Laurie Anderson is Both Curator and Performer at the Upcoming American Academy in Rome "Cabaret"

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NEW YORK, NY.- The American Academy in Rome announced that Laurie Anderson, RAAR’06, will both curate and perform at the upcoming Cabaret in New York City on October 26th. The Los Angeles Times recently called Ms. Anderson “the most important multimedia artist of our time.” Her performance at last year’s Cabaret, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with Lou Reed, was one of the evening’s highlights. Ms. Anderson’s Cabaret performance this year will be culled from a prolific new body of work. Ms. Anderson recently concluded a week of performances at BAM’s Next Wave Festival, interweaving her virtuosity as a composer, violinist, visual artist, story-teller and live performer in a collection of short plays called “Delusion.” Her recently released studio album, Homeland, is her first in nearly ten years and includes songs dealing with issues such as US foreign policy, torture, eco