Fishing with John, with John Lurie

Monday, May 13
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2hr 00mins // directed by:John Lurie // featuring:John Lurie, Tom Waits, Dennis Hopper, Willem Dafoe

Join us for an evening with John Lurie as he presents three episodes of his cult classic show Fishing with John, and a beautiful video of his paintings, The First and Royal Queen, followed by a discussion with the accomplished artist, musician, composer and actor. 

John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn’t stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime in Fishing with John. Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie goes ice fishing with Willem Dafoe at Maine’s northernmost point, takes Tom Waits to Jamaica, and searches for the elusive giant squid with Dennis Hopper in Thailand. 

 About John Lurie

John Lurie is currently a painter who emerged onto the art scene in the spring of 2004, when he had his first sold out painting exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery. Prior to focusing on painting, Lurie led the band The Lounge Lizards, which went on to make music for 20 years. During this time, Lurie recorded 22 albums and composed scores for over 20 movies, including Stranger than Paradise, Down by Law, Mystery Train, Clay Pigeons, Animal Factory, and Get Shorty, which earned him a Grammy nomination. Lurie also starred in three films directed by Jim Jarmusch, as well as a host of other films. Lurie is also responsible for the incredible music of Marvin Pontiac. His art can be seen on his website,