I’m not too clear on the weather back home for the weekend, but if you can make it out and you live in New York City, this sounds like a good show:
THE MANY IDENTITIES OF THE STRUGGLING CARTOONIST
An artshow about cartoonists and other mediums
Curated by Adriano Moraes and Christine di Tolvo
A show about cartoonists and the other mediums they work with. You will see how comic book art influences works of theater, film, set design, sculpture, live performance, music, street art, animation, graphic design, burlesque, origami and more.
The artists in the show are Arlen Schumer (The Silver Age of Comic Book Art), Robert Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics), Danny Hellman (Legal Action Comics), Mac Mcgill (World War 3), Kurt Christenson (Power Play, Gowanus Pete) , James Romberger (7 Miles A Second), Bill Roundy (the Amazing Adventures of Bill, Anything That Loves), Ken Wong (Origami Comics), Vishavjti Singh (Sikhtoons), Joe Heaps Nelson (Police Brutality Coloring Book), Jared Gwniewek (Scary-Oke), Allan David, Ellen Lindner (The Black Feather Falls), We Paint collective (Muffin Man, Zera and Brane), Hanna Jaeun, Mark Staff Brandl, Mark Lerer (The Little General), Javier Cruz (The Learning Curve), Sharon Ma, Karl Kotas (Transgendered Jesus), Jenny DevilDoll Gonzalez-Blitz (World War 3), Isabella Bannerman (Six Chicks), Adriano Moraes (Baron Munchausen), Forest Allread and Ami Gorgoroso.
The show opens Febuary 11th and runs until March 11th.
It is being produced by TNC Gallery, 155 First Avenue (corner with 10th street).
9pm – 11pm
Sin Pretty: An Excelsior Burlesque Tribute to Frank Miller
317 East Houston
Artists from the show will be at Parkside Lounge selling prints and merchandise, as well
as sketching performers and audience members.
TNC GALLERY Art Opening
Theater for the New City – 155 First Avenue (corner with east 10th st)
Wine and food will be served
Spoken word by Kurt Christenson, slideshows by Robert Sikoryak and Mac McGill, visual presentation by Arlen Schumer, animations by Adriano Moraes, poetry by Vishavjti Singh, electronic music by JennyGonzalez-Blitz, Eric Blitz & La Femme NatalComics, zines, prints and other merch will be sold.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.