May 10-May 26, Wed-Sun @1pm-7:30pmLa MaMa E.T.C.La MaMa Galleria is pleased to announce Federico Restrepo’s solo exhibition, Free Falling, composed of sculpture, painting, sound design, shadow screens and dance, Restrepo arouses a series of actions and reactions representing conflict, reflection, desolation and nature – connecting the experience with objects, light and sound.
Saturday, January 12th - Tuesday, June 15th @ 3-5PMIATIExploit your potential as a solo and small vocal ensemble singer. Perfect your performing skills. Instructed by Sabrina Lastman. Registration ends 12/31/2012.
Tuition: $400. Register here!
Thursday, May 23 @ 6:00pmHemispheric Institute of Performance & PoliticsA talk by writer, speaker, and cultural activist Arlene Goldbard, focusing on the ideas that animate her two new books, The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future; and The Wave. She argues that artists are both the stem cells of the body politic, generating myriad forms of beauty and meaning, and the indicator species for social well-being. A reception will follow the talk. Books will be available for sale.
FREE and open to the public.
May 16-June 2, Thus-Fri @ 7:30, Sat @ 2:30pm & 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pmLa MaMa E.T.C.A Martial Arts-Samurai Sword Fighting-Music/Theater Fantasy Action-Adventure Blockbuster homage to “Lone Wolf and Cub” (Kozure Ogami) in a story of imperial decline and desperation, revenge, intrigue and catharsis. Fred Ho’s super-talented team unleashes a music/theater work of dazzling spectacle and emotional power.
Thursday-Saturday, May 23-June 8 @ 8:00pmHorse Trade Theater GroupThere's a Light on Yonder Mountain follows the journey of an unlikely group of misfits on a mysterious mission to change the world. This new play, created by four emerging playwrights and a literary director, is inspired by Joseph Campbell's work on the Hero's Journey.
Fri-Sat, May 10-15 @ 7:30pmDixon PlaceIncapable of intimacy beyond pining for unavailable women & life beyond the whiskey bottle, our heroine has finally gotten her life together. We meet her when she’s about to sabotage the life that’s beyond her wildest dreams on a trip of a lifetime in one of the most beautiful & exotic places in the world. Part memoir, part study of pop culture & our society’s obsession with the high of intrigue & having the life sucked out of us.
May 23-June 9, Tues-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pmLa MaMa E.T.C.What really matters to you? What would be the last thing that you would give up? In 2016, a rural community in upstate New York confronts these questions as “fracking” transforms the landscape and divides friends and families.
May 24-June 29, various times - No shows 5/24, 5/11, 5/17-5/19 & 5/24The Wild ProjectThe Flex Pass ($39) includes a ticket to all 3 shows in Clubbed Thumb's 2013 Summerworks including: Baby Screams Miracle written by Clare Barron, directed by Portia Krieger, performances May 24-June 2nd at 8PM (no show on May 28th). Phoebe in Winter written by Jen Silverman, directed by Mike Donahue performances June 7-June 16 at 8PM (no show on June 11th). La Brea written by Gregory S. Moss, directed by Adam Greenfield, performances June
May 24-June 2 @ 8:00pm, No Show May 28The Wild ProjectA freak storm knocks down all the trees in town and a prodigal daughter is taught a new way to pray. But the weird weather's not over yet.
Tickets: 15-18. Part of the Clubbed Thumb Summerworks Festival.
May 24-May 26, Fri & Sat @ 10pm, Mon @ 5:30pm & 8 p.m.La MaMa E.T.C.Curated by Kid Lucky. The Third Annual American Human Beatbox Festival is a three day event, featuring rap battles, beatbox workshops, film screenings, and a tribute to Steve Ben Israel.
Fridays & Saturdays @ 10:30pmThe New York Neo-FuturistsOur show is an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes--an original concept by Greg Allen and the Neo-Futurists. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty. Each short play is written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with twenty-nine other plays through high energy audience participation.
Saturdays @ 12:00pm-1:30pmLower East Side History ProjectThis popular and exciting tour explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most influential 20th century mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many Mafia legends. Discuss the Italian immigrant experience and the social, political and economical conditions which allowed organized gangsterism to thrive in the slums of New York City by the turn of the century.
Tickets: $20. RSVP Required.
Every Saturday @ 3:00-4:30pmLower East Side History ProjectThis comprehensive tour goes off the beaten path, exploring districts and aspects of our neighborhood most excursions overlook. Sure, we'll discuss the tenements and immigrant experience in detail, but we'll go beyond the familiar narrative and cover a thousand years of important history; from Native Americans to modern-day gentrification.
RSVP required: 347-465-7767 Tickets: $20.
Saturday, May 25 @ 6:00pmNuyorican Poets CafeJoin the slam for cash prizes and glory! Hit the stage for the open mic! Hear the poets get wild! Slam sign-up at 5:45pm. Slammers should have two poems. Poems can be read or performed off book. Slammers should be currently enrolled at a college. Absolutely anyone is free to jump on stage for the open mic. NYC College Slam is open to the general public. No IDs required. Co-hosts: Christine Timm, Nick Powers, Michael Downie
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