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ACORN 's bad seed

...In it, the ACORN official in Baltimore suggests that the "prostitute" list her occupation on tax forms as a "performance artist." "It's not dancing, trust me," jokes the "pimp." "But dancing is considered an art," the ACORN woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/14/edi_548065.shtml
Editorials
Euan Morton makes Broadway debut in 'Taboo'

...than me. Of course, I'm not Boy George." The real Boy George - George O'Dowd - plays fashion designer and performance artist Leigh Bowery, at times sharing the stage with Morton as his young self in a bizarre identity swap. For O'Dowd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/art_394844.shtml
Arts
Actor plays a conflicted ladies man in 'Jake in Progress'

...childhood friend, a schlubby suburban dentist with the stable family life Jake thinks he wants; and, as a demented performance artist forever hounding Jake to either be his publicist or his best friend, the hilarious Rick Hoffman. "I knew the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/15/tel_447433.shtml
Television
Big Apple is getting a big water park

...yes. And not everybody is pleased. "The citizens of New York like the Brooklyn Bridge," said Billy Tallen, a performance artist who's waged a long (and losing) battle against New York's commercialization. "The consumers prefer the water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/liv_81214.shtml
Life & style
La Vie Boheme finds a new life on screen with 'Rent'

...queen Angel; Jesse L. Martin as Angel's professor boyfriend; and Idina Menzel as Maureen, the self-centered performance artist. Joining the cast are Rosario Dawson as junkie exotic dancer Mimi and Tracie Thoms as Maureen's lawyer girlfriend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/mov_27173.shtml
Movies
Rosie O'Donnell bids tearful farewell to 'Taboo'

...played 16 previews and 100 performances before closing, losing its entire investment. Boy George, who played performance artist Leigh Bowery in the show and wrote its mostly original score, made a brief speech after curtain call. He thanked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/10/art_404019.shtml
Arts
Boy George finally gets respect as a musician

...that role for a young Scottish actor, Euan Morton. Instead, O'Dowd stars as the Australian-born early '80s performance artist and designer Leigh Bowery, who helped launch the London nightclub Taboo, the backdrop for the musical. O'Dowd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/art_393126.shtml
Arts
August Sander's images at Met capture Germany's soul

...open car in 1926; painter Otto Dix, composers Richard Strauss and Paul Hindemith, pianist Max van de Sandt, performance artist Raoul Hausmann and the photographer himself, pictured in 1925. Included in the show are icons of photo portrait...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/art_416861.shtml
Arts
A pop tuneful 'Taboo'; Boy George on Broadway

...Boy George doesn't play Boy George. The pop icon is on tap to portray Leigh Bowery, a flamboyant designer and performance artist who burned brightly in the 1980s and then died from complications of AIDS in 1994 at the age of 33. These days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/16/art_392218.shtml
Arts
'Keyboard Cat' plays his way to fame

...O'Farrell links his video to Mr. Schmidt's site to help Mr. Schmidt benefit from all the traffic. Mr. Schmidt, a performance artist, made the video by manipulating the shoulders of his cat, Fatso, so his paws touched the keyboard. Fatso may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/31/liv_525674.shtml
Life & style