Play Spokaoke at the Crossing the Line Festival

Location Info


Karaoke Cave

9 E. 13th St.
New York, NY 10003-4444

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: East Village

Sure you’ve heard of karaoke, but what about Spokaoke? Created by Obie-winning director Annie Dorsen, the event puts 100 texts—political speeches, eulogies, philosophical writings—into a karaoke machine for you to interpret and read however you like (options include Jesus’s “Sermon on the Mount” and George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech). Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, hosts this opening event to the Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Française annual fall festival of contemporary arts and culture, which runs through October 13.
Mondays-Sundays, 9 p.m. Starts: Sept. 21. Continues through Oct. 13, 2013
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