New York City-based arts incubator Fresh Ground Pepper will celebrate its 10th birthday with an evening of new work and live performance at the HERE Arts Center June 10. The celebration will feature live performances, musical acts, film, and other new works in progress from the FGP's vibrant community of artists.
Features artists for the night include Jo Lampert (Orange Is the New Black), The Bengsons (Hundred Days), James Monaco (Piano Tales), Darian Dauchan (The Brobot Johnson Experience), Eric Farber (The Elementary Spacetime Show), Mia Rovegno (Miami Motel Stories), Andrew R. Butler (Rags Parkland Sings Songs of the Future), Reverend Yolanda (Church With a 2 Drink Minimum), Shaun Peknic (Pulp Verité ), Sarah Cook (Book Club), Caitlin Cobb Vialet (Triplight), Molly Beach Murphy (Cowboy Bob), Kev Berry (A Sissy’s Physiology), Nikki Diloreto (Bubble Boy), and Matt Ketai (The Hunt).
FGP, which supports and magnifies the voices of up-and-coming artists across performance, visual art, comedy, music, and literature, was founded in 2009. Programming is curated by playwright Jaclyn Backhaus (India Pale Ale, Men on Boats); producer Karina Martins; director and producer Andrew Neisler; director Andrew Scoville; producer and director Jenny Beth Snyder; and playwright Elinor T Vanderburg. For more information visit FreshGroundPepperNYC.com.