Volume 75, Number 5 | June 22- 28, 2005


Upcoming Events:

2005 VISION FESTIVAL Arts for Art presents the 10th annual Vision Festival featuring 150 world class, cutting edge musicians and artists in 36 performing groups. The artists perform avantjazz, an outgrowth of African American musical forms taking into account, but free to disregard, all the rules of music. Thru June 19. Orensanz Art Center, 172 Norfolk St., south of Houston. $25 per night. Www. visionfestival.org. Pictured above is alto saxophonist Rob Brown to perform on Fri., June 17 at 7pm.

AIRPORT RELATIONSHIPS EXPLORED Airports are the places where connections are made. “Transit,” comprised of three new one-act plays, is set in an airport bar and explores those connections, whether true or false, between old friends and complete strangers. Thru June 25, Thurs., Fri. and Sat at 8pm. $15. 154 Christopher St., Suite 3B. For tickets, call 718-982-5678.

REN AH, REN (YOU, O YOU HUMANS) A two-act drama adapted and directed by Joanna Chan based on the 1980 novel by Dai HouYing on recovering humanity after the Chinese Cultural Revolution. June 2-19, Thurs. – Sat. at 8pm and Sun. at 3pm. Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave. at E. 10th St. $15, $10 seniors/students. Call 212-254-1109 for tickets or 718-263-8829 for more information.

Orensanz arts center, 172 Norfolk St., 917-658-0885: June 14-19-Vision Festival X, the tenth consecutive year of world class, cutting edge music and arts festival of over 150 artists in over 36 different performing groups over 6 days, tickets for each night go for $25 each, or $125 for a festival pass covering all 6 nights, go to visionfestival.org or call for more information.

Yamuna studio, 132 Perry St., 212-633-2143: June 21-Free dancer’s workshop, body rolling to help heal and prevent injuries, offered the third Saturday of every month, 4-6 p.m., for professional dancers.

Neighborhood Hot Spots & Organizations:

collective unconscious, 279 Church St., 212-254-5277.

the kitchen, 512 W. 19th St., 212-255-5793.

lower manhattan cultural council, 120 Broadway, 212-219-9401.

salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., 212-255-7740.

watson adventures, various locations, 212-726-1529: Scavenger hunts around the city.

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