DUMBO’s Live at The Archway: Rodes Rollins, Melanie Hope Greenberg

Music and art rock the Archway

June 13, 2017 By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Illustration by Melanie Hope Greenberg
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Live at The Archway’s weekly cabaret on Thursday, June 15 features Rodes Rollins, the psychedelic rock, Americana-inspired singer-songwriter who lives both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles (via a detour to Buenos Aires). Her debut EP, Young Adult, was called “stunning.”

From Paste Magazine: “With sultry vocals reminiscent of Nancy Sinatra, Rodes Rollins is creating music fit for a modern cowgirl.”

During the performance, the public is invited to collaborate in creating a giant Arch Mermaid with award-winning Brooklyn illustrator/ author Melanie Hope Greenberg at the pop-up gallery known as “The Space Station.” Greenberg famously depicted Coney Island’s “Mermaids on Parade” along with more than a dozen picture books and hundreds of illustrations for organizations including UNICEF and the Children’s Defense Fund. Her latest illustrated book, “Americanly,” has been called a “must have” by the Nerdy Book Club.

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Live at the Archway concerts and events take place Thursdays at 6 p.m. under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO. Events take place rain or shine because the venue is covered.

Beer and wine are available at The Lighthouse kiosk. The series is co-curated by Clara Schuhmacher of the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) and Tanya Rynd, owner of the popular DUMBO restaurant Superfine. The Artist Interactive is presented in collaboration with This Friday or Next Friday, an art gallery in DUMBO run by artists Nathan Sinai Rayman and Zach Seeger.

The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge is a public plaza on Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place.

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