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The Airborne Toxic Event @ Webster Hall 2nd Show

When

Wednesday Jan 16, 2013 (8pm)

Where

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The Bowery Presents (Venue Partner)

Price

$30

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The Bowery Presents says…

 The Airborne Toxic Event borrows its name from the novel White Noise by Don Delillo. Published in 1984, the book foresaw a world consumed by media -- radio waves, billboards, television, advertisements -- all crowding waking hours, finding their way into dreams, subconscious thoughts, incoherent bits of static about Toyotas, Pepsi, manic depression, and the president. The Airborne Toxic Event is an enormous dark cloud, created by an explosion at a nearby chemical plant. In addition to the crowded airwaves, the cloud portends death, lingering at the edges of life, giving it meaning, urgency, something to fear.