The Raincoats and Friends

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Archived Event

No Longer Showing.

The Raincoats' Gina Birch and Ana da Silva host this added evening with friends in an exclusive benefit for The Kitchen. Palmolive, Vice Cooler, Jenn Pelly, author of The Raincoats' The Raincoats, and special guests including Tobi VailKathi Wilcox and Sara Landeau will be gathering onstage with performances, video tributes, viewings of Ana and Gina's student films, and much more. The evening includes an open bar and an opportunity for books, editions, and records to be signed by members of The Raincoats. Writer Rob Sheffield, of Rolling Stone, will also speak as part of this celebration.

As The Raincoats return to The Kitchen after more than thirty-five years, Ana da Silva and Gina Birch are creating benefit edition posters, proceeds from which will support artists whose groundbreaking, genre-defying work appears at The Kitchen throughout the year. Further information about the limited-edition poster will be available soon. Purchase tickets to The Raincoats and Friends benefit evening for $65 and receive a poster edition as well!

Organized by Katy Dammers and Tim Griffin

November 4, 8pm
Tickets $50
Tickets $65, with benefit-edition poster







Photos by Crosby Harbison

Limited-Edition Posters in Conjunction with The Raincoats and Friends

On the occasion of The Raincoats and Friends benefit event at The Kitchen, Ana da Silva and Gina Birch have created limited-edition posters. Proceeds from the sale of these works will support artists whose groundbreaking, genre-defying work appears at The Kitchen throughout the year. Poster designs courtesy of the Artists, printing by Linco.

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Ana da Silva
no one teaches you how to live, 2017
100 LB Matte (uncoated), unframed
24 x 16 inches
Edition of 200
$25 + tax
at door and online


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Gina Birch
punk lit the flame, 2017
100 LB Matte (uncoated), unframed
24 x 16 inches
Edition of 200
$25 + tax
at door and online


Posters and prints will be sold in the order inquiries are received. We cannot guarantee a particular number within the run for the prints. Once purchased, works can be picked up at The Kitchen during normal business hours. If the work is to be shipped, you will be charged an additional fee for shipping and handling.

For more information, please contact editions@thekitchen.org.

This program is made possible with the generous support of Mila and Tom Tuttle; endowment support from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust; annual grants from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation; and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Banner photo by Rocco, courtesy of The Raincoats.

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