APRIL 2014 Calendar of Events
Thursday, April 3rd
Phil Marsh has played guitar and sung in many and varied contexts for
40 years, in a variety of genres. Starting as a street singer in Paris and Berkeley in the ’60′s, he toured with Country Joe McDonald (of Country Joe and the Fish fame), The Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, been music director of The Pickle Family Circus in San Francisco, and written music for The San Francisco Mime Troupe, as well as documentaries and films. Phil was a contributing mastermind of the notorious “Masked Marauders” rock superstar hoax hit album in the ’70′s.
At the Gershwin, Phil will be playing his own compositions, both from his checkered past and recent times. Guitar, song, and, most likely, a bit of jew’s harp, harmonica, and iphone app will be his deal tonight.
Cover $10 - 8pm
Thursday, April 10th
Friday, April 18th
The Triangle Project Part 11
Launch of Intentional Art and SA_EVA – Sound Art for Electric Vehicles Association
The Triangle Project, which is a collaborative art and cultural project between Copenhagen, New York and Istanbul will be hosting the global launch the new art format “Intentional Art”.
This will be followed by a panel talk moderated by Katherine Jánszky Michaelsen (PhD) with the panel consisting of Intentional Guru Daniel Pinchbeck, Art scene lady Nicolette Ramirez, Intentional artist Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen and New York artist Noah Fischer, who recently turned the Guggenheim in to a 1% museum.
To exemplify Intentional Art, there will the US launch of SA_EVA – Sound Art for Electric Vehicles Association hosted by New York artist Kamau Patton and with a sound art performance by Danish Art Star Jacob Kirkegaard, who was recently shown in MoMA’s first sound art exhibition “Soundings”.
To finish off the evening, the Danish performance artist and musician FRANKA will do a musical performance.
8pm - Cover $10
Tuesday, April 22nd
Evripidis and his Tragedies is Evripidis Sabatis´ musical alter ego.
Born in Athens and living in Barcelona, he plays and sings piano-based, highly melodic tunes where love, lust, and loss intertwine; summers are long and lazy; nights are haunting memories; childhood is naughty; memories are bittersweet; men are cruel; humor is black; and ghosts take the living for rides in cars.
8pm – Cover $10
Thursday, April 24th
Ronnie Norpel and friends
Another wonderful evening of talent and insight in today’s life condition brought to you by the artists, musicians and poets who will shape the thoughts of tomorrow.
8pm – Cover $10
Friday, April 25th
Works by Erin Parsch and Katherine Duke explore perception integrating the body and mind on terms of mutuality featuring Kristina Berger and Jeff Lyon.
Evocative sound by Dave Taylor, Lew Soloff and Tony Cenicola.
8pm - Cover $15.
Saturday, April 26th
40th Birthday Bash!
Join composer/trumpeter Jordan McLean as he and friends celebrate a milestone date with lots of music! The night will feature the first performance of the duo DIRECTORS (with McLean & his partner in System Dialing Records, drummer Amir Ziv), highlights from PANGRAM, a brand new piece commissioned by the brilliant SIREN Baroque, (featuring co-birthday girl Anneke Schaul Yoder) and some rocking Vivaldi to boot.
There will be new works for Jordan & Anneke’s Piano Music & Song Trio, orchestrations for trombone choir and performances by Loopstock (featuring John Walter Bollinger) and Jeremiah Lockwood.
7:30pm – Cover $10
Monday, April 28th
The Laughter of Portugal
The best in stand up comedy that this wonderful country has to offer.
You will laugh and always remember this extraordinary evening
7pm – Cover$10
Tuesday April 29th
from writer Robert Sawyer an Ad man novelist and deep thinker, plus Andrew Lewis Conn’s second novel, O, AFRICA! will be released on
June 10 by Hogarth/Random House.
Gary Shteyngart, author of Little Failure and Super Sad True Love Story, has said of the book: “Andrew Lewis Conn has written a strange, cool, hilarious and oddly moving masterpiece. DeLillo and Bellow have both sunk roots into Conn’s prose, but the results are uniquely his own. O Africa! is a thing of wonder.”
8pm – Cover $10
On a personal note this evening thus ends our 14 year series of incredible events at the Gershwin Hotel. We hope you can make it.
Thanks for all the wonderful memories!
Neke Carson, Michael Wiener, Vicky Chow, Jennifer Peterson and all the wonderful talent that has graced our stage. Thank you one and all!