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Reverend Billy

(Bill Talen), activist and performance artist. He was arrested in September after staging a 15-minute musical protest at a Chase Bank in Manhattan, and faces a year in prison for misdemeanor charges of riot in the second degree, menacing in the third degree, unlawful assembly and two counts of disorderly conduct. He and The Stop Shopping Choir are performing at Joe’s Pub here in New York every Sunday through December 22. Rev. Billy is also featured in the film What Would Jesus Buy? and the book of the same name. His most recent book is The End of the World.

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StoryMar 06, 1997

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