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Welcome to Roulette at Home for the week of May 20. 
Jaap Blonk

Dutch avant-garde composer and performance artist Jaap Blonk performs an iteration of a recent piece at home in the Netherlands. His absurd multimedia work YappiScope with live visual accompaniment was originally included in Roulette's 2020 spring season and has been postponed. Blonk's latest recordings can be heard here and here
Roulette TV: William Parker

This 2001 Roulette TV episode features William Parker with an amazing performance of "When You Smile, The big Orange Mountain Cries" with the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, followed by an interview where he discusses his creative process. 
Tristan Perich: Surface Image | February 19, 2013

Takehisa Kosugi | March 24, 1986

Matana Roberts: Coin Coin Chapter IV: Memphis | November 17, 2019

This week's playlist features highlights from Roulette’s annual Mixology Festival. Within the festival, performances combine sound with video or other visual components. These excerpts from the festival’s 30-year history strip them to their musical core. Picture this.
Resources and Happenings
Experimental Sound Studio Quarantine Concerts upcoming with MV Carbon, C. Spencer Yeh, Hamid Drake, Aki Onda, and more

La MaMa Downtown Variety: Take 9: John Kinzel, Jerome Ellis, Víctor Martínez, Mallory Catlett with Jim Findlay and G Lucas Crane | Friday, May 22

NYC Mayor's Office expands the testing criteria for COVID-19

Still need a mask?

Emergency Relief Fund to Save NYC Nightlife Cultural Spaces 

COVID-19 - Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources

Creative Capital: List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Arts COVID Big List
Want more? Our digital archive features over 4,000 concerts dating back to our first performance in 1978. Today, this includes hundreds of audio and video recordings, photos, notes, programs, posters, and ephemera collected, restored, and preserved, with thousands of more items to come. The Roulette Archive is available to all for free, online at
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