Be Here Now: C. Ryder Cooley’s “Xmalia” @ MCLA, 1/25/12

January 24th, 2012, 12:00 pm by Greg


The multi-talented performance artist-musician C. Ryder Cooley is offering another performance of her mesmerizing theater/music work “Xmalia” on Wednesday night (January 25) at MCLA’s Venable Gymnasium in North Adams.

Cooley debuted the haunting, multi-disciplinary performance last year with mind-boggling shows at Club Helsinki in Hudson (read review here) and at Proctors in Schenectady (read review here).

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Cooley describes the performance as “songs about extinct animals such as the Tasmanian Tiger, the Pyrenean Ibex the Xerces Butterfly, plus a Dodo-trapeze act. This entertaining tragedy is hosted by a lonely mortician, who summons the animals back to life for her Graveyard Cabaret.”

“Xmalia” is simply a stunning evening of theater and music.

Showtime is 7:30pm Wednesday (January 25), and tix are $10.

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  1. corey says:

    thanks guys! hope you can make it!! :)

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