I have a few additions to make to this weekend’s plethora of absurd and fabulous events.
and the theater is out there:
Saturday you have one more chance to embrace your inner Jew:
JFREJ and Workmen’s Circle present Lower East Shushan: A Purim of Vacant Lots: A giant spectacular Purim masquerade ball. Spectacle house band led by Avi Fox-Rosen with Judith Berkson, Lee Free, Mary Feaster Special appearances by pianist Ray Santiago and master congero and singer Abran Rodriguez, Adrienne Cooper, the Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Crosmopolitan, Gary Z, Xavier, and more. In partnership with the Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) and CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, and thanks to Great Small Works and the New Yiddish Repertory Theater. Star studded performing devising ensemble: Ariel Federow, Katy Rubin, Killer Sideburns, Abigail Miller, Michelle Malka Miller, Seltzer and Salt, Tamar Elster, Ora Fruchter, Abigail Levine, Aleza Summitt, Avi Rose, Rachel Yucht, Sam Wilson, Tine Kindermann, CAAAV Youth Group, WCKinder Shula, Copper Henningfield (the world’s greatest Magician) and mysterious multitudes of others called Avi, Abi or something like that….
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Winter Cabaret brings together elements of circus, sideshow, vaudeville, burlesque, and cabaret to provide a stage for some of the most talented performing artists in the world. Jugglers, clowns, acrobats, and trapeze artists share the stage with musicians, magicians, dancers, daredevils, and more. Each show features a unique combination of acts, but all promise a legendary lineup of circus feats, sideshow marvels, and world-class entertainers. March 15 cirkus cabaret line-up: Philomena, Mr. Pennygaff, Kinko the Clown, Liberty Sisters from Circus Amok, Carla Rhodes, Paradizo Dance, Nicholas Flair, and musical maestro Francisco Monroy. This performance is recommended for adults.
Also on Sunday the Sepia Gallery will be hosting ‘An Engendered Salon Event,’ involving screenings & conversations on the changing visual landscape of South Asian intimacies and sexualities in film, media, image & contemporary art.
Once again- enjoy and stay tuned!