Nightlife As Activism Since 1980

September 18 - October 10, 2015

Activism in Nightlife Since 1980 sponsored by Visual AIDS focuses on the intersection of the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis and nightlife from the 1980s to the present. Since the beginning of the AIDS pandemic, nightlife has been an escape, a community, a forum for information about safer sex practices and a center for activism. Taking its title […]

La Galleria: 39X17

October 15 - October 25, 2015

Curated by Elise Gardella In La Galleria, 39X17 celebrates all the poets of ::::Presenting at 17::::: happenings with artists, writers, musicians, and innovative makers instigated by Elise Gardella on the third Sunday of the month since October 2012 in her East Village apartment on 4th Street. This small room transforms from home to living corridor—a portal to someone’s practice, […]

Holly Woodlawn Memorial

May 14

Everyone welcome to celebrate the wondrous life of Holly Woodlawn!Please RSVP online so we get an idea of attendance.   LOCATION:La MamaThe Ellen Stewart Theatre66 East 4th Street2nd floor, elevator access 1:30pm VIDEO TRIBUTElots of Holly by Joe E. Jeffreys, Peter Dallas, The Lower East Side Biography Project 2:00pm MEMORIALwith performances by Lavender Light Gospel Choir and […]

La Galleria: Star Maps

October 28 - November 24, 2015

La MaMa Galleria is pleased to present Star Maps, an exhibition of new paintings by New York-based artist Brad Greenwood. This is the artist’s second solo show at La MaMa Galleria. Brad Greenwood’s Star Maps envisions a post-apocalyptic astrological map, in which a future civilization re-casts the night sky from the remnants of our lost art […]

Poetry Electric: Live Mag! Straight Out of America

October 12

STRAIGHT OUT OF AMERICA Presents on Columbus Day — the annual release party for Live Mag! #12 New Words from the “New World” Jeffrey Cyphers Wright will MC the event! Featuring Vyt Bakaitis | Gabriel Don | Filip Marinovich | Paco Marquez | | Joe Pan | Wanda Phipps | Ilka Scobie | Rachel Swaner | Mike Topp Art by: Rafael Velez and David Friedman Music by: Rachel […]

Poetry Electric: Ω▽ Ohmslice and The Children

May 02

Ω▽ Ohmslice — Composer/original instrument maker, Bradford Reed & poet/singer, Jane LeCroy (Sister Spit, Nu Voices, The Icebergs), joining forces to make New Psychedelic Sounds conveying transcendental messages transmitted from the cosmos, providing you with truly transportive XperiMENTAL grooviness. Get your electrical resistance on with Experimental, Improvisational, Music and Literature bathed in extraordinary extras of special […]

La MaMa Kids: Book Launch & Interactive Workshop

April 02

Book Launch & Interactive WorkshopWith Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Join us for an interactive movement and shadow puppet manipulation workshop based on Loco7’s The Adventures of Seucy and Boto Series. This workshop will be in conjunction with the book launch of The Adventures of Seucy and Boto, Book 1 The book follows Seucy, whom along with […]

La Galleria: Pattern of War

December 02 - December 19, 2015

Paintings by the late Leonard Rosenfeld Curated by Mary-Ann Monforton Pattern of War presents a series of paintings done at the end of a 50-year long career. They demonstrate a highly accomplished painter whose style remained both narrative and expressionistic. These emotionally charged works offer a tale of devastation and isolation that find their expression […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #128: Dario D’Ambrosi & Teatro Patologico

October 17

Curator: Michal Gamily Moderator: James Levin  Panelists: Dario D’Ambrosi  Alessandra Belloni, Manuela Filiaci, Fabio Granato Performers: Dario D’Ambrosi and members of Teatro Patologico Screening material from previous shows of Dario D’Ambrosi and Teatro Patologico Coffeehouse Chronicles celebrates the 35th Anniversary of Teatro Patologico Teatro Patologico was founded by Dario D’Ambrosi, one of Italy’s most distinguished […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #129: Contemporary Puppet Theater

November 21

Curated by Michal Gamily Moderated by Cheryl Henson Participating artists include: | Ralph Lee | Roman Paska | Amy Trompetter| This event will examine contemporary puppet theatre from the 1970s to present.  Performers: Lake Simons Federico Restrepo, a scene from “Undefined  Fraction” Performed by Federico Restrepo, Ale Fips and Jose Rivera. Voice over by Denis Greber. Music by Tareke […]