Spins & Needles
Spins & Needles is a mobile art party that mixes underground beats spun by DJs with hands-on art projects in galleries, bars, museums and estoeric spaces in Canada and international cities.
Known for its alternative take on the nightlife experience, over 100 events and workshops have been produced in the US, Canada, UK and Europe including Toronto, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago and London (UK).
Spins & Needles played a large role in inspiring Canada's national art institution, the National Gallery of Canada, to create their afterhours event Artsparks .
The event has been featured in various online and print publications including Flavorpill, le Cool, BUST Magazine, Makezine, CBC, Radio-Canada, Musiqueplus, Torontoist, the Ottawa Citizen, the Vancouver Sun, the Montreal Gazette, the National Post, Metro.
May installment: Pixel party!
DJs Jason Pelletier + Meterman + special guest:
+ Memetic (Timekode, Grounded Cafe)
Spins & Needles is back this month! With a party inspired by robots, electronics, video games, and underground subway rides during our recent trip to Japan.
DJs Jason Pelletier, Meterman, + special guest Memetic (Timekode, Grounded Cafe) hit the decks throughout the night spinning house, hip hop, tech, and other assorted beats.
Cover $8 | $6 students (with ID)
DIY projects (all materials + instructions provided) + funky beats
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