Somehow the party didn’t catch. Something better than a party followed.
There’s something inherently destabilizing (and super fun) when particular performance genres are encountered out of their habitual, safe havens.
BAAD!’s new Gothic home feels like a cross between a theater, a studio and an inn.
Festival profile: Under the Radar, New York
The IN>TIME Performance Festival continues through March 2nd at various venues throughout Chicago, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Links Hall, 6018 North, and Sector 2337. Full details can be found at in-time-performance.org.
I spit on your happiness! You are all dogs! D-A-W-G-Z dogs!
One of the great gifts science fiction can give us is the memory of how many times we’ve been spectacularly, beautifully mistaken.
Festival profile: Director Natasja van ’t Westende talks about Dancing on the Edge, a Dutch festival focusing on performers from the Middle East and North Africa.
An essay response to the Big Outdoor Site-Specific Stuff Festival (Oct. 23-25, 2015)
“Does art actually DO anything? That’s very nestled into my concept of time travel.”
No sensible person pretends the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a breeze. Every August, performers and audiences and critics swarm the charming Scottish capital for three weeks of thrumming, sleep-deprived, often soggy mayhem. Founded in 1947, it’s billed as the largest arts festival in the world.
Celebrate, agitate, generate! Artists mark the 25th Anniversary of the ADA with more deformity than in Bradley Cooper’s worst nightmares. This revolution will not be telethon-ised, you have to see it live!
—Mat Fraser, curator of CripFest