FriendsGiving: Artist Showcase + Fundraiser
Nov
24
7:00 PM19:00

FriendsGiving: Artist Showcase + Fundraiser

FRIENDSGIVING is our annual kick-off to the holiday season; an end-of-year showcase and fundraiser for friends of the Collective and community. FriendsGiving allows us to support and highlight the creatives we’ve met throughout the community with an evening of live performance and visual art exhibitions, artwork and merchandise for sale, raffles, refreshments and top-notch audio selections + family gathering feels.

Artist Reception + Gallery Hour at 7:00pm

Performances and Screenings start at 8:30 SHARP!

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Black Cotton Club: Jam Session
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Black Cotton Club: Jam Session

BROOKLYN, we’re bringing you a Jam Session! 

For their very first trip to NY, we’re partnering with Black Cotton Club, our radically musical homies from Boston, to provide a jam session experience in Brooklyn. Grab a $10 early bird ticket and prepare yourself for a feel good night!

featured artists for the session are:

BRI BLVK | VIBE ON KYAH | JORDAN RAPS | ABDUL FATTAH | OBI BLOKAH

+ LIVE BAND Feat. GUYS

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Poetry Write Along workshop [in a garden]
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

Poetry Write Along workshop [in a garden]

meet us in the garden!

we’re getting outside one last time before the season fully turns! Join us at Tehuti Ma’at community garden for another Poetry Write Along (which isn’t just for poets/writers)

(weather permitting, an indoor alternative nearby will be available)

In our Poetry Write Along, we’re going to harness the magic of being inspired and able to creatively express in the moment. Come let loose with word play while we engage in healthy dialogue about process of creation and expression.

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

it’s our last open mic, share and tell session of 2018

come give thanks and shed light on all of the things that keep you full and your life abundant. we welcome you to speak and listen, enjoy communal offerings + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Abundance | spiritual & mental, of this world, and as a lifestyle

No featured artists this month

share your minds with us one last time this year before we hibernate and level up for next year’s fortunes

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Poetry Write Along workshop
Sep
30
1:00 PM13:00

Poetry Write Along workshop

Have you ever been to an open mic or art show and felt compelled to create right there?

In our Poetry Write Along, we’re going to harness the magic of being inspired and able to creatively express in the moment. Come let loose with word play while we engage in healthy dialogue about process of creation and expression.

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[Creative] Community Open House
Sep
23
2:00 PM14:00

[Creative] Community Open House

We invite you out to join us as we provide space for a working community photo shoot - meet, greet, kick back and work with fellow creatives and members of the community.

Our Community Open House is the kick off to our FriendsGiving Showcase season! This time of year allows us to support and highlight the creatives we’ve met throughout the year with collaborative gatherings of content creation, visual and performance art exhibitions and strong tribe feels.

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Sep
15
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

this month come let loose, spread your wings, lift your voice and take in some spirited expressions. we welcome you to speak and listen, enjoy communal offerings + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Freedom | a privilege, a right, a way of living

A few good words from: Steven (5AMTODAY)

Vintage Clothing Pop Up presented by: Capo Vintage & Thrift and Finesse

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Poetry Write Along workshop
Aug
19
11:00 AM11:00

Poetry Write Along workshop

Have you ever been to an open mic or art show and felt compelled to create right there?

In our Poetry Write Along, we’re going to harness the magic of being inspired and able to creatively express in the moment. Come let loose with word play while we engage in healthy dialogue about process of creation and expression.

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

leisurely time to gather with others [not something all can access and afford]. we welcome you to speak and listen, enjoy communal offerings + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Privilege | as access, a birthright, its many forms

Featured Poets: Zay & Stevens Cadet


artwork on display and for sale :: bring things to share + add to the table :: all expressions welcome and encouraged

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Art x Dialogue: Coloring & Wellness
Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

Art x Dialogue: Coloring & Wellness

Join us in community discussion about wellness - individual and as larger collectives - and the sciences of color. As we complete coloring pages and group affirmations, we’ll have a round table talk about the emotions and feelings colors evoke, how they add to artistic expression, and can be tied into everyday self wellness. 

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Jul
21
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

  • 839 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11221 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

this month we're getting together in the yard for another kick back. dive into concepts of influence and behavior, take a look at forces of life. we welcome you to speak and listen, enjoy communal offerings + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Power | in numbers, of mind, as dominion

Featured Artists: Kahli Abdu + musician Courtney Wallace


artwork on display and for sale :: bring things to share + add to the table :: all expressions welcome and encouraged

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The P.M. Movie Club invites to "Coming To America" Screening
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

The P.M. Movie Club invites to "Coming To America" Screening

The Public Method invites you for a special licensed outdoor screening of "Coming To America," as well as a panel discussion with soon to be announced special guest hosts.

Guest entry is free with an RSVP and all reserved guests will receive a complimentary 16 oz beer voucher. 

Doors open at 6:30 pm, screening will begin at 8pm.

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Jun
16
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

  • 839 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11221 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

this month we invite you to a backyard kick back. come express and examine moments and opportunities for thankfulness and appreciation. we welcome you to speak and listen, enjoy communal offerings + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Gratitude | in practice, in real time, in hard times

Featured Artists:

vocalist Ce’Neda + Reuben Sterling (on keys)

and Te’La

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Coney Island Photowalk
Jun
9
3:00 PM15:00

Coney Island Photowalk

come one, come all - photographers, stylists, film makers, everyday people - we're spending the day out in Coney Island!

Saturday, June 9th - rain or shine

the SLAPcollective is hosting a public photo walk and shoot starting at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous! 

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H.O.P.E. Auction in Harlem
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

H.O.P.E. Auction in Harlem

The H.O.P.E. Auction - a Healing Opportunity Party Event and Benefit for Artist of Different Mediums and areas of the Caribbean, South America and the States. 


the H.O.P.E. Auction will feature Painters, Poets, Singers, Rappers, Reggae Artists and more. It's taking place at Jahlookova, a community space, juice bar and organic market on June 1st.

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Share & Tell: an open microphone
Apr
21
7:00 PM19:00

Share & Tell: an open microphone

another 3rd Saturday, the microphone is open for you to share and tell

this month we invite you to open your mind up to the varying ideas and experiences of others and ourselves. Come speak and listen, enjoy house drinks + smooth vibes.

Discussion Prompt: Perception | of self, the times

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Writers Block workshop
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Writers Block workshop

As creators, it’s nice to sometimes share workspace with others; to create around and in each other’s light.

our Writers Block workshop is a block of space and time for creatives to discuss, explore and flex their creative processes with one another.

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Writers Block workshop
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Writers Block workshop

As creators, it’s nice to sometimes share workspace with others; to create around and in each other’s light.

our Writers Block workshop is a block of space and time for creatives to discuss, explore and flex their creative processes with one another.

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the Mourning After Project: #ForGerolda
Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

the Mourning After Project: #ForGerolda

Our cofounder, Gerold Shellbair, puts on a private viewing to launch of the Mourning After Project, a portrait and interview series focused on sharing the stories of those who have lost a loved one.

This initial series is highlighting the loss of a parent: how individuals heal, honor & remember them.

Space is limited, please email for details if interested in attending

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Writers Block workshop
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Writers Block workshop

As creators, it’s nice to sometimes share workspace with others; to create around and in each other’s light.

our Writers Block workshop is a block of space and time for creatives to discuss, explore and flex their creative processes with one another.

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