Kirsten Carey is a guitarist/composer from in Chicago, IL, who studied at the University of Michigan. Carey’s work pushes genre-boundaries – she widely known for the Ulysses Project, a song cycle based on James Joyce’s novel that combines free jazz, rock, and theater, and has toured the country to widespread acclaim. Her piece “Sasquatch / Happening” was chosen by Elliott Sharp to be featured on Clean Feed Record’s I Never Meta Guitar III. Carey’s duo with drummer Morten Poulsen presented at the 2014 International Society for Improvised Music Conference in New York City. Her present projects include art-punk duo Throwaway and solo doom experiment Shima.
soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. soundSpark takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month. The February 2017 featured artist is Kirsten Carey.
One hour free parking in the garage (with validation)
The Children’s Theatre is on the second floor of the West Hollywood Library. From the garage, go upstairs and enter through the main doors. Walk straight down the hallway to the right, and the Children’s Theatre looks like a big shipping crate from the outside.