Monday, August 15, 2022

Waterfront Wednesdays This Week

This week, Hudson Hall takes over Waterfront Wednesdays, not with music and dance performances but with an evening dedicated to "the art of upcycling and the stories behind what we leave behind." The featured activities in Hudson Hall's Waterfront Wednesdays takeover include:

From 5:00 p.m.  T-Shirt Waste Loom Demonstration with LikeMindedObjects
Created in collaboration among LikeMindedObjects, weaver Francesca Capone, and The Spark of Hudson, the T-Shirt Waste Loom Project empowers creative individuals to give new life and purpose to their discarded clothing. Each loom requires six T-shirts, so raid that bottom-drawer T-shirt tomb and bring them down to the waterfront to be woven into wonderful new objects.

From 5:00 p.m.  Silkscreen Upcycling by Wolfy Part II (Jef Scharf)
Wolfy Part II is a Hudson-based artist and DJ whose free silkscreened upcycled creations were a hit a Winter Walk last year. Wolfy returns to work his magic on old shirts, totes, or flags at Waterfront Wednesdays, this time bringing his mobile silkscreen press to print designs celebrating the Hudson River Valley using images from the Hudson Hall archives.

From 5:00 to 5:30 p.m.  City of Trash Puppet Making
Who needs new toys when there is infinite fun to be had right inside your recycling box. Join puppet theater makers Grand Pistachio for a fun puppet making workshop using discarded objects and household items. No experience or registration necessary. All materials are provided.

From 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.  City of Trash Work-in-Process Puppet Performance
Enjoy an excerpt from Grand Pistachio's upcoming production, City of Trash, all about the fascinating life of a New York City sanitation worker and the stories behind the items we hold dear and the objects we choose to toss. City of Trash is a series of theatrical experiences for young people that makes visible the invisible work of sanitation professionals who keep society healthy and safe. City of Trash is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and support from Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.
In addition to the activities and events produced by Hudson Hall, this week's Waterfront Wednesdays will include such regular features as a drum circle, fishing, and sails on the sloop Apollonia, as well as rides on the Solaris, the Hudson River Maritime Museum's 100 percent solar-powered tour boat and floating classroom.

As always, Waterfront Wednesdays runs from 5:00 p.m. until sunset. 

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