Linda LaBeija presents excerpts from Adjusting My Crown, her first studio project. The performance is set to combine interpretive movement with elements of house, spoken word, hip hop and R&B. Witness her exploration into the reality of black trans mortality as she confronts issues around race, sex, love and gender. May audiences leave changed, reignited, and uplifted after this rallying call.
Living Gallery, a monthly program curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa and produced in the Gibney Gallery, presents live performance of storytelling, monologues, spoken word, stand-up, or creative talks.
Each performance—free and open to the public—runs 30-45 minutes, usually scheduled within the hour before a dance concert presented in Gibney’s Theater. We welcome you to attend both events and enjoy a wide range of expressive artists.
Park Avenue Armory Showcase. February 2018. Selections from "No More Water | The Fire Next Time: The Gospel According to James Baldwin", an ever-evolving multi-disciplinary performance of artistic and activist responses to James Baldwin, conceived by legendary bassist, vocalist, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello.