3Alex Zhang Hungtai, Ka Baird, and yek koo @ Human Resources Los Angeles, 410 Cottage Home Street, 8pm

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18 – The Sea, The Stars, A Landscape, a new segment of Alison O’Daniel’s The Tuba Thieves accompanied by Helga Fassonaki and Omar Corona, both on trumpet.  This is the final installment of LAND’s Exchange Value exhibition.


26 – Performance by yek koo Coaxial for the closing of Christopher Reid Martin’s installation of Mar Gauge


27 – Performances by The Renderers, Emily Lacy, Kathleen Kim, and yek koo @ Zebulon Los Angeles, CA


31 – Kathleen Kim and yek koo @ Spectrum, 70 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, 7:30pm

– Kathleen Kim and yek koo @ Root Cellar, Greenfield, MA

– Kathleen Kim and yek koo @ Avenue Grocery, Brattleboro, VT

 – Ontopo presents: Kathleen Kim and yek koo @ Catskill ZenDo, a Korean Buddhist temple, Summitville, NY (NOTE:  this is a special 24 hours event including a talk by Kathleen Kim and Helga Fassonaki as well as performances, breakfast, and dinner.  Tickets are limited to 40, please email:

25 – Kathleen Kim and yek koo @ Vox Populi,  Philly, PA

11 – Kathleen Kim, yek koo, and Kelly Coats @ Jenny’s4220 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90029, 8:30pm 


22 – The Gallery @ Michael’s, 1147 Third St, Santa Monica, CA,  7pm


21 – Juini Booth & Kathleen Kim aka @ Zebulon
The Booth / Kim , Eclectic Nativity*” celebrating their birthdays, Booth’s 70th! Opening performances by Guillermo E. Brown (solo) and LA Fog, DJ’ing by Xandao
*w/ Joce Soubiran, Guillermo E. Brown, Wynne Bennett, Giles Miller, Kelly Coats, Jonathan Silberman, Helga Fassonaki, Scott Martin, Corey Fogel, Cameron Stallones, and Jon Leland PLUS Special Guest: Robert J. Carmack – Echoes of SUN RA Poetry

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1 – present – untune field studies in Social Exchange Theory


1 – presentuntune field studies in Social Exchange Theory



1 to 22 – untune presents Brennan HillSocial Sub-Sub-Genres
Artist Reception: Friday November 1st, 6-9pm
Special event (details coming):  Friday November 17th, 7-10pm
Closing dinner party: Wednesday November 22nd, 7-10pm


6 to 9untune Artist in Resident – Marcia Bassett, Social Entropy
Exhibition Dates: TBA

16 to 22 – untune
 Artist in Resident – Kathleen Kim, Social Slur 

Program Schedule:
Thursday October 19th from 8-10pm
Join LA Fog for a performed rehearsal of new work with undiscovered endings.  Food  and drinks provided.  LA Fog is an experimental music group composed of woodwinds  and strings. Their music is composed by members Kelly Coats, Kathleen Kim, Giles Miller  and Jonathan Silberman, and their compositions include structures for improvisation  along with traditional and non-traditional scores.
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Saturday October 21st from 4-7pm
Siblings Eric Kim and Kathleen Kim invite guests to engage in conversation while enjoying the calming and healing properties of freshly brewed Wood Betony tea and hors d’eourves. The botanical term for Wood Betony, Betonica officinalis, means ‘tonic for head.’
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23 to 28untune Artist in Resident – Alison O’Daniel, Social Tone
Exhibition Dates TBA


22 – untune, Closing event for Social Relations featuring specially crafted first-time collaborations between Hardcore Tina & Syko Friend and Shekhan & yek koo.

1 – untune, Grand unveiling of untune with Exhibition #1 – Social Relations.  First part of the Social series.  Opening Reception: Friday September 1st, 7pm – 11pm


17Coaxial, 1815 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90015.  The Unwrinkled Ear Concert Series presents Biliana Voutchkova (violin) / Helga Fassonaki (trumpet, electronics) DUO, Shelley Burgon (harp, electronics) / Helga Fassonaki (trumpet, electronics) DUO, Biliana Voutchkova (violin) / Shelley Burgon (harp, electronics) DUO, Helga Fassonaki (trumpet, electronics) / Biliana Voutchkova (violin) / Shelley Burgon (harp, electronics) TRIO
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27 – Zebulon Café Concert, 2478 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Doors 8pm, Performances 9pm. Metal Rouge, Nakata, Olga, and Race to the Bottom
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23 – Zebulon Café Concert, 2478 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Doors 8pm, Performances 9pm.  The Renderers (w/special guests Helga Fassonaki and Kathleen Kim) and Charalambides
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21 – Quatzen Qulture Qlub, 1717 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026
9pm. Sarin Smoke, Christina Carter, and Metal Rouge
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27Panel LA, 1914 Raymond Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007 
7pm.  New feature film, Apple Pie, by Sam Hamilton followed by a performance collaboration between Brian Crook (The Renderers) and Metal Rouge.



11 – Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home Street Los Angeles, California 90012 
Post-Election Policy Consequences on Marginalized Communities
6pm-11pm (6-8pm panel and discussion; 8:30-10:30pm performance program)

Join Human Resources for a gathering of leading social justice scholars as they discuss post-election policy consequences on marginalized communities. Law and policy experts will address immigrant and refugee rights, racial justice, criminal justice reform, reproductive rights, marriage equality, LGBTQ rights and climate change. They will suggest ways that the broader community can meaningfully assist the advancement of social justice causes.

Inspiring knowledge into action, a live music program will follow with performances by yek koo, White Magic and Pegasus Warning.

Participants include: Samantha Buckingham, Clinical Professor/Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic
Melissa Goodman, Director, LGBTQ, Gender and Reproductive Justice Project, ACLU of Southern California Carmina Ocampo, Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal Priscilla Ocen, Associate Professor of Law, Loyola Law School Emily Robinson & Marissa Montes, Co-Directors, Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic

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01 – Dynasty Center, 818 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, California 90012,  The Unwrinkled Ear Concert Series  presents Biliana Voutchkova (violin), Rob Magill (woodwinds), and Helga Fassonaki (amplified pocket trumpet ) in solos, duos, and trio @9pm, $8

21 – Metal Rouge Official Record Release Date!  Stay tuned for Metal Rouge show announcement.


11 – SADE Gallery, 204 South Avenue 19, Los Angeles, CA 90031 – yek koo, Some Pepper, Syko Freak


17 – The Box LA, 805 Traction Ave, Los Angeles CA 90013 – BOXstock 2-day Festival – Metal Rouge @ 3pm, FREE

3 – Non Plus Ultra, 4310 Burns Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029, 9pm – GATE (Michael Morley will be joined by Gabie Strong and Christopher Reid Martin), Metal Rouge, Telecaves,  Peter Kolovos and DJ Prickle, $7

19 – Non Plus Ultra
, 4310 Burns Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029, 9pm – RECIPROCAL ALTRUISM – [yek koo + Zaimph], [Gregg Kowalsky + Jean Paul Jenkins], [Joseph Hammer + Christopher Reid Martin],
and DJ unit [Kathleen Kim + Thomas Torrescordova], $7

3 – The Wulf,  1026 s. santa fe ave. #203, los angeles, ca 90021, 8pm – Tom Carter / Michael Hentz duo and yek koo

Museum of Contemporary Art, Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 7pm – Metal Rouge

Basic Flowers, secret DTLA location, 8pm – The Renderers, Metal Rouge, and Gabie Strong

 – Michael Todd’s studio, 2817 Clearwater Street 90039, 8:30pm – Noel Meek (NZ), and Peter Kolovos / Patrick Shiroishi Duo and Solos, and Metal Rouge
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2 – Queens, NY – Trans Pecos with Loren Connors & Tom Carter, JR Bohannon, 8pm

– Chapel Hill, NC – Nightlight Bar & Club with MAKE and WXYC DJs, 9pm

– Asheville, NC – Downtown Books & News with Shane Parish, 7:30pm

– Dallas, TX – Wild Detectives with Derek Rogers + 
Chris Hughes, 7:30pm

– Houston, TX – Super Happy Funland with Damon Smith, Bastard Mysticism (Andrew Durham)

– Santa Fe, NM – Zephyr, 7:30pm

– Albuquerque, NM – Gold House with Fina Nash, Other People’s Kids, Giant Killer, The Jeebie, 7pm

– Phoenix, AZ – The Trunk Space  with 
Dismal Light, Seth Kasselman

– Los Angeles, CA – High Fidelity, 6:30 – 8:30pm – IMPRESSIONS with LFZ/Heavy Hymns (duo), Helga Fassonaki/Meena Makhijani (duo), JC OSMUNDSON the REALIZER of HOUSE II (solo), and Ryo Kuramoto (Tokyo, solo)

– Valencia, CA – Langley Hall, Cal Arts, 8pm
Please RSVP to if you’re not a Cal Arts student and plan to attend

– Los Angeles, CA – Hyperion Tavern (Zebulon Presents) with Kathleen Kim/Special Guest Thomas Torrescordova, Jordonna, Ryan Sawyer and DJ Kerry Lacy


13 (Wednesday) @ The Stone in NYC, NY –  10 pm (The Stone Residencies – Matana Roberts)
Matana Roberts, Helga Fassonaki, Ava Mendoza and Tomas Fujiwara
Matana Roberts (alto sax) Helga Fassonaki (pocket trumpet) Ava Mendoza (guitar) Tomas Fujiwara (drums)






31 – In Practice (group exhibition) @ New Wight Gallery – Broad Art Center, 240 Charles E. Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA
opening reception: 5 – 8:30pm