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Eccentric Mr. Matt Roper & Miss Muffy Styler @Pangea 10/23 ~ 7pm

Seating is strictly limited. Pangea has about 20 seats outdoors, so table reservations are necessary.

We would strongly suggest calling (212) 995-0900 to book.

A suggested donation of $15 would be warmly welcomed to support the artists and Pangea.

Everyone is welcome. Pangea is following Covid19 guidelines!

Remember to wrap up warmly for these cooler fall evenings… . 


Pangea has been supporting and providing a platform for artists of all persuasions since the 1980s. Pangea is an out-and-out East Village staple and in these urgent times they, and NYC, need your support more than ever! Plus, the staff are the best and the hospitality is legendary.

Since the Pandemic, many favorite restaurants that are very supportive of the performing arts have been having financial troubles.

No restaurant patrons = Financial Trouble!

So in light of this situation, I am asking anyone to contribute to the GoFundMe campaign for PANGEA!

go HERE for More information

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Pangea Performing Arts Vaudevisuals Interview Women

Vaudevisuals interview with Tammy Faye Starlite – ‘Why’d Ya Do It?’

“Tammy Faye Starlite went all the way: impersonating Marianne Faithfull, rock musics fallen woman, with an uncanny accuracy. Her simulation of Ms. Faithfull’s vocal style and combustible blend of arrogance and scabrous sarcasm only begins to tell the story.” 

Stephen Holden – New York Times

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“Now, as Marianne Faithfull, British pops queen of survival, Starlite resurrects 1979s Broken English as a thoroughly modern tale of adventure, abyss and hard-won vengeance  one of the most brutally frank albums of its time, made flesh again, in poignant lethally honest character.”

David Fricke/Rolling Stone

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Following a month of sold-out performances in March of her portrayal of Marianne Faithfull, pegged to the 40th anniversary of the landmark Broken English album, Tammy Faye Starlite has announced a new production titled “Why’d Ya Do It?: Tammy Faye Starlite Performs Marianne Faithfull’s Broken English at Pangea” this fall. The show, directed by Michael Schiralli whose credits include Varla Jean Merman and the Mushroom Heads, Scraping the Bottom: The Most Offensive Songs of Jackie Hoffman and Tammy Faye’s own acclaimed Nico Underground, launches Wednesday, September 25 and then plays every Thursday in October with the run concluding on Halloween.  Two preview performances are set for Thursday, September 12 and September 19.

Tammy Faye originally performed Broken English at Lincoln Center and brought it to Joe’s Pub and The Metropolitan Room; later she performed Marianne Faithful: Exposed at Joes Pub and McCabes in Los Angeles.  Thereafter, she took Cabaret Marianne on the road to Provincetown, Chicago and St. Louis.

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Dixon Place Performing Arts Relief Effort /Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort – NYhelpsNY Benefit @ Dixon Place

The NYHelpsNY Benefit Event at Dixon Place on December 16, 2012 was an evening dedicated to bridging the huge disconnect between those who know first hand:the relief work and level of trauma in our city, and those who don’t, as well as to fund raise and unite us in our cause.

With the public being hit with ads like this from Coca Cola:

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That is simply not the whole story.

We brought together speakers who have been on the forefront of relief efforts in different areas of the city and topnotch performers, to create a performance-centered event that fostered dialogue with the topic at hand:

The Sandy Hurricane.

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Douglas Everett Turner (Performer, MC)

Douglas did relief work after Katrina in New Orleans and was our host of the night.

 

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Photo Credit: Jim Moore (Left) Jeremy Schaller (Right)

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Amin Hussain– Occupy Sandy Staten Island

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Photo Credit: Jim Moore (Left) Stacy Lanyon (Right) of Strike Debt.

Amin Hussain came to speak on behalf of the work Occupy Sandy is doing in Staten Island at 1128 Olympia Blvd.

The red square on his shirt is the symbol of Strike Debt!

strikedebt.org

interoccupy.net/occupysandy

https://statenisland.recovers.org

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Jack Somebody- Marina Tsaplina with Operation Thunderstick

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Born on the tsunami-destroyed streets of Kesennuma, Japan, the piece is the experience of Jack as his home falls apart and comes back together. Operation Thunderstick has done extensive relief work in Japan, and is now working in NYC.

http://www.tohokukanto.com/

http://vimeo.com/jacksomebody

marinacreature.tumblr.com

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Kiki Valentine-Rawosky- FUUB Red Hook

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 Photo Credit: Jeremy Schaller (Left) Jim Moore (Right)

Kiki is a performer, artist and Red Hook resident who has taken on the role of Disaster Relief Coordinator with First Unitarian Universalist Brooklyn. She has been working with the elderly and was fundraising for a $900.00 pair of specialized orthopedic shoes for a woman in the Rockaways who is currently unable to walk.

disaster-relief@fuub.org

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Andrew J. Nemr– Performer (Tap Dancing)

Andrew performs for NYhelpsNY

My response to Andrew’s performance:

“Here are my feet. Here is the floor. Here is my will. Let’s go.”

http://andrewnemr.com/

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Patrick D. Wall- Coney Island U.S.A

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Coney Island U.S.A has been completely destroyed and Patrick gave a powerful speech on the efforts of the organization as well as the surrounding area.

http://coneyisland.com

To Donate: Cick HERE!

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Zero Boy

Zero Boy performs at NYhelpsNY

Zero Boy performed with his brilliant vocal trickery an excerpt of his latest piece of how differently the diverse parts of NYC reacted to the Hurricane.
http://www.zeroboy.com/

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 Nancy Valadares- Carl Bini Memorial Fund, Staten Island

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Nancy spoke on behalf of the Carl Bini Memorial fund, a co-producer of the event and an organization that has been doing a lot of relief and recovery work in Staten Island.
http://binifund.org/

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Time of Whelm– The Ecologic Vibrancy Theater Project

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This object theater piece was developed as part of the Puppets and Poets festival. A review from one of the festival organizers was “This piece made me think more then any other…about the relationship between “stuff,” need, and class…visually mesmerizing and actively engaging while not being obvious or trite.”

thevibrancyproject@gmail.com

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Recipe4Recovery

Bottom Photos Credit: Jeremy Schaller

Recipe for Recovery- NYHelpsNY

Occupy Sandy Wellness

All proceeds from the event went to the organizations present. We created an interactive installation “Recipe for Recovery” for fundraising. The “Love” component of the Recipe was Becky Wartell of Sandy Wellness who provided relaxing and nurturing body work.

 

Sandy Survey Pool

A team of photographers have come together after the hurricane to document the damage, and the recovery efforts. The Sandy Survey Pool had an installation of their beautiful photographs and important work, as well as an online slide-show.

 http://twitter.com/sandysurvey

 

http://www.flickr.com/groups/sandysurvey/

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PRODUCERS

Carl Bini Memorial Fund

Yana Domuschieva

Lilia Trenkova
Marina Tsapina

Nancy Valladares

 

DONORS

DIXON PLACE

TWO BOOTS PIZZA

JIM HENSON FOUNDATION

PANGEA RESTAURANT

 

Questions? Future Participation? Donation?

Please email us at nyhelpsny@gmail.com

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This post was written and assembled by Marina Tsaplina