Bang Bang Gun Amok III - a 24-hour performance filibuster addressing gun culture in the US
Abrons Arts Center
466 Grand Street New York, NY10002
Artist/activist George Emilio Sanchezreturns to Abrons Arts Center for a third year withBang Bang Gun Amok III, a 24-hour performance “filibuster” that addresses how gun culture is historically embedded in the United States. Slated for December 6-7; co-presented byHenry Street SettlementandUniversity Settlement Artistsin partnership with theDistrict Attorney’s Office of New York, the event unites activists, scholars, Lower East Side youth, and gun violence survivors in a spirit of solidarity to call for an end to a culture of violence. Link here.
The line includes: David Wheeler (Sandy Hook father); Judy Kelly (Columbine High School English teacher); Karen Finley (artist); Vernon Reid (Musician/guitarist); Ella Wylde (singer/songwriter);It's Showtime NYC (hip-hop dance group); Jonathan Gonzalez (multi-disciplinary performance); Edisa Weeks (Choreographer/dancer); Pamela Sneed (poet/performance artist);Maura Donohue (performance artist/college professor); Luciana Achugar (choreographer); Aaron Landsman (theater artist); Modesto Flako Jimenez (producer/writer/performer); Jimmie Briggs (journalist); Bill McClellan (Jazz drummer); Edward McWilliams (spoken word/Save Our Streets); Irene Hultman (choreographer/dance); Samantha Galarza (actress/performance artist); Ashley Brockington (artist); Damion Sanders (spoken word); David King (spoken word); Alex Vitale (CUNY Professor and writer on Policing);Nate Shaw (jazz pianist); Heather Robles (choreographer/dancer); Paz Tanjuaquio (choreographer/multidisciplinary performer);Charmaine Warren (dance writer/performer); Julieta Hoffbauer-Sanchez (youth artist);Isabel Rose (actress); Chaz Young (Gun Violence Prevention Fellow); Trenelle Gabay (Survivor); and Vertina Brown (Survivor).