Weirdo Night! is back!
w/this fucked line-up
7:30 Doors 8:00 Show home in bed by 10ZZzzzzzzz
12$ all money to the artists thank you!
HEATHER JEWETT as JERRY JERGENS
also of course some last minute garbage by your host
DYNASTY HANDMAID - under his browneye
ZEBULON - 7:30 21+ 12.00 (all $ pays artists thank you for your support!)
2478 Fletcher Ave.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90039 |
(323) 662-0966 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nao Bustamante is an internationally known artist, originally from California; she now resides in Los Angeles. Bustamante's precarious work encompasses performance art, video installation, visual art, filmmaking and writing. The New York Times says, "She has a knack for using her body." Bustamante has presented in galleries, museums, universities and underground sites all around the world. She has exhibited, among other locales, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the New York Museum of Modern Art, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Sundance International Film Festival, Outfest International Film Festival, El Museo del Barrio Museum of Contemporary Art, First International Performance Biennial, Deformes in Santiago, Chile and the Kiasma Museum of Helsinki. She was also an unlikely contestant on TV network, Bravo's "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist." In 2001 she received the prestigious Anonymous Was a Woman fellowship and in 2007 named a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, as well as a Lambent Fellow. In 2008, she received the Chase Legacy award in Film, which was in conjunction with Kodak and HBO. And was the Artist in Residence of the American Studies Association in 2012. In 2013, Bustamante was awarded the short-term CMAS-Benson Latin American Collection Research Fellowship and also a Makers Muse Award from the Kindle Foundation. In 2014-15, Bustamante was the Queer Artist in Residence at UC Riverside and, in 2015, she was a UC MEXUS Scholar in Residence in preparation for a solo exhibit at Vincent Price Art Museum in Los Angeles. Bustamante’s video work is in the Kadist Collection. Bustamante is alum of the San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres program and the Skowhegen School of Painting and Sculpture. Currently, she holds the position of Associate Professor and Vice Dean of Art at the USC Roski School of Art and Design. For information about upcoming events, like: www.facebook.com/naobustamante http://www.naobustamante.com/
Brontez Purnell is the author of the cult zine “Fag School,” Cruising Diaries, the frontman for his band “The Younger Lovers,” and founder of the Brontez Purnell Dance Company (BPDC). Formerly a dancer with Gravy Train!!!, his other collaborations include an ensemble role in the queer independent feature film, “I Want Your Love” (Dir. Travis Mathews, 2012), and dancing for local artist-choreographers Amara Tabor-Smith, Keith Hennessy, Eric Kupers, and Nina Haft, and South African artist-choreographer Athi-Patra Rugra. Since founding BPDC in 2010, Purnell has presented his original dance and movement theatre works at the Berkeley Art Museum, CounterPULSE, the Garage, Kunst-Stoff Arts, the Lab, and SOMArts. With cinematographer Gary Fembot Gregerson and lighting designer Jerry Lee, Purnell produced, choreographed, and scored “Free Jazz” (2012), a 8mm B&W dance film documenting “various dance parties, structured improvs, rituals and happenings” performed by BPDC between 2010 and 2012, which has been shown internationally. He was a guest curator for the Berkeley Art Museum’s L@TE program in 2012, awarded an invitation to the 2012 Radar Lab queer arts summer residency, honored by Out Magazine’s 2012 Hot 100 List and 2013 Most Eligible Bachelors List, and most recently won the 2014 SF Bay Guardian’s Goldie for Performance/Music. He earned a B.F.A. in Theatre and Contemporary Dance at California State University, East Bay.
alernate Brontez bio:
Brontez Purnell is a writer (The Cruising Diaries, Johnny Would You Love Me If My Dick Were Bigger, Since I Laid My Burden Down) musician (The Younger Lovers) and choreographer (Brontez Purnell Dance Company). He resides in Oakland California and despite being a horny gay dude, he is somehow disgusted by the site/smell of semen.
Heather Jewett is a writer and comedic performer from Los Angeles. Known for her outlandish characters, standup, and for fronting the queer electro punk group Gravy Train!!!!, Heather exaggerates both the earnest and the grotesque to hilarious effect. Look for her wellness webseries, Healing with Heather, coming this fall. Heather's notorious Jerry Jergens character is a 49-year old "roast comedian" and 90s alternative rock devotee from Hoboken, NJ. During his rude and lewd act, Jerry aims only to offend, but often ends up unwittingly exploring his complex issues as an aging, fatherless male. His 90 minute shock comedy album, PASSIN' GAS?!?!, is unavailable digitally.
DANCE-Y-OKE is a dance karaoke dance party where individuals grouply dance along to music videos with great dancing in them. Video hits include Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation, Kate Bush Wuthering Heights, Aaliyah Are You That Somebody? ARE YOU!!!?????