#HowlWrites: Christmas Eve by Mike DeCapite

We were walking up First Avenue and I saw a girl at an ATM outside a bar, an East Village dungeon with a famous jukebox and black walls and every surface plastered with band stickers—one of those places that are always new for someone, as New York is, even if it’s so old for the … Continued

Merrill Aldighieri’s Video from the “VJ Diaries” Premiere Party

Merrill Aldighieri’s video from the “VJ Diaries” is live! Merrill’s Biography: Multi-award winning Independent filmmaker/artist/producer-director Merrill Aldighieri has been involved in many different aspects of production including camera, editing, animation and concept.  As an art major in high school she made her first films and was encouraged to pursue a career. She graduated with honors … Continued

Sponsor Feature: Guerra Paint

Guerra Paint is an artist owned and operated art supply store specializing in rare and extinct pigments and pigment concentrates, a.k.a. dispersions.  The business was founded by Art Guerra in 1986 as a response to a lack of quality in paint available to artists and muralists at the time.  The mission of the business is … Continued

4th Annual Speech is Not Free Event

  This is the fourth annual Speech is Not Free event. The first event took place in Los Angeles, then the second and third at the Henry Miller Memorial Library and now we join forces with Howl! Happening to present an evening of writing dedicated to freedom of the press and against fascism. Readings feature … Continued

Howl Arts, Inc: Pride 2017 Video Now Live!

Howl Arts, Inc participated in the Pride March this year! Here is the footage for your viewing pleasure. Thank you to EVERYONE who helped make this possible… Enjoy! Videography: Yoon Float Design: Scooter LaForge Soundtrack: DJ Johnny Dynell

Vangeline: A Beginners Guide to Butoh

Butoh has become a global art form, which attracts students from all walks of life. Dancers, actors, adult beginners, visual artists, dance therapists, psychotherapists, environmental scientists come to take Butoh classes and workshops. Some students are interested in the theatrical aspect of Butoh, some in the healing and transformational potential it holds for them. Butoh … Continued

A Brief History of Glamour, Glory and Gold

Craig Highberger Published on Dec 1, 2007 The complete “Lefty” scene from my 1974 documentary of Jackie Curtis’ fabulous hit play “Glamour Glory & Gold” at the Fortune Theatre. The wonderful actor Andrew Amic-Angelo plays Lefty!   Fifty years ago, in 1967, the Off-Off-Broadway classic Glamour, Glory and Gold (The Life & Legend of Nola … Continued

Chris Tanner’s Mural at Extra Place

Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project & La Mama are thrilled to welcome Chris Tanner to Extra Place! A famous alley if there ever was one, this little enclave was home to the rear entrance of CBGBs and many legendary band photos. “Butterflies are Free” will have a formal opening celebration soon… so stay tuned … Continued

Floating Among the Better Sort of Modern Angels: An Introduction to Love Among the Ruins Exhibition and Catalog

  I hate to begin with the big D—death—but there it is. My co-curator Bill Stelling’s brilliant title for the exhibition, taken from Robert Browning’s poem “Love Among the Ruins”, aptly describes the main themes—love and mortality—that were the impetus for this show.   As I lost so many friends so suddenly and unexpectedly in … Continued