April 28-30, 2011
LuLu LoLo gave a lecture: “Growing up Italian-American in a ‘Wonder Bread’ World” at the conference: “The 3 F’s in Italian Cultures: Critical Approaches to Food, Fashion, and Film” at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, NY
March 25, 2011
2011 marks the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. LuLu LoLo is a member of the steering committee of the Remember The Triangle Fire Coalition.
As she does every March 25th, LuLu also remembered the 10 East Harlem victims of the fire by participating in CHALK. For more information visit East Harlem Preservation.
March 19, 2011
LuLu LoLo marked the centennial (March 25, 2011) of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and honor the 146 victims of the fire by performing a continuous one day street performance on site at three historic locations:
SOLILOQUY FOR A SEAMSTRESS: THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE: A three character one-person play written and performed by LuLu LoLo
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Time of performances:
Site 1. 11:30 am East Harlem/El Barrio
Site 2. 1:00pm NYU Brown Building
Site 3. 2:30pm Collect Pond Park
Rain date: Sunday, March 20, 2011
Performance may be joined in progress at all venues:
Site 1. 11:30 am East Harlem/El Barrio (site of the Saracino home) 118 East 119 Street now the 25th Police Precinct:
Scene 1: Italian immigrant Mama Saracino bids farewell to her daughters, Sarafina and Teresina, as they leave for work in the Triangle factory.
Site 2. 1:00pm NYU Brown Building (site of the Triangle Factory) Washington Place and Greene Street:
Scene 2: Sarafina Saracino shares drudgery and dreams with her little sister Tessie, unaware they are about to perish in the Triangle Factory fire
Scene 3: Eye witness reporter William Gunn Shepherd describes the tragic fire
Scene 4: Reporter William Gunn Shepherd relates the next day’s devastating grief.
||LuLu LoLo as William Gunn Shepherd, reporter for "The World", reporting by phone at the site of the fire. Photo: Melissa Miracolo
© 2010, Triangle
Site 3. 2:30pm Collect Pond Park (site of the Criminal Court Building) at Lafayette & Franklin Streets
Scenes 5 & 6: Reporter William Gunn Shepherd reports on the infamous trial and the verdict that acquitted the factory owners of any blame for the tragedy.
LuLu LoLo's NewsBoy Performance is highlighted in this article: "Newspaper Delivery Before iPads," Kate Kelly, American Snapshots, January 2011
February 27, 2011
LuLu’s play SOLILOQUY FOR A SEAMSTRESS: THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE was included in Arcadia Publishing's "The New York City Triangle Fire" by Leigh Benin, Rob Linné, Adrienne Sosin, and Joel Sosinsky with Workers United (ILGWU) and HBO Documentary Films.
January 11 –July 9, 2011
LuLu’s play SOLILOQUY FOR A SEAMSTRESS: THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE is documented in the exhibition “Art/Memory/Place: Commemorating the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” at Grey Art Gallery, NYU
December 3, 2010
CO/EXISTENCE’S (Expos Peintures, Photos, Poésies, Installations, Video Art. OERurves de: M. Fioramanti (Berlin), E.R. Grassi (Le Mans), K. Haring (New York), LuLu LoLo (New York), J.H. Maisonneuve (Le Mans), A. Perich (New York, ) A. Riviello (Naples), E.A. Senatore (Le Mans)
Le Mans, France, Ghost Art Gallery
"Wearing Away Museum Grounds—Dust Bunnies, White Lies, and New Measures" by Kelly Cobb and Sean Miller, Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, Vol. .8, no. 3 pp. 286-303, November 2010. Read and see photos about the world of “Art Museum Dust Collecting”: Sean Miller’s “Art Museum Dust Collection”, Kelly Cobb’s textile-based studio project "Garment/Research", and LuLu LoLo as “Dust Collecting Specialist”.
“Reading Obituaries is Like Watching Film Trailers” by LuLu LoLo, Marco Polo Quarterly, Fall 2010 Issue #2. Read LuLu LoLo’s latest writing on the theme of Obituaries that incorporates her love of the films of Francois Truffaut.
October 11, 2010
The City Reliquary Museum's Collector's Night at the Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. LuLu (a Board Member and Director of Performance of the City Reliquary) performed excerpts from her play "Obits" portraying such eccentric collectors as Elizabeth Tashjian, an expert on nuts and founder of The Nut Museum, and Hugh Hicks the prodigious collector of light bulbs. "Obits" is LuLu's one-person play, a work in progress, in which she performs a series of monologues based on obituaries.
July 17, 2010
LuLu LoLo performed her one-person play "Soliloquy For A
Seamstress: The Triangle Factory Fire" during a Teaching the
Triangle Factory Fire Forum at Adelphi University's Manhattan
June 22, 2010
Insect Exotica LuLu LoLo performed "Insects are a Girl's Best Friend" at "Sideshow" fundraiser for Art in Odd Places (AIOP)
June 4- 10, 2019
LuLu LoLo traveled with Sean Miller,
of The John Erickson Museum (JEMA) to Genoa,
Italy and Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
|Which one is the real LuLu LoLo?
Photo: Bethany Taylor.
June 4-August 29, 2010
John Erickson Museum of Art: Next Chapter and Raccolte Frugone
(Museum) Genoa, Italy
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
June 4-June 17, 2010
John Erickson Museum of Art: Next Chapter and Golden Thread
Belfast, Northern Ireland U.K.
|LuLu LoLo gets ready to collect art museum dust
at the Belfast Museum. Photo: Brendan Jamison.
May 13, 2010
"Leonard Cohen: You Know Who I am: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen"
Conceived and Realized by Joel Allegretti
With Davidson Garrett, LuLu LoLo, Jane Titus,
Cornelia Street Cafe, NY
|From Left to Right: LuLu LoLo, Davidson Garrett, Jane Titus,
April 24, 2010
Wherever There Is Water Night Parade,
LeMans, France, April 2010
LuLu LoLo in her performance as Race Car Driver and the Director of the Cosmic Grand Prix, Ghost Art Gallery, Le Mans, France
March 25, 2010
LuLu LoLo performed a short excerpt from
her one-person play
"Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
Fire" at Judson Church, NY for the Remember The Triangle Fire
Coalition, marking the 99th anniversary of the Triangle
Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
|Left: LuLu LoLo as William Gunn Shepherd, reporter
for "The World", reporting by phone at the site of the fire. Right: LuLu LoLo as Sarafina Saracino, Seamstress Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.
Photos: Melissa Miracolo © 2010, Triangle
January 19-31, 2010
LuLu appeared as Vesuvia the Magician in "The Straitjacket"
by Dan Evans, a play based on the life and poetry of Emily
Dickinson, Metropolitan Playhouse, NY