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Laurie Anderson plans year-long residency as Joe’s Pub 2020 Vanguard Artist
Laurie Anderson plans year-long residency as Joe’s Pub 2020 Vanguard Artist
Laurie Anderson has been named the 2020 Vanguard Artist at Joe's Pub, which honors her contribution to the arts. The award comes with a $50,000 prize and she'll be performing and curating a Sunday Evening Series from March through December. “The end of the weekend is such a no man’s land—an interesting time to play with new combinations,” says Anderson.
Resident Alien (Ali Sethi & Sunny Jain) made their debut at Joe’s Pub (pics, video)
Resident Alien (Ali Sethi & Sunny Jain) made their debut at Joe’s Pub (pics, video)
A few years back, Ali Sethi and Sunny Jain met while independently involved in a theatrical collaboration. Sethi, a Pakistani writer and singer, has made a name for himself in recent years as a playback singer (where the singer's voice is dubbed over the actor, typically found in South Asian films) and also collaborated with the Swet Shop Boys on their track "Aaja." Sethi is in the process of moving from Lahore to the United States and, while in New York, he and Jain (the NYC based bandleader of Red Baraat) reconnected for a new musical collaboration...

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