Legendary downtown musician, producer and performer David Driver curates and leads our opening night cabaret at the 108. Featuring local artists and special guests inspired by the Eurthymics brilliant soundtrack to the movie 1984 directed by Michael Radford. Come watch the show, grab a drink and toast a great weekend ahead.
Andrea Wittgens began her musical journey at the classical piano while belting out jazz standards after hours, moving on to the clubs of grunge-era Seattle until she finally landed in New York City. She has toured extensively throughout the US and Canada and released five albums of original songs. In addition to her solo work, she s a prolific co-writer, and her songs can be heard in commercial TV and film. As a composer she has just completed her first score for Lena Kaminsky’s award-winning short film, “Little Mouse.”
Lyra Vega is Mark Oleszko, a New York-based music director, pianist, composer, and arranger. He is also a current full-time high school music educator with the New York City Department of Education at Repertory Company High School for Theatre Arts. His performance experiences have spanned various stages, ranging from The Apollo Theatre to the United Nations, Highline Ballroom, Lincoln Center, and upcoming performances at Birdland Jazz Club and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Mark’s original musical #LoveStory played the NYC Fringe Festival in 2015, winning an audience favorite award. He sends much love always to his family, friends, and students!
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The “Always Entertaining” (TIME OUT) Australian showgirl icon has performed her choreography, played her xylophone, and taught her 1960s Go Go masterclass in venues around the world. Cabanna is the official spokesperson for the United Nations 2020 “Do Nothing” campaign to reduce waste, was the face and twirling body of THE DEBASER on The Pixies “Doolittle Tour”, sings in an ACDC cover band, a 20s vaudeville Act, a German Polka Band, and The celebrated NYC Loser’s Lounge. Anna is also the official go go dancer of the New York Rock and Roll Underground, and a Bingo Caller! Recently named one of “10 offbeat artists keeping the old, weird New York alive” by Flavorpill along with Yoko Ono and Bill Cunningham, Anna “really draws the audience to her” (THE NEW YORKER) with her voracious voice and fabulous imagination.