Anti-empire, anti-war cabaret
$$Ccontents$$VManifesto from Latin America / Diana Taylor -- Peaceful tomorrows / Dawn Peterson -- Toyi Toyi / Performance Studies Class -- Video feeds New York & Chile / Alexander Del Re & Dan McKereghan -- War with no shame / Galinsky -- Monologue about maintaining her daughter's innocence / Leonora Champagne -- Project 59 / Irina Danilova -- Not in my name / The Living Theater -- Masters of war & Battle Hymn of the Republic / Nora York -- Monologue with video / Marguerite Van Cook -- Poetry / Renato Rosaldo -- Bushwacked / Jenny Romaine -- Brushing teeth bloody to Star Spangled Banner / Maciej Toporowicz -- Music, video of research on deformities due to Agent Orange compared to Iraq / Chris Rael -- Group movement with video/ Dancetube -- Duck & cover / Gecko -- Spoken work poetry / Jennifer Edwards -- Excerpt from "Hell" / Jeff McMahon -- Pleasure revolution scream out / Missy Galore -- Spoken work poetry with music / Karen Jaime -- Spoken word text / Pamela Sneed -- Dancing to stop the war / Julie Atlas Muz -- Lex Talibonis / Stephen Wangh -- Barbara Bush / Martha Wilson.
Summary: The Anti-Empire, Anti-War Cabaret, part of the Hemispheric Institute's 2003 Spectacles of Religiosities seminar was envisioned as a unified hemispheric scream, bringing together activists, artists and academics against the Bush Administration's war plans and empire building. A nearly four-hour event, more than 20 artists performed.
Credits: Hemispheric Institute, commissioner; NYU TV and Media, videographer; Martha Wilson, director; Diana Taylor, producer; Bill Talen, introducer.
Credits: Reverend Billy, host; Living Theater, cast; Dance Tube, cast; Pirate Jen, cast; Alexander del Re, cast; Karen Jaime, cast.