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Sound Pieces, Scrabble and an ‘Interactive Ritual Cleansing’ at a 150-Year-Old Church

logoThis weekend, a London-based theater troupe will tap into Williamsburg’s history.

ONE OF US, formed in March 2013, puts on site-specific, immersive performances related to the history of its venues. In this case: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Williamsburg. The church was founded by a group of German Lutherans in 1853, making it one of the oldest churches in north Brooklyn. If you’ve ever walked near the Montrose stop, you know its brick and terra cotta spire.
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It’s John Zorn Month, So Just Go Ahead and Clear Your Calendar

Cancel all plans for the rest of the month if you’re a fan/worshipper of avant-garde composer and saxophonist John Zorn: you may have missed his 60th birthday jam at his East Village venue, The Stone (see above video for 30 seconds of him performing with Fred Frith), but worry not: a cavalcade of events will celebrate the pillar of the downtown music scene, starting with a week and a half of movies he curated for Anthology Film Archives.
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