FUN ARTICLE ABOUT THE PYRAMID CLUB AT 101 AVE A
An oral history of the New York space that served as the stomping ground for influential performance artists, musicians and drag queens like John Kelly, Larry Tee, Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons, RuPaul and Lady Bunny.
"In December of 1981, a seedy old Polish bar on Avenue A and Seventh Street, situated across from Tompkins Square Park, celebrated a grand reopening. Though it was small and divey, The Pyramid Club would soon become a cornerstone of the East Village underground art and performance scene that attracted New York’s cultural elite in the mid-’80s. During those years, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, and Madonna, could be seen amidst the crowds who ventured to the Wild Wild East to watch the depraved and inspired performances happening within the Pyramid’s walls."
(photo by Linda Simpson)