Abrons Arts Center | 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street)
Curated by Salley May
On loan from Performance Space 122
Curated by Salley May, Avant-Garde-Arama: New Moon is a tribute to the late downtown mentor and luminary performance artist Tom Murrin, who anchored the show for 27 years. This, the first Avant-Garde-Arama variety show since Tom's death, will feature a stellar lineup of performances and video, featuring different artists each night!
Friday, April 12
Hosted by Jonathan Ames and Dynasty Handbag
Featuring performances and video by Elevator Repair Service (excerpt from play by Sibyl Kempson), Syd Straw, The Naked Lady (Annie Iobst), James Godwin, Love Everybody Movement (Heidi Dorow), Alice Klugherz, David Leslie, Cornelius Loy, and Julie Atlas Muz
Saturday April 13
Hosted by The Factress (Lucy Sexton) and Nurse Baby Asparagus (Mike Iveson)
Featuring performances by Unitard, Dr. Schüler & the Operating Theater Company, Jo Andres video: Diana Krall's "When the Curtain Comes Down" featuring Steve Buscemi, Laurie Berg, Andrew Schneider, Tigger! and the company of [title of show] and Now. Here. This.
Avant-Garde-Arama is Performance Space 122's longest running series. A multi-disciplinary mini-festival featuring break out performances in dance, music, theatre, performance art, video/film, and more presented in eight minutes or less. While PS122's East Village home is being renovated, Avant-Garde-Arama and other programming will take place at multiple venues around the city.
April 12, 2013 - April 13, 2013
Friday and Saturday | 8 pm