QUEER BUTOH 2020 (VIRTUAL)

Premiering June 22 at 7:30 PM  VANGELINE THEATER/NEW YORK BUTOH INSTITUTE and HOWL ARTS In celebration of Pride 2020, Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute in collaboration with Howl Arts is pleased to present Queer Butoh 2020 (VIRTUAL). This year, we are pleased to present the works of Mee Ae, Dustin Maxwell, Davey Mitchell and Scoop Slone on Howl TV. Queer Butoh is dedicated to the memory … Continued

Michael July on Jane Friedman

Just before New Year’s Eve, Howl Arts received an email from Michael July, author of Afros and a dear friend of Howl’s Executive Director, Jane Friedman. After reading Miss Rosen’s interview with Jane, “How to Find Artists that Can Change the World“, Michael wrote us the following note: “This is probably the first and most … Continued

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

Zhe Zhe Season Two Premiere

THE SURREAL SATIRICAL CULT WEB SERIES IS BACK Join Howl Happening: an Arturo Vega Project as we welcome Zhe Zhe to the gallery. Starting at 7pm, TONIGHT, we’ll be premiering Zhe Zhe Season Two. Here is the trailer: In case you don’t know, Zhe Zhe is a hilarious satirical web series about the glamorous misadventures of three … Continued

Tom Murrin Archives & the Full Moon Show

On Sunday the 12th, Howl! will present the Full Moon Show. An homage to the great Performance Artist Tom Murrin, The Full Moon Show happens monthly on (you guessed it!) the full moon. The performance is always free to attend – and all are welcome. Howl! Happening houses the archives of Tom Murrin. Murrin, aka … Continued

Beth B: Voyeur

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 18, 6–8 PM. Saturday, February 18– Thursday, March 16, 2017 Howl! Happening is pleased to present Beth B’s Voyeur, an installation of video, photography and sculpture that explores the varied perceptions of the female and male gaze, instead of saying females don’t have a gaze, and that male gaze is only … Continued

99 Nights by Carlo McCormick

  The following is an excerpt from Carlo McCormick’s catalogue essay for Toyo Tsuchiya’s Invisible Underground exhibition at Howl! Happening.  It is easy to obsess on the infamous and important artists who populate the photographs of Toyo Tsuchiya, to be impressed as we can be when encountering the likes of Tehching Hsieh, Kembra Pfahler, Stelarc, Jackie … Continued

When Jackie Met Ethyl, Curated by Dan Cameron

  This exhibition considers the cultural and historical impact of Jackie Curtis (1947-1985) and Ethyl Eichelberger (1945-1990) two of the most influential figures from the East Village’s heyday as a cauldron of transgressive gender-twisting performance. Although both came from the same generation and shared an overlapping support base, an instinctive feminist outlook, and a deep … Continued

Channel 69 Salute: Linda Simpson’s Drag Experience

Despite a demanding career in publishing, Minnesota native Les Simpson found time to create the iconic Wednesday night bacchanal Channel 69 which featured DJ Dany Johnson and lasted into the 1990’s, while concurrently releasing My Comrade/Sister, a high-end Lesbian and Gay ‘zine. Author of several plays, one time Time Out NY editor, and currently touring … Continued