Thanks to everyone who made the 2012 COLLAGE Festival such a great success! From those who attended, to participating artist, to our wonderful volunteers, to those who took part in the fundraising events: you all made the Collage Festival 2012 the event it was. Check out the amazing trailer of all the acts!
Many of you know that I am curating the Collage festival this year on May 10th-12th. I welcome you to apply with our extended Deadline of January 12th!
go to http://www.collagefestival.com for more infomation
George Alley with Toby Celery will contributing collage work to the Skeletor Saves charity art show.
Skeletor Saves is a collective charity show with work from top artists based on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. All proceeds will benefit the Ali Forney Center in New York City, a shelter for homeless gay, bi and transgendered youth.
Sponsored by Slick It Up and Aaron Cobbett and curated by Brian Moylan, Bradford Shellhammer, and David Mason
Will participating in “Collage” 05.05.2011
@Underground Arts 1200 Callowhill St Philadelphia
Curated by Joy Mariama Smith and Toby Celery
COLLAGE is a multi-day festival dedicated to the idea of collage. And collaboration. And art that doesn’t quite fit in other festivals and shows.
PHILADELPHIA 05.07.10: As part of a new partnership between the Lakshmi Hair Studio, Keeler Interests and the Alley Ink Dance Company, the George Alley/Alley Ink Dance group will perform George Alley’s fantasy-laden, evening-Curl up and Dye,a reworking of the 1997 piece, “UlaanBator City Television”
“Curl Up and Dye” is a piece about glamorous aesthetics, Mongolian-tinged fantasies, and of course HAIR.
Also featuring a guest performance instillation from Alyssa Lee of Group A Dance (san francisco)
Performers: Brannon Johnson, Carolyn Merritt, Julia Crawford, Micheal Keeler, Alyssa Lee and George Alley.
Selected Acclaim for George Alley’s Choreographic Works:
“Blurring the line between High Art and Popular Culture.” Philadelphia Citypaper
“Mr. Alley employs rigorous movement that is both muscular and lyrical to create new juxtapositions in formal structures.” Philth Magazine
“Philadelphia-based George Alley is a dancer, choreographer,
musician and icon.” Dlisted
DISCOUNTED PRE-SALE TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE : http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/109497
George Alley and AlleyINK Dance are proud to present “Salon” a new piece presented for the First Friday event 05.07.10+05.08.10 Lakshmi hair studio 21 N. 2nd St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
when: 05.07.09 + 05.08.09 @ 8pm.
The performance will premier a new work tentatively entitled “SALON” to be performed at Lakshmi Hair studio. Dancers: Carolyn Merritt, Julia Crawford, Brannon Johnson
Also featuring an TBA opening performance from San Francisco’s Group A Dance company.
Alley will sing “Arrabalero,” a Tango song with traditional accompaniment for Carolyn Merrit’s presentation at the annual Visual Anthropology Conference, this year being held in Philadelphia at the downtown Marriott hotel, Ballroom A, 12/1, 4pm
George Alley and Alyssa Lee will present a new working of HINGE for the 2009 POW! Mini Performance art festival which runs 10/15-17 in San Francisco. Check this space for specific locations and times.
The 2nd annual POW! POW! mini performance art festival will be held in San Francisco, CA in October of 2009 and will be produced and curated by Alyssa Lee + gal*in_dog (AKA Guillermo Galindo).
The first annual POW! was presented by samo-wilmo-tek (Kattt Sammon + Alyssa Lee) and gal*in_dog. After producing significant shows throughout the Bay Area, samo-wilmo-tek joined forces with gal*in_dog to create POW!, a grassroots production. POW! displayed “cutting-edgy” work of performers and artists from the Bay Area, New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.
The first annual POW! was an evening of new interdisciplinary performance art works that took place on Thursday March 6, Friday March 7th, and Saturday March 8th, 2008. The artists in the 2008 POW! were George Alley and Alyssa Lee, Francesco Gagliardi, gal*in_dog AKA Guillermo Galindo, Violeta Luna and David Molina, M. Mara-Ann, The Plastic Arts Performance Parade, Nora Raggio, Rocket Parlour, Kattt Sammon, WIGBand, and more.
IBA Business Crawl
George Alley will host a trolley tour of Philadelphia’s gay owned business’
The details of the event are below:
Get on the Trolley for the Second IBA Business Crawl
Friday, May 8th 5:30-9:30
5:30pm: Meet at Giovanni’s Room, 12th and Pine Street
Followed by stops at:
The Lions Mane
and ending the evening at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor Street
*Free to IBA Members, $10 for non-members