Fisk Shuttered; The SLAB Art Space Born at 77 Delancey

Posted on: September 30th, 2011 at 6:41 am by

If anything, Fisk was a short-lived grocery experiment at 77 Delancey by the owners of White Slab Palace. For about a year, the tiny adjoining storefront peddled a modest selection of imported dry goods and Swedish style edibles to go. But in recent weeks, the specialty shop has gone dark, with curtains drawn and doors locked. Signage and country colors remain in place, though. Calls to the establishment confirm its closure.

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In other related White Slab-Fisk news, the adjacent back room is about to transform into The SLAB, an arts-type venue showcasing local talent on a monthly basis. And the first installation in this new series is a one-night-only affair scheduled for October 15. The following press release regarding the endeavor landed in our inbox:

The SLAB, 77 Delancey Street presents 10152011, a group show of six New York artists. One-night only multi-media event Saturday, October 15th. Featuring a performance by the band ALIENS. This is the first of a series of monthly art, music, and film events at The SLAB.

Featured Artists:

Samm Cohen
Graham Gillmore
Michael Holman
Blake Sandberg
Vargas-Suarez Universal
Tom Warren

Works shown will include paintings, drawings, prints, photos, and video screenings.

This is a one-night exhibition only!

7pm – 1am
Performance by ALIENS at 10:00pm
Free event! DJs will spin late into the night

The SLAB is connected to White Slab Palace, restaurant and bar
77 #2 Delancey Street at Allen on the LES, NYC

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