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Josh Short @Ever Gold, Tonight

Thursday, 02 February 2012 11:18

Ever Gold in SF opens a month long residency with Josh Short's Bomb Shelter Radio and Tenderloin Self- Defense Club tonight, Thurs (6-10pm). Check the video below for a complete picture of what to expect.

Josh Short

Bomb Shelter Radio and Tenderloin Self- Defense Club

February 2nd – 26th

Opening Reception: Thursday February 2nd, 6-10pm

 

 

Over the course of his residency at Ever Gold Gallery, Josh Short will build “Bomb Shelter Radio” and host several live sonic events that will include experimental noise transmissions, live metal and hardcore bands, and subversive FM radio interventions. This will also be aided by guerrilla public installations of radios installed around the Tenderloin bringing his interventions directly to the street as a form of audio graffiti. During the day the gallery will become the “Tenderloin Self-Defense Club”, where Short will offer martial arts instruction to the neighborhood inhabitants, artists, and musicians.

 

Short aims to examine contemporary myth and rituals within the American cultural landscape through his interactive exhibition.  Ever Gold will be transformed into a liberation center by providing tools that evoke personal liberation through free speech and improved self-confidence.

 

Short has previously held residencies at Recology SF, Headlands Center for the Arts, and recently a large outdoor installation at di Rosa. This is Shorts second solo exhibition with Ever Gold Gallery, his first exhibition “Touch Down Jesus” was in 2010.

 

Self Defense Club, Noise Interventions, Live Performance, and other on air programing as well as frequency change info will be posted on the Ever Gold website towards the end of this month and through the month of February.

 

www.joshuashort.com

 

www.bombshelterradio2012.blogspot.com

 

During the last week of the exhibition (Feb 21st- 26th) Ever Gold Gallery and Josh Short have teemed up with Noise Pop for their 20th Anniversary. This collaboration will consist of five live broadcasts over the “Bomb Shelter Radio” from bands curated by Noise Pop. These bands will be playing live at Shorts “Bomb Shelter Radio” and will be open to the public.

 

February Programming Live Events and guest DJs

Thursday 2, Opening 6-10pm
 
Saturday 4, Live Show: Bad Backs, Sand City, Mugwort, 8-10pm
 
Tuesday 7, Live Show: Tyson Vogel (Two Gallants) Drums 7-8
 
Thursday 9, Live Show: Spectre and Friends 8-Midnight
 
Friday 10, Live Show: psychedelic Dance party Damon and cohorts 8-Midnight
 
Saturday 11, Live Show: Nuclear Death Wish and Friends 8-Midnight
 
Monday 13, Live Broadcast w/ Frank 8- Midnight
 
Thursday 16, Live Show: Street Justice, Dalton, Butt Problems, and Hazzards Cure          8- Midnight

 

Monday 20-25, Noise pop collaboration, Music 2-4pm every day.

Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

Feb 21  Tambo Rays
Feb 22  Canons and Clouds
Feb 23 Dreams
Feb 24 Sea of Bees
Feb 25 Taxes

 
 
Tuesday 26, Closing Party Live Show: Depths and Friends 6-10pm

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