Doors 7pm / Sounds 8pm // $7
Jennifer Vanilla (of Ava Luna)
Jennifer Vanilla is the entrepreneurial fantasy vessel LARPed into reality by Becca Kauffman, a New York City performance artist and long standing member of art rock band, Ava Luna. Her commercial-inspired vocalizations, paired with reconstructions (or "jv edits") of 90's house tracks, are reminiscent of Will Powers, Ann Steel, and Laurie Anderson, and provide the foundation for her comedic motivational, live performances. JV has shared bills with Cindy Wilson (The B-52's), Miho Hatori, David Liebe Hart, Eartheater, TEEN, Julianna Barwick, Helado Negro, and comedians Julio Torres (SNL) and Ana Fabrega (Portlandia). A contempo clown who uses attention as her business model, she'll sell you back to yourself for free. "If you're going to have a fantasy, at least make it reality. If you're going to have reality, at least make it a fantasy." -Jennifer Vanilla
Monotone Monologues star Chartruisa, a local representative of Monochromania: the chartreuse sector. Drenched in a world of monochrome chartreuse and slow-speaking, androgynous monotone speed, Chartruisa is hypersensitive to touch but newly seeking love in the Earthly realm. Monotone Monologues recount small slurps of attempts of humanly connection.
Hannah Hiaasen is an interdisciplinary artist currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY where they ventilate workwear by day, and perform Monotone Monologues by night.
Museum District (RVA)
Aesthetic Barrier (RVA)