“An Evening with Edgar Oliver” at Pangea

Posted in Uncategorized on February 6, 2016 by Naomi Gold

Friends and fans of Edgar, we have great news! Edgar will be appearing for a one-night performance titled “An Evening with Edgar Oliver” at New York’s Pangea cabaret room. Edgar will be performing a selection of monologues, poems, and stories spanning his long career as one of New York’s most unique and beloved downtown artists.

The performance takes place on Sunday February 21. Dinner service begins promptly at 6:00 p.m., and showtime begins at 7:00 p.m. Pangea is a jewel of a performance space, and Edgar is a jewel of performer, so don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear Edgar do what he does best! Tickets are available here:

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2490568

This performance is part of an 8-week performance series titled HAPPY * CRY * PRETTY! presented by TWEED TheaterWorks, Kevin Malony Artistic Director.

Edgar portrait by Helenhappy cry pretty

Edgar at Westchester Community College

Posted in Uncategorized on December 29, 2015 by Naomi Gold

We are happy to share with you video of the first of three (identical) presentations Edgar gave on November 19 for the Westchester Community College “Poets and Writers Series.”

The video is not optimal, but the sound is quite clear, and we feel sure you’ll enjoy this 40-plus minute recording of Edgar doing what he does best.

Axis Theatre Christmas Show – Now in its 14th Year!

Posted in Uncategorized on November 30, 2015 by Naomi Gold

Hello friends and fans! Axis Theatre’s delightful and whimsical Christmas show features a an equally delightful and talented cast, and Edgar features prominently among them. This is a Christmas show like no other, oriented toward children and simultaneously entertaining for the grownups. The show is now in its 14th consecutive year! So get online and get your tickets:

http://www.axiscompany.org/mainstage.htm

edgar as december

“The Lunar Landing” at Participant, Inc.

Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2015 by Naomi Gold

Helen Oliver Adelson, the Helen of Helen & Edgar, is a great artist who divides her time between Italy and New York.  In this wonderful video shot by Robert O’Haire of Straw2gold Pictures, she describes an installation that took place in 2013 at PARTICIPANT INC.  Thank you, Robert!

Click on this link to view the video:
Helen Oliver Adelson – Participant Inc.

Readings at Westchester Community College

Posted in Uncategorized on November 13, 2015 by Naomi Gold

Friends and Fans! Edgar will be doing a series of three readings on Thursday November 19, 2015 at Westchester Community College as part of the College’s Poets and Writers Reading Series. There will be three readings: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., and 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. All three readings will offer the same material for the benefit of the classes attending the series. The event is free and open to the public. Please see the link provided for more details.

Edgar Oliver at Westchester Community College

Helen Oliver Adelson’s Art Exhibit Reception

Posted in Uncategorized on November 5, 2015 by Naomi Gold

New York friends, friends of friends, and lovers of art everywhere, please visit the uniquely delightful Carlton Arms Hotel on the evening of Friday November 13 for the opening reception of Helen Oliver Adelson’s new show, titled Ghosts.

The Carlton Arms Hotel is a genuine, old-school, New York City treasure. If you are unable to attend the opening, please know that the show runs until November 29, and may be viewed daily from 1-6 p.m. The location is 160 East 25th Street.

Please click on the image below to enlarge it and view exhibit details.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to send a message via this blog, or to private message Edgar’s official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/edgargibsonoliver Ghosts-invite-web

“Mother Was a Hit-Run Driver”

Posted in Uncategorized on October 25, 2015 by Naomi Gold

Just in time for Halloween, Edgar brought the house down last night with a performance of the monologue “Mother Was a Hit-Run Driver,” taken from his play Motel Blue 19.

This performance took place at the Howl Happening Gallery, 6 East 1st St. The performance was part of a series titled Secrets of the Great Pyramid: The Pyramid Cocktail Lounge as Cultural Laboratory.

To learn more about this event, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/932933153420770/.

You will note a few seconds of absent audio starting at 6:32. Apologies for the technical issue.

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