Chris Rael CHURCH OF BETTY

 

Poster Gallery!

MM 

Mule Me by The Hand, 1997 (Art: Jessica Kane)

pretty vacant 

Pretty Vacant by Tequila & Raelsy, 2011 (Art: Jasmine Hirst)

cranb 

Cranberry Street, 2005 (photo by Penny Arcade; card by Heather Jones)

acme 

Fang Records Night at Under Acme, 1990 (Art: Gideon Kendall)

sop4  

Penny & Chris, Rebellion Cabaret at Sydney Opera House, 2005 (The Studio)

nysmf card 

COB Globestra at the New York Sephardic Music Festival, 2013 (photo: Rick Jungers)

hiline  

Chris performs Neil Young's Helpless at the Highline Ballroom, New York 2014 (Music in Common)

gr a

Chris Rael & Dudley Saunders at Grassroots Acoustica, LA  2007 (flyer by Mark Islam)

cb92 

Fang Records at CBGB, 1992 (Art: Gideon Kendall)

araby pc 

Postcard for Dixon Place production of ARABY, 2009 (Art: James Williamson)

nwbd livroom 

Raelian Cabaret at the Living Room, 2013 (Art: Mason Brown & John Frazier)

johns 

Church of Betty & Johnny Society at the Knitting Factory, 2001

cosmo2 

The film Cosmopolitan by Nisha Ganatra, with feature songs by Chris Rael (Gigantic Pictures 2003)

cobtnp 

Fruit on the Vine CD release party with The Negro Problem & Martha Wainwright, 1999 (Art: Dan Shepelavy)

ssnaj

Najma & Church of Betty, Symphony Space 1996 (Shanachie Records)

ars 

Rebellion Cabaret at Ars Nova, 2004

alt   

Alterknit w/ COB, Flat Old World & Brian Dewan, 1995 (Art: Mark Lerner) 

theo ss 

With Theodosii Spassov and Vlada Tomova's Balkan Tales, Symphony Space 2011 (WMI)

hand cb 

The Hand at CBGB, 1996 (cheap postcard replication of Gideon Kendall's great album cover)

quentin99kf

New Years Day 1999 at the Knitting Factory with Quentin Crisp & Penny Arcade (poster by Penny)

tail end 

Premiere screening of Tail End of a Dream, Church of Betty concert film 2005 (Poster by James Williamson)

pyramid 

First Church of Betty gig in New York, Pyramid Club 1987 (poster by Chris)

wf93 

Wiener Festwochen 1993, the Contemporary Indian Music Festival that put COB on the world music map

cb91

 Fang Records at CBGB, 1991. Jenny Wade, Don Ralph, Gideon Kendall, Sasha Frere-Jones et al. (poster by Chris)

BL 01

Weekend at the Bottom Line, 2001 with Zappa guitarist Mike Keneally (Postcard: Heather Jones)

kf03

Warhol Extravaganza: Taylor Mead, Penny Arcade, Church of Betty, Ed Pastorini, Babe the Blue Ox at the Knitting Factory, 2003 (poster: Chris Rael)

mmm

Million Marijuana March benefit, Bowery Poetry Club, 2005

montauk2

Chris & Vlada at Montauk Library, 2014 (Art: Leela Rupa & Donna Hadjipopov)

kf90

Church of Betty, 101 Crustaceans & Dolores at the original Knitting Factory, 1990 (poster by Chris, including misspelling of 'Dolores')

FOW

Paradise Theatre Co. w/ Julia Douglass, Flat Old World & Life in a Blender, 1993 (Art: Mark Lerner)

kf91

With 101 Crustaceans & Pere Ubu, Knitting Factory 1991 (poster by Chris)

outfest

Outfest Festival credential, LA 2005, when Chris won the Outstanding Soundtrack Award for Queer Realities and Cultural Amnesia

mcg

McGovern's with Jenny Wade's Vodka & early Babe the Blue Ox, 1991 (poster by Chris)

fezjoan

Front: Penny Arcade & Chris Rael Rebellion Cabaret. Back: Joan Rivers, dual residencies at Fez, 2005

gershwin

Gershwin Hotel w/ Ira Cohen & the Museum of Sex, 2004 (Design by Neke Carson)

thirsty factory

Fang compilation Thirsty Ears CD release concert at The Knitting Factory, 1991 (Art by Gideon Kendall)

antipop

First Fang record release party, CBGB in 1988: Antipop compilation w/ Plugbunnies Inc, The Mommyheads, Life in a Blender & Church of Betty (Poster by Zode, photos by Pablo Tauler)

bl02

Tripping With Wanda CD release party at The Bottom Line, 2002 (Art by James Williamson)

YNH

Your Name Here, Maryland trio, early '80s w/ Chris, Kevin Miller (bass) & Steve Jackson (drums). Art by Chris