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Goings On: posted week of February 15, 2008

1. DISBAND, FF Alumns, Reunion Concert, P.S. 1, L.I.C., Sunday, Feb 17, 2 pm
2. Alexander Komlosi, FF Alumn, in Prague, Fe. 17
3. Ruth Hardinger, FF Alumn, at Art Interiors & Design, Manhattan, opening Feb 14
4. LAPD, FF Alumns, in Paris, France, Feb 25-Apr 20
5. David Howe, FF Alumn, in the Village Voice, ArtReview and more
6. Erika Yeomans, FF Alumn, now on youtube, and more
7. The Dark Bob, FF Alumn, now on youtube
8. Eleanor Antin, FF Alumn, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Manhattan, opening Feb 15
9. James Scruggs, FF Alumn, at HERE, Manhattan, Feb 27-Mar 22
10. Kim Jones, FF Alumn, at Pierogi, Brooklyn, thru March 10
11. Kate Gilmore, FF Alumn, at Artpace, San Antonio, TX, thru April 20
12. Nicolás Dumit Estévez, FF Alumn, at the Queens Museum of Art, Flushing, Feb 12, and more
13. Andrea Cote, FF Member, www.andreaspace.net website updated
14. Carey Lovelace, FF Alumn, at Cornelia St. Café, Manhattan, TONITE, 6-8 pm
15. Galinsky, FF Alumn, at New York Film Academy, Manhattan, Feb 15, 9 pm
16. Mitzi Humphrey, FF Alumn, at art6, Richmond, VA, Mar 7-30
17. Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, at The Marsh, SF, Feb 15-17
18. Elizabeth Cohen, Ayisha Abraham, Jenny Polak, Martha Rosler, Dread Scott, Buzz Spector, Greg Sholette, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, at Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca NY, January 11 – March 30, 2008
19. Tim Miller, FF Alumn, at Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, WI, Feb 16

1. DISBAND, FF Alumns, Reunion Concert, P.S. 1, L.I.C., Sunday, Feb 17, 2 pm

DISBAND, the all-girl band of artists who couldn’t play any instruments, has been invited to do a reunion concert in honor of the opening of “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution,” which opens Sunday, February 17th at P.S. 1 in Queens. The 2:00 PM concert in the Third Floor Main Gallery will kick off three months of festivities.
DISBAND included Barbara Ess, Ilona Granet, Donna Henes, Daile Kaplan, Barbara Kruger, Ingrid Sischy, Diane Torr and Martha Wilson in various combinations from 1978 to 1982. On Sunday, February 17th, Ilona Granet, Donna Henes, Diane Torr and Martha Wilson will present 15 of DISBAND’s greatest hits including “Sad” and “Look at My Dick.”

Directions by subway:\
E to 23rd Street—Ely Avenue, or 7 to 45 Road—Courthouse Square, or G to Court Square or 21st Street—Van Alst. P.S. 1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue, Long Island City.


2. Alexander Komlosi, FF Alumn, in Prague, Feb 17

Dear Friends,
You are cordially invited to the continuation of last year's successful performance of Sure Thing...
Láska Is Love, Love je Láska
...an original bilingual performance to premier on February 17th, 2008 at 7PM at Divadlo na zábradlí.
Please read on for more details.

Did you enjoy the film Once? Do you know a multicultural couple or are you part of one yourself? If your interested in “everyday” relationships between people who, despite cultural and linguistic gulfs, find a way to understand each other and make it work, then do not miss Láska Is Love, Love je Láska by Alexander Komlosi and Eva Čechová. The premier of the performance will be in Divadlo Na Zábradlí (Theatre on the Balustrade) on Sunday, February 17th, 2008 at 7PM.

Láska Is Love, Love je Láska, directed by Komlosi and featuring both authors, tells the story of a young American man and a young Czech lass who meet and sparks fly.
This performance develops off last year’s successful production of "Sure Thing” at the Theatre on the Balustrade in Prague.

The new performance is inspired by “Sure Thing,” by American playwright David Ives, and is based on two original texts – “Lunch with Van Gogh” by Komlosi and “Oliver” by Čechová - developed at Professor Ivan Vyskočil’s Authors Reading seminar at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU).
Komlosi, a Czech-American who has been living in Prague for nearly ten years, has already performed versions of his text at various venues in Prague and at the One Man Show Festival in Cheb (2007). He has been invited to perform "Van Gogh" at the One Man Show Festival next year in Warsaw. Čechová, known for her authorial performance work such as Boršč, is no stranger to multicultural performance either, having worked with foreign companies like Théatre de l’Utopie.

Láska Is Love, Love je Láska is a performance bringing together various cultures and languages in an encounter which aims to foster understanding and remain understandable: “Even people who aren't fluent in both languages can still follow the story because of the constant alternation of Czech and English. What’s more, the stories continually mesh, meld and switch, creating a linguistic and narrative verve that keeps audience members engaged,” says Komlosi, who has a long-standing experience with multicultural and polyglot performance with companies like Divadlo na voru and Doma/AtHome in addition to his own solo performance work.

Láska Is Love, Love je Láska

By: Eva Čechová, Alexander Komlosi
Starring: Eva Čechová, Alexander Komlosi
Directed by: Alexander Komlosi

The performance will be in Czech and English.

Sunday, February 17th 2008, 7PM
Eliadova knihovna
Divadla Na Zábradlí
(Theatre on the Balustrade)
Annenské náměstí 12, Praha 1
Tickets in the theatre box office:
tel. 222 868 868
email: pokladna@nazabradli.cz
skype: divadlonazabradli
For more information: info@professionalhumanbeing.net

Visit Alexander Komlosi at The Virtual Office of the Professional Human Being: www.professionalhumanbeing.net.


3. Ruth Hardinger, FF Alumn, at Art Interiors & Design, Manhattan, opening Feb 14

You are invited to the opening reception for
new sculpture and watercolor on paper by

Ruth Hardinger


Art Interiors & Design
5 Harrison Street
New York City
(between Hudson and Greenwich St.)

Thurs., Feb, 14
6-8 PM

catalogue essay by Stephen Westfall

This exhibition is from 2/13/08 through 4/12/08


March 6, at 7 PM
an evening conversation with
Ruth Hardinger and Stephen Westfall
with music by Jon Gibson

I truly hope you can come.
Best regards,


4. LAPD, FF Alumns, in Paris, France, Feb 25-Apr 20


From February 25 through April 20, the Los Angeles Poverty Department will be in residence in the Paris suburb of Gennevilliers at THEATRE de GENNEVILLIERS, Centre Dramatique National de Creation Contemporaine, for the French premiere of Red Beard, Red Beard.
Based in LA's Skid Row, LAPD creates work that connects lived experience of those who live in poverty to the political and social forces that shape their communities and lives.
Directed by John Malpede, the production is a duet for the Akira Kurosawa film, Read Beard, and live performers. The film’s harsh depiction of the dynamics of extreme poverty resonates today in urban America as it does in the Paris suburbs, by exploring the question: How to reverse the cycle of hurt and victimization. " The film makes me think of Simone Weil," says Malpede, "who wrote a one-line history of the world when she said something like, 'when my headaches were raging, I wanted to punch someone else in the head --just to let them know how I was feeling.' In Red Beard Kurosawa envisions a dynamic in which degradation is transformed into something positive, rather than becoming frozen as bitterness." Along with 35 residents of Gennevilliers, five Angelenos, members of LAPD, will comprise the four casts (three French-speaking; one in English), who perform simultaneously for intimate audiences.
Performances take place from April 1- 20, 2008.

Los Angeles Poverty Department is a theater company comprised primarily of low income, formerly homeless people living in those blocks of downtown Los Angeles known as Skid Row. Founded in 1985 by John Malpede, LAPD creates performance work that that expresses the realities, hopes, dreams of the homeless, making visible the creativity and humanity of this often misrepresented and vilified community. For more information visit www.lapovertydept.org

Other works by John Malpede include RFK IN EKY in 2004, a recreation of Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 "war on poverty" tour. The play was performed in five counties in eastern Kentucky. LAPD's most recent production, AGENTS & ASSETS cast five actors from the LAPD troupe with eight additional local citizens who are real-life veterans of the crack cocaine epidemic in a theatrical re-enactment of a Congressional hearing of the Government’s so-called “War on Drugs.” In 2007, at the REDCAT Theater, LAPD performed UTOPIA/DYSTOPIA, an original work that explored the social, economic and cultural conflicts shaping the future of downtown Los Angeles. alpede is a 2008 City of Los Angeles COLA Theater Fellow and a 2008 Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS).

Theatre 2 Gennevilliers is a French National Theater, funded by the National government and for 30 years directed by Bernard Sobel, an associate of Berthold Brecht. The 2008 season is the first to be programmed by new Artistic Director Pascal Rambert. In 1999 Pascal Rambert directed his play Race with a combined cast of LAPD and Cal State LA graduate student actors in Los Angeles. As the new director of Theatre 2 Gennevilliers he has invited John Malpede and LAPD to create a new performance for the opening year of the theater.

ABOUT Red Beard/Red Beard.
Created by LAPD artistic director, John Malpede. The film is shown in Japanese without subtitles and the players sit in on either and perform the text "oratorio" style. To create the right scale between live performers and the film image, the film is not projected but shown on a 19" television. The performers enact scenes in the film and at other points they perform as a chorus, and use gesture to foreshadow, refer back to and otherwise amplify emotionally significant moments. To maintain the scale while performing on the large stage of Theatre 2 Gennevilliers, the production will be carried out by four casts performing simultaneously, each with its own intimate audience. All fourcasts and audiences will be on the 40 by 40 meter stage of Theater 2 Gennevilliers, creating moments in which the four simultaneous performances merge and then diverge.

ABOUT Kurosawa’s Red Beard
The story is set in a public hospital serving the indigent in rural, feudal Japan. The 1965 film tries to offer a way out to the circle of decent spiritualization described by Simone Weil, in which the suffering and victimization become the grounds of greater suffering and greater victimization. How do you break the cycle of suffering just when things are most damning and hopeless?

Red Beard, Read Beard a production of Theater 2 Gennevilliers.

LAPD is funded in part by: LA County Arts Commission; The City of Los Angles Department of Cultural Affairs; The National Endowment for the Arts - Theater; the California Arts Council's Creating Public Value program; the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation; The Nathan Cummings Foundation and Animating Democracy, a program of Americans for the Arts Institute for Community Development.


5. David Howe, FF Alumn, in the Village Voice, ArtReview and more

Hello everyone,

We are all busy, so I will keep this short. I just wanted to keep you up to date on my critical writing.

The Village Voice:

my review of Jeffrey Uslip's group exhibition Nina in Position at Artists Space. http://www.villagevoice.com/art/0806,howe,79015,13.html

ArtReview (all of these will be available online at http://www.artreview.com/):

March--a two-page featured review of Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century at The New Museum.
April--David Adamo's solo show Untitled (Loula) at LES gallery Fruit and Flower Deli.
May--a review of the last three phases of the New Museum's Unmonumental exhibition (collage, audio, and internet).

Have a great rest of the week!



6. Erika Yeomans, FF Alumn, now on youtube, and more

I recently worked on the video project "Fragments from Death Comes for Britney Spears! the Musical" with New Yorker Magazine editor and writer Ben Greenman ... (You can find his other celebrity musical stories on Gawker.com and McSweeneys)....

We recently launched it on You Tube and it's also on his news blog posted below.

I hope you can check it out. Best Erika
Fragments from Death Comes for Britney Spears! The Musical

Comment here:




7. The Dark Bob, FF Alumn, now on youtube

The Dark Bob

A little something for smokers and ex smokers...


8. Eleanor Antin, FF Alumn, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Manhattan, opening Feb. 15

Eleanor Antin presents Helen’s Odyssey at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 31 Mercer Street, Manhattan, February 15-March 15, 2008. Opening reception Feb., 15, 6-8 pm. www.feldmangallery.com


9. James Scruggs, FF Alumn, at HERE, Manhattan, Feb. 27-March 22

HERE Arts Center presents...

text and video by James Scruggs
directed by Kristin Marting

"A powerful multimedia fugue... Pointed, visually striking."
- Time Out New York on the creators' past work, Disposable Men

The intimate, psychosexual mystery of one man, his wife, and another -- each yearning to feel something they can't feel anymore -- drawn together towards a final fall. Piece together a fragmented memory trail that reveals an underworld of extreme pleasure, set to throbbing Latin beats.

Marc Bovino*, chandra thomas*, Dax Valdes, Luis Vega, Lathrop Walker*

Media Effects Hal Eagar, Environment Michael O'Reilly, Music Steve Adorno, Lighting Design Christopher Brown, Choreography Anabella Lenzu, Fight Choreography Qui Nguyen, Sound Design Matthew Tennie, Costume Design Chris Rumery, Stage Manager Stacey Haggin* *member, Actors¹ Equity Association

February 27 - March 22, Wed. - Sat. @ 8pm
Tix: $18 / $15 students with ID

212-352-3101 / www.here.org
*PRESENTED OFF-SITE at 3LD Center for Arts & Technology* www.3ldnyc.org / 80 Greenwich St. @ Rector St.
Subway: 1 or R/W to Rector St. stop


10. Kim Jones, FF Alumn, at Pierogi, Brooklyn, thru March 10

Year of the Rat

8 February through 10 March, 2008

Pierogi is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Kim Jones. Jones was born in San Bernardino, CA, and his work grew out of the Southern California performance art scene of the 1970s. His contemporaries there were Paul McCarthy and Chris Burden, and he was influenced by the work of artists such as Bruce Nauman and Eva Hesse.

Jones' work incorporates performance, sculpture, drawing, and painting. He became known early on for his performance persona, "Mudman," and could be seen walking the streets of Los Angeles and Venice, CA during the 1970s, and then during the '80s in New York City and New York's subway system, covered in mud, and wearing an unwieldy lattice-work structure of sticks, tape, and twine on his back, his face covered with a nylon stocking. Throughout this time he was consistently developing drawings and paintings on paper. His works on paper range from intricate graphite drawings that have come to be referred to as 'war drawings' (which involve "x" and "dot" figures and erasure indicating movement of each force), to works that incorporate photography, acrylic paint, overlays of ink line work, and collage, many of which have been made over a period of thirty years. Over the years Jones has developed a language of materials and marks: sticks, mud, twine, rats, and "x" and "dot" symbol s. "Mudman," and other figures that resemble the performance persona, inhabit his elegant and simultaneously grotesque drawings and paintings. The elegant line of the ink drawings from the 1980s belies their intensity and subject matter.

This exhibition will occupy both gallery spaces. One gallery will feature sculptural works, from Rat Dog (a sculpture that appears repeatedly in photographs of Jones' performances, beginning as early as 1973), to Pink Head (a small suspended sculpture comprised of a tiny pink plastic doll's head atop a taped-together paper, painted structure that appears to be flying), to Doll House (an actual doll house constructed by Jones and filled with black plastic rubber rats). The second room will feature a series of painted photographic works--some photographs of Jones' performances from the mid-70's through to 1990, later over-painted with elements that interact with the composition of the photographs; others photographs from sources as diverse as an art history book to an exercise magazine.

"...[D]eparting from the example of Joseph Beuys and other would-be modern shamans, Jones offers no healer's nostrums, no utopian alternatives to the ongoing strife that both surrounds and emanates from us. In just such times, and we seem never to get beyond them--with the result that the artist's larger themes are always current, indeed urgent, and never fade as the topical, no matter how searing, inevitably does--Jones' art counters with authenticity and eccentric grace." (Robert Storr, Mudman: The Odyssey of Kim Jones, 2007)

Jones' work is currently on view at the New Museum (Collage: The Unmonumental Picture) through March 30, and a comprehensive traveling retrospective was recently on view at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle (catalogue available). A room-sized installation of his work was included in the 52nd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia (2007), curated by Robert Storr. Jones received a BFA from the California Institute of Arts (LA) and an MFA from the Otis Art Institute (LA). He has completed residencies at ArtPace (San Antonio, TX), the Sirius Art Center (County Cork, Ireland), The American Academy in Rome and, The Mattress Factory (Pittsburgh, PA). His work has been included in such notable exhibitions as Disparities & Deformations: Our Grotesque, Site Santa Fe (2004); Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (1998); and Choices at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1986).

Opening: Friday, 8 February. 7 - 9pm

Hours: 11am to 6pm, Thursday through Monday, and by appointment

Dates: 8 February through 10 March, 2008

Location / Directions: 177 North 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 (between Bedford and Driggs Aves.)
Take the L train to Bedford Avenue stop. Walk north 2 blocks to
N. 9th St. and turn right. The gallery will be on your left.

Also, SAVE the date: May 1st in Leipzig, Germany
Simultaneous opening of all Spinnerei galleries plus 15 invited international galleries

BROOKLYN 177 NORTH 9TH STREET, BKLYN, NY 11211 T.718.599.2144
E: info@pierogi2000.com

LEIPZIG SPINNEREISTR. 7/PF 514, HALLE 10 / 04179 LEIPZIG, GERMANY T.+49 (0)341 241 90 80 E: info@pierogileipzig.com


11. Kate Gilmore, FF Alumn, at Artpace, San Antonio, TX, thru April 20


Through April 20, 2008

445 North Main Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78205


Artpace San Antonio is pleased to present Girl Fight, on view through April 20, 2008 in the Hudson (Show)Room. The exhibition features eight videos by Kate Gilmore, marking the artist’s first major solo exhibition in a museum. Organized by Artpace Executive Director Matthew Drutt, Girl Fight provides a comprehensive look at Gilmore’s performance-based practice, and features the debut of a new video and accompanying sculptural installation created at Artpace.

Kate Gilmore’s work depicts the artist confronting a series of self-imposed challenges. Her tragicomic situations—a smiling performer relentlessly pelted with rotten tomatoes (With Open Arms, right), an elegantly dressed woman attempting to hammer her leg out of a bucket of quick-drying mortar (My Love is an Anchor, below)—question the futility of personal and cultural ritual, bringing to the foreground issues surrounding feminine identity and the struggle for success.

While occasionally humorous, Gilmore’s performances have a more serious subtext: the daunting, often self-subverting obstacles that many women face. Subjecting herself to precarious situations while wearing clothing incongruous with her circumstances, Gilmore persistently and methodically labors onward, sometimes negotiating her own sculptural tableaus as she encounters life’s many perils in heels, dresses, and makeup.

Endurance Makes Gold (2008), created at Artpace, is Gilmore’s most ambitious project to date. The video documents her unaided attempt to pile a motley collection of furniture, piece by piece, in the museum’s ground-floor courtyard. Once the colorful mountain of discarded sofas, chairs, and dressers reaches the second-story ledge, she ascends the precarious tower dressed in a bright yellow dress and red high-heel boots and enters her exhibition space via a blue-carpeted ramp. The pile of furniture and the ramp remain as sculptural elements of the installation, evidence of the artist’s Sisyphean task.

Kate Gilmore was born in Washington D.C. in 1975 and currently lives and works in New York, NY. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, in 2002. She is a 2007-2008 Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. She has had solo exhibitions at Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2006); Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (2006); and White Columns, New York, NY (2004). Selected group exhibitions include Reckless Behavior, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2006); Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel; and Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY (2005).

This exhibition is made possible in part by the Linda Pace Foundation; the City of San Antonio’s Office of Cultural Affairs; and The Brown Foundation, Inc.; with additional support from Texas Commission on the Arts.

Artpace San Antonio serves as a laboratory for the creation and advancement of international contemporary art. Artpace believes that art is a dynamic social force that inspires individuals and defines cultures. Our residencies, exhibitions, and education programs nurture the creative expression of emerging and established artists, while actively engaging youth and adult audiences.

Artpace is located downtown at 445 North Main Avenue, between Savings and Martin streets, San Antonio, Texas. Free parking is available at 513 North Flores Street. Artpace is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12-5 PM, Thursday, 12-8 PM, and by appointment. Admission is free.


12. Nicolás Dumit Estévez, FF Alumn, at the Queens Museum of Art, Flushing, Feb. 12, and more

Life as Material for Art and Vice Versa
Nicolás Dumit Estévez

During this hands-on workshop participants tap into their everyday lives to develop visual or written narratives that are then used as material for art, in this case to create performance art pieces. An audio-visual presentation on seminal figures in this art field gives students an introduction to historical projects. The participants then undertake a careful observation, discussion and critique of overtly mundane activities such as walking, talking, sleeping, shopping, and eating, using the information collected to develop private or public performances.

The culmination of the workshop is the presentation of the works produced: live or as documented by the participants.

Workshops are FREE.

Saturday 12 - 5 pm, Feb 9, QMA

Saturday 2 - 4 pm, Feb 16, Elmhurst Adult Learning Center @ Elmhurst Library Saturday 2 - 4 pm, Feb 23, Elmhurst Adult Learning Center @ Elmhurst Library

Saturday 10:30 - 12:30 pm, March 1, Steinway Adult Learning Center @ Steinway Library Saturday 10:30 - 12:30 pm, March 8, Steinway Adult Learning Center @ Steinway Library

To register or to get more information contact:
sara guerrero-rippberger
art and literacy with new new yorkers
project manager
queens museum of art
718 592 9700 x135


13. Andrea Cote, FF Member, www.andreaspace.net website updated

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The fall and winter of 2007 was an exciting time, with exhibitions in Miami, Argentina, New York and Philadelphia. I've updated the website with images from these projects, new work, and press. Please check it out!

Some Highlights:

a. Cut at PanAmerican Art Projects in Miami

Watch VIDEO excerpts from the project and a walk through the installation:

We received great reviews from The Miami Herald, The New Times, and a feature article in Wynwood Art Magazine:
If you have some time, here is an in-depth conversation with Sarah Webb in the Miami-based Gallery Diet Newsletter:

b. Buenos Aires Photo in Argentina

I created an on-site drawing around the photographs from my new series Cathexis and performed BodySite in the park outside the Palais de Glace

c. Posing at The Abrons Art Center, NYC

Joelle Jensen and I co-curated the exhibition Posing which included Yi Chen, Nikhil Chopra, Kate Clark, Alex Forman, Yoshio Itagaki, Chris Kaczmareck, Valerie LaMontagne, and Amy Talluto.
The catalog essay is published in the current issue of NY Arts Magazine.

d. Mutable Biologies at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia

An exhibition of intimate mixed-media drawings and prints. Two pieces from the show were selected for exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!

e. Upcoming Shows

I Dream of Genomes
Islip Art Museum, NY
Curated by Janet Goleas
Feb 6-March 22, Reception Sunday Feb 10, 2-4 pm

Natural Selection
Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Curated by Amie Potsic
Feb 19- , Reception Friday, Feb 29, 7 pm, Artists Talk at 6pm

Works on Paper
Philadelphia Museum of Art
April - dates TBA

For more information on Andrea Cote's work visit www.andreaspace.net


14. Carey Lovelace, FF Alumn, at Cornelia St. Café, Manhattan, TONITE, 6-8 pm

Just so you know…

I’m having a monologue, “Words Said Backwards,” done this Monday, Feb. 11 at the
Cornelia St. Café, part of “Monologues and Madness.”
In case you wanted to drop by, very, very, very informal….
It’s 6-8, with a $7 cover charge, which includes a light refreshment…

Hope you’re well. Thanks!
Carey Lovelace


15. Galinsky, FF Alumn, at New York Film Academy, Manhattan, Feb. 15, 9 pm

The New York Film Academy
“The Headshop Guerillas” laugh out loud improv theater comedy http://www.myspace.com/headshopguerillas
Friday February 15th, 9pm show 8:30pm doors, $6 admission A live improv hour at the New York Film Academy 100 East 17th Street, between Park Ave South and Irving Place

The Headshop Guerillas features New York's funniest and most outrageous comic actor/improvisers in a zany hour of characters and scenes. Get into the headspace of the “HG’s” including: Katie Northlich (http://www.katienorthlich.com), Adrianne Frost (http://www.adriannefrost.com), Ben Hersey (http://www.benhersey.com), Robin Selfridge (http://www.robinselfridge.com), Philip Galinsky (http://www.MMSlam.com), Robert Galinsky (http://www.MMSlam.com), Samantha Jones (http://www.dormamaeproductions.com)


16. Mitzi Humphrey, FF Alumn, at art6, Richmond, VA, March 7-30

FF Alumn Mitzi Humphrey announces her upcoming solo show "Serial Witness: The Sequential Prints of Mitzi Humphrey" in the Main Gallery at art6, 6 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219. March 7-30. First Friday opening reception, March 7, 6-10 pm. Fourth Friday closing reception (part of the "CommandPrint" Broad Street Gallery Corridor Tour of the Southern Graphics Council), March 28, 7-10. Phone 804.343.1406. www.art6.org.

FF Alumn Mitzi Humphrey will be co-curator (with Henrietta Near) of "International Prints from Virginia Collections," featuring prints by David Freed, Gail McKennis, Eleanor Rufty, Jack Solomon, Sister Mary Corita (aka Corita Kent), Laura Pharis, Julyen Norman, Sheryl Humphrey, Norman Ackroyd, Tanja Softic, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Aristide Maillol, Nicholas Cossitt, Mary Holland, Carlisle Vicenti, Jack Glover, Janet Gilmore Bryan, Margot Blank, Etta Edwards, Francisco Londono, Crispin Vayadares, and others. March 7-30 at art6 Upstairs Gallery, First Friday opening reception, March 7, 6-10 pm. Fourth Friday closing reception (part of the "CommandPrint" Broad Street Gallery Corridor Tour of the Southern Graphics Council), March 28, 7-10.Phone 804.343.1406. www.art6.org. Presented by the art6 Education and Outreach Committee. art6:a conduit for art experiences, expression, and education.


17. Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, at The Marsh, SF, Feb. 15-17

Penny Arcade's

The Marsh presents Penny Arcade's "Not Quite the Best of Penny Arcade." Created especially for these Marsh performances, a never again to be experienced blend of Penny Arcade's most beloved character and monologue work as well as her inimitable take on current events and social criticism. Guaranteed to be hilariously funny, provocative, emotional and transformational. This run is in conjunction with SFMOMA's Weimar New York.

Penny Arcade is

Penny Arcade (aka Susana Ventura) occupies a rare position in the American avant-garde and counter culture. A teenage superstar in Andy Warhol’s Factory and an original member of NY's seminal queer, political, rock and roll , glitter/glam theatre The Playhouse of The Ridiculous, she began creating her monologues and performances in the mid-80s and with a handful others, helped define solo performance art . An internationally respected performance star ,writer and director, she has had a mainstream impact and influence from Britain to Brazil to Australia. Among Penny?s many powerful and daring performances, Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! is her most famous work. A mainstream commercial hit show in 22 cities around the world , a blend of political humanism, fearless social critique and erotic dancing's impact on contemporary performance is incalculable, and left the international performance burlesque movement in it's wake. She is the author /auteur of ten full length performance plays whose focus is on the other and the outsider and has long tackled the difficult issues of class, race, and identity in a way that defies genre.
She is also a videographer whose Lower East Side Biography Series , "Stemming The Tide of Cultural Amnesia" with long time collaborator Steve Zehentner, is an award winning documentary series which is broaddast and webcast weekly at www.mnn.org and was a role model for many oral history projects. visit www.pennyarcade.tv

February 15, 16 & 17, 2008 only
friday at 10:30pm-
with special guest Holcombe Waller

saturday at 10:30pm-
with special guest Tigger! & La John Joseph

sunday at 3pm-
with special guest Marga Gomez & Joseph Keckler

Written and Performed by
Penny Arcade

The Marsh SF Address
1062 Valencia Street
(near 22nd street in the Mission)
San Francisco
CA 94110-2427 (see a map)

Box Office

Event Information

Administrative Office

Main Theater
wheelchair accessible

90 minutes
no intermission

All seating for this performance is first-come, first-served.

This show is for 18+.

Please do not bring infants to the show.


18. Elizabeth Cohen, Ayisha Abraham, Jenny Polak, Martha Rosler, Dread Scott, Buzz Spector, Greg Sholette, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, at Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca NY, January 11 – March 30, 2008

Tompkins County Public Library
January 11, 2008 – March 30, 2008
Unnamable Name - An installation within the book-stacks
101 East Green Street
Info: 607-272-4557

Artists: Ayisha Abraham, Kenseth Armstead, Kim Asbury, Jeff de Castro, Elisabeth Cohen, David Diao, Johan Grimonprez, Toby Greenberg, Jane Jin Kaisen, Janet Koenig, Katherine Liberovskaya, Phill Niblock, Jenny Polak, Rit Premnath, Martha Rosler, Dread Scott, Buzz Spector, Greg Sholette, Jacob Tell and Mierle Ukeles Organised by Todd Ayoung


19. Tim Miller, FF Alumn, at Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, WI, Feb. 16


Hi Folks!

I am performing my show GLORY BOX Feb 16 at the Milwaukee Gay Arts Center. Let your pals know. it will be a really fun night! All info below. It will sell out so be sure to call and make reservations. Here's a a big interview with me in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Here's the link. http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=716692
Also below along with press release. I will also be leading a performance/writing workshop Feb 17 at Woodland pattern Book Center in Milwaukee.
I am having a great two week residency here at Univ of Minnesota. The residency group performance is presented Feb 15, then on to Milwaukee!
best, Tim


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