Old School 122 Benefit – First Night – June 22, 2011

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June 24, 2011 // Dance, Music, Photography, Variety Arts

Every Waking Hour We Weave

The First Night Celebration and Conclusion of 30th Anniversary of PS122.

The Grand Finale of the physical space that PS122 has utilized for the last 30 years as a performance space.

Vallejo Gantner – Artistic Director of Performance Space 122 gets the show going!

Ms’s for the evening: David White and Julie Atlas Muz

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The TEAM

Performing an excerpt of their show “Mission Drift”.

The cast of The TEAM taking their curtain call.

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JOHN FLECK
A video excerpt: Johnny’s Got a Gun

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OKWUI OKPOKWASILI

Okwui Okpokwasili reads from her letters as a young girl.

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JEFF MCMAHON

Jeff McMahon reaches for the stars in his wonderful literary work KNOW HIM.

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YOSHIKO CHUMA

Working with a small flashlight and projections she captured the audience so thoroughly.

A wonderful dancer and political activist.

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YVONNE MEIER

Yvonne Meier with Arturo Vidich and Aki Sasamoto moving to absurd verbal scores.

Bizarre verbal scores for the two dancers Arturo Vidich and Aki Sasamoto.

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LeeSaar The Company

A delightful work with dancers.

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Temporary Distortion

‘Americana Kamikaze’ revealed a humourous look at relationships and their verbal manifestations.

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PENNY ARCADE

A Brief History of my Life at Performance Space 122 (Or how I survive being an original and innovative artist past the age of 40)

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NICK PARAISO

Asian Boy alone at last (finally) farewell to old school nights.

The text is by Jeff Weiss and Nicky Paraiso

Part minstrel and cabaret singer. Nick Paraiso belted out emotional songs like it was his last.

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THURSTON MOORE and JOHN ZORN

Julia Atlas Muz gets her iphone shot with John Zorn before the music starts.

Thurston Moore and John Zorn made ‘Beneficial music’ for the audience.

The next post will be the LAST performance at PS122 as we know it now!

Stay tuned for more visual mayhem.

 

 

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