Weirdo Night w/ Dynasty Handbag, Carrie Brownstein, Julius Smack, Wizard Apprentice, Jennifer Vanilla, Dance-Y-Oke

Weirdo Night w/ Dynasty Handbag, Carrie Brownstein, Julius Smack, Wizard Apprentice, Jennifer Vanilla, Dance-Y-Oke

Sun · December 2, 2018

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$15.00

This event is 21 and over

Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein is a writer, director, and musician. She was the co-creator and co-star of the Peabody and Emmy award winning television show, Portlandia, and is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl. Brownstein plays guitar and sings in the band Sleater-Kinney, whose ninth studio album will be released in 2019. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she is working on a book of essays.
Julius Smack
Julius Smack
Julius Smack is a statue awoken from antiquity. His performances propose a “storybook realness" incorporating vogue-inspired dance and a dissonance between digital textures and classical instrumentation. He has released two albums on Practical Records, an artist-run label that he founded in 2013.
Wizard Apprentice
Wizard Apprentice
Wizard Apprentice is an independent electronic music producer, motion graphics and live performance artist. As a highly-sensitive introvert, her multimedia projects are strategies for energetically managing an overwhelming world. Her music is a combination of lyrical precision, minimalistic composition, and technically amateurish charm. She creates digitally-based media that takes advantage of accessible, user-friendly technology; allowing her to skip time consuming learning curves and get straight to focusing on inventing personalized yet highly relatable language for deeply subtle and internal experiences. She's not a gear-head, rather, a digital folk artist who vividly and simplistically expresses her inner world using resourcefulness and honesty. Her video work incorporates green screen graphics, digital puppetry, and minimalistic compositing to produce imagery that’s cerebral, psychedelic, campy, and hypnotic. She combines song and video to create multimedia live performances that explore intimate emotional themes ranging from the challenges/triumphs of being an empath to overstimulation in the Internet Age.
Jennifer Vanilla
Jennifer Vanilla
Jennifer Vanilla is the entrepreneurial fantasy vessel LARPed into reality by Becca Kauffman, a New York City performance artist and long standing member of the musical group, Ava Luna. Her commercial-inspired vocalizations, paired with reconstructions (or "jv edits") of 90's house tracks, are reminiscent of Will Powers, Ann Steel, and Laurie Anderson, and provide the foundation for her comedic motivational, live performances. JV has performed alongside Cindy Wilson (The B-52's), Miho Hatori (Cibo Matto), Yaeji, YACHT, David Liebe Hart, Julianna Barwick, Helado Negro, and comedians Julio Torres (SNL) and Ana Fabrega (Portlandia) at venues such as MoMA PS1, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Arts and Design, Vox Populi, and Bowery Ballroom. Her album of jv edits, This is Jennifer, was the Cassette of the Month at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn for April 2018. A contempo clown who uses attention as her business model, she'll sell you back to yourself for free. "If you're going to have a fantasy, at least make it reality. If you're going to have reality, at least make it a fantasy."
DYNASTY HANDBAG
DYNASTY HANDBAG
DYNASTY HANDBAG aka Jibz Cameron is a performance/video artist and actor living in Los Angeles. Her multi-media performance work as alter ego Dynasty Handbag has spanned 15 years and been presented at such institutions as MOCALA, PS1, Joe's Pub, The Kitchen, REDCAT, The Broad Museum, Hammer Museum, New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, among others. She has been heralded by the New York Times as “the funniest and most pitch perfect performance seen in years” and “outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative” by The New Yorker. She has written and produced 6 evening length performance pieces and countless short works that have been performed in clubs and venues internationally. She also produced multiple video works and 2 albums of original music. In addition to her work as Dynasty Handbag she has also been seen acting in films, theater and television (internet web series no one has seen). She works as a professor of performance and comedy related subjects in addition to lecturing and teaching workshops. Jibz also produces and hosts Weirdo Night!, a popular monthly comedy and performance event in Los Angeles. Jibz recently moved from New York to Los Angeles and is in development with Electric Dynamite on a television series about a performance artist that moves from New York to Los Angeles.
Venue Information:
Zebulon
2478 N Fletcher Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90039
http://zebulon.la/