July’s Member of the Month, Dixon Place, is a non profit organization regarded as “the one of city’s most important and fiercely experimental artists’ nests” by the Village Voice.
This month, Dixon Place turns up the heat with its 22nd annual HOT! Festival. The festivities run from July 1st to August 3rd, 2013 and will feature burlesque, circus acts, comedy, dance, literature, music, musical theater & cabaret, theater and performance. Festival passes are available for $60 and will grant admission to all events. (wow!) Below are some selections from their extensive lineup.
Dandy Darkly’s Gory Hole- Four Tales of Sex and Death
New York City’s storyteller of supernatural sleaze and homosexual horror Danny Darkly invites you to enter his Gory Hole (if you dare) for a riveting evening of laughs, thrills and chills. In alternative cabaret fashion, Darkly shares four stories of supernatural sleaze and homosexual horror.
July 5 at 7:30 PM Cocktail Lounge, Free
July 27 at 7:30 PM Dixon Place: Mainstage, $12 (advance) / $15 (door)
THE LOUDEST SHOW ON EARTH! With Lea Delaria & Maggie Cassella
The queerest urbanites to exist since Eileen Warnor and Kitty Carlisle, Lea Dillaria and Maggie Cassella, provide rage, anger, music and laughs as they yell at each other about the queer experience of urban existence. This unmissable event will be a riot of F-bombs and hilarity- a conservative’s nightmare!
July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 (Fridays & Saturdays) at 10PM Dixon Place: Mainstage, $15-$25
GJ Dowding: (Miss)ter Silhouette Man
Enter a queer young boy’s consciousness, his desires and fears, as he embarks on a journey of identity and community. Haunted by his first influence from a femme fatale (his mother, of course), the boy treasures his secret from the public’s scornful eye.
July 16 at 7:30 PM Dixon Place: Mainstage, $12 (advance) / $15 (door)
Trevor Bachman: Coromandel
Coromandel is a vibrant musical odyssey adapted from poems by Edward Lear. The performance will consist of six 10-minute operas and transport viewers of all ages into a quirky, magical land. A must-see for lovers of sound, Coromandel will fuse rock, jazz, bluegrass, tango, musical theatre and classical sounds into a swirling, quivering frenzy.
July 29th at 7:30 PM Dixon Place: Mainstage, $12 (advance) / $15 (door)
For more information, a full calendar listing and tickets, visit the HOT! Festival Site here.
Dixon Place is located at 161A Chrystie Street, New York. Phone: 212.219.0736. http://dixonplace.org/