Join us for Oktoberfest THIS WEEKEND at our NEW Gowanus Studios 298 Butler Street! 

Call or email STH offices with questions or to RSVP for an event or workshop. 718.408.32324.

3 more incredible workshops, a happy hour and new performance showcase! 

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Saturday & Sunday, October 12th & 13th,  2-5:00pm

KokoNYC Building Workshop

Calling all Fashionistas and Set Designers

With KoKoNYC
Suggested Donation: $10 per hour, $25 per day

Calling all Fashionistas and Set Designers

Calling all costume and set designers! Transform your old pants and shirts into something creative and make a set of props or furniture with reclaimed wood and textile in this great workshop for kids!

Bring your old pants and shirts. Your kids will get creative, cut it apart and make some cool stuff. We will also make a set of props or furniture with reclaimed wood and textile.

KoKo NYC is an arts-based science and engineering program for kids, where we explore discarded every-day objects in a new and inventive way. Through KoKo’s

philosophy of sustainability and child-centred learning, Kids learn to be creative engineers and how they can positively impact our planet.

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Saturday, Oct. 12th, 2-5:00pm

SPOKE THE HUB Workshop For Adults & Teens

Collaborative Film-Making

With Justus Snyder

Suggested Donation: $25 (workshop limited to the first 12 participants.)

To register in advance call 718.408.3234.

Write, act, edit & screen a new film altogether

Collaborative Film-Making

Come together as a group to create a brand new film under the guidance of Justus Snyder (who was literally born into the film when his mother had him as a graduate in film school herself). This process-driven improvisational filmmaking workshop will culminate in the creation of a film that will have its very own premiere the following week!

Topple the “Auteur Theory” in a group-centric and process-driven improvisational filmmaking workshop.  Together as a group we’ll come together to craft a scene using the “Exquisite Corpse” process of writing, that we’ll then workshop our way through defining the context of, filming our results all along the way, which will be edited together to create a short film that stems from embracing the collaborative nature behind all filmmaking.

JUSTUS SNYDER: A native to NYC, Justus is an Artist, Person, and Ordained Universal Life Church Minister, who was literally born into film when his mother had him as a graduate in film school herself, and who then became the subject of her thesis film.  Since then he has continued to pursue that relationship of arts and education working as a teaching artist in the visual and performing arts, while also pursuing personal projects in the arts.

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Saturday, Oct. 12th, 5-7:00pm


w Art Lillard’s Blue Heaven Jazz Sextet

Adult Refreshments Available

Suggested Donation: $10 (cash at door


Spend Happy Hour with us at Spoke the Hub! We’ll have good drinks, food and amazing music. All proceeds benefit the renovation costs of our new Arts Annex in Gowanus!

Come enjoy a drink, good company and the energetic, tasteful blues and swing of Art Lillard’s Blue Heaven!  Led by drummer and composer Art Lillard, Blue Heaven plays a variety of swing standards and not-so-standard swing and blues numbers, written by such luminaries as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, and Lester Young. The band’s repertoire also includes original tunes by Lillard and some of his musical colleagues.

Blue Heaven has appeared nationally and internationally on the CBS television daytime soap opera, “Guiding Light.” It has also performed for New York’s Swing Dance Society at Irving Plaza in Manhattan, and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Swing Series, as well as at various jazz venues and private parties.

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Saturday, Oct. 12th,  7:30pm


Featuring New Dance, Theater & Music By:

Jon Keith Brunelle, Becca Bernard, Eugene “Spydey” Jordan, Freestyle Repertory Theatre, Latosha Mitchell, Luiza Karnas, Rachel Hippert, Miki Tuesday/ International Affair plus Stav G & Musicians from the NY Music Co-op!

9:00pm  Music Concert by Stav G, Ray Gehring & Julian Brezon, Members of NY Music Co-op

Suggested Donation: $25


Saturday night, Spoke the Hub presents an incredible line-up of new dance, theatre, film and music performances! Grab a seat–variety like this only happens once!

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Sunday, Oct. 13th, 2-3:00pm

SPOKE THE HUB Workshop For Adults & Teens


With Eric Alfaro

Suggested Donation $10


Have you been wanting to feel centered and grounded during this active time of year? Join Erik Alfaro as he uses sounds and smells to facilitate a truly relaxing experience through meditation.

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With Chef Sung Uni Lee

Suggested Donation: $45 includes all materials and recipes
(workshop limited to first 12 to sign-up) 

To register in advance, call: 718.408.3234


Give your gut the gift of Kimchi this Sunday! Chef Sung Uni Lee (a culinary educator and chef who has been teaching for nearly 2 decades) will share step by step instructions on how to make a classic Nappa Cabbage Kimchi with traditional and vegan options. Each participant will go home from this workshop with 16oz of Kimchi! Once you fall for ferments, there’s no turning back.

Kimchi is a delicious condiment and powerful health-supportive food. In the last decade, science is recognizing the importance of ferments for optimal digestive health. This class is for beginning ferment enthusiasts. You will learn step by step instruction on how to make a classic Nappa Cabbage Kimchi with traditional and vegan options. Each participant will go home with 16oz of Kimchi to take home — you can recycle and bring a glass jar! Once you fall for ferments, there’s no turning back.

Sung Uni Lee is a culinary educator and chef who has been teaching for nearly 2 decades. Passionate about all things food and culture related, her mission is to empower people, one fantastic meal at a time.

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Can’t make it to our OKTOBERFESTivities this month but want to contribute to our Gowanus art-barn-raising on Butler Street anyway?  Then please click on this link and contribute via our GoFundMe online campaign:

-and thank you for your continued and most valued support!