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.
Wed-Sun, February 12-March 21 @ 11:30am - 5:00pmThe Ukrainian MuseumTraditional Ukrainian kilims – flat tapestry rugs, woven on vertical or horizontal looms to produce stylized floral ornamentation or geometric patterns, respectively – are made with naturally dyed wool, yielding rich, soft hues that add to their beauty and warmth. The more than 35 prized examples are representative of centuries-old weaving traditions and attest to the arduous journey undertaken by Ukrainians escaping the ravages of war with their most cherished possessions.
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.
Thu, Aug 9 @ 6:30pmNuyorican Poets CafeOne of the most influential figures on the current jazz scene in Perú, Gabriel Alegria combines his experience playing jazz as it developed in the U.S. with a passionate interest and careful study of the black music of coastal Perú.
Tickets $20 online, $30 at the door
7/28 @ 10:00pm, 8/5 @ 7:00pm, 8/9 @ 3:00pmIATI TheaterWhen the powers of death crop up at every turn, what else can one do...but whistle? Like the holy fools before him and the characters of Chaplin and Keaton a couple generations later, The Whistling Mortician postulates the life of a puckish Prussian laborer living in the hotbed of 1870's Alsace-Lorraine. One fateful day following the Franco-Prussian War, he whistles the wrong national anthem up and down the streets of his town––and directly into trouble.
Thursday, August 9th - Saturday, August 11th @ 7:30PMWOW Cafe TheaterTENDER is an experimental dance theater piece that uses the physiology of skin as a lens to look at the construction and deconstruction of boundaries. Merging text derived from medical literature and personal narrative, the piece unravels the complexities of intimate violence in queer relationships and investigates the ways in which our bodies remember trauma. Tickets are suggested donation of $15 which will go to support WOW as well. Cash only. Please dress to stay cool!
Aug 9-26; Thu, Fri, Sat shows @ 8:00pm, Sun @ 7:00pmDixon PlaceThursdays - Sundays, August 9 - 26, 2012
Festival Director, Jonny Goodman
Prices: $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $15 students / seniors
Festival Pass: $50
DOORS OPEN AT 6PM, Shows begin at 8pm THURSDAYS - SATURDAYS
Shows begin at 7pm on SUNDAYS
First 25 people to check in get a free PBR!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8PMDMACWritten and designed by Michelangelo Alasa, Confessions is a walk-through theatrical installation, which depicts the story of Raphael: ex-rent boy, artist, and sexual outlaw.
May 13 - October 7 @ 11:30am - 5:00pmThe Ukrainian MuseumA Singular Vision: Ilona Sochynsky, Retrospective of Painting, a comprehensive exhibition of more than 50 paintings, including many large-scale works from all phases of the artist's development, will open to the public on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Curated by Jaroslaw Leshko, Professor Emeritus at Smith College, the exhibition will be on view through October 7.
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