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ART ON THE WALLS

Photographs by Linda Zecchino

All art is for sale. Please inquire

Tuesday
May 31
6:00PM  KNOWING WOMEN
A new play by SUZANNE LOGAN, directed by CHRISTINE CRAWFIS

Ruth Berg Deanna Deignan Diane Love Elyse Knight Linda Swenson
A new play based on Suzanne Logan's conversations with five women in their nineties. Though in life none of the five met, Logan invokes a playwright's prerogative and sets them on the stage together, where they laugh, quibble, weep, joust and cavort their way through nearly half a millennium of collective living. Politics, art, religion, other women, men, sex, death and what, if anything, lies waiting for them in the great beyond are just a few of the topics they tackle.
8:30PM  ALLISON MILLER'S AGRAZING MAZE CD RELEASE PARTY
Ingrid Jensen, trumpet & flugelhorn;  Enrique Haneine, piano;  Carlo deRosa, bass;  Allison Miller, drums
Allison Miller's Agrazing Maze CD release party image
Release party for the NEW CD At the End of the Day on Foxhaven Records.

Agrazing Maze is comprised of Ingrid Jensen on trumpet, Enrique Haneine on piano, Carlo DeRosa on bass, and Allison on drums and toys. Together these four exciting, emerging musicians create, compose, and improvise as a whole, creating unique compositions and a distinct band sound. They are always pushing the creative envelope… always on the fringe.

  www.allisonmiller.com

Wednesday Jun 01 6:00PM  MOTHER-DAUGHTER ACT
Katherine Eban Elinor Fuchs
This is an event very close to our heart. Elinor Fuchs has been a friend, mentor and champion of our Minister of Culture for going on thirty years. Now she and her daughter Katherine Eban share the stage at Cornelia Street to read from their wonderfully compelling and totally different new books.

Katherine Eban is an investigative reporter whose new book, DANGEROUS DOSES: HOW COUNTERFEITERS ARE CONTAMINATING AMERICA'S DRUG SUPPLY, already has people's hair on fire. ABC's 20/20 is planning a segment on it, and Eliot Spitzer has announced an investigation into the major drug wholesalers.

Elinor Fuchs, an award-winning theatre critic who teaches at the Yale School of Drama, has just published MAKING AN EXIT: A MOTHER-DAUGHTER DRAMA WITH ALZHEIMER'S, MACHINE TOOLS, AND LAUGHTER. Fuchs was compared to Augusten Burroughs, David Sedaris and Anne Lamott in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and praised in the Los Angeles Times for a story of "humanity, compassion, and dignity."

Eban thanks Fuchs in her book, but Fuchs makes Eban a character in hers. This will be the first time mother and daughter have read from their books at the same event.
8:30PM  JOSH IRVING QUINTET
Josh Irving, saxophones;  Alan Ferber, trombone;  George Dulin, piano;  Ike Sturm, bass;  Greg Ritchie, drums
Josh Irving Quintet image
"The Josh Irving Quartet deserves recognition and greater access to the jazz community. The music is thoughtful, beautiful, sophisticated, and well-constructed. Their style may be thought of as a combination of straight-ahead with a dollop of free jazz... They play intelligently as a band and as composers they are innovative re-interpreting known terrain. This Quartet deserves further listening."
-John Doll, Jazz Review
 Cover $8   www.joshirvingjazz.com
Thursday
Jun 02
6:00PM  ARTISTS’ SALON

This is a monthly opportunity for artists associated with the cafe--from every genre and every generation, past, present, and future--to gather informally, schmooze, re-invent the world, and hoist a glass of quelque chose (the only kind of chose to hoist). Our glorious curators are present, you can buttonhole them to find out what's cooking, you can introduce yourself to other toilers in the vineyard, invent projects and discover collaborators. All are welcome.
8:30PM  ALL ABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK PRESENTS 1S & 2S: MUSIC FOR SOLO & DUO
Ted Curson, trumpet;  Henry Grimes, bass
ALL ABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK PRESENTS 1S & 2S: MUSIC FOR SOLO & DUO  image
Two sets: 8:30 & 10:00
"Celebrating Ted Curson’s 70th Birthday!"

AllAboutJazz-New York, the city’s number one resource for the most complete and in-depth information and coverage of what’s happening in the city each and every month, will be presenting a regular monthly series – “AllAboutJazz-New York Presents 1s & 2s: Music for Solo & Duo” at Cornelia Street Café on the first Thursday of every month.
*For more information contact Laurence Donohue-Greene at ldgreene@allaboutjazz.com or 212-568-9628

HENRY GRIMES
Master bassist Henry Grimes, missing from the music world since the late ’6O’s and now living in New York City, has made an
 Cover $12   www.allaboutjazz.com/newyork/index.htm www.henrygrimes.com

Friday
Jun 03
6:00PM  PINK PONY POETRY
Jackie Sheeler, host


Jackie Sheeler's open mic poetry series. Arrive before 6 pm to sign up. featured reader Ishle Park. $6 admission includes a *free* drink
 Cover $6 (includes one house drink)   http://www.poetz.com
8:30PM  WEEKEND VIBES:NICK MANCINI COLLECTIVE & TIM COLLINS GROUP
Nick Mancini Collective Nick Mancini, vibraphone;  Matthias Bublath, organ;  Dave Berger, drums; 
Tim Collins Group
Tim Collins, vibraphone;  Ingrid Jensen, trumpet/flugelhorn;  Matt Blostein, alto sax;  Matt Clohesy, bass;  Simon Lott, drums
<font color=red>Weekend Vibes:</font>Nick Mancini Collective & Tim Collins Group image

9:00 Nick Mancini Collective

The musicians of NICK MANCINI COLLECTIVE vibraphonist Nick Mancini, organist Matthias Bublath and drummer Dave Berger, use the music of Horace Silver as a jumping-off point for their fresh, incisive and occasionally comedic arrangements.
A dynamic fixture of the NYC jazz scene, Mancini decisively leads this energetic trio through a tightly knit set of burning, straight-ahead jazz flights, moody vamps, gospel romps and Eurodance breakdowns.
Witness the vibrant and evocative nature of this trio of masters as they deliver a continually evolving stream of musical settings that are all at once spontaneous, reminiscent and unmarked.

10:30 Tim Collins Group featuring Ingrid Jensen

"An exceptionally bright and brisk live jazz group featuring vivid jazz vibes, lighting up a full-spectrum sound. Incorporating influences from Funk, Rock and Latin styles with sassy backbeats and forthright piano punctuation, this east coast group is one that jazz connoisseurs will be talking about. With outstanding compositional integrity, this is truly a meeting of voices, a group performance with one, cohesive vision. "
- CDBaby


 Cover $10   www.nickmancini.net www.timcollinsmusic.com

Saturday
Jun 04
6:00PM  ZIRYAB: THE ARAB-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION
Nada Taib, host


long time friends of Ziryab: Nancy Agabian, Sekeena Shaben, Ahimsa Bodhran Timoteo, and Mona Ghuneim. The incomparable Tarik Benrahim is on the road, so alas the music of heaven will be absent.
 Cover $8 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  WEEKEND VIBES:DAN MCCARTHY & LALO
Dan McCarthy Group Dan McCarthy, vibraphone;  Myron Walden, alto saxophone;  Matt Wigton, bass;  Greg Ritchie, drums;  Lalo Lalo, vibraphone;  Joshua Davis, bass;  Ari Hoenig, drums
<font color=red>Weekend Vibes:</font>Dan McCarthy & Lalo image

9:00 Dan McCarthy group featuring Myron Walden

After working his way to being one of the top vibraphonists in Canada, Dan McCarthy made the move to New York, where he has picked up where he left off in Toronto. Being in New York for only nine nonths, Dan has already started making a name for himself by performing at numerous jazz clubs around Manhattan. Dan will be performing original material, as well as a few wisely chosen standards. Featured on this gig will be saxophonist Myron Walden, a veteran of the New York jazz scene, who will also be joining the trio as they go into the studio to record their debut album in two weeks.
Look for the record at the end of August.

10:30 Lalo

"If Lionel Hampton joined '80s King Crimson, he might've played vibraphone like Lalo."
-Village Voice

"Lalo uses her music to open the doors to someplace ethereal and filled with kaleidoscopic color. Call it a celestial rock/jazz/world music symphony."
-Indie-Music

The “Vibe Queen”
Vibraphonist and composer Lalo fuses traditional jazz with world music influences and a modern edge. She has recently been featured on NPR Weekend Edition Sunday, in Jazztimes magazine, and on the cover of Womenrock.com. Jazziz magazine lists her as among the “20 Fine Vibists” in the world and New York’s Village Voice has dubbed her the “Vibe Queen”. Recent appearances include the Blue Note, South by Southwest, and the German Music Fair.
 Cover $10   www.danmccarthy.net www.lalovibe.com

Sunday
Jun 05
6:00PM  ENTERTAINING SCIENCE -- SCIENCE AND THE MORAL LIFE--A MISMATCH?
Roald Hoffmann


Science, done by human beings, has ethical and moral dimensions. A play by VINCE LiCATA, a biologist at Louisiana State University, explores this, with some dance and a little gun-play. The staged reading of "Mexican Hat Dance" will be directed by BARBARA BOSCH, with actors from the Hunter College Department of Theater. K.C. COLE, one of the founders of our program, and a great writer, will talk about the uneasy dance of science and government - past, present (and future?). And anthropologist and singer-songwriter RICHARD MILNER will perform songs about Darwinian morality, angst, and politics from his acclaimed musical about the great evolutionist.
 Cover $10
8:30PM  WEEKEND VIBES: TOM BECKHAM GROUP
Diego Voglino, drums;  Tom Beckham, vibraphone;  Chris Cheek, saxophones;  Bryn Roberts, piano;  John Hebert, bass
<font color=red>Weekend Vibes:</font> Tom Beckham Group image
"Beckham's warmly melodic writing is well served by his approach, one situated between the slow-burn soul of Milt Jackson and the pianism of Gary Burton."
-Jazztimes Magazine

"When he takes the stage he invariably amplifies the album¹s energy. I¹ve seen him stress his instrument¹s percussive side, and in doing so, stretch a solo into a trance-like soliloquy."
-The Village Voice
 Cover $10   www.tombeckham.net

Drum kit donated by
CANOPUS DRUMS, Japan

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