Zimmer on Dance: NYC Pride Week Wonders

Zimmer on Dance: NYC Pride Week Wonders

Rose: You Are Who You Eat by John Jarboe of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, June 20  | Based on a true story, Rose is a series of performance pieces (songs, videos, and poems) dedicated to Bearded Ladies Cabaret founder John Jarboe’s twin, Rose, whom Jarboe “absorbed” or “consumed” in the womb. Jarboe uses the story of Rose […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Love Me Red Lipstick

Writing the Apocalypse: Love Me Red Lipstick

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic and what, at present, appears to be the post-pandemic period. Love Me Red Lipstick| TEXT & PHOTOS BY PUMA PERL Crusin’ and playin’ the radio With […]

Zimmer on Dance, Pride Edition: Performance Mix Festival, Queer Butoh

Zimmer on Dance, Pride Edition: Performance Mix Festival, Queer Butoh

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Performance Mix Festival, June 10-13 | This venerable fete celebrates its 35th anniversary with four days of in-person outdoor performances, live stream, installations, and screenings, featuring work by queer artists from across North America. On opening night at 8:30pm, Anh Vo presents a live performance of non-binary pussy, a “revolutionary concert, fusing […]

Disco-Spinning Bunny Drags The Monster Back to the Dance

Disco-Spinning Bunny Drags The Monster Back to the Dance

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, not-so-straight across from The Stonewall Inn, steeped-in-history soul sister The Monster Bar ushers in a new era this weekend, when its Sunday afternoon Tea Dance returns from a long, pandemic-compelled closure. “Join us in the disco for dancing and socializing and bar service and […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Mornings, Muted

Writing the Apocalypse: Mornings, Muted

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mornings, Muted | TEXT & PHOTOS BY PUMA PERL The dazzling sunrises have not returned to my window. I surrender my watch and hang new shades and […]

My 50 Most Humiliating Moments: Prepare to Squirm!

My 50 Most Humiliating Moments: Prepare to Squirm!

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | The past year has provided ample time for me to rummage through my memory bank and withdraw some lovely recollections—along with many remembrances of times I made an utter fool of myself (or, even worse, was made a fool of by others). Playing in my head like a montage of not […]

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