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Rinkworm February 15th
February 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5Free
6-9pm: Open Skating
9pm: Live Performances
11pm: Roller Disco
Don’t miss Friday night at Rinkworm featuring performances by MOM, Seth Timothy Larson and Abigail Entsminger, and Joseph Keckler followed by a late-night roller disco with PlayPlay and Sponsored Lynx.
Bring your own skates/roller blades if you’ve got them!
All rentals are donation-based
We carry size 5-12 adult skates
The floor in concrete, please bring any protective gear you feel you’ll need.
SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK
LOUNGE & ARCADE
Relax in the lounge or kick back with a game in the arcade.
Rinkworm’s snack bar serves a select menu of food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages.
Recently hailed by the New York Times as ”major vocal talent whose range shatters the conventional boundaries,” singer, musician, writer, artist and humorist, Joseph Keckler has garnered acclaim for his rich, versatile 3+ octave voice and sharp wit. He performs widely and has appeared at Centre Pompidou, Miami Art Basel, UCB, SXSW, Adult Swim Festival and many other venues internationally.He is the author of many songs, videos, and short pieces and several evening-length performance pieces and plays. His book, Dragon at the Edge of a Flat World, was published by Turtle Point Press last year. (Image by Frans Franciscus)
Abigail Entsminger and Seth Timothy Larson are a pair of installation artists and theater makers based in Brooklyn, New York, originally from San Antonio, Texas. They have created numerous theatrical productions, including Sexless Cocaine Saturday, The Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour and The Spooky Classroom for Experimental Ethics, as well as site-specific work for Flux Factory, House of Yes, the Wassaic Project, the New York Theater Workshop, the Houston Fringe Festival, and the Exponential Festival.
MOM is a queer performance artist who loves Whitney Houston. (Image by Monika Uchiyama)
Play Play is a DJ, producer, music scholar and activist interested in local music scenes, dance floor dynamics, queer theory, and media studies. A long-term artist-in-residence at Flux, PlayPlay debuted their soundscape installation this past year, focusing on the history of club music. In 2018, they released music on labels such as Knightwerk Records, Cybersonic LA, and Worst Behavior Records, and have two EPs scheduled for release this year. (Image by Sholeh Asgary)
Sponsored Lynx has performed as a DJ for a variety of audiences and venues including: in a Parking Garage in Baltimore, MD, A Fake Limousine in Queens, NY, and A Museum of Soviet Arcade Games in St. Petersburg, Russia. His sets often include Chopped and Screwed, 70s, 80s, 90s nostalgia gems, horror theme music, opera, and ’83-’92 era house and techno.
Springboard Collective produces site-specific and sculptural installations. Their highly collaborative projects aim to create inclusive experiences in fun, socially-activated spaces. Interactive elements encourage the audience to become the performers and find creative expression within the exhibition theme. Springboard is co-directed by Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, and Micah Snyder.