MADE HERE Screening and Discussion on Sept. 28

MADE HERE is a new documentary series and website devoted to the challenging and eclectic lives of performing artists in New York City. Over two seasons, the series explores ten essential issues confronting the artists that make this city the creative capital of the world. A collage of intimate interviews, performances and behind-the-scenes footage, MADE HERE mirrors the rich diversity of the artists and communities they serves. Season One rolls out from May through September 2010 with three episodes each month on topics related to: Creative Real Estate, Day & Night Jobs, Family Balance, Activism, and Technology. In the first season, MADE HERE will feature more than 25 performing artists representing the disciplines of theater, dance, opera, music, puppetry, media arts and other performing arts genres. Season Two will premiere Winter 2011.

In keeping with the MADE HERE mission of hosting an event in each of the five boroughs of NYC, the final Season One event will be at CAVE Arts Space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm (58 Grand Street, between Kent and Wythe). The event will be a screening of three episodes of the MADE HERE series on technology in the performing arts and a public discussion.

The event will be moderated by Andy Horwitz, the founder of and a Curator at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Featured artists in the Technology episodes include: Moe Angelos (Theater Artist), Jess Barbagallo (Theater Artist), Anne Bogart (Artistic Director, SITI Company), Toni Dove (Media Artist), Melanie Joseph (Artistic Producer/Founder, The Foundry Theater), Taylor Mac (Theater Artist), Paul D. Miller (a/k/a DJ Spooky – Writer/Artist/Composer), Vernon Reid (Musician/Composer/Multimedia Artist), Charlie Todd (Founder, Improv Everywhere), and Marianne Weems (Artistic Director, The Builders Association).

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