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BIRKIN — GAINSBOURG — WAINWRIGHT

Jane Birkin is in New York City for a February 1st show at Carnegie Hall. Earlier in the week, she will join Elia Einhorn for a public conversation at the French Institute, followed by a Q&A and book signing of ATTACHMENTS, a collaboration with her longtime friend, photographer Gabrielle Crawford.   JANE BIRKIN IN CONVERSATION, Monday, January […]

ALICIA HALL MORAN

BREAKING ICE: THE BATTLE OF THE CARMENS—a work by mezzo-soprano, jazz singer, and composer Alicia Hall Moran—“draws from the artist’s childhood as a figure skater, notions of cultural competition, and the historic 1988 Winter Olympics, when two leading figure skaters independently chose to skate to Bizet’s Carmen.”* For this MassMoCA engagement, Moran will be joined by […]

JEFFERSON PINDER — LAZARUS

“Jefferson Pinder creates performances, videos, and objects that challenge viewers to think critically about historical and contemporary social issues in America. His dynamic, experimental videos feature minimalist performances that convey narrative through movement, with music often advancing the story line. LAZARUS (2009) explores notions of community and the limits on socioeconomic mobility. The subjects in his […]

SIMONE FORTI AND CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE

The Box and 365 Mission present illlummminnnatttionnnsssss!!!!!!!, a collaborative work by Simone Forti and Charlemagne Palestine. Performances will take place the weekend before Palestine’s new show at 356 Mission.   ILLLUMMMINNNATTTIONNNSSSSS!!!!!!!, Friday, January 19, at 7 pm. Saturday, January 20, at 5 pm. THE BOX, 805 Traction Avenue, downtown Los Angeles. 356mission.tumblr.com/illlummminnnatttionnnsssss-by-simone-forti CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE—CCORNUUOORPHANOSSCCOPIAEEAANORPHANSSHHORNOFFPLENTYYY, January 25 through […]

VARIEDADES AT THE MAYAN

VARIEDADES is a music, spoken word, theater, comedy, visual arts happening loosely based on Mexican vaudeville shows in Los Angeles, but the list of performers is anything but old-fashioned: Alice Bag, Nao Bustamante with Dynasty Handbag and Karen Tongson, La Chica Boom, DJ Lengua, Rafa Esparza, Liz Miller Kovacs, Selene Luna, Cheech and Natasha Marin, Mickey Negron, […]

LULA WASHINGTON AT THE WALLIS

Lula Washington Dance Theatre will bring three programs of modern dance to The Wallis this week. Program A features excerpts from Washington’s THE MOVEMENT (2004) and Donald Bryd’s COMMUNION (1994), as well as work by Christopher Huggins, Rennie Harris, and a new piece by Anthony Burrell titled TEMPORARY SPACES (2017). Programs B and C will open with the complete THE […]

THE HENDRIX PROJECT

The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival and CalArts Center for New Performance present the world premiere of Roger Guenveur Smith’s THE HENDRIX PROJECT The show will be staged this month in Brooklyn and in February in Orange County. “On New Year’s Eve 1969, Jimi Hendrix’s trio, Band of Gypsys, played a legendary concert at the Fillmore East. […]