Theater for the New City,
New York, NY 10009
Tuesday, January 20th, 12:00 AM
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Message from your host, Paul B.: CLIMAXING at Midnight Jan 19th / 12:01AM, January 20th running till 2AM, this is the opening salvo of the grand NYC Obama Inaugural Balls, BEGINNING on INAUGURAL EVE Jan 19th at 5PM with Kids and Youth Dream Art Making;
7PM PERFORMANCES: Zeroboy.com, Rod Rogers Dance, Yvonne Roen, Kenny Lockwood, Red Road, Joe O'Brien, Karen Bauer, Chris Gofreddo, Crystal Field, Richard West; Excerpts: Jack's [Kerouac] Last Farewell, Pugh's Dream, Victims of the Zeitgeist, El paso del Norte, Shakespeare's Dreams, A Doorman's Dream),
9PM CONDUCTION by Joe McPhee & Warren Smith (Dancers, Voice, 30 musicians) by Vision Festival;
10PM-LATE INAUGURAL BALL: salon in the art gallery lobby, DJs & dancing in the Johnson theater, and live art in the Cino theater;
Johnson Theater 10PM: Fabian Alsultany [Globesonic] World Music with Dance Parade, featuring Parashakti and the Gatekeepers performing a Shamanic blessing to honor harmony, the arts, creativity and cultural diversity;
11:30PM Arrow Chrome and Reda Briki [Disorient] Electro, House, Breakbeats and Drum n Bass with Kostume Kult & Groove Hoops).
Four other earlier ArtsPolicyNow.com Downtown participatory community arts visioning President Elect Obama Day of Service events converge at TNC as ArtsPolicyNow.com official after party.
OTHER PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Metal Tiger (video), ANIMUS (installation), Garth Anthony Allison (painting), Huma Gul (mixed media mosaic), Jason Hackenworth (installation), Jeanette Arnone-K. (sculpture), Jenny Yurshansky (poster), Kiri Bermack (sculpture), Logan Grednel (photography), Maha Saedaway (painting/mixed media), Marie Roberts (painting), Martha Burzynski (photography), Mille Kalsmose-Hjelmborg (video), Mollyne Karnofsky (poster), Olga Alexander (painting), Peter G. Pereira (painting), Philip Foster (experimental music), Rafael Shimunov (video), Robert Israel (drawing), Rosie Sharp (photography), Walker Fee (painting/mixed media).
$Free to enter until 9pm, donation after 9pm $5 with dream art style or costume ($10 without) to cover basic event expenses, including earlier free program, money left over goes to contributing artist expenses. Recession priced beer and wine. Handicap Accessible, ADA compliant.
Hosted by non-profits Action Arts League and Theater for the New City, bring together numerous community arts groups including the Kostume Kult arts collective, Dance Parade, Arts for Art/ Vision Festival, Groove Hoops, ANIMUS, Metal Tiger, Tribes, Lower East Side Girls Club and Power of Peace Youth Coalition plus more being added daily. http://usaservice.org/page/event/detail/neighborhoodballsinyourcommunity/4jw45 http://www.actionartsleague.org/inauguration/ http://artspolicynow.com