Nightclubbing—Greatest Hits, 1975–1980

In conjunction with the exhibition The Downtown Show

Media artists Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong will screen and discuss selections from their cable-TV show, Nightclubbing, which aired from 1975 to 1980. Greatest Hits includes performances by Downtown icons Blondie, Talking Heads, the Heartbreakers with Richard Hell, the Dead Boys, the Lounge Lizards, the Dead Kennedys, the Stillettos with Tish and Snooky, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, DNA, Iggy Pop, the Cramps, and John Cale, among many others, videotaped on location in such renowned venues as the Mudd Club, CBGB’s, Hurrah’s, and Danceteria. Followed by a conversation with Amos Poe, pioneering No Wave filmmaker and faculty member, Department of Film & Television (TSOA).

Co-sponsored by NYU’s The Directors Series, Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & Television (TSOA); NYU-TV; Fales Library; and Grey Art Gallery.

Starts 3/31/06 5:45 pm
Ends 3/31/06 9:00 pm
Participants Pat Ivers, Emily Armstrong, Amos Poe
Location Cantor Film Center, 36 East Eighth Street, Room 200


Program Types: Film Screening