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Handy Minds

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A cultural harvest Pres ented by Mandy Hinds

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From August 1 st through August 31st 2013.

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Hours: Wed.-Fri. 4pm-10pm\, Sat. 12pm-10pm\, and Sun. 2pm-6pm.

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Opening Receptions: August 7th\, 14th\, 21st and 28th (Wednesdays).

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Closing Celebrations: August 10th\, 17th\, 24th and 31st (Saturdays).

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Location: Michael Mut Gallery. 97 Avenue C (between 6th and 7th street).

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Curated by: Luiza Cardenuto. luizacardenuto@gmail.com (7864732704).

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Throughout history and around the wor ld\, the month of August is the time for a number of cultural festivals. Be ing the hottest month of the year in the northern hemisphere\, it was also named the &ldquo\;Weod Monath&rdquo\; (Weed month) by the Anglo-Saxons\, be cause it is the month where plants grow most rapidly. Handy Minds is harvesting this year&rsquo\;s local culture and arranging it in an eclec tic and experimental celebration of what the city has to offer.

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Mul ti-medium artist Luiza Cardenuto brings peers who are passionate about craf tsmanship and performers who explore new ways for sensual amusement. Ha ndy Minds is a four-week celebration featuring fine-art crafts\, live performances\, discussions and delicious food. Each week is devoted to a di fferent dimension of craft\; representing the overall depth and breadth of craftmaking:

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Putting their hands and minds t o work\, artists will also provide guided workshops and lead group discussi ons about some of the most pressing issues in today&rsquo\;s socio-cultural environment. During opening and closing events\, experience special perfor mances and open mics. Enjoy delicious homemade goodies everyday at the gall ery and join us each Sunday at a local garden for a communal barbecue. Come share New York City&rsquo\;s summer cultural harvest at Handy Minds\,< /em> a unique selection of talents.

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Micha el Mut Gallery may be Manhattan's coziest exhibition space. It has its small dimensions well utilized as a platform for the contemplation of current events. Located at 97 Avenue C\, New York\, NY\, 10009 in the East Village/L.E.S. It can be reached via public transportation at numerous subw ay stations &ndash\; F to Second Ave\; L to First Ave\; 6 to Astor Place\; N\, R to 8th St/NYU\; J\, M\, Z to Essex- as well as via the M9 Bus. Tel: ( 212) 677-7868.

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