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St. Ann’s Warehouse: “Toy Theater Festival”.

Last night the Eighth International Toy Theater Festival came to a close after more than a week of programming. For the last evening’s program, the line up consisted of Peter Schumann (creator of the Vermont based Bread and Puppet Theater), Great Small Works, work by

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Starr Street Projects: “Catch 30”

Yesterday’s “Catch 30” comprised 10 different dance pieces performed over an hour and a half evening. The scene at Starr Street Projects was quite a performance in itself: the space is situated in the middle of Bushwick and before the show began, an island of

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PS122: “Oedipus Loves You”.

Until June 1, 2008, the Dublin based Pan Pan Theatre company will perform Oedipus Loves You at PS122. According to Wikipedia, “a call of pan-pan means there is an emergency on board a boat, ship, aircraft or other vehicle but that, for the time being

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Tiny Theater!

Thursday, May 22, I attended the first evening of the Incubator’s Tiny Theater! Festival at the Ontological Hysteric Theater. Curated by Michael Gardner, of The Brick, and Shannon Sindelar and Brendan Regimbal of the Ontological, last night’s show included a line up of 6 different

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Upcoming in NYC and SF

Hello from Beatrice! And thank you Andy for the lovely introduction. I am very happy to be contributing to culturebot! Chris Peck just forwarded me this email on upcoming events. I met Chris at the American Dance Festival in 2005, where he accompanied modern dance

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Ancient Songs of South Africa: Ngqoko Cultural Group

  If you have never been to the Skirball Center for Performing Arts, keep an eye out for anything presented there by the World Music Institute! Last night, an ensemble of 6 women and 1 man offered an exciting and rare experience of traditional music

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Essential Self Enough Already

In the interest of putting an end to our recent dustup on the internets, aka The Great Essential Self-Defense Hullabaloo of Aught Seven, Isaac Butler of Parabasis gently suggested we amend our post about Essential Self-Defense. Here’s what he found to be inaccurate: “The two

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Debunking the Defense of ‘Essential Self-Defense’

For those of you keeping score at home, the Times thoroughly trounced Pulitzer-nominee Adam Rapp’s Essential Self-Defense, produced by Playwrights Horizons and the Edge Theater Company, prompting Carolyn Cantor (director) to send a letter to her loyal Edge Theater audience denouncing Isherwood’s opinion. “The future