month. All are welcome to come and enjoy a free buffet of soup and breads, grab a drink from the bar and sit down with friends to play games, draw, drink and shop from the Looky Here merchandise and artist consignment booth. All of the donations, sales and tips will go to support Looky Here and local artists!
Hope & Olive is an everyday-special restaurant located at 44 Hope Street in Greenfield, MA.
See you there!
Come out to 10 Forward on Sunday the 16th for the screening of “Free Spirits”, the documentary film about the Renaissance Community, a commune that nearly took over Turners Falls in the 70s! This is an incredible history. If you were part of it, or have antidotes to share, there will be a discussion following the film, and we’d love to learn more!!
This event is free and open to all ages
https://www.10forwardartsvenue.org/new-events/screening-free-spirits-the-birth-life-amp-loss-of-a-new-age-dream
Thursday 2/6 snow day shop closed

Join us February 8th for a workshop in 3d needle felting! We will use roving and felting needs to form miniature soft sculptures! All materials included in workshop fee. Cost is $15-25 sliding scale. This workshop involves the use of sharp needles, so we suggest caution for those younger than 10.
1-5 pm. Each class is limited to 8 people so sign up quick if you are eager to get Riso printing! All materials will be included in this class that costs $55-65. Each participant will leave with a 2 color edition of 25 8.5×11 cardstock prints. Our colors are teal, florescent pink, yellow and black. Participants can come with images to work with, or may use materials in our shop to create a master image.
This workshop will teach you how the machine works, and once completed, participants will be eligible for our Riso Club, and will be able to reserve time on the machine for $10/hour on selected shop hours.
Email Lookyheregreenfield@gmail.com to register.
IGNORE WHAT I SAID YESTERDAY! We don’t want anyone stress-driving into greenfield in the middle of the storm! So stay home and relax! The show will be rescheduled for 6:30-10 on Sunday
1/15/20

Clay platter Workshop 2/2/20

Join ceramic artist, Rhonda Wainshilbaum at Looky Here 1-6:30 on Sunday, February 2nd for our Clay Platter Workshop! Roll out clay to form, design and paint your own functional, decorative, dishwasher safe plate to keep forever, or to gift. Bring a snack, design ideas, (or come and be inspired), and a blow dryer if you have one. Platters can be picked up at Looky Here after they are fired. Course costs $55 for all materials included, and bring a friend for $5.00 off! Pre registration is required. Please email lookyheregreenfield@gmail.com or call Rhonda at 413-624-5175

This class is for people who want to learn how to knit but have never done it before or need a refresher. Kait will teach the foundations of knitting: how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.
Kait will teach you what you need to know to make a pair of fingerless mitts!

Kait Brink has been knitting for 24 years, she has shown her big knits (done on handmade size 228 needles!) at gallery shows, performances and was featured at Vouge Knitting Live in Times Square as well as in the internationally published book, “Creative Extremes” by Topp Publishing. Watch her big knits on youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyZbGRydtL0

This workshop will occur in 3 sessions on Wednesday evenings in January: 1/15/20, 1/22/20 and 1/29/20 from 6-8pm. Registration for the workshop series costs $45-65 sliding scale, and can be prepaid on PayPal to lookyheregreenfield@gmail.com. Please send us an email with any questions and if you are interested in registering for this course.

Looky Here has a brand new Risograph SF5130!

Looky Here’s Media Wing Premieres “The Lovelights” 8/17/19 in Turners

— more info at https://lovelightstv.wordpress.com

Hell Night 7/13/19 8pm

Lot Lines Gallery Opening 6/9/19

Rainbow Lady Dream Dance Party: Friday May 3, 2019

Wear MONOCHROME! Come dance to THE CLASSICS!

True Show: Saturday 4, 2019 7pm

Tara Burk, Nathalie and Brooke Sietinsons trio
Willie Lane and Wednesday Mercredi KnudsenKnudsen duo
Crystalline Roses Band

Make our Merch!

Every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30, we will be practicing many different t-shirt techniques! From machine sewn collages to tie die, batik, stamps and embroidery, come hang and play with our bounty of materials! The workshop is free! But the merch thats made will be sold at Looky Here for millions of dollars $$$$$!!!!!

Spring Opening! Friday April 26th, 2019

Gallery Opening!

Featuring visiting artists: Tayler Jones: http://silo.bennington.edu/excerpt-from-childrens-book-the-search-for-salmonberries/
Duncan Bullen : http://silo.bennington.edu/duncan-bullen_72_2016/
and Becca White : http://beccawhite.website/new-gallery

A night of Improvised music at Looky Here featuring musicians from NYC and Western Mass, 7pm

Morits, Ali, Costa
Jonathan Moritz-saxophone, http://jonathanmoritz.com/
Sean Ali-bass, http://seanali.com/
Carlo Costa-drums, http://www.carlocostamusic.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmyGbkxngvE

Saxophonist Jonathan Mortiz, double bassist Sean Ali and percussionist Carlo Costa have collaborated extensively since 2013. The three worked together regularly in Carlo Costa’s quartet which also included trombonist Steve Swell, and released the album Sediment on Neither/Nor Records in late 2014. Since Swell’s departure the three decided to become a collective trio.
The band is dedicated to free improvisation and has focused on developing a distinctive language and group sound. One of the objectives of this trio has been to subvert and upset the roles which each instrument holds in this classic jazz horn trio instrumentation, and to find different ways to interact. Timbre and sound itself often have a prominent role, and the solo/accompaniment roles are generally abandoned in lieu of weaving collective textures. Pacing and space are very important as well in order to create and sustain a sense of suspension in the music.

Eisenberg, Young, Weinberg
Wendy Eisenberg-guitar, https://www.wendyeisenberg.com/
Neil Young-drums
Sam Weinberg-saxophone, https://samweinbergsax.wordpress.com/about/

Cardinaux, Freedman, Wise
Eliot Cardinaux-piano, https://eliotcardinaux.wordpress.com/bio/
Myk Freedman-lap steel, https://mykfreedman.com/
Jake Wise-clarinet, http://www.jakewise.com/projects.html

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Saturday December 15th! from 12-5pm

Meet Mrs. Claus and her elves at Looky Here from 12-5pm on Saturday Dec. 15th to make wrapping paper, gift bags, holiday cards, pop-poms, gods eyes, snowflakes and more! Each dollar of your entrance donation will get you a raffle ticket in our ongoing raffle, and each of the activities offered will leave you with a gift or decoration to take home! Come for a while or come all day! We will have hot coco, a good movie, and a good time!

RAIN CANCELLATION!

Fairy House Day on Avenue A will be postponed until Saturday August 25th

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The Looky Here Grand Opening day fundraiser will now be sharing 25% of all income and donations with RAICES Family Reunification and Bond Fund

RAICES is a non-profit that provides free and low-cost legal services to immigrant children, families and refugees in Central and South Texas.

Grand Opening ! June 24th, 2018

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Music performances By: Na B , Viewer, New Parents, Jeremy Latch, Ruth Garbus, Laurie McNamara, Mami Tsunami, Omeed Goodarzi, Helter Seltzer

+ More TBA

Gallery Show By: Hannah Brookman, Jesus Vio, Sam Gas Can,

Loren Burke, Greta Svalberg, Omeed Goodarzi, Danny Monster Cruz

Soup & Games & Art at Hope & Olive