Past Shows & Events

Lydia Lunch Spoken Word

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November 21st, 2007 7pm-10pm

With a distinctive style that defies commercialization, Lunch’s forceful work encompasses music, video, film, photography, and poetry. In 1976 at age 16, Lunch erupted into the New York experimental rock scene with the “no-wave” band “Teenage Jesus and the Jerks,” and later commenced her own solo career with the album, “Queen of Siam.” Lunch began to focus more on spoken word with the founding of her production and publishing company Widowspeak Productions in the early 80’s and crafted rich and varied performances full of confrontation and in your face sexuality.

Lunch was recently named “one of the 10 most influential performers of the 90’s” by the Boston Phoenix and has collaborated with Nick Cave, Henry Rollins, The Swans’ Michael Gira, and Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore. Her diverse collection of work has been featured at the Whitney Museum of Art’s Underground Film Festival, the Museum of Erotica Art in Paris, and the Kitchen in New York.

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