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AVANT GARDE ARAMA KEEPS HOPE ALIVE

“Try as it may to maintain theatrical composure, [AGA] always ends up degenerating, or exploding, into an all-out party.”
-flavorpill.net

P.S. 122’s longest-running series (25 years) is an action-packed, eye-popping multi-disciplinary mini-festival that always culminates in a DJ dance party. The latest eruption of breakout dance, music, theatre, performance, video/film and more are presented in 8 minutes or less. The ever-popular “40-Second-Street” segment invites the audience to sign-up and present their own express performance contribution, be it prepared or made up on the spot.

Hosted by Yehuda Duenyas, Normandy Sherwood, and Jonathan Jacobs of
the National Theater of the United States of America

Installation by the Love Everybody Movement with
Laminated Love by Cat
Celebrezze
Corridor piece by R.RABBIT
Special appearance by Guerilla Dance Team

Friday, May 9th

  • Red Terror Squad
  • Ryan Trecartin
  • Mr Fashion (Dir. Jacob Burckhardt)
  • DuPree and Friend
  • Leah Meyerhoff
  • Lavinia Co-op
  • Fiasco

Saturday May 10th

  • Martha Wilson / Barbara Bush
  • M. Lamar
  • Natalie Agee & Diana Y Greiner with Baby Blue
  • Bradford Scobie
  • Leah Meyerhoff
  • The Dana Leong Band

Curated by Salley May, Tom Murrin, Henry Baumgartner,
Joe E. Jeffreys and Miss Joan Marie Moossy

Lavinia Co-op photo by Ande Whyland

May 9 and 10 2008
Tickets from $10
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