What to do when all seems lost.
Apparently this week is Internet week. Click here for the full schedule of events. Learn how to achieve your every dream without ever leaving the glow of your computer. Really though, click that link and LOOK AT THOSE ARMS! That is the future, people. That is the light.
For the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, horrendously ignorant young people: Ernie Kovacs is (was, but eternally) awesome. There’s a retrospective of funny things he did on TV at The Museum of the Moving Image. There’s also somebody named Edie Adams featured so she’s probably great too, but BOMB’s events secretary cannot vouch for her.
The Three Points Make a Triangle exhibit at the Queens Museum ends may 20th! It is therefore urgent that you go there and see the gnarly art on display.
Things are happening at DANSPACE, whereat shifty artists who defy categorization will be exhibiting their work. “These artists work in a variety of contexts,” writes Bell in her curatorial statement, ‘moving fluidly from gallery, to theater, to museum, to bar,’ ” wrote Lydia Bell. It’s an interesting thing to say, though it mainly made me think that there’s gotta be an after party.
Circumference, the bi-annual poetry magazine, has been but a wee print publication, but now they’re launching online! (it is Internet week, after all (speaking of which, again, LOOK AT THESE ARMS. That photo is amazing)) They’ll celebrate this launch at 323 Dean Street Friday night. There will be poets there.
Also! Life is rarely this unambiguously good. Rashaad Newsome is going to Hong Kong and he’s bringing opera singers, rappers, “several NYC-based vogue dancers,” and musicians playing traditional chinese instruments, all following his precise orchestration. This may be worth the trip, New Yorkers. Hop a freighter.