Vaudeville …. Crystal Circus…. The Apocalypse.
All this and more, this week at the House of Yes.
:::::::::Thursday the 25th::::::::::
GIDDY MULTITUDE: Vaudeville & Variety!
Best [of] Love.
It’s cold out. Come laugh…and be amazed!
This vaudeville variety extravaganza is going to wash your winter doldrums away.
How about a generous pile of aerial dancing, music, hula-hooping, comedy, and burlesque to spice up the snow-cake of your mind?
That’s what I thought. Come on out, you’ll melt right through your pants.
The Amazing Amy!, Kira Kupcake! (Maven of Music and Sergeant of Sweetness), Sara G, Y’all! (Comedic Wordsmithing Brilliance), Jake Jampel! (Standup Quirkiness and Comedy), Kae Burke (High-flying Funny girl!), A.C. Prouser (Trapeze Flying 5 Ball Juggling Wonder-Kid) Jessica Delfino! (Musical Satire and Satirical Music), Rebecca Nagle! (Life-changing, Mind-blowing Grrrrlesque), Ellie Steingraber! (Aerial Dance Bonanza)…. Plus your Charismatic, Complementary Hostesses: Busty Kitten and Evangeline!
Doors at 8:30, show at 9
::::::::Friday the 26th::::::::
Opening Night of….THE WONDERNEATH
A new circus theater adventure set in turn-of-the-century New York City.
The Wonderneath explores the otherworldly lair rumbling below the city’s surface, where steam energy has seeped through granite and crystal, fractalized, and created a land where all that is wondered comes to be.
Written and produced by Ali Schmitz, the creative force crowned Coney Island’s Best Mermaid 2009, The Wonderneath stars the captivating Kai Altair and features live jazz and blues stylings by Tin Pan. Featuring dazzling performances by Claire de Luxe, Jordann Baker, Ali Luminescent, and Ellie Mio of Lady Circus; Ateles Aerial; Renata of Desert Sin and Alchemy Dance Theater; Ahnika Delirium, and Bex Burton. Sponsored by Swarovski Crystals! Come early for snacks and surprises including trinkets of Sarah Sparkles (sarahsparkles.com) and Andriana Santiago’s Eyegasm Jewelry!
Doors at 8pm… show at 9pm
$20 at the door. Presale tickets $15 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/97218
Continuing Sunday the 28th & Next Weekend… March 4th, 5th &6th!
::::::::Saturday the 27th::::::::
Learn how to work comedic scenes and actions off the top of your head, and roll it off the top of your tounge.
This 3 hour workshop will cover the basics of comedic improvisation in a supportive environment with lots of participation, experimentation, games and FUN! Yes….FUN!
The workshop with be taught by Tommy Galan, an award winning comedian, writer and producer. He writes and performs with the Comedy Troupe, FUCT and he’s FUN!
Rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org
:::::::::::::::Also on Saturday:::::::::::::::
JOYS of ARMAGEDDON
An Experimental Hip-Hop Musical…that will End the World.
Electro hiphop propels a modern martyr to the end of everything and beyond in wild new musical.
Come witness…The end of civilization. Computer genius. The 2012 Holocaust. Mutiny. Abandoned subway tunnels. Misfits. Calamities. New Orleans. Lethal confrontations & Estranged fathers… the Divine. And more….
Featuring: Mike iLL as Macon Traxx, Rivka as Holy Jones, Mr. Taps as Muerdonk, Michael Cavadias as Widget, Miss Guy as Antoinette LaFíte, Dominic Dela Fave as Pitzy Jonawitz, Jaime Dela Fave as Pulse, Cristina Silver as Dr. Dan Piper, Suzy Arango as Oshun, Jerm Pollet as Pong, Tina Krause as Candace Tractenburg, J McElfresh as Berzerk, Armen Setrakian as Super-Mario, Abbe Rivers as Static and Meredith Borden as Zelda
Doors at 7:30, Show at 8.
::::::::::Sunday the 28th:::::::
(See Friday for info)
:::::::::::Monday the 29th::::::::
Skybox Open Workout.
Are you an aerialist? Come workout with us, every Monday night at Skybox.
Do tricks. Get buff. Make friends. Now with a live DJ!
Are you NOT an aerialist? Become one!
Sign up for beginner classes at theskybox.org/classes
Airtime is open to aerialists of all level of experience.
Friends, lovers and fans are welcome to watch.
$15. Bring Your Own Unitard.
Okay, so our friends are hosting a Haiti Fundraiser at the House of Yes this Friday!
Yes! We DO care! Don’t you? Yes you do! Come Help Haiti by hooping, dancing and having fun.
Saturday, we’re all about AERIAL, because thats what we do, that’s what we love, and we have 30 foot ceilings!
We want more friends to do aerial with us so Saturday you can come hang out with us! …. literally.
If you’re afraid of heights, thats fine! Come enjoy our Aerial Variety show and watch other people get high.
Oh….Just incase you didn’t know, we’re in the New York Times! Ta da! Hell Yes!
::::::::::::::::::Friday, February 19th::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
HOOP FOR HAITI!
Learn to hula hoop, get some new tricks and impress your friends while contributing to Haiti Relief! Taught by the fabulously skilled Jill Maglio for beginners and experienced hoopers. All proceeds go directly to Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees, and donations are tax deductible!
6pm-7:30pm. $15+ Suggested Donation.
Masae and Psybotik Present…”THE HUE-MEN”
ALL of the event’s proceeds will go to the UNICEF & Doctors Without Borders”THE HUE-MEN” amazing dancers have generously donated their time and energy to this cause and will perform at the event.
8:30 Variety DANCE Show:
Acts ranging from aerial to burlesque to tribal bellydance featuring Red Goddess, Sela Solstice, Nicki Miller, Fayzah Claudia, Taryn Tulla, Brenna Crowley, Nahoko Sugiyama, Kaoru Megumi, Oyama, Kashimi, Tomoko, Saki, Masae
Nikolai Ruskin, Kae Reed on percussion, Maya Osumi on singing bowl & shanty-chime
Art by Kenji Williams http://www.kenjiwilliams.com
Visuals: nasha_masha (Psybotik) www.mymasha.squarespace.com
SPiRO (Freek Factory, CoSM)
Cris Limon (Loud Monitors, THM)
Messenger Particle (Psybotik)
Matyas (Reality Engine)
Doors at 7:30, Entertainment at 8:30
::::::::::::::::::Saturday, February 20th:::::::::::::::::::::::
FREE AERIAL JAM SESSION at Sky Box
Join us in some FREE airtime with sexy lighting and DJ 2Melo. Experience necessary to play but friends, lovers and fans are welcome to come watch.
The Sky Box is honored to represent New York City’s extensive aerial community in the Fourth Annual Dance Parade! On May 22nd, after marching in the parade on stilts and in glorious unitards, we are
setting up a 22′ tall rig in Tompkins Square Park for a post parade aerial performance extravaganza! Register to march with us at danceparade.org
5-7 pm. Bring Your Own Unitard
:::::::::::::::Saturday, February 20th::::::::::::::::::::
The Sky Box Aerial Open Mic!
A show of precision, daring and brawn
One lady will dance till her clothes are all gone!
Mind bending contortion from young AND from old
The best thing in Brooklyn if not in the World!
There’s even a fiddle, played upside down
and MC Kae Burke sure don’t mess around,
It’s death defying and always high flying
And just 10 bucks so stop all yer whinin’!
Please don’t be late and bring your own wine,
Doors are at 8 and show starts at 9!
Next weekend, we bring you WONDERNEATH!
A theatrical and fantastical circus adventure written and produced by our dear friend Ali Schmitz.
Show opens February 26th, and continues for two weekends.
Tickets are $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door.
more info here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=287106320559&ref=ts
This week, the House of Yes is in LOVE….with YOU!
Will you be our valentine?
Circle one: YES or NO or MAYBE
Come over and love us, baby.
::::::::Wednesday, February 10th::::::::::
Make Fun: MAKE LOVE
You don’t have to buy love…you can Make Love!
Come to Make Fun Studio and make your own inspired creations for those you love, or for those who love you. Save your money and use our wide variety of lovely fabric, materials and sewing machines to make the perfect present for a special someone… or make something for your lovely self! Make heart shaped pillows, sexy undies, fake roses, a red and pink dress or an old-fashioned valentines day card. We provide everything you need to make whatever you want. All you need to do is show up.
RSVP to Kaeburke@gmail.com
$10-$20 sliding scale
::::::::::Friday, February 12::::::::::
REFUGE and RoyalPink♥ invite you all to
a ONE NIGHT STAND….
….an evening of dirty dancing.
With the musical stylings of Bmore club pioneer SCOTTIE B; Ghettotek originator the one the only legendary GODFATHER! Fools GOLD champion KINGDOM and Black Label Bike Clubs resident DJ DIRTYFINGERZ. w/ SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCES by sultry siren MAGGIE HORN and New Orleans
own VOCKAH REDU bring you that sissy BOUNCE!!
COMPLIMENTRY VODKA BAR w/ ENTRY 10 – 11
FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2010
$10 before 12/$15 after
DOORS @ 10PM
More info: http://tinyurl.com/onenightinbk
::::::::::Sunday, February 14th:::::::
…….Live dinner theater like never before.
February 14th is both Valentines day and the first day of the Chinese new year, the year of the tiger. A night of martyrs and miracles paired with virtue and prosperity that both share roots in the the color RED. The strongest hue in every culture, it runs through our hearts and insights our passions.
A decadent feast for your eyes and stomach will unravel at your table, satisfying your appetite through every single sense. Fare and festival will be fused seamlessly with the power and stealth prowess of a tiger, as visceral and universal as the blood red in all of us and ending with a bang to usher in happiness, wealth and longevity.
$50 ticket includes:
- 3 Course meal by Lola Kelleher
- 2 Complimentary drinks
- Live performances from members of
- Lady Circus
- East Coast Tribal
- Solstice Ensemble
- Live music by:
- Rhiannon (Subatomic Sound System, UnderandAbove)
- DJ Sky Tucker (Activaire)
- Marcie Grambeau (violin)
- Madelena Mak (Chinese vocals)
- Raymond Yeung (Chinese Ehru)
Come early or stay late (6:30-11) for:
- Massage By Daisy
- Tarot readings by the Great Shalini
- Beer and wine bar
- Hookah lounge
Seating is ****very*** limited!
PRESALE ONLY here:
:::::Coming Up:: Saturday, February 20th::::::::::::
Sky Box is honored to represent New York City’s extensive aerial community in the Fourth Annual Dance Parade! On May 22nd, after marching in the parade on stilts and in glorious unitards, we are setting up a 22′ tall rig in Tompkins Square Park for a post parade aerial performance extravaganza!
The parade is only 3 months away, and we’re inviting all aerialists to join us in a free workout session at Sky Box from 5-7pm on Saturday, February 20th. Come dust off your latest routine and start working on new tricks for the Parade. Some experience is necessary to fly, but everyone is welcome to come watch!
We’d love you to join us! To participate, click here or go to the Dance Parade website (danceparade.org) and click on “Participate”/”In the Parade”. Choose to sign up as an individual, and select “Aerial – The Sky Box” from the drop-down list. Fill out the rest of the information, and also send an email to Justine with your contact information and preferred apparatus.
Then…stick around for the Aerial Variety Show!! doors at 8 show at 9. Pretty much all ages if you look past the occasional full frontal nudity.
To learn how to do all this crazy stuff visit www.theskybox.org/classes
Saturday, February 6th
TOTALLY FREAKIN’ AWESOME
90′s Variety Show
A night of live performance givin’ some mad props to the flyest decade ever – the 90′s!
This show is “all that and a bag of chips”, as we’re bringing back some of the most “off the hook” entertainment of the 90′s. Featuring “Phat” beats, “Fly” aerial, and “Hella Fresh” humor, this night of variety is the “Shiznit!” Stick around after the show and get Jiggy with it with our 90′s dance party featuring hits by Ace of Base, Boyz 2 Men, C+C Music Factory, En Vogue and MORE! Word up! Talk to the Hand! Show me the Money!
Featuring performances by Lady Circus, Spazz Hands, Andriana Santiago, Celine Dion, Nikki Borodi, Amanda Silkaski, Maia Ramnath, Butt Kapinski, Power Rangers, Mike Richter, Deanna Fleysher, Band of Bicycles, Jeff Seal & Chris, Paris the HipHop Juggler, Claire deLuxe, Diana DeLuna, Amazing Amy, and more!
Enjoy 90′s inspired refreshments by LoveGrrrl, such as gushers, dunkaroos, mountain dew and capri sun!
February 6th 2010
Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm
House of Yes- 342 Maujer Street. Grand St. Stop on the L train
$10-$20 sliding scale
90′s Music & Dance Party afterwards!