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Mark Dendy Explores Social Issues at Joe's Pub

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.

When Porn Enters the Classroom: The Student, the Professor, and the Helicopter

Dana Smith | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Dana Smith

So, to the young woman who finds herself in this moral dilemma of shall I or shall I not, I say unto you, "just don't." If your grade is impacted - all will be well. You'll find that in life you will experience many more situations that will require you to abstain, even at the risk of some negative consequence.

Moving People and the Tao of Ice Cream: Live Performing Arts in the Next Decade

Jean-François Bouchard | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Jean-François Bouchard

The truly remarkable performing arts of the future will be simply and profoundly good, not only by accident but through hard, systematic and deliberate work to move people, deliciously.

10 Chris Burden Masterpieces

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Much of the international art world was in shock over the death of artist Chris Burden, 69, on Sunday after a long bout with melanoma. Burden's career spanned six decades and, in an era of specialization, covered many genres of art, some of which he helped to define.

Art.Jobs.Lullabies, Solo Exhibition (Online Version)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

The music videos are a combination of original compositions from the yet to be produced feature film, Art Jobs and Lullabies as well as remixes, covers and sampling of music made famous by other artists.

Legendary No Wave Performer Lydia Lunch Returns to New York with So Real It Hurts at the Howl! Happening Gallery, May 8 to June 5

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Since 1977 Lydia Lunch has been offending sensibilities with her relentless and unfiltered challenges to sex, gender, politics, religion, war, technology, consumerism, the arts, the media .... you name it, no institution has been spared.

Becoming a Bolder Audience

Meryl Cates | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Meryl Cates

When a performance can happen anywhere, the audience experience is gloriously undefined. No stage, no seat number, there's freedom to engage in the work. But as audience members, sometimes we don't.

100 Walkers" Subverts in West Hollwood on April 18

Lisa Derrick | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

It's disingenuous that nobody walks in LA--we have a become a stroller's paradise, with art walks abounding in every neighborhood.

Childhood Gender Impressions: The Historical Conflict of Ballet 1

Martín Gutierrez | Posted 04.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Martín Gutierrez

I face a constant pressure to define myself, to pick a label so others don't feel uncomfortable. But, I don't want to sacrifice my gender fluidity for the convenience of a label. I don't want to be shamed into a category. I don't want to lie.

Sharjah Biennial 12: A March Through the City

MutualArt | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

The plaintive cry of the mizmar undulates through the air. Ahead of the musicians, four men, impeccably dressed in high street fashion, lead the funeral procession with heads held high. But they don't walk in mournful solemnity. They strut.

You Can Hire This Performance Artist To Do Just About Anything, As Long As You Pay Her

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts

Until April 10, you can hire artist Casey Jenkins to do just about anything, as long as you pay her for it. It's part of her current perfor...

Where High Concept Performance Art Meets The Trashy Soap Opera

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.03.2015 | Arts

Many an art lover, no matter how classy her tastes may be, gets a certain buzz from vegging out in front of a trashy soap opera or a bawdy reality sho...

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

Very Naked Artist And Equally Naked Baby Visit A Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

Swiss artist Milo Moire has a knack for inspiring headlines. A self-professed protege of Marina Abramovic, the Dusseldorf-based performance devotee ha...

New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 04.28.2015 | New York
Danielle Wolffe

New Yorkers may seem disconnected. In actuality, though, it takes amazing stores of inner fortitude to exist in these self-contained worlds. People are accustomed to themselves and each other on levels people living far apart just aren't. They cannot isolate or hide from each other here.

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WATCH: Queer Performance Artist Wants You To Experience 'Showbiz: Active Terrorism'

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices

Sebastian Cummings is a Philadelphia-based queer actor, musician and performance artist who develops high-concept, musically-intensive live production...

New York Moments

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Roxie Sarhangi

When I lived in New York City, I loved taking photographs. The vibrant fall leaves. The historic, welcoming brownstones. And of course, the people of the city. New York's energy is exhilarating.

How The Grand Tradition Of Carnival Influenced Performance Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts

The celebration known as Carnival has no singular description. In Trinidad and Tobago, it's celebrated before Ash Wednesday, sometimes with participan...

Want To Be Less Materialistic? Take Part In This Experimental Art Project...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts

When we survey the objects randomly floating in our various drawers, bags or pockets, we don't typically process the wayward eye glasses, cell phones,...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: Tilda Swinton, the Best Trends and Marni

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Is fashion all about the way one looks or does it also allow for great insight, character and personality? I believe the latter, which is why I didn't think twice about writing a few "Pitti Uomo Diaries" as part of my ongoing cultural activism.

What Happens When the World's Largest Queer Record Label Closes and No One Notices?

J Mase III | Posted 03.14.2015 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

The fact that an organization with a roster of 200 people can find a way to concretely analyze their privilege sets a standard. I want to believe in a world where we do not shy away from conversations about racial justice.

The Power of Personal Storytelling in Design and Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Successful leaders need also to be excellent storytellers, for if they do not successfully tell their own story and control the narrative, then the press, their costumers or their competitors surely will.

Interview With Dina Martina, Hilariously Surreal Raconteur

Michael Podell | Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There are some artists that defy definition by being so fiercely original that any attempt to classify them winds up being reductive, and then there is Dina Martina.

Paula Garcia Performs Noise Body at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

After the artist's body is covered with iron scraps and very strong magnets, other performers throw nails at her that stick to this iron armor, until she can't stand the weight of the material any more.

Rejoice! Her Majesty Yoko Ono Is Getting A MoMA Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Looks like our wishing tree is finally paying off. Her majesty Yoko Ono -- queen of magically bizarre tweets, avant-garde cover songs, surreal makeup ...