was first performed publicly at the Maverick Concert Hall as part of a concert produced by the WAAM on August 29, 1952. For the 7th consecutive year, we will present a performance of this truly revolutionary and still controversial composition in our Towbin Wing on the anniversary of the original performance.
will be performed by the critically acclaimed, witty, LA-based singer/songwriter Jill Sobule. Acclaimed art critic, columnist, editor and John Cage scholar Kay Larson will introduce the piece and host a Q&A following the performance.
Kay Larson was the art critic for
New York Magazine
for 14 years, and has been a frequent contributor to
The New York Times
. Larson is the author of
Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists.
Kay is currently working on her second biography of Cage.