Staten Island Ferry, an evening of performances and screenings with works by Glenn Branca, Eric Bogosian, Lisa Fox, Fab Five Freddy & Friends, David Van Tieghem, Oliver Lake & Jump Up, and Julia Heyward & T-Venus, among others, took place on June 1, 1982. The event aptly took place on a Staten Island ferry named Governor Lehman.
This event was the kick-off event of The Kitchen Touring U.S.A. I, the first of The Kitchen's national tours. Starting off with this evening in Staten Island, the artists traveled through Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, Iowa City, Detroit, and Toronto through June 20.