MODERNISM GALLERY REOPENS IN SAN FRANCISCO
Modernism Gallery reopened on Feb. 9 at its new location on Ellis street. It is one of the last truly high art galleries left with an amazing stable of artists. Martin Muller has and continues to be a major force in the San Francisco art world. Definitely a gallery not to miss, featuring two new shows: Jonathon Keats - The New Look of Neuroscience, opened March 16.
Four major innovations will be showcased at Modernism Gallery, where prototypes will be on view with fashion photography by Elena Dorfman.
David Simpson - Fifty Years of Painting from April 6 - May 20, 2017.
Simpson’s angles of vision: Modernism gallery offers a thrilling selection of works that represent a very different facet of Bay Area sensibility: abstract paintings from fifty years of painting by David Simpson.
Modernism Gallery Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00AM - 5:30PM, 724 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
FIVE NEW NYC CINEMAS
Five New York cinemas celebrate an era before streaming, even as home streaming continues to threaten the existence of the movie theater, these resilient art-house cinemas in New York are proving that there’s still magic to be found in a dark room full of strangers.
Situated within the Seaport District’s Fulton Market Building, iPic Theaters takes on an intimate industrial art gallery feel with original art installations celebrating New York and the world’s best street artists throughout the entertainment destination. This marks the second of three iPic
Theaters to open for iPic Entertainment in the tri-state area. Next up is iPic’s Dobb’s Ferry location slated to open this May. At the second floor, guests will discover The Tuck Room, a spirited drinking and dining den and vibrant social destination with an urban chic atmosphere, which nightly showcases Adam Seger, Master Barman and Advanced Sommelier and a menu by Sherry Yard. 11 Fulton St; ipictheaters.com
The newly opened Deco theater on the Lower East Side features a selection of cult classics, archival prints shown on high-end 35 mm projectors, and newer independent films. Also: buttoned-up ushers, recherché popcorn, and hard-tofind candies. The Commissary, Metrograph’s 1920s throwback restaurant, offers a menu inspired by old-time Hollywood studio cafeterias. 7 Ludlow St.; metrograph.com
NITEHAWK PROSPECT PARK
When it opens in the fall, Nitehawk’s second Brooklyn location, in Park Slope, will offer the same three-course dinner as the original, in Williamsburg. Furtive servers will deftly deliver craft cocktails and seasonal fare to and from tables while movies-niche independent films, campy classics, and well-curated wide releases-screen above. 188 Prospect Park West; nitehawkcinema.com
When the Quad Cinema closed its doors in 2015, Greenwich Villagers feared that New York’s oldest multiscreen theater was done for. Instead, the beloved art house underwent a major renovation and will reopen in the spring, with one screen dedicated to classics and three screens playing new independent and foreign films. 34 W. 13th St.; quadcinema.com
The Austin-based dine-in theater chain opened its first location in New York City in October, bringing both studio and independent films (and a no-nonsense no-cell phone policy) to downtown Brooklyn. Alamo’s executive chef, Fernando Marulanda, previously of Danny Meyer’s Blue Smoke, created the menu. 445 Albee Sq. West; drafthouse.com