The Boulevard of Berlin Dreams
Saturday, October 25, 2008, 8:30 p.m.
PopRally is a program of events at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that features collaborations with artists and musical acts, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special viewings of exhibitions at moderate prices. Visit the PopRally website for more information.
In conjunction with the exhibition Kirchner and the Berlin Street, PopRally invites you to a night of postmodern cabaret and desperate nostalgia acts, conceived and hosted by performing artist Isengart and featuring the jazz band Grandpa Musselman and the Syncopators, burlesque star Amber Ray, singers Lady Rizo and Sanda Weigl, songwriter Rami Ramirez, and a live installation by Machine Dazzle.
Kirchner and the Berlin Street brings together German Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's spectacular Street Scene paintings. Street life captured Kirchner's eye, inspiring him to make paintings that exude the vitality, sexuality, decadence, and mood of imminent danger that characterized Berlin on the eve of World War I.
In keeping with the evening's theme, guests are encouraged to dress in their most decadent cabaret attire.
PopRally would like to thank Grolsch and Fred for their sponsorship. Cocktails by Pernod Absinthe.
PopRally is funded by the generous support of Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine G. Farley.
In conjunction with the exhibition Kirchner and the Berlin Street
Tickets ($12 in advance, $14 at the door) are available online. Ticket sales are limited.
You must be twenty-one or older to attend this event.