The Day of Reckoning (otherwise known as Election Day) is approaching fast. I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t want to be watching those election returns alone. Luckily, there are a plethora of events going on all over the city to ease your
This weekend is also SCHOOLHOUSE ROXX at P.S. 122 featuring The Living Jarboe (SWANS), Mz. Pakman and Barbez with Ksenia Vidyaykina. The New Yorker says, “On the last weekend of each month, P.S. 122 puts rock and roll and performance art on the curriculum. Oct.
If you’re looking for some spooky non-parade Halloween entertainment you should check out the Tiger Lillies: Eternal Hell at Symphony Space. Led by Martin Jacques, a reprobate accordionist who sings depraved ballads in an angelic castrati voice, this Brechtian blues trio is the toast of
Like many, I have always enjoyed the disgustingness of the human body. I spent hours in my youth poring over the photographs of deformities in my fathers Mayo Clinic book, exclaiming over the gnarled horns and aberrant appendages that festooned the sad-eyed wretches peering naked
Mei Yin Ng is a dancer and choreographer and the founder of MEI-BE Whatever Company, a collective for the interaction of artists from diverse fields. In New York Ms. Ng’s work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop, La Mama Etc., PS122, Movement Research at
Over at the NYFA site there’s a “rants & raves” feature, this month featuring P.S. 122’s HOTHOUSE curator DD Dorvillier.
Many of you probably know about Dance/NYC the local branch of Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. Well, as part of their ongoing mission to serve the dance community, they’ve started an online bulletin board. It just went up recently, so there’s not
Story Corps has been around for a little while but I just got an email reminding me about it. I thought we’d help spread the word ’cause it seems really cool. Also, the organization that is leading the project, Sound Portraits, does great work. A
After 5 years of supporting and showing dance, theater, film, music and art, Williamsburg Art Nexus (WAX) will be closing its doors (at least in its current location). But not without a kickass party/performance/benefit to both recognize the artists who have become a part of
During my recent stay in Amsterdam (brilliantly chronicled in my column “Greetings from Ho-Land, Pts 1-8; check the archives) I became addicted to Friendster, a site that previously unnerved me. Its format seems to me dangerously close to the ominous diagrams they showed us in
You know, I’ve been so busy I completely forgot to post about the most recent WYSIWYG TALENT SHOW that happened last night. As some of you know, the show is an all-blogger series of readings and performances. I came up with the kind of advertising-y
The winners of the prestigious Carol Tambor Award: The Best of Edinburgh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which is, after all, THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD, are coming here, to humble New York City, for five, very special performances. Under no circumstances