Dale Radio Season 4 Live Taping and Launch Event
September 24, 5pm
Dale Radio, the Gowanus Canal’s premier arts & culture podcast, launches Season 4 with a live taping at Churner and Churner. Join host Dale Seever as he welcomes visual artist Amy Cutler and singer/ukuleker Ellia Bisker of Sweet Soubrette for conversation, music, and whiskey.
Amy Cutler has had solo exhibitions of her work at numerous museums and art spaces, including SITE Santa Fe; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City; and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina. Her work has been included in such group exhibitions as Global Feminisms at the Brooklyn Museum; ARS 06 at KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; Greater New York at MoMA PS 1; and the 2004 Whitney Biennial. The exhibition, Amy Cutler: Aquainted featuring the artist’s prints and related works, is on view at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, through November 5, 2011.
Sweet Soubrette features the songwriting, vocals, and ukulele of Ellia Bisker. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have been published in a variety of online and print magazines, and her songwriting was honored with an ASCAPlus Award for 2009/2010. Bust Magazine describes her as “Brooklyn’s fishnet-clad femme fatale.” Sweet Soubrette’s second album, “Days and Nights,” was released on January 1, 2011, on CD and on a limited edition vinyl LP.
Dale Radio is an ongoing performance and podcast project by artist and writer James Bewley. Over the last ten years, Bewley has appeared as his alter ego Dale Seever in venues across the country including the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; and various small clubs and cabaret settings in Minneapolis, Chicago, and St. Louis. Bewley is a co-creator of the award-winning comedy shorts Strindberg and Helium. He lives in Brooklyn, on the foul banks of the Gowanus.