Afterglow Festival

Artists

M. Lamar

August 4th, 2016 by iridescent | Comments Off on M. Lamar

M. Lamar is a composer, video and installation artist who works across opera, metal, performance, video, and sculpture to craft sprawling narratives of radical racial and sexual becomings and emancipations. Mr. Lamar is a self described Negrogothic devil worshipping free black man in the blues tradition. Lamar holds a BFA from The San Francisco Art […]


Amy Stiller

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Amy Stiller is an actress and sometime writer having had two true to life stories published in the books  ‘Dirty Laundry/Real Life,Real Stories,Real Funny’ by Maggie Rowe and Anderson Gabrych and  ‘No Kidding/Women Writers on Bypassing Parenthood’ by Henriette Mantel. She has performed in theatre regionally and off broadway and appeared on Bored To Death, Inside […]


Joey Arias

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A fixture of New York City’s vibrant downtown performance scene for 30-plus years, Joey Arias is a bona fide NYC icon. In 2012 he appeared in a headlining solo concert at Central Park SummerStage and played the Southbank Centre in London as part of the Antony Hagerty-curated Meltodwn Festival. Then in October Z Chromosome, a short film starring […]


Heather Litteer

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“I just got home from Heather Litteer’s show LEMONADE at La Mama. I had to come home to calm down. I was utterly wrecked by it. This is a memoir show which actually makes it clear that she has -through the choices she’s made in some very difficult circumstances- become a much more complex, profound […]


Debs Gatenby

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Debs Gatenby is a British performer and comedian who has spent over 20 years at the coal face of comedy, moving from stand up into solo theatre shows. Highlights include performing at Edinburgh fringe, legendary London club night ‘Duckie’ and Manchester’s ‘Queer up North’, where she’s based. Justin Vivian Bond says of Debs, “Debs Gatenby is a […]


Ken Bullock

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Ken Bullock is from Athens,Ga. He has written and performed in one-man shows inhabiting various outrageously funny characters.He has performed with artist such as Charles Atlas and Dancenoise and was an original member of the band Dee-Lite.His work has taken him to South America, Japan and Europe where he performed and collaborated in group shows […]


Johnny Blazes & Brian King

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BRIAN KING is a singer, songwriter, and performance artist acclaimed for his gender-defying voice, which Whoopi Goldberg once said was the last sound she wanted to hear before bed to ensure beautifule dreams. With his original songs, evocative lyrics, and hilariously honest stories, Brian carries audiences through raw meditations on love, sexuality, and identity. His […]


Raquel Cion

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Raquel Cion’s recent projects include her 2015 Broadway World Cabaret Award “Best Alt Cabaret” nominated ME AND MR.JONES: MY INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH DAVID BOWIE (The Slipper Room, Judson Arts Wednesdays Open Swim, The Treehouse Theater); ALAS, THE NYMPHS (BAM Next Wave); GILDING THE LONELY (Joe’s Pub); COU-COU BIJOUX POUR VOUS (Galapagos Art Space, Dixon Place); […]


Kim David Smith

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Australian Kim David Smith is a Helpmann Award nominated singer and cabaret performer, known for his Weimar-era inspired works that juxtapose authentic musical material with stylistic takes on current popular tunes. His electro-pop albums Nova, Supernova, and cabaret EP, The Tease, are available worldwide on iTunes and Amazon.   His cabaret programmes, Stargazing (directed by Michael Rader), Nova Noir, Misfit and Morphium have performed regularly in New York […]


Bridget Barkan

July 23rd, 2015 by iridescent | Comments Off on Bridget Barkan

Bridget Barkan is a native New Yorker who has been working since birth. From childhood, Barkan has been inspired by both the stage shows of Whoopi Goldberg, Lily Tomlin and Laurie Anderson and the music of artists ranging from Joni Mitchell to Erykah Badu. As a singer, Barkan has toured the world with pop/glam band the […]