Saturday, August 8, 2015


photo by Anya Roz
In case the photo doesn't say it all, my dear friend and brilliant genius creator-man Frank London (that's him, on the plate above) wants y'all to know about this little piece of world debut art he's throwing down this Thursday in the East Village:

Salomé: Woman of Valor
Refracted in fragments of fact, re-flective factions of fiction in friction
re-taled in the toiling, tilled in the tolling, styled in the telling, Detailing, tallying – 
through history, mystery, herstory, errstory,
a mythistory to be endlessly re-told.
Poet/spoken word performer Adeena Karasick and trumpeter/composer Frank London present Salomé: Woman of Valor, their radical re-telling of the story of Salomé. This multi-disciplinary performance re-visions Salomé through a feminist Jewish perspective and translates the story not only as a narrative of violence and desire, but of scapegoating and our contemporary preoccupation with erotic and aesthetic transgression, occupying a space of otherness and desire.
The creative team for Salomé: Woman of Valor includes:
- visual landscape artist Paul Clay, who is both VJ for Basement Bhangra and the set designer of the Broadway show, RENT.  
-  super virtuosic creative musicians, percussionist Deep Singh and keyboardist Shai Bachar, performing the Jewish/Arabic/Bhangra/Free Jazz/trance score with trumpeter London.
- dancer Roni Yaari, creator of Inner Spirit Dance, practitioner of all styles of belly dance from classical, modern, Arabic, Indian and beyond. 

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015
DROM 85 Ave. A, New York
7:15 pm Doors open at 6:30. $15.00 

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