LITU at the Muse Masquerade
8:00 PM20:00

LITU at the Muse Masquerade

LITU's pumped to join the this night of fantasy and festivities. Expect more PLASTIC, more large scale TRASH PILES, and a TRASH QUEEN of your dreams. More details to come...

Check out the Carrack website and Facebook for more info on tickets sales and programming, tips on costumes & more!

The Carrack Presents


A RETROFUTURISTIC gala benefitting the Triangle’s only
zero-commission art gallery

Saturday, October 27th

8PM – 12AM

21c Museum Hotel Durham

An impossible future – for one night only. Please join us for the Fourth Annual Muse Masquerade, a celebration of strangeness and taboo, spirit and intrigue, music and magic. A gathering of artists, absurdists, poets, oracles, and time-travelers. And you, whoever you want(ed) to be.

This 4th annual fundraiser supports The Carrack, Durham’s zero-commission arts gallery and performance space. The Carrack provides exhibition opportunities to underrepresented artists from the community and hosts concerts, workshops, artists talks, film screenings, yoga, improvisation, and other diverse programming – most of which is free to attend. Wholly funded by grassroots donations, the Muse Masquerade generates more than half of our annual budget.

As in yesteryears, we suspect that tickets for this event will sell out. Buy yours today or spend tomorrow lamenting – there’s no coming back from this one.

Jetpacks not included.

Tickets for The Muse Masquerade are $75 and go on sale September 14th.

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Frivolous Artist: Sculpture Garden
8:30 PM20:30

Frivolous Artist: Sculpture Garden

WA is pumped to dig back into Frivolous Artist with Sculpture Garden featuring violinist Zach Aliotta and mover Carley McCready!

“Whether we realize it or not, we carry the kinesthetic memory of watching and making this set of encounters, of moving through this living museum. There’s no overly prescribed end, no clean takeaway...What we leave with is ourselves: the choices we made, the paths we didn’t take. What could be less frivolous?” 
- Michaela Dwyer, Indy Week

We’ll be opening up for CAVE and new local band Corroder will be in the middle. A solid line up for sure.

CAVE ( - Drag City kraut/psych explorers with a new record on the way: "The air's gone electric...tremors shaking the place! CAVE have been off on a trip — a brief, blissed glimpse into the infinite, and they've brought a generous dose back to us. Loaded with space, groove, and rock — Allways!" 

Corroder ( - New swamp goth/sludge four-piece from Durham

Duke Coffeehouse 106 Epworth Ln, Durham, North Carolina 27708

Doors @ 8:30 PM | Music @ 9:00 PM | $5 or free w/ Duke ID | venue is BYOB!

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Reflex Arc back at Hopscotch for a (freeeeee) Neptunes Day Party!
12:00 PM12:00

Reflex Arc back at Hopscotch for a (freeeeee) Neptunes Day Party!

RA's back in Raleigh to get in on the Hopscotch action. This is a killer line up with a few locals and a couple out of towners!


12:30 Doors Open (no cover - this party's free!)

1:00 Floor Model (Raleigh)

1:40 Reflex Arc (that's us!)

2:15 Karaoke (Atlanta, GA)

3:00 Niecy Blues (Columbia, SC)

3:45 Breathers (Atlanta, GA)

4:30 No One Mind (Raleigh)


Neptune's - - -  14 W. Martin St. 


Crowmeat & Ginger

photo credit: Greg Elkins

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Reflex Arc joins All Data Lost
to Aug 19

Reflex Arc joins All Data Lost

All Data Lost is a new fest dedicated to highlighting experimental/noise acts in NC and beyond. It serves to help build connections between artists in order to strengthen and grow fringe art in NC.

Lineup (schedule will be released closer to Aug. 18.):

1970s Film Stock (Winston-Salem)
80 lb. Test (Raleigh)
Bryce Eiman (Bynum)
Caterpillar Hedge (Winston-Salem)
Clang Quartet (Stokesdale)
Cliona delitrix (Wilmington)
Copula (Raleigh)
Cornelius F. Van Stafrin III (Greenville)
Discorporate Voyeur (Durham)
Empathic Window (Denver, CO)
Floor Model (Raleigh)
Gar-ud (Raleigh)
Heat Death (Baltimore, MD)
Jim Capps (Greenville)
knives of spain (Winston-Salem)
Marselle (Durham)
Michael Thomas Jackson (Winston-Salem)
Minthill (Mint Hill)
Mr Blank (Athens, GA)
Nite Gallery (Charlotte)
Rant Kissy (Charleston, SC)
Reflex Arc (Raleigh/Durham)
Sean Hamilton (Tampa, FL)
Small Life Form (Sanford)
Spectral Habitat (Asheville)
Strange Beaches (Boone)
Tavishi (Richmond, VA)
TRNGS x Cleo Miao (Boston, MA)
The Waking Life (Wilmington)

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Warp & Woof in Asheville
8:00 PM20:00

Warp & Woof in Asheville

Ginger's headed to Asheville to meet up and collaborate with other NC improvisers!!

An evening of paired improvisations between one musician and one dancer with no preparation or rehearsal. Experimental, unplanned and unrepeatable.


Emmalee Hunnicutt + Jenni Cockrell
Liz Lang + Edwin Salas
Richard Brewster + Ginger Wagg

Presented by Pipsissewa Movement Project + REVOLVE

$10 suggested

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Wild Actions & LITU join SHOW
to Jul 15

Wild Actions & LITU join SHOW

COMPANY and collaborators Heather Gordon, Alex Maness, and Chris Fleming will inhabit The Fruit on July 11-15, 8pm every night, to present SHOW. 

SHOW is a two-part work—
Part 1, audiences are invited to set their own pace as they visit active performance sets in the warehouse. Gordon creates an installation in real time and performers contend with visibility.

*Wild Actions will be presenting work inspired by LITU, co-creator Mike Dimpfl. #LITU #lituisyou

*Other performances by Caitlyn Swett - Tommy Noonan - Chris Vitiello - John Osburn - Hunter Darnell - Stacy Kirby - Jude Casseday - Megan Yankee - Murielle Elizeon - Del Ward - Moogfest -  Kristin Clotfelter and James Clotfelter / Studio C Projects

Part 2, visit a new choreographic work by COMPANY that unfolds inside a set of light and projections created by Fleming and Maness. 

Documentation and shorts by Michelle Lotker
Event photo by Alex Maness


Facebook Event Page

Donate to SHOW here

Tickets to SHOW tba

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Reflex Arc opens for If, Bwana @ Kings
7:30 PM19:30

Reflex Arc opens for If, Bwana @ Kings



Time: 8:00PM 

Admission: $8 | All Ages 

Doors: 7:30PM 

If, Bwana // (solo)

Al Margolis: alto clarinet, violin, contact microphones, objects.

Al Margolis is a composer/performer, improvisor and painter. Since 1984, often under his project name If, Bwana, he has worked in the feld of nonncommercial, nonnpopular music and sound.

Jason Kahn // (solo)

Voice, resonator guitar.

Born 1960 in New York. Moved to Europe in 1990 and is currently based in Zurich, where he is active as a musician, artist and writer.

This concert is presented with support from the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia.


photos: Jon Pfundstein


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Frivolous Artist: More Metal at 21c Hotel as part of Moogfest!
to May 19

Frivolous Artist: More Metal at 21c Hotel as part of Moogfest!

3 CHANCES to join us!

at 21c Museum Hotel

Thursday, May 17 at 4pm in Gallery 1
Friday, May 18 at 4pm in Gallery 3
Saturday, May 19 at 4pm in Gallery 3

An invitation. A clanging sound. A permutation.
Frivolous Artist: More Metal is an interactive live sound and movement installation. Audience/participants are invited to help build the installation and push against polite social boundaries while handling and moving scrap metal around the room. As movers Patience and  Ginger Wagg attempt to pile as much metal on Ginger's body as possible, musician, Mike Geary, will capture live sounds and weave them into the soundscape.

photo credit Michelle Lotker

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Reflex Arc at Food For Thought in Winston!
4:00 PM16:00

Reflex Arc at Food For Thought in Winston!

Reflex Arc is psyched to be a part of the Spring edition of 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT - a benefit for the Second Harvest Food Bank

curated by Taryn Griggs

at The Ramkat

Sunday May 6, 4pm

$5 with 2 cans of food (which will be matched by a donation from Whole Foods!)

$10 with no donation

Food for Thought is a new performance series presented by Helen Simoneau Danse in collaboration with fellow artists Caitlyn Swett and Taryn Griggs. Modeled on the long running program of the same name at Danspace Project in NYC, Food for Thought is a platform to see thoughtfully curated performance and collect donations for the local Food Bank. The Spring Performance will be curated by Taryn Griggs and MC'd by the Yoggs, (aka Taryn Griggs and Chris Yon)

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Wild Actions & Mike D. present LITU at SwitchPoint!
to Apr 27

Wild Actions & Mike D. present LITU at SwitchPoint!

Wild Actions is over the moon to be able to collaborate with Mike Dimpfl to create the first installment of this large-scale installation.

Leaving Impossible Things Unattended is a site and viewer specific performance tracing the relationship between our bodies, the body politic, and the garbage we think we can leave behind. Part call-to-action, part call-and-response, it evokes a problem and the games we struggle to play in our daily life to avoid responsibility. You can play, but you don't get to make up the rules. Can you get out of the way? Should you? Will you? 

Leaving Impossible Things Unattended (LITU)

presented as part of 


an IntraHealth Production

April 26 & 27, 2018

SwitchPoint is a conference about creativity, partnership, and action. It’s where humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology collide.

It focuses on unusual collaborations, spreading great ideas from around the world, and incubating yours.

  • 30+ powerful stage talks
  • 20+ hands-on microlabs
  • interactive networking
  • mentoring sessions
  • field trips
  • great food
  • live performances.

It’s all accomplished in a retreat setting down by the riverside in historic Saxapahaw, North Carolina. Come get away from it all, and get into it all!

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DIDA Book Club - Frivolous Artist edition
6:30 PM18:30

DIDA Book Club - Frivolous Artist edition

photo: Jil Christensen

photo: Jil Christensen

The Durham Independent Dance Artists season
announces a new program:  
DIDA Book Club
Discussion Series

Ginger Wagg: Frivolous Artist
Facilitated by Kelly McChesney, City of Raleigh Public Art Director
Wednesday April 4, 2018 at 6:30pm
Bar Brunello
117 East Main Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Book Club FB Event

To engage with Durham dance-goers in a new format, we've created DIDA Book Club. Every Weds. following a DIDA performance, you're invited to discuss the work over wine in a laid-back environment. To facilitate, we have selected a group of people who we know to be highly personable and adept at critically processing dance. 

Why not have post-performance discussions after each show?

DIDA thinks that interesting dialogue might happen when people have had a few days to process their experiences as audience members. DIDA Book Club takes this conversation outside of the performance environment, and in doing so, creates space for a more robust discussion about each individual work. Similar to a book club where the author is not involved in the discussions, the producing artist(s) will not be present at DIDA Book Club events. 

DIDA Book Club events will be held at Bar Brunello each Wednesday following a DIDA show on Season 4. Drink specials will be offered to participants at each event. 

We hope you'll help us spread the word about DIDA Book Club! We look forward to connecting with you!





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Frivolous Artist
to Mar 31

Frivolous Artist

  • The Durham Fruit & Produce Co. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wild Actions presents

FRIVOLOUS ARTIST - a live performance installation

March 25, 26, 29, 30, 31 at 7:30pm every night

**no early admission - doors open promptly at 7:30

**please dress for the weather - the performance begins outside

Frivolous Artist is an hour long movement based performance installation. This experience will begin outside The Fruit Co and then travel to 5 different locations in and around the building. 

Part of the 2017-18 Durham Independent Dance Artists season 4

Visit our storefront to buy tickets!

Online ticket sales close at 5pm - tickets will available at the door (cash is best)

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Frivolous Artist Kick Off Partay! (potluck & funds raiser)
7:00 PM19:00

Frivolous Artist Kick Off Partay! (potluck & funds raiser)

Wild Actions invites you to help us KICK THIS THING OFF! 

We're almost at 1/4 of our fundraising goal to pay for artist fees, venue rental, costumes, installation materials, videography & photography & promotional material. Help us get the rest of the way there!

Frivolous Artist, a live performance installation, opens for 5 nights on Sunday, March 25th at The Fruit in Durham, NC
- BUT -
before that we wanna HANG OUT, DANCE, and CELEBRATE all that it takes to put up a show in the year 2018. 

DJKB will be on the decks.
Snacks potluck style (bring a thing to share if you're into it).
Prosecco to drink
Ginger Wagg taking a bath in a fancy clawfoot bathtub filled with YOUR cash money. 
Plus specials guests & more...stay tuned for what's to come!

Come on over for a minute or stay for a couple hours!
All donations to Wild Actions are now tax deductible through Fractured Atlas!

**Also, we need your help to gather as many used plastic bags as possible for our next project, Leaving Impossible Things Unattended, with collaborator Mike Dimpfl. Consider bringing us your bag of bags of bags instead of dropping them in the recycling bin. Our goal is to gather oh just ya know 1,000-2,000 - no biggie. Donate a bag of used bags and get a door prize!

If you can't make it to this partay but wanna to donate please visit Fractured Atlas

party poster design: Clark Blomquist / photos: Soleil Konkel

For more info about
Frivolous Artist at The Fruit
March 25-26, 29-30
7:30pm every night
go to
(p.s. tickets go on sale March 1st)

Frivolous Artist is part of the 2017-18 DIDA (Durham Independent Dance Artists) season! Check out the rest of the season shows at

*Wild Actions is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Wild Actions must be made payable to "Fractured Atlas" only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. 


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O Moldy Night at The Durham Hotel!
5:00 PM17:00

O Moldy Night at The Durham Hotel!

O Moldy Night


curated by Kate Elia, Emily Wallace, and Kate Medley

Sunday March, 4th, 5-7pm, The Durham Hotel / FREE!

5-6:30pm Viewing / 6:30-7pm Devouring & awards ceremony with Trevor Schoonmaker (Nasher Museum of Art)

Wild Actions will be presenting/performing their molded food contribution along with 40 other contributors including The Lakewood, The Pig, Panciuto, Neal's Deli, Bill Thelen, a beloved grandmother, award-winning chefs, artists, home chefs, and more! Molded merch for sale by Parker & Otis.




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Specular Sounds (Frivolous Artist preview)
9:00 PM21:00

Specular Sounds (Frivolous Artist preview)

Join Lump Projects on Friday, February 23rd in Specular Sounds Part II ~ Extending Her Vortex an exploration of queer/femme-ness as holistic spectacle through a showcase of seeing, hearing, and moving.

Free event - donations encouraged
Doors open at 8 starts at 9-late. 

Facebook invite

Seeing : 
Lily Reeves
Chloe Scallion
Onslow Anders
Catalina Ouyang

Hearing :
Gudiya (from sandpact)

Moving :
Mineko Shannon
Gabby Soto-Lemus
Ginger Wagg
Anjali Naik

+ DJ's

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Amanda Barr & Ginger Wagg @ Muse Masquerade!
5:30 AM05:30

Amanda Barr & Ginger Wagg @ Muse Masquerade!

Amanda Barr & Ginger Wagg are teaming up to bring you a spooky quirky roaming performance during the Muse Masquerade fundraiser for The Carrack Modern Art!

Join us on October 27 at 21c Museum Hotel Durham Nc for an immersive evening of music, theater, dance, tarot, poetry, and circus arts at The Carrack Modern Art's third annual fundraiser, The Muse Masquerade!

Full info & tickets at, or read on!

For the third year, The Carrack will transform all three floors of 21c Museum Hotel Durham Nc into a music-and-art-filled labyrinth for 500 masked guests. Partygoers will be treated to a non-stop evening of entertainment that includes interactive performances, music, dancing, tarot, custom poetry, live art, aerials, and an all-night dance party.
The Muse Masquerade features:
- Live score by Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands performed to the 1920 silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
- Interactive photo booth, aerials, and performance by Addled Muse Fire Theater
- The opening of Penelope’s Room, a site-specific installation in the Vault at 21c by Durham artist Liza Chabot of Buckwheat & Grits
- Aerial arts & acrobatics by Lux Performance Arts
- Live visuals by thefacesblur
- All-night dance party with Durham DJs The Floor
- Live music by JanxxTea Cup GinMark LittleCharles Latham, and Tescon Pol
- Vinyl in the Vault with Vespertine Chikirin Evening
- Movement and theatrical encounters by Little Green Pig Theatrical ConcernAmanda Saxe Barr & Ginger WaggImagine CircusQueer Youth Circus NC, and Culture Mill
- Film experiences by Durham Cinematheque
- Monsters by illustrator Tedd Championship Anderson and crochet creatures by Amanda Blanchard
- Tarot readings with Jameela Fay DallisKathleen IbisGina WisotzkyPhilip Franklin Young, and Magdalena Young
- Spontaneous, custom poems from the Poetry Fox

Tickets are $65 and are available beginning September 15, 2017. 

As in past years, costumes remain a hallmark of The Muse Masquerade. Guests are encouraged to don masks and outrageous garb and, for one unpredictable night, channel their wildest inner "muse." Guests can prepare in advance at Pop-up Shops featuring costumes from the Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern and local mask artisans and vendors, plus art activities for the whole family.
More info:
- 9/15 at The Carrack for Third Friday Ticket Release Party for The Muse Masquerade
- 9/24 at Ponysaurus Brewing for Pop-up Costume Shop for The Muse Masquerade

This year we are raising the stakes! A 2018 Muse Masquerade ticket will be awarded for categories of best mask, best costume and best group costume by a selected panel of fashion-forward jurors. 

Due to 21c Museum Hotel Durham’s generous partnership, we're pleased to offer Muse Masquerade guests a discounted rate for hotel rooms on the night of 10/27/17. Full info is available at

Proceeds raised at The Muse Masquerade support The Carrack in 2018. The Carrack was founded in 2011 and is a free, zero-commission community art space that provides exhibition and performance opportunities to underrepresented artists, and space for community-focused events. We are 100% supported by grassroots donations. Funds raised at The Muse Masquerade support the artists participating in the event and help make possible 20+ annual exhibitions, 50+ annual performances, and numerous workshops, gatherings, and events at The Carrack each year, all at no cost to artists and organizers. Most of our programming (gallery hours, bi-weekly artist talks and receptions, monthly drawing workshops/concerts/art salons and more) is also free to attend year-round.
Our goal is to raise $30,000, half of our annual operating budget, from tickets sold for The Muse Masquerade. We'll work to raise our remaining budget through a crowdfunding campaign following the event. For more information about The Carrack and how to support this project, please visit 

Promote your brand to 500 of Durham’s most creatively inspired guests at The Muse Masquerade while supporting its only zero-commission community art space. Find out about corporate sponsorship opportunities at

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors & Partners: 21c Museum Hotel Durham, The Fruit, Hamilton Hill Jewelry, HappyMess Art Studios, Classes & Supplies, Caktus Group, Durham Magazine, MAXX Adult Emporium, Net Friends, The Floor, Imagine Circus, Eno Ventures, Addled Muse Fire Theater, Moogfest, Smashing Boxes, Beverly and Robert Atwood & the Fab Femmes, INHABIT, Durham Distillery, and Brother Vilgalys.

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Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium
10:00 AM10:00

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Living Arts Collective (410 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701) 

Saturday, September 23rd from 10am to 3pm. 

$15, general admission; $10 for students/seniors/artists

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at

Facebook event page  #articulatingvalue

*Full schedule below

Articulating Value in the Arts will be a gathering of artists, administrators and arts advocates that will include inspiring presentations, discussions on Artmaking and Politics, Public Funding, and Tools available to Artists in the Triangle. It will also include a panel discussion on Art and Value from arts leaders and professionals. 

Guests will include Saba Taj (Artist and Activist), Jeff Petus (NC Arts Council), George Scheer (Elsewhere), Murielle Elizéon (Culture Mill), Ginger Wagg (Wild Actions), Sarah Powers (City of Raleigh), Brian Howe (Arts and Culture Editor, IndyWeek), Jessica Jones, Beth Yerxa (Triangle ArtWorks), Tommy Noonan (Culture Mill), and Monét Noelle Marshall (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company). *Full schedule listed below.

This event is an opportunity to network, to connect and learn about valuable arts resources available to you here in the Triangle. It's an opportunity to forge new relationships and discuss important issues not often discussed with people that you may not already know. You'll get the chance to learn about how others in the arts field think about issues of value, politics, money, space in art and have specific insight into how ARTISTS are thinking and feeling about these issues here and now.

There will be presentations on research into the Durham Art Market, new initiatives towards a Professional Artist Resource Center for the Triangle, and insights from a year of conversations about Art and Value with Area artists. There will be discussion / networking groups around the themes of Being an Artist in Today’s Political Reality (hosted by Durham Artists Movement) Developing tools and resources for artists to thrive in the Triangle (hosted by Triangle Artworks) and Artists and the Public Sector (hosted by members of the North Carolina Arts Council and Raleigh Arts). We'll finish the day with a panel discussion on Art and Value with leading arts professionals ranging from the North Carolina Arts Council to Independent Non-profit institutions to freelance artist/activists.


9:45 - 10:15: Arrival with Coffee and Snacks

10:15 - 10:30: Introduction - Murielle Elizéon and Ginger Wagg

10:30 - 10:50: Assumptions - Tommy Noonan

10:50 - 11:10: How Can We Leverage the Arts to Challenge Gentrification?- Laura Ritchie

11:10 - 11:30: A Future Professional Artist Resource Center - Jessica Jones

11:30 - 11:45: Break

11:45 - 12:45: Breakout Discussion Groups:

      1.  Artists and the Public Sector: Jeff Pettus & Sarah Powers

     2.  Developing Tools and Resources for Artists to Thrive in the Triangle - Beth Yerxa

    3.  Making Art in Today’s Political Reality - with Saba Taj & Monét Marshall

12:45 - 1:30: Break for Lunch

1:30 - 2:45: Panel Discussion: Art and Value

With: Saba Taj (Artist and Activist), Jeff Pettus (NC Arts Council), George Scheer (Elsewhere), Sarah Powers (City of Raleigh); Monét Marshall (MOJOAA Performing Arts Company), Moderated by Brian Howe (Arts and Culture Editor, IndyWeek)

2:45 - 3:00: Closing - Murielle Elizéon and Ginger Wagg

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Reflex Arc with cellist Daniel Levin
to Sep 20

Reflex Arc with cellist Daniel Levin

Reflex Arc & Daniel Levin will improvise and play. 

Cellist Daniel Levin has been a major presence on the New York scene for nearly two decades as an active bandleader and as an innovative sideman. A recipient of a Jerome Foundation award, he has released more than 20 albums as a leader or co-leader on labels such as Clean Feed, HatOLOGY, Not Two, Trost, Riti, and others. This performance finds him in the midst of a southern US tour in support of his new solo record, Living, scheduled for release by Smeraldina-Rima on September 15th.

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Wild Actions @ Third Friday Durham Dance Series: September
8:30 PM20:30

Wild Actions @ Third Friday Durham Dance Series: September

Proxemic Media presents:

Wild Actions 

featuring Mike Geary & Blakeney Bullock

previews FRIVOLOUS ARTIST an excerpt

9pm & 10pm - FREE!

more info below & on facebook

WHO: | ShaLeigh Dance Works | Ginger Wagg & Wild Actions

WHAT: dance performances in downtown Durham during Third Friday

WHEN: Friday, Septemeber 15

8:30PM - (durham) will perform "'and what about this' and other false starts", exploring the self-criticism and self-doubt that exists within the echo chamber of a solo creative process.

8:45PM - ShaLeigh Dance Works will perform an excerpt of 'I Promise', drawing on the imagery of rioting and rebellion to question how we define our tribe, what connects us, and what separates us. The full-length work will be presented in December 2017 as part of the DIDA 2017 season. 

9PM - Ginger Wagg & Wild Actions will perform an excerpt of 'Frivolous Artist', a full length show that will be presented in March 2018 as part of the DIDA 2017 season.  

9:30PM repeat performances the three companies  

WHERE: Empower Dance Studio, 109 Parrish Street, Durham, NC

WHY: because the arts scene in Durham is not complete without the dance! 

HOW: by the immense generosity of some very fine folk.

**Proxemic Media is a new local dance service and production organization! Read their statement below & check out more info here.

Proxemic Media, simply put, believes that artists should be able to have full focus on developing their craft and artistic vision without having to also handle the administrative details. More often than not, artists have to be their own administrators – seeking a venue, raising funds, handling marketing, and their work is undoubtedly affected. But, what happens when an artist has access to an affordable, customizable, pro-active arts administration team who can aid in manifesting his/her vision? Answering this question is the primary mission of Proxemic Media.

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Granite in Reverse - a live performance at Geij
9:00 PM21:00

Granite in Reverse - a live performance at Geij


A sculptural alleyway performance by Jaclyn Bowie & Ginger Wagg

Block2 Video Series at Market Plaza, Downtown Raleigh

Friday, June 14. 9- 9:30pm + 10- 10:30pm

PLAUSIBLE WORLDS presents a site-specific outdoor performance by Ginger Wagg in collaboration with Jaclyn Bowie, featured video artist. Viewers are invited to participate in a silent tour of the alleyway park and enjoy environmental enhancements provided by Bowie and Wagg.

PLAUSIBLE WORLDS is presented by Raleigh Arts, a division of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. The City of Raleigh and the Office of Raleigh Arts gratefully acknowledge First Citizen. Block2 on view May 15 – September 30, 2017.


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Reflex Arc at VAE/Under Pressure
12:00 PM12:00

Reflex Arc at VAE/Under Pressure

Reflex Arc plays its first long form endurance show as part of Under Pressure, the VAE's first performance art series. We'll start at noon and go as many rounds as we can!

Wednesday July 12

Performances - every hour on the hour from 12pm-5pm

Chat time/nap time - 5:30 - 6:00pm

Visual Art Exchange - Under Pressure 

Reflex Arc is one of eleven performance projects/artists chosen to take over the VAE gallery during the month of July. More info here & here.

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Jason Lescalleet / Cheer-Accident / Wagg+Wet Work @ NL
to Jun 22

Jason Lescalleet / Cheer-Accident / Wagg+Wet Work @ NL

Nightlight Bar & Club

$8 / doors @ 9:00 / music @ 9:30 / all ages / FB event page

JASON LESCALLEET - Nightlight is always excited to host this electro-acoustic sound explorer / innovator from Maine. The methodology of his performances varys, from tape-based applications to hi-definition digital expressions and various avenues in between, the results are unique, varied, mind-expanding excursions into the world of sound... DO NOT MISS THIS NIGHTLIGHT FAVORITE!!!

CHEER-ACCIDENT - This long-standing, Chicago-based ensemble led by Thymme Jones will be making their first appearance at the club. They're touring in support of their 18th(!!!) album (and third on the Cuneiform label).

WAGG+WET WORK - ok, seriously, this is Mike Geary, "Crowmeat" Bob Pence, and Ginger Wagg performing together in a new configuration... this is like a mashup of Reflex Arc and Wet Work

$8 / doors @ 9:00 / music @ 9:30 / all ages

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Reflex Arc plays SAVAGE WEEKEND 2017
to May 13

Reflex Arc plays SAVAGE WEEKEND 2017

Local music maker and curator Ryan Martin continues to blast us out into space in this 6th year of Savage. 

Nightlight Bar & Club hosts 2 days of back-to-back 15-minute sets from over 80 sound/music/noise/beat makers coming all the way from Berlin to Kansas City to New Orleans and NC.

Reflex Arc plays early on Friday 12th

$20 per day

all ages

FB invite and line-up here

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Nakatani Gong Orchestra @ King's Barcade
9:00 PM21:00

Nakatani Gong Orchestra @ King's Barcade

I'm psyched to take a workshop and then perform as part of the...

NGO, NAKATANI GONG ORCHESTRA, is a contemporary live Sound Art project that tours throughout North and Central America.

Kings in Raleigh, Doors at 8pm

NGO is a continuous, growing community engagement project; and the only bowing Gong orchestra in existence in the world today. The rich harmonies produced from multiple layers of bowed gongs are transformative, engaging and inspiring for both players and audiences.

The gong bows and surrounding instrumentation equipment are handmade by Nakatani Kobo. For each performance, participating gong players are selected by a local presenter.

Nakatani gives a specialized training workshop to gong players in preparation for the performance. Players will also experience Nakatani’s own unique point of view regarding Gong techniques, and will experience undiscovered dimensions while immersed in the vibrations and sounds during a training workshop. Nakatani is the composer and conductor for the evening of the performance.

 check out a video & the venue here & the FB invite here

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Reflex Arc opens for N. Elementary release party!
8:30 PM20:30

Reflex Arc opens for N. Elementary release party!

North Elementary

“and Every Color You Have Ever Seen”

Album Release Show

The Wyrms, S E Ward, Reflex Arc

Cat's Cradle - Back Room
Doors 7:30 PM / 8:30PM Show
pre-sale $6


Cat's Cradle - tickets & more info here

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North Elementary

The Wyrms

S E Ward


In a scene where bands hatch and dissolve, sometimes in the span of months, North Elementary have been stalwarts who continue on with a determined pacing that’s lent them a longevity other groups can only envy. Thiers’ is a history that one could spend paragraphs unravelling, but let it suffice to say that over more than a decade of music with 7 full lengths and various EPs and 7” releases under their belts, North Elementary have plundered and explored the cosmic depths of rock and roll. Their forthcoming 8th full length, “And Every Color You Have Ever Seen” is a document of the group’s curiosity and restlessness. There’s more space left to be explored, and they are happy to rocket into that unknown with discovery on the brain.

That’s not to say that North Elementary has forsaken what they do best. There are still starry-eyed lyrical musings paired with six-string supernovas. Psychedelic textures are still punctuated by aggressive counterpoints. Harmonies and hypnotic keys create a nebulous rainbow that fill the void between solar systems. And all the while the well-tuned rhythm machine serves as an engine that never fails to push the group wherever the ship gets steered. The differences here are mostly in time, not texture. Previous releases have leaned towards songs that stretch out and get where they want to go… eventually. Most of the tracks on “And Every Color You Have Ever Seen”, however, clock in around three and a half minutes or less. This just might be the first proper Pop record that North Elementary has recorded. 

While most groups start pop and end up experimental, North Elementary have never been ones to do things conventionally. With their collective experience they have managed to incorporate the aforementioned hallmarks of their sound in a more concise structure, and it works to great effect. This record is full of songs that feel longer than they actually are, and still end earlier than you want them to. “Waste A Day” squeezes a serpentine jam in the middle of a tight tune. “Wrapped Up Like Glass” veers into Pop-Punk territory but still swirls with tripped out sonic tracers. “Slippin’ Into the Sun” might contain the mantra of the whole record with the lyric, “I’m slippin’ into the Sun, but I’m not burnin’ up.” North Elementary certainly haven’t burned up, but they are on fire. “And Every Color You Have Ever Seen” is a testament to this fact.

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Make Dance Break Dance
to Feb 26

Make Dance Break Dance

Wild Actions presents Make Dance Break Dance - a party for all to get down!

Classic dance jams from way back when!

DJ's KB, Hunnicutt, Jack Ward, and Ryah

Saturday February 25th (the new moon!)


Nightlight Bar & Club in Chapel Hill

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Palberta / Fitness Womxn / Wild Actions
9:00 PM21:00

Palberta / Fitness Womxn / Wild Actions

wild jagged no wavey post punk
releases on Feeding Tube Records, new lp on Wharf Cat

new band comprised of local heavy-hitting personalities! First show in Chapel Hill I think

inspired movement artist Ginger Wagg & co


9:30 doors / 10PM show

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Reflex Arc joins Prison Books Benefit!
8:00 PM20:00

Reflex Arc joins Prison Books Benefit!

Prison Books Collective Fundraiser

Friday, February 17 at 8 PM - 11 PM

Nightlight Bar & Club, Chapel Hill

RA wants you to come show love and support for those incarcerated and in need. See you there!

100% of proceeds go to Prison Books Collective (an all volunteer collective).

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Nicki Rivers + band
Nicki studied vocal performance at the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music in NY. She has performed in various venues from Japan to Paris, and has studied with Jazz masters from Shelia Jordan, to DeeDee Bridgewater, Drum Maestro Chico Hamilton, and mentored by pianist Jim Bell.

Reflex Arc + friends
A two piece experimental and improvisational band. Crowmeat Bob plays a variety of horns + sometimes electric guitar while Ginger Wagg plays a variety of body parts, spaces, and emotional states. 

UNC Wordsmiths

ALL money from the event will go to Prison Books Collective to help them support people in prison by sending them books and zines. 
If you are unable to attend, please consider supporting here:

8-11 pm, $10, $8 low-income/senior/student discount, all ages


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