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Sarah Lohman

Sarah Lohman is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, where she began working in a museum at the age of 16, cooking historic food over a wood-burning stove.  She graduated with a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2005 and for her undergraduate thesis she opened a temporary restaurant/installation that reinterpreted food of the Colonial era for a modern audience.
Lohman moved to New York in 2006 to work as Video Producer for New York Magazine’s food blog, Grub Street.  

Currently, she is an educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, and also works as a freelance curator, consulting with historical institutions to create public programs focused on food. Lohman has curated food-related events at museums and galleries around the city including apexart, The Henry Street Settlement, 3rd Ward and the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Dubbed an “historic gastronomist,” Lohman recreates historic recipes as a way to make a personal connection with the past. She chronicles her explorations in culinary history on her blog, FourPoundsFlour.com, and her work has been featured in publications as diverse as Edible Manhattan and NHK Japanese Public Television.  Currently, she is featured in NYC-TV’s mini-series Appetite City cooking culinary treats from New York’s past.

fourpoundsflour.com

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The PUSH POPS

The Push Pops are a radical feminist collective formed in the Spring of 2010. Geared toward engendering 'Embodied Feminism,' the Push Pops employ the female body - that which is bound to a cross-cultural language of desire, signification and power – in tactical, ideological strategy. Utilizing gesture, exclamation and popular idiom they embody a new and discursive physicality. Neo-Dada, Fluxist and Feminist, their performance work posits the body as a danger to the operation of reason and male economy of lack. A wild leap, an elusive slogan, a paroxysm of the flesh – The Push Pops reinscribe the body through participatory ritual, spontaneous performance and interactive multi-media installation. For GIRLESQUE, the Push Pops have teamed up with painter Bryn McConnell, whose recent  solo show LOOKED Re: Self-reflection/refraction/reflexion at Frontrunner Gallery sparked the inspiration for the piece.


Etsuko Tajima Jazz Duo

Originally from Tokyo, Etsuko Tajima is a Brooklyn based pianist that specializes in jazz, soul, funk, reggae and pop. Tajima started piano the age of 4, and also a vocalist and composer. She has collaborated with numerous bands and ensembles in both Japan and New York. She graduated at Queens-Brooklyn Conservatory of music in Jazz piano major in December 2007, and currently working on her upcoming album to be released in 2013.

PJ ROBERTS – bass player, composer, and arranger originally from Ada, Michigan and now residing in New York City. PJ has won numerous awards including the Sir Roland Hanna Memorial Award (2008) and Louis Armstrong Jazz Award (2002), and was a recipient of the Gilmore Emerging Artist Grant in 2006. In NYC he leads his own trio, is a member of Manner Effect, The Atlantic Quartet, Charli Perisp’s trio and big band, as well as freelancing with various ensembles.


Lighting Art by Erica Wessman

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Feb. 14, 2012
TUESDAY 8:30PM - 11PM

Toshi's Playhouse
presented at The Flatiron Hotel
1141 Broadway, NYC
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Tickets: $30
First 25 Lucky Ladies: $20 / First 10 Lucky Couples: $50

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