THE 16TH ANNUAL LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
SATURDAY, MAY 26th
Please note – Schedule Subject to change. We will post all changes as soon as possible.
6:00pm SISTA BLUES
6:32 JOHN J. ZULLO DANCE
ALL what THIS do HAS you HAPPENED see BEFORE. Choreography by John j. Zullo. Performed by Jeff Davis, Jenna Liberati, Olivia Orozco, Spencer B. Toll, Kate Vincek. Costumes by Hector Perez. Set by Lily Meyer. Music by Monolake.
6:44 DANNY ASHKENASI
Jacqui Sutton (Jazzgrass Chic) and Danny Ashkenasi will per form songs from the Ashkenasi Songbook. Including selections from beTwixt, beTween & beTWAIN (also heard on Ms Sutton’s cd Billie and Dolly), I Too Sing America – The Blues According to Langston Hughes and Jacqui and Danny’s upcoming collaboration American Anthem.
6:56 JULIAN KYTASTY
A Ukrainian-American composer, singer, kobzar, bandurist, flute player and conductor.
7:08 HEIDI LATSKY DANCE COMPANY
Somewhere. Choreography by Heidi Latsky. Music: Over The Rainbow. Dancers: Jerron Hermann, Robert Simpson, Greg Youdan, Melani Hailey, Jillian Hollis.
7:20 JOHN GRIMALDI, NY LYRIC CIRCUS
7:32 ELODIE LAUTEN
Elodie Lauten will perform excerpts from her solo piano composi tions Cat Counterpoint, Reason and Blue, Tango in A minor and her own arrangement of a French song classic.
7:44 JOHN STEPPLING
Phantom Luck. Written by John Steppling, directed by Stephan Morrow. Performed by Sonja Ohara, Joseph Serrano and Ray Wasik.
7:56 COATLICUE THEATRE COMPANY
Elvira and Hortensia Colorado.
8:08 LOUISA BRADSHAW
as Marilyn/Norma Jeane, sings Shiksa Strip, music and Lyrics by Louisa Bradshaw (with added lines by Lissa Moira) and SirenÕs Heart, music and lyrics by Walt Stepp. From SirenÕs Heart: Marilyn in Purgatory, written by Walt Stepp, Lissa Moira, Director and Dramaturg.
8:20 CONSTELLATION MOVING COMPANY
An excerpt from the upcoming production Time Lapse.Choreographed and performed by: Scott Combs (ground, trapeze); Maia Ramnath (rope); Satomi Shikata (lyra). Co-directors Scott Combs and Maia Ramnath
8:32 JUDY GORMAN
Judy Gorman sings throughout the US and internationally. For her CD and upcoming performances, visit her on Facebook, and at cdbaby.com.
Anhui Huagudeng (Anhui Flower Drum Lantern). Music: Chinese Folk Music. Performed by Cha-Lee Chan.
9:06 JOE FRANKLIN
9:18 LIZ MAGNES
Liz Magnes and Rosie Hertlein have been gathering ideas for the theme Occupy Freedom,unbeknownst that this would be THE theme this year at the Festival. Their performance will be based on snipits of their ideas which they have been accumu lating for the past year and will be incorporated into a piecein a collaboration of voice/violin and piano.
9:30 KALPULLI ATLACHINOLLI
Traditional Aztec Toltec Dance, honoring the four directions, Mother, Heart, Father, Sun.
9:42 LISSA MOIRA
F is for Freedom. A rhyming with reason rant. Written and performed by Lissa Moira.
10:02 MISHA SHULMAN
Apricots. Written by Misha Shulman, directed by Ronit Muszkatblit. Performed by Gina Bonati and Michael Goodfriend.
10:14 KAORU IKEDA
Is Here (Excerpt Version), Choreographed and performed by Kaoru Ikeda. Music: Bach, Cello Suite 1 in G, Cello Suite 6 in D.
10:26 ID STUDIO
10:38 DAVID IPPOLITO
For the past 20 years, David Ippolito has been known to hundreds of thousands of people as “That Guitar Man from Central Park”. This September, his story is coming to the stage at The Theater for the New City in the form of a piece called
POSSIBILITY JUNKIE. (Directed by Gretchen Cryer) To find out more about this project visit – www.thatguitarman.com
10:50 FALLEN ANGELS
Aedin Moloney, performing the Molly Bloom soliloquy from Ulysses by James Joyce.
11:02 PAULINA BRAHM
Sings Green Fairy (a madrigal paean to Absinthe), from the score of Who Murdered Love?, written by Lissa Moira and Richard West. Music by Richard West. Lyrics by Lissa Moira. Look for Who Murdered Love? at this AugustÕs NY International Fringe Festival (the musical originated at TNC).
11:09 YUNG LI DANCE COMPANY
Modus (excerpt). Directed by Yung-Li Chen. Performed by Yung-Li Chen, Wedee Kao and Eric Williams.
11:21 THE LOVE SHOW
11:43 OCCUPY THE EMPIRE TOUR
THE OCCUPY THE EMPIRE TOUR and Brooklyn Culture Jammers comittee, in support of Occupy Wall Street: How to Stop the Empire While Keeping Your Day Job, written and performed by Dan Kinch. Director: Trent Anderson. Assistant director Alex Davis. Costumer/production design: Martin Grau
11:55 CAROL FREEMAN
Well known as a Researcher, Performer, Instructor of a variety of Vulcan/Greek/Judaic and other world vocal traditions. She has performed throughout North America and Europe for more than 40yrs. She will be presenting traditional songs selected from her vast repertoire of authentic material; which includes songs featuring Micro-tunnel scale, irregular rhythm, and authentic folk harmony.
12:07am JOSEPH KECKLER
Musician/Performer Joseph Keckler performs new work.
12:19 THE SLIPPER ROOM
12:31 JACOB MERRIK STORMS & LILY DEPAULA
A small selection of Jazz standards accompanied by the incomparable Lara Marshall.
12:45 HOUSE OF DUCATTI
Nion Heaven, the Return of the Witch Doctor. The House is run by Lenin Alevante, as Ellanna Laivi Ducatti, House Mother. Music by Joseph Vernon Banks, Lyrics & choreography by Lenin Alevante. Hair by Hanna Jabber. Makeup by Nicole Jacobs and Thhuy Tran. Props & Costumes by Lenin Alevante & Vanessa Sanders. Sound by Steven McMullen. Performed by Emerald Laivi,Delatiouse Laivi, Starasia Laivi, Natasha Laivi Ducatti
12:57 DAVID “ZEN” MANSLEY
The Passion of Quasimodo, written & directed by David Zen Mansley. Based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo. Starring Zen as the Hunchback, with Lissa Moira, Tim Douglas, Robert Colpitts, Richard Weber, Hanna Scott and Jacob Merrik Storms
ALSO IN THE LOBBY
NICODA introduces the cast ofÊHOW WE ARE CONNECTED & the creative team of writers, choreographer & performing artists will discuss the project development. ÊIt is an artistic response to ancient migration inspired by National Geographic’s Genographic Project. ÊSome cast members will be randomly chosen on the spot to participate in a DNA study, tracing their ancestry back 60,000 years. ÊTheir resulting stories will be told through music & dance.