A communique from Hieronymous BANG, via High Times. Heh-heh.
No, its not a casting call, its a play reading for the smart set. OPEN CALL (a staged reading) A play about theater trash. Written by Jim Strahs Directed by Young Jean Lee With: Thomas Bradshaw, Eric Dyer, Jesse Hawley, Aimee McCormick, Rollo Royce, Kate
A lovely battlefield pieta cannot happen on its own somebody must pose the bodies. (The Booth Variations) So says Civil War photographer Matthew Brady to Edwin Booth, brother of the infamous presidential assassin, in The Booth Variations. Bradys images of Civil War battlefields and public
On Tuesday, July 27th, THAW celebrates the one-year anniversary of its Freedom Follies at HERE Arts Center. THAW, or Theaters Against War, is a quickly growing network dedicated to organizing, informing and promoting artists who believe in pro-peace foreign and domestic policies, and includes theatres
So I was in the middle of writing this really, really in-depth and cogent article about how the Fringe Festival isn’t really all that “fringe-y” and has pretty much jumped the shark. I mean it was a really, really good essay. And then I got
Wow, its even easier to get to than BAM! is the comment artistic director Michael Gardner hears most when people talk about his venue, Williamsburgs Brick Theater. We should make that our slogan: Wow its even easier to get to than BAM! Formerly an auto-body
newnation july twenty fourth two thousand and four six pm through six am twelve hours of performance, music, video and installations in DUMBO.
While The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and Charles Phoenix have created a new-found awareness of “found slide” art projects, Cathy Hannan has been quietly and surreptiously making her humorous and surreal found-slide presentations for nearly 15 years. In the past year she has started The
I first met Raul Vincent Enriquez in Los Angeles when he was creating complex and terrifying sound-scapes for Reza Abdoh’s epic Bogeyman Trilogy. Raul rigged a human scream to fly circles around a 300-seat theater until it landed in a tiny flying coffin; contrasted 1950’s
Today marks the launch of Involver04, a website and newsletter launched by the good people at Flavorpill, the Knitting Factory and some other places as a resource for politically-oriented arts and events occurring throughout the country in the lead-up to the election. It looks cool,
George Hunka has an interesting post on Superfluities (go here to read it) about the manifesto by Erik Ehn that helped lead to the formation of the RAT Conference. Manifestos are strange and scary things, calling to mind all kinds of radical calls to action
Okay. So. Some of you may not have experienced the giddily sinister goodness that is Uncle Jimmy’s Dirty Basement. If you haven’t, you are a very sad & lonely individual. This Saturday you can witness these Emperors of Filthy Puppet Rock as they unleash a