DJs, dancing, and pop-up performances will usher in the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival’s 15th anniversary. It all happens at the Beaumont Studios, ground zero this year for the event’s more offbeat, experimental, edgy fare. Here are two of the shows that will help launch 18 days of action at the multitasking arts space.
Word Sound Have Powah
January 17, 8 p.m.
Music artist D’BI mashes up Jamaican dub, dancehall reggae, Afrobeat, hip-hop, poetry, funk, and a multitude of other forms that should blow the roof off the West 5th Avenue space.
January 17, 9:30 p.m.
Queer singer-songwriter and rap poet Kimmortal and art-fashion-dance collective Immigrant Lessons join forces for an interdisciplinary show called X Marks the Movement. Drag-theatre masters the Darlings, DJ O Show, bars, a thrift shop, and artist studios are all on the roster.