Roulette is excited to welcome trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith, 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist in music, to our Brooklyn stage for three nights, beginning on Wednesday, May 1, for the New York premiere of his acclaimed work, Ten Freedom Summers
On April 9th at Roulette, video artist Ginny Benson will team up with composer G. Lucas Crane, performance artist Alaina Stamatis, and dancers Elle Erdman and Sam Shea for the world premiere of “Brave New World: Life After Death in the Post-Apocalypse Part I”, the first part in a multimedia collage series by Benson.
On April 5th at Roulette, Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba take the listener on a journey spanning ancient Yoruba culture from Nigeria through Cuba as they pay homage to its contemporary manifestations.
Join Roulette for a dinner, performance, and champagne reception with composer, singer, and “Magician of the Voice” Meredith Monk in this special benefit for Roulette. Also tonight, we’ll be honoring ASCAP Vice President and Director of Concert Music Frances Richard.
Byron Westbrook is an artist working with the dynamic quality of physical space using multi-channel sound, images, and objects. His audio/video performances under the name CORRIDORS involve the distribution of processed instrumental and environmental recordings through a multi-channel environment.
On May 4 and 5, Roulette presents Toni Dove’s Spectropia, an interactive live-mix sci-fi/noir film hybrid featuring time travel, telepathy, and elements of film noir in a drama set in England, 2099 and in New York City, 1931, starring Aleksa Paladino (Boardwalk Empire), with music by Elliott Sharp.