Archive for July, 2009

A Tale of Two Islands

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

mikedaiseybiopic_20070116Monologist Mike Daisey is touring his new piece, ‘The Last Cargo Cult’, an exploration of two islands - the remote Pacific island of Tanna where America is worshiped and the island of Manhattan where financial engines are the religion of our age. You can see him at PICA in Portland, Oregon on August 1.
Mike Daisey

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Splendid Gutter Twins

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

gutter-twins-pic Indie music veterans Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan come together on their latest project the GUTTER TWINS. They describe their debut album as “the satanic Everly Brothers”. You can see them at Splendour in the Grass on July 26.

GUTTER TWINS
Splendour in the Grass

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Cymbals Eat Guitars at Pitchfork

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

cymbalseatguitars1 Staten Island indie quartet Cymbals Eat Guitars are not afraid to infuse some disco rhythm amid a flurry of guitar. You can enjoy their well crafted songs live at the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18.
Cymbals Eat Guitars
Pitchfork Music Festival

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Diego’s Umbrella

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

diegos-umbrella-at-the-roxy-in-la Diego’s Umbrella will fulfill all your Mexicali Gypsy Pirate Polka music needs. You can see them at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on July 10.
Diego’s Umbrella

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Delicious Blanca Li

Monday, July 6th, 2009

le jardin des delices Whether staging a modern dance piece, hosting a cabaret or creating a video installation, Blanca Li dazzles you with her creativity and vision. Her most recent work, Le Jardin des Délices is inspired by the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. You can see the work on July 11 at the Festival des 2 Cités Carcassonne.
Blanca Li
Festival des 2 Cités Carcassonne

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