gallery 77 on view: afzal hossain, MELA

gallery 77 on view: afzal hossain, MELA

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A Mela is a festival, a celebration, an outpouring of spirit and energy. In this series of paintings, which continues my exploration of the line and the color field, I have explored what happens at the boundary between lines, where cracks and fissures take place. Where colors meet, energy and tension are generated—sometimes this leads to friction, sometimes isolation and sometimes fracture.

You never know what will happen at a mela.

gallery 77 opening reception: afzal hossain, MELA

gallery 77 opening reception: afzal hossain, MELA

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Please join us from 7-9pm on Friday, July 13th for a reception to celebrate the opening of our new show of paintings by Espresso 77's own Afzal Hossain

A Mela is a festival, a celebration, an outpouring of spirit and energy. In this series of paintings, which continues my exploration of the line and the color field, I have explored what happens at the boundary between lines, where cracks and fissures take place. Where colors meet, energy and tension are generated—sometimes this leads to friction, sometimes isolation and sometimes fracture.

You never know what will happen at a mela.

e77 music: Os Clavelitos

e77 music: Os Clavelitos

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Os Clavelitos is an "American Samba" band based in New York City, who creates original music combining traditional Brazilian rhythms (samba, baiao, bossa nova, and frevo) with English lyrics. With band members from Brazil, Japan, and the U.S., the six piece ensemble celebrates Brazil's rich musical heritage, while incorporating their eclectic performing backgrounds in "Latin", indie, jazz, pop, and folkloric styles.

e77 music: Jonny Meyers and the Trio

e77 music: Jonny Meyers and the Trio

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Jonny Meyers is a Queens born songwriter whose work ranges from Rock to Country. Jonny's songs have nothing to hide, and as a listener, you always feel like a welcome and invited guest.

Artist homepage - www.jonnymeyersmusic.com

Check out Jonny's Facebook page here.

e77 Music: J Armen Meschian and friends

e77 Music: J Armen Meschian and friends

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Delicious blend of Acoustic Rock and Latin Jazz on a sizzling plate sprinkled with flavors of Modern Folk and Blues

"Song after song brings sultry beats, dreamy chords, melodies you can drift away on, and that warm voice" -Jennifer Layton, www.indie-music.com 

e77 music: Jon Christopher Allen

e77 music: Jon Christopher Allen

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Guitar Slinger/Songwriter plays e77 the first Saturday of every month. 

Artist website - http://www.jonchristophermusic.com/

See Jon on Facebook here

e77 Music: Jacob Tilove

e77 Music: Jacob Tilove

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Jacob Tilove is a Queens-based songwriter. He is one-third of the The Lonesome Trio, whose debut album was released in 2015 on Sugar Hill Records, and is a fixture of the New York bluegrass scene, playing mandolin and guitar in the bluegrass, folk, rock, folk-rock, rock-folk, and affiliated genres.

e77 music: Ali Dineen

e77 music: Ali Dineen

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Ali Dineen is a singer, visual artist and multiinatrumentalist who performs original music and songs from the American folk tradition, with a special love for spirituals, gospel and 1920s jazz, as well as songs of resistance from different movements throughout history. Her performance is one of music as well as storytelling and puppetry meant to heal and sing joy into the soul.

e77 music: Mike Tedesco

e77 music: Mike Tedesco

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Mike Tedesco is a pianist/singer-songwriter from Torrington, Connecticut currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. Inspired by legendary musicians such as Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Dave Matthews, Ray Charles, Jeff Buckley, and Thelonious Monk, (and his most recent favorite composer/genius/rapper, Lin-Manuel Miranda), 

Tedesco is a storyteller. His soulful music is infused with jazz, rock, and classical elements that carry the listener through a journey of life’s most pivotal moments.

Website:  www.miketedescomusic.com