Bang Bang Gun Amok III - a 24-hour performance filibuster addressing gun culture in the US

Abrons Arts Center

466 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002

Artist/activist George Emilio Sanchez returns to Abrons Arts Center for a third year with Bang 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 by Henry Street Settlement and University Settlement Artists in partnership with the District 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).



Friday, 06 December, 2019



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