MIMIKAKI at Ideal Glass

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Daily, Project

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Starting tonight and every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights (from dusk to midnight) until September 6th, Ideal Glass artist-in-residence Ayakamay will be performing her “MIMIKAKI” character – with each performance being unique and one-time-only. And as a special bonus, tonight and tomorrow night NHK World (Japan’s largest broadcasting organization) will be filming a documentary about Akayamay. So come on and spend a summer’s night at Ideal Glass – and check out the new mural, pictured above!

Performances
JULY 31st – SEP. 6th Dusk to Midnight
Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Special Event
SUN SEP. 6th 7PM – 10PM

Details on Ayakamay website

The Rise of Sneaker Culture

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Daily, Music, Project

Screenshot 2015-07-30 13.27.04Don’t miss the fantastic exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum – now until October 4th. (I’m a little bit obsessed with sneakers too – as the above still from Sweatshop Boogie shows.)

A Jelvis Sighting!

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Daily, Music

That’s right: a Jelvis – the Jewish Elvis – sighting at the Ottsville Creative Center! Shake, rattle and roll, y’all!11227395_10206238148569225_4267691444113637536_n

Willard Morgan Presents

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Daily, Music, Project

1391764_10152288740816978_963187620_nIn honor of the upcoming New York Fashion Week/Men, let me present for your viewing these videos focusing on the fashion scene that I created along with my Ideal Glass team: Days of A Dandy, Silks and Satins, and Sweatshop Boogie. Each video is part of an episodic narrative of the upcoming Sweatshop Boogie production. Enjoy!

Solo Mio

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Daily, Music

11168948_10153374268684898_3498406795503521017_nOn the last Sunday of every month, Bowery Poetry hosts This is Your Song, a music open mic contest for singer/songwriters. Last Sunday I went up on stage and performed a song I wrote, Sentimental Hooker. Be sure and stop by for an evening of great entertainment – next one is Sunday, August 30th. (To hear some of my other songs, go here).

Cell Life in Cuba

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Project, Travel

WillCellLifeContinuing my on-going adventures in Havana with a new photo for my upcoming Cell Life in Cuba book!

Greetings from Bienal de la Habana

Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Travel

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Newfilmmakers Spring Festival 2015

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Project

New-Filmmakers
Silks and Satins is selected for the Newfilmmakers Spring Festival 2015 at Anthology Film Archives.

NEW FILMMAKERS NEW YORK
SPRING FESTIVAL
WEDNESDAY JUNE 24TH 7:15PM

Tickets: $6 at the door

at ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES
32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

New Filmmakers New York

Silks and Satins from Ideal Glass on Vimeo.

Ayakamay Update

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Project

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Check out Ayakamay’s Facebook (Ayaka May Komatsu) and Instagram (Ayakamay) feed for images and videos of her performances at Art Miami NewYork. Sensational!

Ayakamay at Art Miami New York

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Project

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Don’t miss the fabulous Ayaka May Komatsu at Art Miami New York – at the LICHT FELD Gallery Booth C18 on Pier 94.

Ayakamay will be showing and performing Unconscious Education and Mimikaki. Dates and times are May 14 (5pm-9pm) and 15, 16, 17 (12pm-8pm).