Weirdo Night w/ DYNASTY HANDBAG, Will Schwartz, Elizabeth Milton, DANCE-Y-OKE + more TBA
2478 N Fletcher Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90039
Doors 6:00 PM / Show 7:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
DYNASTY HANDBAG aka Jibz Cameron is a performance/video artist and actor living in Los Angeles. Her multi-media performance work as alter ego Dynasty Handbag has spanned 15 years and been presented at such institutions as MOCALA, PS1, Joe's Pub, The Kitchen, REDCAT, The Broad Museum, Hammer Museum, New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, among others. She has been heralded by the New York Times as “the funniest and most pitch perfect performance seen in years” and “outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative” by The New Yorker. She has written and produced 6 evening length performance pieces and countless short works that have been performed in clubs and venues internationally. She also produced multiple video works and 2 albums of original music. In addition to her work as Dynasty Handbag she has also been seen acting in films, theater and television (internet web series no one has seen). She works as a professor of performance and comedy related subjects in addition to lecturing and teaching workshops. Jibz also produces and hosts Weirdo Night!, a popular monthly comedy and performance event in Los Angeles. Jibz recently moved from New York to Los Angeles and is in development with Electric Dynamite on a television series about a performance artist that moves from New York to Los Angeles.
will schwartz has been performing since the age of 7 when he won the new jersey state wide talent search. from there he went on to dye his hair orangey blond and play "oliver" at the elmsford dinner theater, and stevie in "high button shoes" at the goodspeed opera house. he performed in "the music man" at beverly hills high opposite monica lewinsky. he attended nyu and briefly became a heroin addict. he did a couple of geographics and started the band imperial teen with his pals in san francisco. imperial teen has released five albums and recently completed their 6th which is slated for release in may 2019 on merge records. will also made an ep and an album as hey willpower with tomo yasuda, and an album with patty from hole and bo boddie as psychic friend. he did the theme music for sarah silverman's hulu show "i love you america" and wants to do more stuff like that and keep making music.
Elizabeth Milton is a performance and media artist who lives and works on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver, Canada. Her video and photo-based works utilize absurdist character play to explore hyperbolic expressivity, comedic excess and processes of endurance. She holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia and a BFA from the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Her work has been exhibited and performed in venues across Canada, the US and Europe and developed through artist residencies at the Banff Centre (Alberta), Access Gallery (Vancouver), Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art (Seyðisfjörður, Iceland) and De-Construkt Projects, (Brooklyn, New York). She is a faculty member in the Fine Art Department at Langara College in Vancouver, Canada where she instructs courses in Media and Performance.
Dance-Y-Oke is a live dance karaoke experience wherin peoples dance along with specially selected music dance heavy music videos. Sample Playlist - Beyonce / Major Lazer / Janet Jackson / Madonna / Sean Paul / Ciara / Kate Bush / Tina Turner / Salt N Pepa / Aayliah / Missy / MJ
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