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Pussy Riot, Henry Rollins & others at Riot Fest Chicago (more by James Richards IV)
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Pussy Riot have had an eventful year, and after making an appearance in NYC at Barclays Center in February, members Masha Alekhina, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Petya Verzilov will return for a conversation at MoMA PS1 on Sunday (11/2). The conversation is part of the venue's ongoing Sunday Sessions series, and is happening in conjuction with MoMA PS1's Zero Tolerance exhibition. The Pussy Riot members will "join MoMA PS1 Director Klaus Biesenbach in a discussion focused on the current culture of political oppression within some national and international governments and how it is being addressed by artists worldwide." The event goes from 4-6 PM. Tickets are on sale now.

Meanwhile, tonight (10/31) MoMA PS1 hosts Susanne Bartsch's Halloween Ball, HalloQueens!. Here's the details:

Hosted by: Francis Alÿs, Joey Arias, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Klaus Biesenbach, Justin Vivian Bond, Boychild, Telfar Clemens, Maria Cornejo, Peter Eleey, Karen Finley, Angela Goding, David Hallberg, Document Journal, Ragnar Kjartansson, Steven Klein, Padma Lakshmi, Eckhaus Latta, Amanda Lepore, Bjarne Melgaard, Glenn O'Brien, Marco Ovando, Kay Rizz, Chloë Sevigny, Casey Spooner, Michael Stipe, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Stewart Uoo, David Velasco, Francesco Vezzoli and Zaldy

With: Ryan Burke, Domonique Echeverria, gage of the boone, Gazelle, Scooter LaForge, Muffinhead, One-Half Nelson, Brandon Olson andThorgy Thor

DJ Sets by: Amber Valentine and Måns Ericson (Rollerboys/NoShow)

We invite all guests to come dressed for a royal celebration of all things Queens:

Royal Queens
Queens of Mean
Rock Queens
Queens of Art
Queen Bee
Queen of Hearts
Queen of the Night

With DJs, costume competition, dancing, pageantry and more.

That goes from 8 PM to midnight, and tickets are available. Afterwards, Susanne hosts a Haunted Warehouse After Party at 4-40 44th Drive in Long Island City which goes from midnight to 4 AM. Tickets for that are available too.

Le1f at Afro-Punk Fest 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
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As discussed, one of the many New Year's Eve concerts happening in NYC is local rapper Mykki Blanco at Gramercy Theatre, and since we last spoke, guests have been announced for that show. The bill now includes production wizard DJ Rashad, UNO R&B singer Ian Isiah, Boychild, DJ Larry B, T.E.A.M.S., Junglepussy, Princess Nokia, and Michael Magnan. Tickets for that show are still available and if you buy them before 11:59 PM tonight (12/2) you can skip the service fees thanks to the venue's Black Friday-Cyber Monday deal.

A few days earlier, Mykki's friend Le1f plays Brooklyn Bowl (12/28), and guests for that show were recently announced too. They include some of the same names playing Mykki's show, like Ian Isiah, Junglepussy, and Princess Nokia, plus House of Ladosha, Lakutis, and Mess Kid. DonChristian and Boody Rahel are opening, and Juniana Huxtable and Superpusha are hosting. Tickets for that show are still available too.

Mykki Blanco

As mentioned, NYC rapper Mykki Blanco is playing a hometown show at Mercury Lounge TONIGHT (1/16) before heading out on a European tour. Since we last spoke, openers have been added for tonight's show, including Boychild, Psychoegyptian, Fatherhood (who also opens for Laurel Halo and Teengirl Fantasy soon), and Dope Body. Tonight's show is sold out, but you'll have another chance to catchy Mykki in NYC later this year at the larger Bowery Ballroom on April 2. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (1/18) at noon. It's Mykki's only announced North American date that we're aware of at the moment.

A stream of Mykki's 2012 debut mixtape, Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss, and an updated list of dates, are below...

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