This Weekend: Avant-Garde-Arama! | Performance Space New York

This Weekend: Avant-Garde-Arama!

Don’t miss PS122’s longest running series, on loan to Abrons Art Center:

A tribute to the late downtown luminary performance artist Tom Murrin, aka Alien Comic, in celebration of his 27 years of performing in Avant-Garde-Arama.

Performances: April 12 + 13, 8pm | Tickets: $15
At the Abrons Playhouse at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York City
New York, NY – 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!

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

Hosted by The Factress (Lucy Sexton) and Nurse Baby Asparagus (Mike Iveson)
Featuring performances by Chris Tanner, Mimi Goese, 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 and Now. Here. This.

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Photograph ©2013 Jim Moore/

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