Take a Boat Ride, New Boutique, Rent Control, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Tompkins Square Piano

  • The new East River Ferry service is up and running, and offering free guided tours of its Brooklyn and Queens destinations with a Lonely Planet travel expert tomorrow (NYWaterway)
  • Blake Scotland’s new boutique celebrates its opening on Clinton Street (Fashionista)
  • The governor is not happy with the state Senate over rent regulations lapse (NYT)
  • A new documentary about Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, punk-era iconoclast and denizen of the LES (WSJ)
  • The best tabloid covers about Anthony Weiner’s resignation (Gothamist)
  • Tompkins Square Park’s piano is back for the summer (EVGrieve)

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge in Conversation about Brion Gysin at New Museum

As part of the New Museum’s current exhibit, “Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” artist and performer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge will be discussing Gysin’s work and the influence it had on him/her, tomorrow night in the museum’s theater. The museum’s notes read:

Founder of the bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge was also a friend and an acolyte of Brion Gysin. P-Orridge met Gysin in the 1970s, and was deeply influenced by him, and particularly his Cut-Up Method.

ARTS WATCH – Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Back In The Limelight; Bars As Art Spaces

The New York Post features a story about "Unlikely Art Spaces" featuring the local Gallery Bar and others that use their art spaces as bars and use their bars as art space.

Gpo_30years-1 Invisible Exports will host the opening for their exhibition, "Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: 30 Years of Being Cut Up" tomorrow night at their gallery at 14A Orchard Street.  The show is a 30-year
retrospective devoted to the work of the legendary underground
musician, visual artist, performer and provocateur Genesis Breyer
P-Orridge
. Check out NY Magazine's recent profile of the artist, who is still undergoing work on his current "long-term project" which involves turning himself in to his late wife,
Jacqueline Breyer.  The exhibition will run through October 18th.