Monthly Archives // May 2016

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “I Celebrate Myself” by Allen Ginsburg

[Translate] In the first biography of Ginsberg since his death in 1997 and the only one to cover the entire span of his life, Ginsberg’s archivist Bill Morgan draws on his deep knowledge of Ginsberg’s largely unpublished private journals to Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Hidden in Plain Sight” by Colin Williamson

[Translate] ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Fresh and intriguing, Hidden in Plain Sight offers a wealth of fascinating historical information on the myriad ways and contexts in which moving images have evoked experiences of wonder from audiences. Williamson’s interest in Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Downtown Book” – 1974 – 1984 NY Art Scene

[Translate] Downtown is more than just a location, it’s an attitude–and in the 1970s and ’80s, that attitude forever changed the face of America. This book charts the intricate web of influences that shaped the generation of experimental and outsider Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism

May 16, 2016 // Art, Book Shelf, Music, Writer // No Comments

[Translate] “A “heroic” biography of John Cage and his “awakening through Zen Buddhism”—“a kind of love story” about a brilliant American pioneer of the creative arts who transformed himself and his culture”  The New York Times Composer John Cage sought Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The City & The Theatre” by Mary C. Henderson

[Translate] “Whatever happens, the information and the images in this book provide us with food for reflection and many pleasant recollections of the way things have been in the past.”  Forward by August Heckscher One of my favorite books when I Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Keith Nelson – “A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular”

[Translate] Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Presents “A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular” Adam Kuchler doing a one arm balance planche. Kinko the Clown (Keith Nelson) succeeds in spinning all 8 plates and getting the spoons in the cans! Ekaterina performs a Read the full article…

Radio Free Brooklyn – Special LIVE Event – Saturday May 14th

[Translate] **TUNE IN. TURN ON** A fabulous fundraiser for Radio Free Brooklyn A great new radio station fueling underground artists and mindsets. This event’s like a Kickstarter Campaign but you can afford the party level. At an enchanted private home in Vinegar Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Street People” – by Janet Beller

[Translate] This book cover is a little beaten up from constantly looking up some of the most interesting people that walked the streets of New York. Originally published in 1980 when characters were everywhere you walked in New York City. Read the full article…

“BelloMania” at The New Victory Theatre – April 2016

[Translate] BELLOMANIA For his 3rd year in a row success, Bello Noch presents his new production BelloMania. Featuring  Michael Karas, Dinny McGuire, Annaliese Nock, Shawn Roth Show Host Dinny McGuire kept the show moving along with charm and finesse. Bello Read the full article…