3:00 pm15:00

Channel Reiki Healing Day

To celebrate the launch of Lauren Breitbart's Channel Reiki Healing pamphlet we invite you to a celebratory and interactive healing session at Commend!

6:00 pm18:00

June Town Hall Meeting: Community Guidelines

At this month's Town Hall Meeting, we will address protecting people from harm and addressing accountability in NYC spaces, discussing safer space policy as a set of community guidelines to be shared across venues.

Venue owners, promoters and knowledgable folks on safer space policy and discourse will share information, all are encouraged to attend and share their own experiences.

May 14

Books Behind Bars NYC - Book Drive

This month we are accepting gently used paperback books --
especially dictionaries, histories of people of color in the
U.S., how-to books, social sciences -- to donate to NYC Books
Through Bars, who work to provide books directly to our severely
underserved incarcerated population. For more information on
what to donate, click.
6:00 pm18:00

Sara Musselman on Michele Mercure

Sara Musselman on Michele Mercure
New works inspired by Eye Chant
Opening reception Thursday, March 14, 6 - 8 pm
On view - and on sale - through March 21

This exhibition - the first in a series to coincide with each release on FTS - will feature multi-disciplinary works created in response to the debut release, Michele Mercure's Eye Chant.

On March 16, we will exhibit Sara Musselman's works made in response to Eye Chant. Fabrics, prints, geometrics and projections will immerse Commend in a new space through March 21.

7:00 pm19:00

Forest noises 'n swamp dub - selections from Bokeh Edwards

Brsitol-based imprint Bokeh Versions have been broadcasting their own strains of mutant dub via their NTS residency and releases from the likes of Seekersinternational and Jay Glass Dubs.

Label-head Bokeh Edwards brings us a special 2 hour set of swamp dub and treated field recordings that's meant to evoke imagined landscapes somewhere in South America (he's never been ;-) ).

We hope you can join us!

7:00 pm19:00

Natalie Braginsky Live @ Commend

We are pleased to host Natalie Braginsky this Friday, February 3rd from 7 - 9pm. More about Natalie, here:

7:00 pm19:00

Bit Tones, Sonic Moods, and Gradient Rifts NYC Launch / Celebrate Arcane Coffee w EDG4R (DJ Set)

"Bit Tones, Sonic Moods, and Gradient Rifts" is a package put together by LA-based graphic designer Ezequiel Olvera, containing a zine by Claudia Fibonacci (aka Ezequiel Olvera), a mix CD by Jamma-Dee and a print-out of Moore's timeline. We are proud to present copies to NYC in combined celebration with Arcane's coffee adventure. They've taken great taste to new heights by adding beans to their collection of sought-after offerings. Celebrate this delicious expansion with a DJ set from boss EDG4R and coffee (and records) available for purchase.

Join us in a coast-to-coast toast on Thursday, Feb. 2nd from 7-9pm.

1:00 pm13:00

Wild Facts: Women in Avant-Garde Music. Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Storytelling and Q&A

Join Christina Vantzou at Commend on Sunday December 11th for a sharing of stories together with a Wikipedia edit-a-thon focusing on incomplete or missing Wikipedia entries of women in avant-garde music.

Bring any or all: questions, laptops, music, books and credited research and an entry in mind. We will have volunteers on hand from Wikimedia to assist with the editing process.

Please make a Wikipedia account before attending if you don't already have one! For more information on creating an account and editing Wikipedia, visit