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Art Jam  | Open: 12/20/05 Close: 12/20/05
Julie Goldman, Joseph Keckler, Collective Opera Company and More!

December's ART JAM is thicker than jelly with an eclectic line up of comedy, performance art, opera, burlesque and drag! The evening begins with COLLECTIVE OPERA COMPANY's presentation of "LAXmas," a fantasia that re-imagines the holidays in Southern California. Dubbed "the new Gilda Radner" by Curve magazine, JULIE GOLDMAN takes a break from touring nationally to bring her brash, bold and uproarious comedy to a hometown crowd. Following a successful run at Ars Nova earlier this year, "Planet Banana's" SILVIA blends the silly and the sophisticated. Whether she's smoking a "blunt" while hula-hooping, or crooning a bassa nova tune, Silvia is pure enchantment. Musical performance artists JOSEPH KECKLER and ERIN MARKEY are sure to make their Michigan mothers blush with their twisted take on the typical Midwestern Christmas. And if this weren't enough, ART JAM is pleased to present the New York City debut of WANG NEWTON! Sporting a post-modern race and gender-bending take on the iconic Vegas showman, Wayne Newton, this Philadelphia-based lounge lizard wants you to "ruv" him. Stick around for a post-show cool down in the Galapagos black box featuring a special screening of NEGATIVLAND's "Mashin' of the Christ."

Start the Car: Getting Lost  | Open: 10/10/13 Close: 10/10/13
 Start the Car Multimedia Storytelling Series presents Getting Lost on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY.  Tickets are $8 in advance ($12 at the door) and can be purchased at  Doors open at 7pm, and stories will begin at 8pm.  This event is 21 and over; seasonal drink specials will be available for purchase.

Getting Lost features storytelling from Zefrey Throwell (Whitney, MoMa), Hollis Witherspoon (Comedy Central, The PIT, WBAI), Elena Megalos (The Moth), Jenny Zhang (LMCC, Rookie Mag), Chris Stackhouse (Poet, Art in America), Benaifer Bhadha (Narativ), and Nathaniel Sullivan (Flux Factory, This Red Door).

Start The Car is a multimedia storytelling series featuring a diverse panel of writer/artist/performers at Galapagos Art Space in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The event brings together artists, writers, and performers that may utilize various creative multimedia to support an “alternative presentation” of a narrative structure. A rotating line-up of storytellers offer up diverse essays, non-fiction and fictionalized stories based around a loose theme and are encouraged to use sound, pictures, written and spoken word, video, music, images, collaboration and any other modes to creatively enhance the narrative.