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  • January 10, 2017

    Laurie Anderson has received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The 60th Annual APAP Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place in NYC on Monday as part of APAP|NYC 2017, the association's 60th annual conference of performing arts professionals. "These recipients inspire and motivate our field to continue to grow and change," APAP President and CEO Mario Garcia Durham says of the honorees, "showing the strength and influence the arts can have in our communities, schools and cultural landscapes, and how important and influential the arts can be."

  • December 6, 2016

    Laurie Anderson's 2015 film Heart of a Dog receive its Criterion Collection release on Blu-Ray and DVD today. Features on the special-edition release include a high-definition digital master, a new conversation between Anderson and coproducer Jake Perlin, and footage of her 2016 Concert for Dogs, plus an essay by film critic Glenn Kenny. The soundtrack, which contains the full audio recording of the film, including all music and spoken text, is out on Nonesuch.

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  • Laurie Anderson is one of America's most renowned—and daring—creative pioneers. Her work, which encompasses music, visual art, poetry, film, and photography, has challenged and delighted audiences around the world for more than 30 years. Anderson is best known for her multimedia presentations and musical recordings. Her tours have taken her around the world, where she has presented her work in small arts spaces and grand concert halls, and everywhere in between. She has numerous major works to her credit, along with countless collaborations with an array of artists, from Jonathan Demme and Brian Eno to Bill T. Jones and Peter Gabriel.

    Anderson's first album, O Superman, launched her recording career in 1980, rising to number two on the British pop charts and subsequently appearing on her landmark release Big Science. She went on to record six more albums with Warner Brothers. In 2001, Anderson released her first album with Nonesuch Records, the critically lauded Life on a String. Her subsequent releases on the label include Live in New York (2002), a reissue of Big Science (2007), Homeland (2010), and Heart of a Dog (2015).

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Thu, Feb 23
New York, NY
The Town Hall
Thu, Feb 23
New York, NY
The Town Hall
Sat, Mar 4
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sat, Mar 4
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sun, Mar 5
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sun, Mar 5
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sat, Mar 11
Alexandria, VA
The Birchmere
Sat, Mar 11
Alexandria, VA
The Birchmere
Thu, Mar 16
New York, NY
Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
Thu, Mar 16
New York, NY
Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
Sat, Apr 1
Brooklyn, NY
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Sat, Apr 1
Brooklyn, NY
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Sat, May 13
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sat, May 13
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sun, May 14
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sun, May 14
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Mon, May 15
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Mon, May 15
Dublin
National Concert Hall
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Laurie Anderson is one of America’s most renowned, and daring, creative pioneers. Her work, which encompasses music, visual art, poetry, film, and photography, has challenged and delighted audiences around the world for more than 30 years. In 2001, she made her Nonesuch debut with Life on a String, followed by Live in New York (2002), a reissue of Big Science (2007), Homeland (2010), and Heart of a Dog (2015).

Biography: 

Laurie Anderson is one of America's most renowned—and daring—creative pioneers. Her work, which encompasses music, visual art, poetry, film, and photography, has challenged and delighted audiences around the world for more than 30 years. Anderson is best known for her multimedia presentations and musical recordings. Her tours have taken her around the world, where she has presented her work in small arts spaces and grand concert halls, and everywhere in between. She has numerous major works to her credit, along with countless collaborations with an array of artists, from Jonathan Demme and Brian Eno to Bill T. Jones and Peter Gabriel.

Anderson's first album, O Superman, launched her recording career in 1980, rising to number two on the British pop charts and subsequently appearing on her landmark release Big Science. She went on to record six more albums with Warner Brothers. In 2001, Anderson released her first album with Nonesuch Records, the critically lauded Life on a String. Her subsequent releases on the label include Live in New York (2002), a reissue of Big Science (2007), Homeland (2010), and Heart of a Dog (2015).

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Tour

Thu, Feb 23
New York, NY
The Town Hall
Thu, Feb 23
New York, NY
The Town Hall
Sat, Mar 4
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sat, Mar 4
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sun, Mar 5
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sun, Mar 5
Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Sat, Mar 11
Alexandria, VA
The Birchmere
Sat, Mar 11
Alexandria, VA
The Birchmere
Thu, Mar 16
New York, NY
Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
Thu, Mar 16
New York, NY
Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall
Sat, Apr 1
Brooklyn, NY
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Sat, Apr 1
Brooklyn, NY
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Sat, May 13
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sat, May 13
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sun, May 14
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Sun, May 14
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Mon, May 15
Dublin
National Concert Hall
Mon, May 15
Dublin
National Concert Hall
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