Join Janis and her musical cohorts, John di Martino (piano and
more), Boris Koslov (bass) and James Shipp ( percussion and more) for a "No Christmas Zone" evening, as they embark on their very first performance together. There will be song, spoken word,
inspired lunacy, whistling, strange chords, new music and pulsating rhythms.
Over the past four decades, the voice of Janis Siegel, a nine-time Grammy winner and a seventeen-time Grammy nominee, has been an undeniable force in The Manhattan Transfer’s diverse musical catalog. Alongside her career as a founding member of this musical institution, Siegel has also sustained a solo career that has spawned more than a half dozen finely-crafted solo albums and numerous collaborative projects, amassed a large international fan base and garnered consistently high critical praise.
$20.00 cover plus a $10.00 minimum
A relaxed intimate evening - sure to be filled with great musical surprises!
$7.00 includes a drink
$10.00 cover plus $10.00 minimum
$10 cover plus $10 minimum
What is The Graduate Poets Series? Over the course of the season, hosts Seth Graves and Emily Brandt welcome the diverse talent of New York City's MFA community. Once each month, you'll have the chance to see and hear four of the city's most stunning young poets before they start racking up six-figure advances. Hundreds of poets have made their stage debut in this supportive peer environment, discovering their toilers in the field and forming collegial relationships.
Raphael Allison is in his first year at Hunter's MFA. His poems have appeared in Tin House, Willow Springs, and Painted Bride Quarterly.
Mary Block is a writer living and working in New York City. She is originally from Miami, Florida. Her poetry has been featured in Explosion-Proof and in Why I Am Not A Painter, an anthology of the work of young NYC poets. Mary is a second year candidate in poetry at NYU's Creative Writing Program and serves as Interviews Editor at Washington Square Review. Mary works as an editorial assistant at Partners In Health, a global health nonprofit, and in her free time she likes to travel, attempt yoga, and drink with friends.
Mark Gurarie graduated the New School's MFA program in 2011. His writing has appeared in Everyday Genius, 16th & Mission Review, Spot Lit Mag, and The Faster Times. He lives in Brooklyn, where he co-curates the Mental Marginalia Reading Series, and lends ugly vocals and bass guitar to the band Galapagos Now!. He also maintains a blog on a variety of specifically unimportant topics (taolinisgoingdownbutiremain.wordpress.com).
Sarah Levine is pursuing her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has been published in Ghost Town, Westchester Review, and Dear Sir. In July she was invited to read at the New York Poetry Festival with The Southern Writers Series.
$ 7 includes a drink
“Everything sounds spontaneous for Sebastian Cruz and the Cheap Landscape Trio. From an overwhelming calmness to an uncontrollable “descarga.” Cruz has decided to put his calm aside to assert his fury.” Luis Daniel Vega, Rolling Stone – Latin America
His newly formed unit will perform original contemporary jazz compositions influenced by Southern Indian Carnatic concepts as well as contemporary classical music and contemporary jazz.
"Equally accessible and stimulating. Replete with infectious melodies, risk-taking compositions, and cohesive variety" - Mark F. Turner, All About Jazz
"A modernized, unconventional type of jazz that's derivative of most everything and a duplication of nothing.”- S. Victor Aaron, Something Else! Reviews
Mary Halvorson is a guitarist, composer and improviser living in Brooklyn. Since 2000 she has been performing regularly in New York with numerous groups and has toured Europe and the U.S. with Anthony Braxton and Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant. Additionally, Halvorson has performed alongside
and interpreted the music of Joe Morris, Nels Cline, John Tchicai, Taylor Ho Bynum, Matana Roberts, Tony Malaby, Elliott Sharp, Myra Melford, Andrea Parkins, Tyshawn Sorey, Marc Ribot and Jason Moran.
Tom Rainey was born in Pasadena, California in 1957. Since moving to New York in 1979 he has performed and or recorded with the following artists: John Abercrombie, Mose Allison, Julian Arguelles, Ray Anderson, Tim Berne, Jane Ira Bloom, Nels Cline, Ted Curson, Mark Ducret, Mark Feldman, Michael Formanek, Drew Gress, Mark Helias, Fred Hersch, Andy Laster, Ingrid Laubrock, Joe Lovano, Tony Malaby, Albert Mangelsdorff, Carmen McRae, Mike Nock, Simon Nabatov, New and Used, Anita O'Day, Andrea Parkins, Herb Robertson, Angelica Sanchez, Louis Sclavis, Brad Shepik, Tom Varner, Ken Werner, Denny Zeitlin.
4 Storytellers, 3 True Stories, 1 Pack of Lies. Uncover the liar and win a prize worth its weight in fool's gold.
For this special New Year's Eve edition, The Liar Show welcomes LESLIE GOSHKO (Manhattan Monologue Champion), ANDY ROSS (Mad Magazine), ANDY CHRISTIE (NY Times; WFUV), ED GAVAGAN (The Moth Radio Hour)
Hosted by Andy Christie
$25.00 includes a glass of champagne
$25 cover (includes glass of champagne)
$15 students (no champagne)
cover $75 (includes glass of champagne)
Cover is given where known
Many spoken words events are free
There is always a one-drink minimum per set; times are door opening times