Culturehub: Refest 2015

December 11 - December 13, 2015

Three-day festival passes are available above by clickig BuyTicket . These passes will grant you entry into all of the events listed below. Individual event tickets can be found at the links listed below. Refest is CultureHub’s annual festival of work that intersects new media, performance, and technology. This year’s festival will explore the ways […]


January 07 - January 17, 2016

“Silvia Calderoni must be made of mercury, or some improbably liquid element that has yet to be discovered. Surely no body of mortal flesh could undergo the quicksilver transformations achieved by this remarkable performer in “MDLSX,” a perceptions-scrambling work from the Italian revolutionary theater troupe Motus.” ~ Ben Brantley, The New York Times La MaMa […]

CultureHub: ArtCade Con 2015

October 10

The wildly popular ArtCade return to CultureHub this fall! Davis Cox of This Near Future hosts a refreshingly curated celebration that  demonstrates that the arcade isn’t an outdated idea, while also serving as an interactive gallery of digital art.  Featuring over 15 games hand-picked by top NYC games curators and organizations to showcase their unique […]

La MaMa’s SQUIRTS 2016: New Voices in Queer Performance

January 15 - January 24, 2016

La MaMa Presents A Helix Queer Performance Network Event: La MaMa’s SQUIRTS: New Voices in Queer Performance Curated and Hosted by Dan Fishback Stage Managed by Naimonu James The Helix Queer Performance Network gathers some of the most exciting new voices from NYC’s queer performance world, accompanied each night by a legendary Guest of Honor. […]

Poetry Electric: These Red Lights Were Made 4 Us To Make Them Green

December 14

Is Freedom A Choice? Does Freedom Stem from Solely the Mind? Or is one’s Freedom primarily dependent on Societal Constructs? An evening of Poetry & Lyricism shattering centuries of blind spots that prevent us from being truly FREE…  Featuring: Kate Hess (Indigo Moon), Andres Chulisi Rodriguez, Omega B, James Peach McClory, Happy Accident, WhyNotShowLove, and Libby Mislan About […]

Galleria: Gay Arms

February 26 - March 13, 2016

For the exhibition Gay Arms, Grant Shaffer presents a new body of photographic work. The series is documentary in style, with its subjects pulled from the artist’s life. Shaffer describes his artistic process as a means of understanding: “When I’m taking pictures, I think of myself as an alien who’s here for a while, trying […]

Experiments 16: Diana Marie Delgado’s ‘People to Run From’

January 04

People to Run From is a warped autobiography where a young woman’s life story is told in fragments. Directed by Julian Mesri & featuring Yadira De La Riva. About the Playwright DIANA MARIE DELGADO​, poet and playwright, grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. A graduate of the poetry programs at the University of California­Riverside and Columbia […]

Imagining the Imaginary Invalid

January 21 - February 07, 2016

Review: ‘Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,’ About Absence and Art Making by Laura Collins-Hughes La MaMa presents Imagining The Imaginary Invalid A production by Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle Using Moliere’s seminal play about the evils of the medical industry as a backdrop, Imagining the Imaginary Invalid takes you backstage as the cast prepares the set and […]

Galleria: Introductions

March 17 - April 10, 2016

La MaMa Galleria is pleased to present Introductions, curated by New York-based painter Roberto Juarez. For this exhibition, Juarez and eight of his colleagues will each introduce an artist of their choosing to the gallery. The show focuses on visual and spatial conversations between artists working at different stages of their careers, and through this […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #133: John Kelly

March 26

Photo by Paula Court Join us in March to celebrate the artistic work of John Kelly with archival material, panelists, and live performances. Panelists include: John Jesurun, Kyle DeCamp, Nicky Paraiso, Carol Lipnik and Kevin Malony    Moderated by Lucy Sexton   About John Kelly John Kelly is a performance and visual artist. His performance works range […]