31 Jul 2014
    Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Screening: Los Angeles Plays Itself, Thom Andersen, 2003, 169 min

    // Introduction by writer Colin Beckett //

    Newly remastered and reedited, Thom Andersen’s 2003 opus, Los Angeles Plays Itself traces the development and evolution of Los Angeles, ‘the most photographed city in the world’

    $5-$10 sliding scale at door

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    2 Aug 2014
    Time: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

    Exhibition: Ambulance Blues Curated by Erin Falls

    Presented by Retrospective and Basilica Hudson

    Art Opening 7-9 PM followed by After-Party Live Show at 9 PM. Gallery hours: Fri – Sun 12-5 PM or by appointment.

    “Ambulance Blues” curated by Erin Falls features work by 19 artists and performers with after opening performances by Big French, Lissy Trullie and Imaad Wasif with Brian Chase.

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    8 Aug 2014
    Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    A Rare Evening with Michael Lindsay Hogg: Screening, Reading + Talking

    Presented in association with Spotty Dog Books and Ale

    Film Screening: The Rolling Stones’ Rock and Roll Circus
    Reading: Luck and Circumstance

    A rare and special evening with acclaimed film and television director, artist, and author Michael Lindsay-Hogg (The Normal Heart, The Beatles’ Let It Be, Brideshead Revisited, etc.)

    $10 sliding scale at door

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    9 Aug 2014
    Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Screening: A Spell To Ward Off the Darkness, Ben Rivers and Ben Russell, Estonia/France, 2013, 98 min.

    // Ben Russell in person for Q&A! //

    Marked by loneliness, ecstatic beauty and an optimism of the darkest sort, A SPELL is a radical proposition for the existence of utopia in the present.

    $5-$10 sliding scale at door

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    15 Aug 2014
    Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Screening: Programs I & II, Colony of Light

    // All artists present! //

    The Colony of Light is a provisionally utopian collective of artists and filmmakers which first convened and collaborated in July 2013 at MoMA PS1, NYC. They reunite for a week residency at Basilica Hudson this August, where they will be collaborating on new work, and will present two public programs of films, videos, and performances.

    $5-$10 sliding scale at door

    More information here.


    23 Aug 2014
    Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Opening Reception: Saturday, August 23, 5-7 PP
    Artists will be present for Q&A + Discussion on opening night.

    Closing Party: Friday, August 29, 8 PM doors, 9 PM sounds
    Featuring Black Sea Hotel, Charlie Looker + Patrick Higgins

    On view from August 28 – September 1 (Labor Day).

    BUMP is an interactive whale exhibit created by brothers Frank DenDanto, a cetacean biologist, and Dan DenDanto, a theater designer. The installation includes bones from three different whales, suspended at eye level in Basilica’s Main Hall and are accessible for hands-on touching. The art is intended to be educational and the bones are accessible for hands-on touching.

    More information here.

    28 Aug 2014
    Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Screening: Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project with New Fancy Foils, Undertone Overture, Glistening Thrills, and Let Your Light Shine

    // Q&A via Skype with Jodie Mack! //

    This collection of films questions the role of abstract animation in a post-psychedelic climate. Merch tables meet museum gift stores. The sublime meets Sublime the band. Rippling head shop tie dyes and dollar store gift bags form ebullient spectacles from resurrected dead capital and banal everyday objects.

    $5-$10 sliding scale at door

    More information here.

    12 Sep 2014
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

    Basilica Soundscape

    Weekend of Music + Art

    Announcing extended line-up, with more to come, for Basilica SoundScape 2014 – a carefully curated two-day program on September 12th and 13th featuring a wide range of music, visual art, and literature that aims for specific connections and overlaps instead of “festival”-style overload.

    Tickets and more information here.

    28 Nov 2014
    Time: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    Farm + Flea
    Friday, November 28 – Sunday, November 30

    Local, Farm, Vintage and Handmade. Promoting the talents and resources within our community. Kicking off with our “Black Friday Soirée,” the Basilica Hudson will be hosting a Thanksgiving weekend event and marketplace.

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