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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Friday, April 18 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Friday, April 18 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Friday, April 18 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
The Greyhounds: Accumulator CD Release

The Greyhounds: Accumulator CD Release

Friday, April 18 - 7:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Greyhounds' new single "What's On Your Mind" shot to #2 on Hype Machine this weekend with nearly 50k new spins. The duo, who recently signed with legendary Memphis label Ardent Music, will release new album 'Accumulator' on 4/8. 


Jonah Smith

Jonah Smith

Friday, April 18 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $12

Award-winning songwriter, Jonah Smith was a staple on the New York music scene since his debut record in 2001. In 2012, Smith wrote, produced and released two albums, one of which was nominated for Rock Album of the year by the IMA's. At the end of 2012, he moved to Los Angeles to where he continues to record and perform


Nickel & Dime OPS

Nickel & Dime OPS

Friday, April 18 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $12

Nickel and Dime OPS is a jazz fused hip hop band based out of New York City. The group is lead by Queens lyricist, Nickel Killsmics, and features female vocalist, Victoria Cave alongside a septet of jazz musicians playing hip hop beats. 


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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Saturday, April 19 - 2:00 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Saturday, April 19 - 2:00 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


The Library

The Library

Saturday, April 19 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Saturday, April 19 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Saturday, April 19 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Steve: A Docu-Musical

Steve: A Docu-Musical

Saturday, April 19 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $14

STEVE: A DOCU-MUSICAL premiered to a sold-out audience at ARS Nova’s ANT FEST. It most recently played to sold-out audiences at the New York Frigid Festival.


Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers

Saturday, April 19 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

New Year's Eve always suggests a new beginning, and "Cynic’s New Year” welcomes Horse Feathers' fans with the promise of something new. To be sure, old friends return. Wrapped around Justin Ringle’s unique vocals are sparkling guitars, dancing fiddles, and smoky banjo woven through the foundation of the lower strings. 


K'naan

K'naan

Saturday, April 19 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $25

Growing up, it was both of these Somalias that informed musician/emcee K’NAAN Warsame, whose sophomore album Troubadour will be released in January 2009. The grandson of Haji Mohamed, one of Somalia’s most famous poets, and nephew of famed Somali singer Magool, the emcee is creating his own musical path through reggae, funk, pop, soul and, above all, hip-hop.


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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Sunday, April 20 - 2:00 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Sunday, April 20 - 2:00 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


The Library

The Library

Sunday, April 20 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Sunday, April 20 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Joe's Pub
The Meeting* Hosted by Justin Sayre

The Meeting* Hosted by Justin Sayre

Sunday, April 20 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $20

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will continue its three-month engagement at JOE’S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, February 16 at 9:30 PM with a celebration of stage and screen star Bernadette Peters. After a highly-successful run at 54 Below, the show has returned to its downtown roots for an exciting winter/spring season. The February show will feature special guests Karen Mason, Hunter Ryan HerdlickaCarole J. BuffordGabrielle StravelliConnor Donahue and Carlo MariaTracy Stark serves as Musical Director.


Arias & Ratzke

Arias & Ratzke

Sunday, April 20 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $25

Joe's Pub is proud to present the world premiere of "Arias & Ratzke" starring New York City icon Joey Arias and Dutch/German cabaret star Sven Ratzke. Arias recently guest starred with Ratzke in Amsterdam, and the chemistry between these two world class performers inspired them to create a show together. 


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The Public Theater
Public Forum: How We Tell Stories—And Why

Public Forum: How We Tell Stories—And Why

Monday, April 21 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Creative Time

Creative Time

Monday, April 21 - 6:30 PM

FREE!

Creative Time Global Residency Recipients Andrea Geyer, Suzanne Lacy, Duke Rileyand Mika Tajima discuss their travels to Australia, Columbia, Ecuador, East Africa, and Japan at special event at Joe’s Pub


Imani Uzuri presents Girl Shakes Loose Her Skin concert: Rebecca Naomi Jones, de'Adre Aziza, Kevin Mambo and more

Imani Uzuri presents Girl Shakes Loose Her Skin concert: Rebecca Naomi Jones, de'Adre Aziza, Kevin Mambo and more

Monday, April 21 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

'GIRL Shakes Loose Her Skin,' is a musical and theatrical exploration of one girl's journey to womanhood inspired by and featuring the poetry of Philadelphia Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez.


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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Tuesday, April 22 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Tuesday, April 22 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Tuesday, April 22 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Alexia Bomtempo

Alexia Bomtempo

Tuesday, April 22 - 7:30 PM

Brazilian-American singer Alexia Bomtempo's 2013 release I Just Happen to Be Here is a beautifully stirring personal tribute to the music of the legendary singer/songwriter Caetano Veloso.


RadhaMUSprime

RadhaMUSprime

Tuesday, April 22 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Her forthcoming mix tape The 40-Year-Old Version is an original, self‐produced Hip Hop/Comedy mash‐up of dope beats, catchy hooks and thought‐provoking rhymes that beg the question: where is the single, overweight, undersexed, 40‐Year‐Old Black Woman’s voice in Hip Hop?


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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Wednesday, April 23 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Wednesday, April 23 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Wednesday, April 23 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Judith Sloan presents YO MISS!

Judith Sloan presents YO MISS!

Wednesday, April 23 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $12

After colliding with Hip Hop Culture and rapper Immortal Technique, Sloan remixes her own experiences with those of her students and transforms into a multitude of characters, in this sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always truth-seeking show. Directed by Bob Berky, Sloan will be accompanied by a live band including Frank London on trumpet, Deep Singh on tabla, Lynn Ligammari on sax, Joell Jackson beatboxing/acting, and Miwi LaLupa on bass. 


Nova Social

Nova Social

Wednesday, April 23 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $12

NY metropolitan area group Nova Social has been active in the city’s pop underground for over a decade. New York Magazine calls them “dark, witty and highly danceable synth poppers,” while Capital New York lauds the band’s “glittery electropop with moody vocals and frontman David Nagler’s coy, occasionally cutting lyrics.”


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The Public Theater
Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Thursday, April 24 - 7:00 PM
The Library

The Library

Thursday, April 24 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Thursday, April 24 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Joe's Pub
Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Thursday, April 24 - 7:30 PM

Ticket Price: $18

Songs for Ryan Montbleau typically need to simmer. In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their live set, then bending and shaping them over dozens of performances before committing a definitive version to the hard drive. 


Mads Langer

Mads Langer

Thursday, April 24 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $12

Both grounded and ambitious, Mads Langer has on one hand been working with some of the leading pop profiles in the world right now on the new album. This includes the Swedish producer team SeventyEight who is behind the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, Loreen’s ’Euphoria’, and Kerli’s US #1 single ’The Lucky Ones’.


Somi - NightSPRING: An AfterHours Residency

Somi - NightSPRING: An AfterHours Residency

Thursday, April 24 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Acclaimed East African vocalist & songwriter Somi returns to Joe's Pub for a three week late night residency. She and her band will preview music from her forthcoming album and major label debut "The Lagos Music Salon" (Sony/Okeh) which will be released this Summer. Her NightSPRING residency is inspired by the unfolding season and the magic of the night. 


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The Public Theater
The Library

The Library

Friday, April 25 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Friday, April 25 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Friday, April 25 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
DANCENOW

DANCENOW

Friday, April 25 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $15

A New Work Conceived and Written by Claire Porter Music 
Composed by Mary Ellen Childs 
Performed by Matt BuffaloDana CroweMisaki KarachiClaire Porter, Susan ThomassonSabatino VerlezzaSoprano Marla Berg and other guests. 
Supported by Live Music for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold and The Guggenheim Foundation


Hauschka

Hauschka

Friday, April 25 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $20

Volker Bertelmann, the man behind Hauschka, is a Dusseldorf-based pianoist and composer from Kreuztal Nordrheinwestfalen, Germany. The story behind HAUSCHKA is not necessarily what you’d expect.


Bright Light Bright Light

Bright Light Bright Light

Friday, April 25 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Bright Light Bright Light is the moniker of Welsh-born Rod Thomas, a singer, writer, producer and DJ that NME have called “the boy Robyn in all but name”.


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The Library

The Library

Saturday, April 26 - 2:00 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Saturday, April 26 - 2:00 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Saturday, April 26 - 5:00 PM
The Library

The Library

Saturday, April 26 - 7:30 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Saturday, April 26 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Saturday, April 26 - 9:30 PM
Joe's Pub
Gowanus Music Club

Gowanus Music Club

Saturday, April 26 - 11:00 AM

Ticket Price: $10

Gowanus Music Club and Joe's Pub present an all-ages show on Saturday, April 26, from 11 - 2pm! This show represents the culmination of our 12 WEEK JAM at the rock school. We will be showcasing seven bands, ages eight through sixteen, with each act doing a fifteen minute set to showcase their talents. 


DANCENOW

DANCENOW

Saturday, April 26 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $15

A New Work Conceived and Written by Claire Porter Music 
Composed by Mary Ellen Childs 
Performed by Matt BuffaloDana CroweMisaki KarachiClaire Porter, Susan ThomassonSabatino VerlezzaSoprano Marla Berg and other guests. 
Supported by Live Music for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold and The Guggenheim Foundation


Sharon Katz & the Peace Train

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train

Saturday, April 26 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $18

Nelson Mandela’s spirit lives on through the Afro-Pop-Jazz music and message of South Africa’s Grammy-nominated band, Sharon Katz & The Peace Train – returning to Joe’s Pub on the 20th anniversary of Mandela’s election as President. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready for them to rock your heart and soul. 


K'naan

K'naan

Saturday, April 26 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $25

Growing up, it was both of these Somalias that informed musician/emcee K’NAAN Warsame, whose sophomore album Troubadour will be released in January 2009. The grandson of Haji Mohamed, one of Somalia’s most famous poets, and nephew of famed Somali singer Magool, the emcee is creating his own musical path through reggae, funk, pop, soul and, above all, hip-hop.


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The Library

The Library

Sunday, April 27 - 2:00 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Sunday, April 27 - 2:00 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Sunday, April 27 - 3:30 PM
The Library

The Library

Sunday, April 27 - 7:00 PM

After Caitlin Gabriel survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Sunday, April 27 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Sunday, April 27 - 8:30 PM
Joe's Pub
Shontina "Tina" Vernon

Shontina "Tina" Vernon

Sunday, April 27 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $15

An accomplished playwright and singer-songwriter, Shontina Vernon (known to many in the music world as “Tina”) is a dynamic and imaginative storyteller, fusing music, media, and poetic narrative in ways that continue to push the hybrid form.


Arias & Ratzke

Arias & Ratzke

Sunday, April 27 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $25

Joe's Pub is proud to present the world premiere of "Arias & Ratzke" starring New York City icon Joey Arias and Dutch/German cabaret star Sven Ratzke. Arias recently guest starred with Ratzke in Amsterdam, and the chemistry between these two world class performers inspired them to create a show together. 


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Joe's Pub
Aaron Lazar hosts Arts For All's Annual Benefit

Aaron Lazar hosts Arts For All's Annual Benefit

Monday, April 28 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price Range: $35 - $100

Arts For All’s annual benefit concert will be hosted by Aaron Lazar, who is starring in Sting’s upcoming Broadway musical, The Last Ship. The evening will be directed by Alexander Gemignani, currently appearing in Violet on Broadway, and will feature appearances by other Broadway stars.


TRANS Formative: An Evening of Songs that Propel Us

TRANS Formative: An Evening of Songs that Propel Us

Monday, April 28 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $30

An evening of song featuring the illustrious Downtown students of Barbara Maier Gustern honoring the significant contribution Joe's Pub has played in fostering a diversity of talent. A long and exciting performers including Lady RizoJustin BondPenny ArcadeJulie Atlas MuzJohn KellyKathleen Hanna, Tammy Faye StarlightOur Lady JRoseanna Vitro and many more.


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PEN: Workshop—Susan Choi

PEN: Workshop—Susan Choi

Tuesday, April 29 - 10:00 AM

Novelist Susan Choi will lead students on an expedition to explore settings in writing.


PEN: Workshop—John Freeman

PEN: Workshop—John Freeman

Tuesday, April 29 - 1:00 PM

How do emigrant writers differ from immigrant writers? Is there such a thing as global fiction? And what happens when a writer leaves her language by choice, picking up English? These are a few of the questions we'll think about in a free ranging discussion about literature today, from the novels of Joseph Conrad to the works of Isaac Singer, Aleksandar Hemon, Yiyun Li and Xialou Guo.


PEN: Master/Class—Adonis and Jorie Graham

PEN: Master/Class—Adonis and Jorie Graham

Tuesday, April 29 - 7:00 PM

In a rare visit to the States, once-imprisoned Syrian author Adonis, considered by many to be the most important Arab poet, will speak with celebrated American poet Jorie Graham.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Tuesday, April 29 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Tuesday, April 29 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Peter Bradley Adams

Peter Bradley Adams

Tuesday, April 29 - 7:00 PM

Peter Bradley Adams was formerly one half of the duo, Eastmountainsouth, signed by Robbie Robertson (of The Band) to DreamWorks Records in 2002. Since then, Peter has released four solo records as well as an EP with his side project, "Down Like Silver". He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments

Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments

Tuesday, April 29 - 9:30 PM

"Wynona Judd meets Melissa Etheridge, via the local bar floozy, on a rocket ship out of Twin Peaks" -Michael Musto/The Village Voice "Multiply the mouthy, flesh-jiggling early Bette Midler by one hundred, give her the super-plus-size figure and fashion sense of Divine, the John Waters Diva, and the manners of a Flintstone, and you've got a rough approximation of Bridget Everett..." 


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PEN: Workshop—Gado

PEN: Workshop—Gado

Wednesday, April 30 - 10:00 AM

Gado, celebrated cartoonist, animator, and the mastermind behind Kenya’s evening satirical puppet show XYZ, will facilitate a workshop that interrogates the question: does protest art have any future?


PEN: Workshop—n+1

PEN: Workshop—n+1

Wednesday, April 30 - 1:00 PM

In this workshop, n+1 editor Nikil Saval will discuss how to convey and perform the insights of theoretical work in writing aimed at a popular audience.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Wednesday, April 30 - 2:00 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


PEN: Literary Quartet

PEN: Literary Quartet

Wednesday, April 30 - 7:00 PM

Writer-editors Morgan Meis and John Freeman speak with acclaimed Festival participants from across the globe on topics including religion, art, and craft.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Wednesday, April 30 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Wednesday, April 30 - 8:00 PM
Joe's Pub
Paul Muldoon & Wayside Shrines

Paul Muldoon & Wayside Shrines

Wednesday, April 30 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $20

An evening of poetry and smart rock with the Princeton-based music collective. Wayside Shrines play songs with lyrics by Paul Muldoon, a Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Poetry Editor of The New Yorker. He's joined on this occasion by Ila Couch, Chris Harford, Ray Kubian, Norika Manabe and Nigel Smith. They'll be reprising some numbers from The Word on the Street (2013), described by Princeton Magazine as "a life-saving album," as well as some great new songs from their CD in progress.


Lily & Madeleine

Lily & Madeleine

Wednesday, April 30 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Written by a pair of teenaged sisters over the course of their summer vacation and recorded with a band in just a few days, The Weight of the Globe is a musical snapshot of Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz at a pivotal moment in their lives. Madeleine’s off to college, Lily’s sure to follow soon after, and both sisters find themselves pulled in two directions—between a love for the hometown they’ll be leaving behind and their burgeoning wanderlust.


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PEN: Workshop—Jackson Taylor

PEN: Workshop—Jackson Taylor

Thursday, May 1 - 10:00 AM

Jackson Taylor will explore structure for writing and teaching in prisons or in post-release settings.  


PEN: Workshop—Siri Hustvedt

PEN: Workshop—Siri Hustvedt

Thursday, May 1 - 1:00 PM

The inimitable Siri Hustvedt—acclaimed fiction writer, essayist and poet—will draw from neuroscienceresearch, psychoanalysis, and phenomenology to make a case for the embodied character of fictional creativity.


The Civilians' The Great Immensity

The Civilians' The Great Immensity

Thursday, May 1 - 7:30 PM

A continent-hopping thriller following a woman, Phyllis, as she pursues someone close to her and uncovers a mysterious plot surrounding the upcoming international climate summit in Auckland. With projected film and video and a wide-ranging score of songs, The Great Immensity is a highly theatrical look into one of today's most vital questions: how can we change our society in time to solve our enormous environmental challenges?


Joe's Pub
Valerie Ghent: CD Release

Valerie Ghent: CD Release

Thursday, May 1 - 7:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Powerhouse recording artist Valerie Ghent regularly wows audiences with her emotive, evocative voice, piano chops to match, and “soul-stirring, uplifting songs full of vitality and joy.” With her bluesy, funky piano style and a stunning 3 ½ octave vocal range, it’s no surprise that she has toured with music legends Ashford & Simpson and Debbie Harry, and shared the stage with artists as diverse as Dr. Maya Angelou, Iggy Pop, Defunkt and Billy Preston.


Ani Cordero: Recordar

Ani Cordero: Recordar

Thursday, May 1 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Ani Cordero, a beloved Brooklyn alternative world music singer and drummer has set out to re-make an important group of Latin American classic love and protest songs to tell the stories behind their heroic writers from 1930s-1970s. The album, Recordar, co-produced by the legendary Sergio Dias of Brazil’s Os Mutantes, brings old traditions to new audiences with music from the Nueva Canción movement.


Somi - NightSPRING: An AfterHours Residency

Somi - NightSPRING: An AfterHours Residency

Thursday, May 1 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Acclaimed East African vocalist & songwriter Somi returns to Joe's Pub for a three week late night residency. She and her band will preview music from her forthcoming album and major label debut "The Lagos Music Salon" (Sony/Okeh) which will be released this Summer. Her NightSPRING residency is inspired by the unfolding season and the magic of the night. 


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The Public Theater
PEN: Workshop—Sarah McNally

PEN: Workshop—Sarah McNally

Friday, May 2 - 10:00 AM

Sarah McNally, owner of SoHo’s beloved McNally Jackson Books, will lead a workshop on the complicated reality of what sells books.


PEN: Workshop—Deborah Solomon

PEN: Workshop—Deborah Solomon

Friday, May 2 - 1:00 PM

Deborah Solomon expands on the themes examined in her recent book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell.


PEN: Master/Class—Boris Akunin with Peter Godwin

PEN: Master/Class—Boris Akunin with Peter Godwin

Friday, May 2 - 7:00 PM

Russian author Boris Akunin discusses his work and the current state of Russia and
Eastern Europe with PEN President Peter Godwin.


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Friday, May 2 - 8:00 PM
PEN: Translation Slam

PEN: Translation Slam

Friday, May 2 - 9:00 PM

What happens when a poem migrates into another language, not just once but twice? Find out at the Translation Slam, a perennial Festival favorite, where poets, translators, and audience square off in a smart and spirited exchange over meaning, choice, and freedom.


Joe's Pub
Amanda Martinez: CD Release

Amanda Martinez: CD Release

Friday, May 2 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $20

Amanda Martinez is a Canadian-based singer/songwriter whose music exultingly blends her unique Mexican and South African roots with flamenco soul. Her songs have appeared on three Putumayo world music collections, including Latin Dreamland and Cafe Latino. 


The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips

The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips

Friday, May 2 - 9:00 PM

Ticket Price: $20

THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS is a 90-minute rock opera that uses an interactive rock-cabaret-variety show format to tell the story of this colorful New Yorker's life (and death, since he's executed at the end). In addition to Kenyon and his all-girl backing band, The Ladies In Waiting, the cast includes Michael Musto, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Flotilla DeBarge, Todd English, and NY1 reporter Asa Aarons (not to mention a host of burlesquers, magicians, and other shining stars from the NY underground). Heavily influenced by Max Ophül's Lola Montes, Fellini's 8 1/2, and the entire John Waters canon, THE LIFE + DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS is a hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking examination of identity, responsibility and truth.


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The Public Theater
PEN: Workshop—Tracy K. Smith

PEN: Workshop—Tracy K. Smith

Saturday, May 3 - 10:00 AM

Award-winning poet Tracy K. Smith leads a conversation on the role of the image in contemporary poetry.


PEN: Workshop—Francine Prose

PEN: Workshop—Francine Prose

Saturday, May 3 - 1:00 PM

How does a piece of writing start—with language or with an idea? What is most important to writers and to readers? What is the role of style, diction, word choice in what we write—and how we read? American writer Francine Prose will discuss all this—and more.


Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Saturday, May 3 - 5:00 PM
Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

Saturday, May 3 - 9:30 PM
Joe's Pub
Tori Scott

Tori Scott

Saturday, May 3 - 7:00 PM

Ticket Price: $20

Belter and bad decision expert Tori Scott, a Garland for the Grindr era, returns to Joe's Pub for another evening of brassy songs and slurred autobiographical stories.


Erin Markey

Erin Markey

Saturday, May 3 - 9:00 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Known for her dark, absurdist humor and "magnetic diva aggression” (New York Times), Erin creates an at once riotous and unexpectedly moving performance about figuring out who you might be. Pop covers and original music score Erin's tales of midwestern family life and her salvation by Bible-Belt Christians, birthday presents and Ypsilanti strippers. Erin Markey at Joe's Pub is directed by Ben Rimalower (Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches) with musical direction by Tony-nominated Kenny Mellman (The Julie Ruin, Kiki and Herb, Our Hit Parade).


Kiah Victoria

Kiah Victoria

Saturday, May 3 - 11:30 PM

Ticket Price: $12

Blending intimate vocal performance with the obscure synthetic textures of alt-R&B producer Toulouse, Kiah Victoria emerges from the great city of New York.


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