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    2009

    Laurie at the American Academy in Rome NYC Benefit Cabaret

    December 2, 7PM

    Laurie will perform as part of the Cabaret benefitting the American Academy in Rome. Additional performances by Lou Reed, Derek Bermel, Molissa Fenley, Oscar Hijuelos, Bob Holman. Film and video by Richard Barnes, Hisham Bizri, Charles Norman Mason, Alex Schweder, Brenda WAy, Carrie Mae Weems. Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, NYC. Doors at 7PM, performances at 8PM.
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    Laurie at the NY Institute of the Humanities "Halloween Wonder Cabinet"

    October 31, 11:10 AM

    Laurie will "rhapsodize on her days hanging out with NASA" (in the words of the Institute press release) as part of a day long procession of "sublimely odd, wonderflecked and just plain cool presentations". At the NYU Cantor Film Center. Free and open to the public.
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    Laurie in conversation at Japan Society, NYC

    September 30, 6:30PM

    Laurie Anderson, Hiroshi Koike & Hiroshi Sugimoto: Remembrance of Things Real & Imagined. Laurie dialogues with Hiroshi Koike, Artistic Director of Pappa Tarahumara, the internationally acclaimed theater/dance company based in Tokyo celebrated for its highly conceptual multidisciplinary productions, and internationally recognized artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, known for his meticulously crafted black-and-white photographs. They will discuss the role of dreams, memory and time in their creative process. Moderated by Barbara London, Curator of Video and Digital Media, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Tickets $15/$12 (Japan Society members & seniors). Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. - Fri. 11 am - 6 pm, Weekends 11 am - 5 pm.
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    LAURIE at LONGHOUSE RESERVE

    July 31

    THEN NOW: Laurie Anderson lecture at LongHouse Amphitheater. Laurie will speak on her garden projects in Europe and Japan and reflect on how the Buddhist practice of awareness has inspired her "to see things as they are, to let them be." Friday, July 31 at LONGHOUSE RESERVE, East Hampton, NY. Gardens open at 5:30PM, lecture at 6PM, reception to follow. Tickets: $20, $10 for LHR members. Patrons of the evening: $300 (preferred seating plus dinner following lecture). For tickets: call 631-329-3568 or vist here

    LAURIE and LOU present YELLOW PONY preview at Spring Benefits

    April 19

    In advance of their summer tour "The Yellow Pony and Other Songs and Stories", Laurie and Lou will perform excerpts from the performance at two spring benefits - one for the ICA in Boston on May 1 and another the following evening, May 2 for PEN World Voices in New York City. Check the May APPEARANCES section for details.

    LAURIE EXHIBITION AT LOCATION ONE, NYC

    posted February 19

    In March, Laurie will open an exhibition at Location One in Soho, NYC entitled "From the Air: Two Installations". The exhibition will be on view from March 10 to April 25, 2009. Additionally, on March 5 Laurie will give a special performance at Location One's first ever benefit gala celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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    LAURIE ANNOUNCED AS VISITING ARTIST FOR NYU ITP PROGRAM

    posted February 19

    Laurie has been announced as a visiting artist in the New York University Tisch School of the Arts Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) for Fall 2009. She will meet with ITP students as well as participate in a series of conversations throughout the academic year.

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    LAURIE ANNOUNCED AS GUEST ARTIST IN PRINCETON ATELIER PROGRAM

    posted February 19

    Laurie is taking part as a guest artist in the Spring 2009 semester of Princeton University's "Princeton Atelier" program. Founded by Toni Morrison, the Atelier program brings professional artists to campus for intensive collaborative work with students and faculty.

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    FORUM RENOVATION COMPLETE

    posted February 13, 2009

    The laurieanderson.com forum is up and running again and has just been renovated with an improved structure and new features. Stop by, register and check it out soon! We're also happy to officially announce our new forum administrators Angelika and Bettina- log into the forum to meet the new moderating team!

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    LAURIE EXHIBITS NEW ARTWORK AT GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

    posted January 24, 2009

    Laurie's new sound sculpture "In the House. In the Fire." is included in "The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989" at the Guggenheim Museum. Exhibition opens Friday, January 30 and is on view until April 19.

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    In conjunction with the exhibition, Laurie will perform two nights of storytelling. "Laurie Anderson - Transitory Life: Some Stories" will take place on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13, 2009 in the museum's theater.

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    Laurie & Friends at Brooklyn Academy of Music

    posted January 19, 2009

    January 21 at 8pm A concert to launch the BAM Next Stage Campaign Curated by Laurie Anderson Featuring: Laurie Anderson Brightblack Morning Light Dirty Projectors James Hall Worship & Praise Nona Hendryx Arturo O'Farrill Poor Baby Bree A new work by Sarah Michelson This January, Laurie Anderson helps kick off the BAM Next Stage Campaign with an evening of music and performance celebrating the adventurous creativity that defines BAM. The incomparable Anderson, known for her own groundbreaking work, brings together a group of diverse artists who all share a drive to create new and original art. Among those joining Anderson is the "fearless, witty and completely individual" (Time Out New York) choreographer Sarah Michelson, last at BAM with her sold-out work DOGS (2006); experimental indie rockers Dirty Projectors; Poor Baby Bree—aka Bree Benton—a fast-rising star in New York's cabaret scene, bringing her vaudevillian persona and an arsenal of parlor tricks to the stage; dreamrock band Brightblack Morning Light, illuminating the evening with their distinctive brand of Southern psychedelia; funk to punk musical chameleon Nona Hendryx belting out a siren's song; Afro-Cuban jazz master Arturo O'Farrill imparting his signature Latin sounds; and James Hall Worship & Praise filling the house with their roof-raising gospel hits. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Tickets: $25, 35, 50

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