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Franklin Furnace's Goings On
May 19, 2004

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1. Sprout Film Festival, NYU, May 22 and 23, 2004
2. Alvin Eng, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, May 24, 6 pm sharp
3. Koosil-Ja, FF Alumn, at Nest, Brooklyn, throughout June
4. Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Brooklyn Public Library, reception May 20
5. Elizabeth Zimmer at Caffe Vivaldi, May 26, 8 pm
6. Donna Henes, FF Alumn, June 2004 events beginning June 3, 7:30 pm
7. Janet Henry, FF Alumn, at Lower Eastside Girls Club, opening May 26
8. Carey Lovelace, FF Alumn, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., June 8-10
9. Vito Acconci, Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Billionaire's Ball, City Stage, May 22
10. Lynn Cazabon, FF Alumn, at Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, thru June 14
11. Tim Miller, FF Alumn, at Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, May 22-23
12. Terry Dame, FF Alumn, at One Arm Red, Brooklyn, May 21, 11 pm
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1. Sprout Film Festival, NYU, May 22 and 23, 2004

Sprout Film Festival
Films by, for and about people with developmental disabilities
Saturday May 22 and Sunday May 23, 2004
This year's festival will present 20 diverse and independent shorts, features, documentaries and animations presented in 6 distinct programs.
NYU Cantor Film Center
36 E. 8th Street
(between Broadway and University Place)
New York City
$8 for a single program ;/ $14 for two programs
Contact Sprout at 888-222-9575 or staff@gosprout.org to request a schedule or visit the festival site at www.sff.gosprout.org

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2. Alvin Eng, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, May 24, 6 pm sharp

You are cordially invited to hear DEAD LANGUAGE, Part I: The N Word and The Gun, an absurd classic rock play by Alvin Eng, featuring the dynamic duo of BOB HOLMAN and JOHN KRUTH at the Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, on Mon., May 24 - 6 pm sharp. Admission is free with a suggested donation of two drinks. Holman will be reading the part of "Instinct," Kruth will read "Habit." Thanks! Alvin

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3. Koosil-Ja, FF Alumn, at Nest, Brooklyn, throughout June

élan at NEST presents
deadmandancing EXCESS­work in progress
a new dance + mixed media project by Koosil-ja
with Benton-C Bainbridge (live video), Geoff Matters (music), Liminal Projects: Omar Khan, Laura Garofalo, Jose Chang, Carlos Rodriguez, Jon Rule (architecture), and Tara Webb (live video operator)

Dates: Wed-Sat, June 2-5, 9-12, 23-26, (no show June 16-19) Time: 8pm Location: élan at NEST, 88 Front St. at Washington St., DUMBO, Brooklyn Tickets: $10. Press and Box Office: (212) 375-0186

deadmandancing EXCESS is created with generous funds from Altria Group, Inc., the Jerome Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation MAP Fund, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Experimental Television Center, and Material for the Arts, and generous contributions from friends and peers. élan is a part of the residency program designed by NEST in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NYC.

directions by subway: élan is located at 88 Front St, corner of Washington St, in the DUMBO, Brooklyn. Take the A or C to High St., walk down Cadman Plaza West under Brooklyn Bridge; F to York St., walk down York St., turn right on Washington St.; or 2 or 3 to Clark St., walk down Henry St. to Old Fulton, take a left, and go under the BQE.

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4. Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Brooklyn Public Library, reception May 20

FREE SPEECH ZONE
Balcony Cases - Mezzanine Level
May 6 - June 26, 2004
Artists Talk & Reception: Thursday, May 20, 6 PM
Trustees Room, 3rd Fl.
Central Library
Grand Army Plaza
http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/free_speech.jsp

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5. Elizabeth Zimmer at Caffe Vivaldi, May 26, 8 pm

Elizabeth Zimmer's North Wing: A Cautionary Tale with Poems by Dead White Men will be be performed at Caffe Vivaldi, 32 Jones Street, Wednesday, May 26, at 8 p.m. (possibly also at 10 p.m.)...An autobiographical monologue with music by Peter Kirn, North Wing revisits an illegal abortion and a nervous breakdown in the years before Roe v. Wade. Admission by donation.

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6. Donna Henes, FF Alumn, June 2004 events beginning June 3, 7:30 pm

Full Strawberry Moon Drumming Circle
With Donna Henes, Urban Shaman
Exalting in the succulent, ripe juiciness of our passions. Advance reservations required. $20.
June 3, Thursday at 7:30pm. Mama Donna's Tea Garden & Healing Haven in Park Slope, Brooklyn
For reservations, contact: (718) 857-2247

Mama Donna's Spirit Shop Open Day
Rare ritual items and ceremonial supplies from cultures around the world.
Charms, talismans, amulets, ritual tools, rare botanicals, books, CD's, and Mama Donna's Own Blend of Blessing Oils.
June 5, Saturday 12-6pm. Mama Donna's Tea Garden & Healing Haven in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
For directions, contact Mama Donna's: (718) 857-2247

Sizzling Summer Solstice Celebration Part of "A Year on the Pier", celebrating the seasons at the South Street Seaport. Please bring drums, noisemakers, and spirit! Call to volunteer. Free.
June 20, Sunday at 8:30pm. South Street Seaport, Pier 16, Manhattan. Contact Mama Donna's: (718) 857-2247

Summer Solstice Sunset Ceremony With Donna Henes, Urban Shaman
A sunset ceremony by the river to close the Summer Solstice Celebration at Socrates Sculpture Park. Free. June 21, Monday at 7:30pm. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY. Contact Mama Donna's: (718) 857-2247

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7. Janet Henry, FF Alumn, at Lower Eastside Girls Club, opening May 26

The Lower Eastside Girls Club presents Janet Henry, opening reception May 26, 2004, 6-9 pm. Show runs through June 22nd at Art & Community Gallery, 56 East 1st St., Manhattan www.girlsclub.org 212-982-1633

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8. Carey Lovelace, FF Alumn, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., June 8-10

WORLD PREMIERE
Couples Counseling
by Carey Lovelace
REDCAT
(Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater)
Walt Disney Concert Hall
631 West 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
June 8-10, 2004
Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 pm
Tickets: www.redcat.org | 213.237.2800
$20 general admission | $10 students, CalArts employees & alumni
directed by:
Nataki Garrett
starring:
Tony Forkush
Andrea LeBlanc
Scenic Design: Madeleine Bernatchez
Lighting Design: Laura Mroczkowski
Sound Design: Jamie McElhinney
presented by:
The California Institute of the Arts School of Theater

One therapist
One couple
What cannot be said...
Satirical, formally daring,
and touchingly funny,
Couples Counseling traces
the sexual interplay
between a therapist in crisis
and his patients whose
marriage is unraveling.

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9. Vito Acconci, Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Billionaire's Ball, City Stage, May 22

Billionaires Ball-Saturday, May 22nd at City Stage 435 West 19th 8pm to 4am
For TIX go to www.billionairesforbush.com
They call it:A Spring Bling K'ching Thing Help the b4b gang raise monies for their efforts at the upcoming G.O.P. Convention this summer! Three floors of performances, skits, stand-up & lots of dancing!! Tix as low as $15 each. Silent art auction with work by Acconci, Dion, Ligorano/Reese and others.

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10. Lynn Cazabon, FF Alumn, at Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, thru June 14

Solo Exhibition: Lynn Cazabon, FF Alumn, "Discard", Schroeder Romero, 173A N. 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY, through June 14, gallery hours: Friday - Monday 12-6pm

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11. Tim Miller, FF Alumn, at Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, May 22-23

Hi Folks,
Hooray For Massachusetts & Marriage Equality! At long last there is one free state for gay folks in the United States. (Sadly we are cursed with Bush who wants to ammend the US Constitution to permanently deny gay Americans our rights. We all have work to do, obviously!) What an auspicious week which also marks the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.In this great week for civil rights as marriage equality finally arrives in America I will be back in Pittsburgh performing my new show "Us" about these subjects this weekend at the Warhol Museum Saturday and Sunday May 22 & 23 at 8PM. Please send friends! Call quick for ticket reservations (412) 237-8300. www.warhol.org
Thanks.
Tim Miller

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12. Terry Dame, FF Alumn, at One Arm Red, Brooklyn, May 21, 11 pm

Hello all,
Electric Junkyard Gamelan will be performing their original music on invented and object instruments this Friday night at One Arm Red in DUMBO at the closing ceremonies of the month long Spike Jones Tribute Festival. There are several great act performing in tribute to this great and crazy composer. Come check it out, it promises to be great fun. See all the details below and I hope to see you all there.
Spike Jones : the Resurection PART III the Closing CereMoNiES : a tribute to Mr. Jones
@ One ARM REd MAY 21st at 11PM
45 Main St Suite 1009 10th FL in DUMBO
$10 $12 door 718-797-0046
directions at www.onearmred.com
the Last Night of entertainment that will unveil a lash of muzik mockery, cookery, sorcery, fire, dance, pure odd madness and put SPIKE back in his grave to R.I. P

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