Wed - Sun, May 2 - Aug 26, 2012New MuseumIn the hands of Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg, animation becomes a medium for transgressive and nightmarish allegories of desire and malcontent. “The Parade: Nathalie Djurberg with Music by Hans Berg” is Djurberg’s most ambitious multimedia installation to date. Originally organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Djurberg will adapt this spectacular installation for the New Museum’s ‘Studio 231’ space.
June 17 - Sept 5FABnycNew ArtUp Scaffolding Bridge exhibition, featuring paintings of LES cultural icons: Martin Wong, Joey Ramone, Miguel Piñero, Ellen Stewart, Charlie Parker, Arthur Fellig and Allen Ginsberg. Concurrent indoor exhibition at the FAB Cafe featuring "Our Ladies of Infamy and Grandeur" with works by Graham Preston. Works by Tom Sanford. Curated by Keith Schweitzer. On view at the ArtUp scaffolding bridge at the 70 East 4th Street Cultural Center until September 5th.
June 21 - July 25 @ 3:30pm - 7:00pmClemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterThrough the lens of expressive culture, our exhibit tells the story of the Puerto Rican diaspora to New York City during the 20th century and into the 21st. Nuyoricans may celebrate Three King’s Day differently and wear vejigante masks for the Puerto Rican Parade instead of Carnival but they are still Puerto Rican – and would be – “even if born on the moon.”
6/17, 6/19, 6/22, 6/28 @ 7:30pm, 6/30 @ 3:00pmThe Metropolitan PlayhouseAlphabet City VIII
Directed by Yvonne Opffer Conybeare
6 new solo performances celebrating the lives of East Village residents. Based on interviews with our neighbors, and told entirely in their own words.
2 evenings of 3 monologues each - See the FULL SCHEDULE
Jun 21 - Jul 1, Thu-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun 6/24 @ 2:30pm, Sun 7/1 @ 5:30pmLa MaMa E.T.C.A Chris Tanner Production. Directed by Everett Quinton. Choreographed by Julie Atlas Muz.
Death is a messy and terrifying horror. Or, it can be a quiet, unapologetic thief in the night. When you explore the artifice and manners that surround this unruly journey – the etiquette of death — the outcome can be absurd,paradoxical, wrenching, and at times, hilarious.
June 21-23 & 28-30 @ 8:00pmWOW Cafe TheaterVivisection – the action of cutting into or dissecting a living body usually for physiological or pathological investigation. Human vivisection has been implemented as a form of torture. An often comedic, thought-provoking multidisciplinary exploration of how the visceral experience of regularly being "othered" impacts the hearts, minds, bodies, souls and basic humanity of Black women. $13 advance; $15...
Daily @ 10:30pmMind The Art EntertainmentImagine if you will a world unencumbered by the stress of decision-making, a world where you never have to wonder if you made the “right” decision. At pivotal moments in the play, the audience is called upon to break the fourth wall and roll the die on the protagonist’s behalf. Thanks to audience participation, George and his reclusive roommate Rob embark on a comical, strange, and seemingly unpredictable journey. Their fate… Your hands… Roll the DIE.
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