Forked Tongue in Cheek (Live score by Night Pumpkin), 10/29, 8pm and 10pm

“I’ve been spaced out on acid. I sat on your face and thought I killed you.”

forked tongue in cheek spectacle

Through the 1970s there was a convergence between the occult, psychedelia and pornography, with an increasing number of films as likely to have a black mass as a pizza delivery. Occult scholar D. Bauler (of Medroxy Progesterone Acetate) and sexorcist Mark Freado (of Mil Kdu Des) have joined forces to release upon the world a collection of excerpts from over twenty such films, connected in order to fully expose the hidden connections between these films while providing a live score (as the ‘liminal auditory intelligence’ Night Pumpkin) we hope will illuminate and confuse in equal measure.

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Holland Tunnel Gallery book will be launched during a festive weekend of events 11/7 – 11/9

holland tunnel gallery book launch weekend

Williamsburg pioneer Paulien Lethen, a Dutch artist, started the Holland Tunnel Gallery in 1997 in her newly installed 8 x 10 ft Home Depot garden shed. The mini art space rapidly gained recognition in the art world and became a neighborhood icon. On Nov 7, 8 and 9, Lethen and her sister Heleen Schuttevaêr will present their collaboration, the Holland Tunnel Gallery Book.

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