December 22, 2007
We are open later than usual on Saturday
and Sunday this weekend, till around 8pm...and Monday Christmas Eve we'll
be here from noon till around 4pm!
November 15, 2007
DRIVE PRESS LAUNCH!+++++++++++++
Alright! For our second publication release of this month, we're having
a reception for the amazing North Drive Press annual box set of artist
multiples and interviews, issue #4! They've
got a great lineup once again...come join us this Tuesday November 20th
6-8pm for some snacks and refreshments!
November 8, 2007
Coming up on Thursday Nov. 15th—the official
launch party for Peres Projects' Daddy magazine issue 3: Fleur
du Mal! This issue is guest-edited by artist Kirstine Roepstorff to resemble
a women's fashion magazine. Live music by All Neon Like, and DJ Will Stangeland
(of Silver Daggers)!
September 4, 2007
Major thanks to everyone for braving one of the hottest
weekends of this year to celebrate the release of Dot Dot Dot #14, &
our new window, & seeing Lucky Dragons play! Glad we had A/C in the
August 30, 2007
DRAGONS DOT DOT DOT!++++++++++++
Party this Sunday, September 2nd at the shop! Window
installation by Sumi Ink Club! Dot Dot Dot #14 magazine release! Live
performance by Lucky Dragons in the courtyard! DJ Frances Stark! 3-6pm!
July 24, 2007
We are now officially 3 years old! Party this Sunday afternoon
in the shop's courtyard, featuring live music by Soft Circle (Hisham Bharoocha
from Black Dice, Pixeltan, Lightning Bolt, etc.) & High Places (Mary
+ Casual Rob from Bad Waste)....plus DJ's Sara Clendening & Eric Wesley!
July 29th, 3-7pm, free!
SOFT CIRCLE is Hisham Bharoocha, formerly of Black
Dice and Lightning Bolt. Hisham recently served as musical director for
the legendary 77 BOADRUM event, a composition for 77 drummers by the experimental
Japanese music group the Boredoms. He has performed at the Museum of Modern
Art in New York City in conjunction with Doug Aitken's video piece Sleepwalkers,
and at D'Amelio Terras (NYC). As a visual artist, Hisham has been included
in shows at Deitch Projects (NYC), John Connelly Presents (NYC), Yerba
Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), De Vleeshal (Middelburg,
the Netherlands), and the Watarium Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo,
Japan). HIGH PLACES is a duo from New York City. They have performed at
John Connelly Presents in New York City (inside an Assume Vivid Astro
Focus installation), at the Proposition Gallery (NYC) in conjunction with
the Hooray!!! exhibition, and at Susan Cianciolo's screening of "1960's
Butterfly Girl" at Location (NYC). High Places recently performed
a sunrise solar-powered show at Solar One (NYC).
....thanks to everyone for coming & of course to the dudes for giving
us such awesome soiled memories!
OUT OUR WEBSHOP!+++++++++++++ +CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR WEB-SHOP
NOT EVERYTHING IS UP BUT WE ARE UPDATING IT WEEKLY.........BELOW ARE
SOME RECENT ADDITIONS TO OUR PHYSICAL STORE:
+BLESS new accessories in stock including pins, safety
+STEVE DORE t-shirts back in stock, including the popular onesies!
+MY MATERIAL shannon ebner & erika vogt's "comm no comm"
+GIRLS LIKE US issue 5 feat. caron geary, ariel schrag, and more!
+HIGH PLACES new 7" from rob (bad waste) & mary!
+SILVER DAGGERS cd-r's back in stock! & their rad new album too!
+NO AGE t-shirts coming back in stock & limited box set coming soon!
+LISA ANN AUERBACH & SHARON LOCKHART collabo t-shirts!
+SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE color kits are back!
+LAURA KLEGER basra burning cyanotypes!
+DAVID SHERRY a.p. c-print photos! sunburn, ouch!
+SADIE BENNING "suspended animation" book!
+LIZ CRAFT monograph published in switzerland!
+CALVIN JOHNSON new tape western country to make 24 titles available!
+MICHELLE ABELES framed mini photo set!
+JUSTIN BEAL "gladys" houndstooth book & stickers!
+VIOLET HOPKINS photo stickers!
+MARTINE SYMS religious tracts!
+LUCKY DRAGONS new record in stock!
+PETROVA GIBERSON two new zines!
+REKA RESINGER photo set!
+AVIGAIL MOSS "stolen letter" free poster!
+PIERO GOLIA "can pipe" editon avail!
+ANDREW KUO new beautiful artist book "dot dot dot"!
+BJORN COPELAND "color slide" print!
+and more, as always!
May 29, 2007
Party this Sunday afternoon June 3rd, in the Ooga Booga courtyard!
Live music by Soiled Mattress & the Springs (NY's jazzy pop kool kats,
featuring Aviram Cohen, Matthew Thurber, Peter Schuette), and tunes by
DJ Christina Billotte (Casual Dots, Quix*o*tic, Slant 6)! FREE, 3-6pm!
May 12, 2007
C WINDOW IS UP!+++++++++++++
Come by and check out Sara Clendening's new window...by Ooga Booga's resident
snackmaster! And then head to the desert for our art swap meet, which
is happening Sunday, 12-4pm in Joshua Tree for High Desert Test Sites
2007! (scroll down for the details...)
Thanks to everyone who
came out to the Susan Cianciolo/Abe Vigoda party at the shop! Our camera
was broken but we got a few pix of the Abe Vigoda playing (in Jack Hanley
Gallery because of the rain) for your viewing pleasure...
April 17, 2007
Abe Vigoda is playing the closing party for Susan's
window installation this Friday, April 20th, 8pm, free!
++++++++++SUSAN CIANCIOLO WINDOW!++++++++++++++
Come by the shop and check out our window installation
by Susan Cianciolo!
& CALVIN NIGHT PIX!++++++++++++++
Thanks to everyone who came out to our event at
++++++++++++OCTOBER PARTY AT O.B.!++++++++++++++
Then a week after Milwaukee, we had the pleasure of having one
of our favorite bands, No Age, play in our courtyard at Ooga Booga! Jennifer
Clavin & Nate Harrington DJ'ed for the night, while Patterson Beckwith
operated his portable Polaroid Portrait Studio on the balcony!
+++++++++++WINTER CLOTHES EXCHANGE!++++++++++++
Once again, we are having a winter clothes exchange
to help the homeless stay warm this holiday! Please bring in bags of unwanted
clothing in clean, good condition, which we will donate to the homeless
shelter downtown...in exchange you get a 15% discount off clothing purchases
at our shop! Sorry, already discounted items are excluded from additional
markdowns. Hope to see you soon!
+++++++++++++++NO AGE FRIDAY!+++++++++++++++++
Quite possibly our last courtyard party of the year! No
Age plays at Ooga Booga Friday evening, October 27, with DJs Jennifer
Clavin (Mika Miko) & Nate Harrington (Constantly Preggers), also
polaroid portrait studio by artist Patterson
Beckwith...party starts at 8pm, free!
WE SLID OUR STORE NEXT DOOR!+++++++ by the way, we moved over to a bigger
and better room just two doors down the hall from the original space,
same building, same address, same chinatown!
mega thanks to all the rad people who helped make it happen! dat's right:
stewie & tom, sara c., joey karam, carol lam, nick, martine syms,
henry, michael wells, lalo, dave young, dain blodorn, mary ann, keefe,
una, brendan, dash, rachel allen, peres crew, etc....group effort!!!
HOODIE SPECIAL!+++++++++++ to celebrate turning two, our hoodies
will be on sale at 25% off for a limited time! four colorways available,
each with different drawings: white w/ green ink, mint w/ white ink, black
w/ gold ink, white w/ purple ink!
clothes are on sale too............
++++++++++++++CLOTHING ON SALE++++++++++++++
most of our spring/summer 06 clothes are on sale now! come for up to 40%
off & further reductions....
+++++++++RECAP: THRONES AT OOGA BOOGA!+++++++++ thanks to everyone who came out for the thrones & fortress
of amplitude/andy coronado's bday at ooga booga last month! it also happened
to be the unveiling of our new space, in the same building! same address—
just bigger & better, and a couple doors down the hall....
yes, it's official...party this saturday june 17th, 8pm at ooga booga!
free live bands on the balcony: the thrones, & fortress of amplitude!
free drinks & dj andy coronado on tunes duty (& it's his bday
that night)! everyone welcome, hope to see you there!
may 26, 2006
last week was the record release party for holy shit at ooga booga, thanks
to everyone who came out for it!
the next party will be mid-june, featuring live music by the thrones,
fortress of amplitude & dj andy coronado! stay tuned for more details....
NYC OPENED SUNDAY!++++++++++
We're super excited to do a collabo with our fave NYC store Opening
Ceremony! So we're having a mini version of Ooga Booga inside their storefront,
starting this Sunday, and thru the holidays--11am-8pm everyday-- at 35
Howard Street (between Broadway & Lafayette) New York! It's Chinatown
to Chinatown only for us!!!
Please come to the reception this Sunday November 20th, from 6pm-8pm at
Opening Ceremony: 35 Howard St., NY 10013. DJ & drinks! Afterparty
at Sway: 305 Spring St. (between Greenwich & Hudson) with open bar
from 10pm-11pm. C-ya there!!!
+++++++++NEW WINDOW BY MARIE JAGER!+++++++++++
New window is up, by artist Marie Jager! Actually this is a mock-up,
come to the shop to see da real thing o-k!
+++++++++NEW OOGA BOOGA HOODIES NOW!+++++++++++
Yeah! After the last restock sold out we just finished a new run
of them, in four new colorways! Mint/white, black/gold, white/green, &
white/purple.....pics to come, maybe!
+++++++++++EXTREME ANIMALS AUGUST!++++++++++
The Extreme Animals
show in August was amazing, rad. Thanks to them for playing and to everyone
who came out!
August 21, 2005.
Free show and party this Tuesday evening (August 21), 8pm at the shop!
Extreme Animals (Jacob from Paperrad's band, on tour from Pittsburgh!)
are playing, and there will be tunes, drinks and snacks to follow! Please
visit paperrad.org for more info on Extreme Animals!
Also stop by to say goodbye to our awesome intern Martine who is moving
eastward next week! (Thanks Martine for all your help! And thanks too
to Milano-delichay who won't be there but is leaving for NYC this week
too! Boo hoo!)
+++++++++OOGA BOOGA TSHIRTS ARE BACK!+++++++++++
Yeah! They are finally back in stock! Sweatshirts too! And baby
gear, in case you are preggers or if you have a friend who is!
++++++++++1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY+++++++++++++
Yes, now we are one year old...
Thanks to everyone who came to the party, and especially to our
DJ's Jessica and Colin! Big ups to you guys! Thanks tip cup!!!
++++++++++++++ONE WITH THE SUN+++++++++++++++
So the 1-year anniversary party was also the unveiling/opening party for
the new group-window installation "One With the Sun" curated
by Rob Halverson, featuring artwork by:Mat Brinkman, Emily Litjens, Andrew
Jeffrey Wright, Hisham Bharoocha, Muffy Brandt, Rama Hoffpauir, Kyle Field,
Isaac Lin, Diane Barcelowsky, Sto, Jes Seamans, Chadwick Rantanen, Luke
Thomas, Kurt Skaife, Kirk Snyder, Rob Halverson, Michael Gaughan, Rob
Nelson, and more!
July 19, 2005.
Please come by for our one-year anniversary party this Saturday, July
23rd, 7pm-11pm! New multi-artist window unveiled! DJ's Jessica Espeleta
and Colin Blodorn! Music, drinks and snacks! Free, duh!
June 30, 2005.
+++++++++++++++WINDOW IS UP++++++++++++++++
Brendan Fowler aka BARR just finished his rad window! And no, the window
isn't broken...but his foot is-- he made the whole thing while standing
on his un-broken foot, so Brendan, we applaud you for that. Great job
on the window.
(P.S.-- Next window will be up July 23 for the Ooga Booga one-year anniversary
party, and it will be a compilation-window, f.y.i.)
Last Sunday's party was super fun! Bad Waste played the raddest outdoor
set and Trospy jammed a great array of tunez! Thanks to everyone who came
by, hope you enjoyed your relph-tinis!!!
June 10, 2005
Come to the shop this Sunday afternoon June 12th from 4:00pm to
7:00pm (or later), we're having a "summerjam," I mean party,
featuring Bad Waste of DoggPony Records (fresh from their west coast tour),
DJ Justin Trosper, and surprise guests (shhh)....! P.S. Octis was supposed
to play too but had to cancel due to other work conflicts, boo hoo! Snacks
and refreshments will be in effect!
Free, as always, so please feel free...