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Times Square Alliance

Founded in 1992, Time Square Alliance, was established with the intention of promoting and cultivating the Times Square community. It is a coalition of both government and privately owned entities that work to improve the commerce and cleanliness of NYC's busiest district. Developed within the Alliance is Times Square Arts, a contemporary arts organization that collaborates with artists and institutions, in an effort to create a dialog with the physical manifestation of Times Square.

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Primal Screams

Clocktower Productions and Times Square Arts are pleased to present Primal Screams, a raucous night of underground bands with strong female forces, featuring Screaming Females, Guardian Alien, and Priests, hosted in the AMC Empire 25 movie theater right in the heart of Times Square. Each defiant performance of howling, shredding, and polyrhythmic drumming is accompanied by the premiere of an eye-popping experimental video work, glowing on the theater’s monumental screen. Click HERE to check out the Primal Screams Video. Zine Fair + DJ Set: 7PM The evening kicks off with a zine fair in the lobby of the theater, organized by Paper Jam, a twice-annual small press, mini-comic, zine spread held at the Silent Barn in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Plus, a live set by DJ Cassie Ramone (of Vivian Girls). Show: 8PM Videos

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Screaming Females Live at Primal Screams

A live concert recording of the New Brunswick band Screaming Females, playing an epic roster of songs filled with wild vocals and shrieking guitar solos, in a movie theater in Times Square for the multimedia event Primal Screams on March 15, 2016. The show spanned the group's whole musical career (including tunes from their 2015 album, Rose Mountain), and was accompanied by a video animation by Faye Orlove projected on the theater's massive screen. Primal Screams was a raucous night of underground bands with strong female forces, featuring Screaming Females, Guardian Alien, and Priests, hosted in the AMC Empire 25 movie theater, in collaboration with Times Square Arts. Each defiant performance of howling, shredding, and polyrhythmic drumming was accompanied by the premiere of an experimental video work, glowing on the theater’s monumental screen.

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