In the tradition of Cabaret Voltaire, Nicole Peyrafitte’s presents: a voco-musico-poetico-comestible performance focused on 100 years of chansons & poetry & food!
This is the premiere of a seventy-five minute show where Edith Piaf can rendez-vous with Henri Michaux & Fréhel with Tristan Tzara. Musical director & pianist Adrian Cohen weaves his distinctive touch on piano & synthesizer throughout Nicole’s hairetikós selections. Vintage videos, original works, special guests & complementary delicious sampling of food by d'Artagnan are on the menu.
Guest readers duos: Bob Holman & Sophie Malleret, Pierre Joris &Urayoán Noel, Nada Gordon & Tony Dohr a.k.a Douglas Rothschild.
Tickets: $10 in advance
$15 at the door
Nicole Peyrafitte: Born in the French Pyrenees. Her texts, voice-work, paintings, videos, & cooking are showcased in a range of multi-lingual & multi-faceted performances, recordings & publications. Her work is informed & characterized by an artistic quest between two continents & four languages. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, poet Pierre Joris.
More info: http://www.nicolepeyrafitte.com/
Adrian Cohen, born in Niagara Falls NY, graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston. He opened for artists such as Terence Blanchard, Larry Coryell & K.D.Lang & recently performed with the Charles Neville Quartet at Blue Note in New York. He lives in Brooklyn, NY where he runs a thriving teaching studio.