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  • I In U in Rio Tops 500,000 Visitors

    Final visitor numbers for Laurie’s exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, I in U/Eu em Tu, were 535,929–a stunning average of 6960 a day! Hosted at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil and free to the public, the show ran from March 29th to June 26th and was Laurie’s first solo show in Brazil. For more information on the exhibition, see

  • James Salter’s Raphael

    Laurie will be reading James Salter’s new short story Raphael at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, NY. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 631-283-2118, ext. 22 or 30. For more information, see the Parrish’s website.

  • The Avant-Garde Meets Exploration

    Laurie and David Rothenberg will be discussing the role of music in exploration at the Explorer’s Club in NYC on Monday the 25th. Admission is free to members and $20 to guests. For more information, click here

  • Poetry: The Second Skin

    Laurie will be curating and emceeing an event at the 92nd Street Y on April 29th exploring the porous borders between poetry and music. Featured poets include John Burnside, Ernesto Cardenal, David-Dephy Gogibedashvili, Hasina Gul, Yusef Komunyakaa, Juan Carlos Mestre, Joachim Sartorius, Piotr Sommer, and Pia Tafdrup. Tickets are available here.

  • Woodstock Day School Soundout For Scholarships at Bearsville Theater

    Laurie will be playing at the Bearsville Theater Saturday, April 30th, in a benefit for the Woodstock Day School. The concert will also feature a performance from the Woodstock Day School Rock Ensemble. VIP Golden Circle tickets are available that include seating in the first 3 rows and a champagne meet and greet with Laurie. For more info or to

  • Georgia Accessible Aquarium Project

    For three days in February, Laurie will be a resident performer and researcher at Georgia Tech, as part of the Accessible Aquarium series. This project’s goal is to help the Aquarium to better serve the visually impaired by understanding how musicians such as Laurie translate visual stimuli into music. For more information, see the Accessible Aquarium Project’s website.

  • Curated Series at The Stone, NYC

    Laurie and Lou Reed will be curating February at the Stone, organizing a month of music, readings, lectures, and performance at the famous club on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Some of the highlights of the month include performances by violin virtuoso Hanh Bin and the New Klezmer Trio, readings by Paul Muldoon and A.M. Holmes, and a special Valentine’s Day

  • Laurie and Lou to Play Concert For Japan

    Laurie and Lou Reed will be playing at the Japan Society’s 12-hour concert to benefit organizations directly helping those affected by the earthquake in Japan. Others playing will include Philip Glass, Hal Willner, John Zorn, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Bill Laswell with gigi band. tickets

  • Laurie Honored At Pratt Legends Ceremony

    On November 1st, Laurie will be honored at Legends 2011, a Pratt Institute scholarship benefit honoring icons of art and design. The Legends Awards were conceived in 1999 by the Board of Trustees of the Pratt Institute to celebrate distinguished individuals and corporations in the world of art and design, whose accomplishments and values resonate with those of Pratt Institute.

  • Laurie To Receive Seamus Award

    We’re proud to announce that Laurie will be the recipient of the 2011 SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award. SEAMUS, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, gives this award each year to acknowledge artists whose body of work has made significant contributions to the genre of electro-acoustic music. The award will be presented at the 26th annual SEAMUS National

  • Laurie Nominated For Best Pop Instrumental Performance Grammy

    “Flow,” the haunting final track on Laurie’s album Homeland, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance! Homeland, described by Pitchfork as “an exquisite state-of-the-union dispatch as only Anderson, America’s darkly comic conscience, can provide,” has already achieved critical acclaim, making NPR’s list of The Five Best Genre-Defying Albums of 2010. The 53rd annual Grammy Awards