ROMANTIC SUICIDE
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

ROMANTIC SUICIDE

LUCINDA CHUA, REAL-TOO-REAL, BOB PARKS, FLUXXX
Thursday 14th February 2019, The Mandrake Hotel, 7.30pm - 12pm

The Mandrake Hotel presents a night of seductive live music, performance art and sensorial journeying curated by Evelyn Drach & Roman.                                                  

LUCINDA CHUA will perform a specially designed set for solo cello and electronics, conjuring woozy harmonies and shimmering textures. Her Strings Mixtape series has been circulated via Dazed and NTS.

“Literally sensational: tactile and close like warm breath against your neck” Pitchfork

BOB PARKS pioneering performance artist, 72 year-old wunderkind & veteran provocateur will take the stage in his signature style with works of spoken words and music supported by live musicians.

“In his impulsive, unsettling and rapturous work, there is an easy, unaffected pairing of art and everyday life” Morgan Quaintance, Frieze Magazine

FLUXXX a London based post-art-soul-rock duo who will perform a set of new unheard songs of sex, lust and mischief.

“FLUXXX. I’m in love” Desiree Akhavan

REAL-TOO-REAL a London based DJ/composer who spins from cassette, will play mix-tapes for imaginary lovers.

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THE BROKEN BALLROOM DANCER
Feb
5
9:00 PM21:00

THE BROKEN BALLROOM DANCER

In a buried ballroom in Oakland, Evelyn will perform with collaborators Harriet Poznansky & Rohan DaCosta for an evening of expansive experimental music. A secret location to be revealed the week of the event. Who will become the broken ballroom dancer?

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EVELYN UNDER-OAKLAND
Feb
2
8:30 PM20:30

EVELYN UNDER-OAKLAND

EVELYN DRACH makes an appearance in Oakland, California, stripped back & torn-out. She will perform new songs of confusion and awakening. Spoken word, uncertain guitar, strong British accent and earnest intentions.

The performance will take place at the opening of ‘Trap :Trauma :Transformation’ an exhibition and event series curated by Rohan DaCosta and Harriet Poznansky, funded by the City of Oakland Cultural Affairs, opening February 2nd - March 14th 2019.



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