And while I don’t wanna come off too self-promoter-y, I want to take yet another opportunity to plug the upcoming (Tuesday, August 31st, 7pm) panel called IMHO:Blogs, Politics and Personal Voice. Its a special edition of the WYSIWYG Talent Show series that Culturebot is organizing
Another way to approach the relationship of performance and the internet is to use the internet as the performance medium. Its pretty abstract to me, but you can learn more about that and other high-concept artistic endeavors over at the turbulence.org blog. I actually saw
The phrase “dangerous” theater is one that is pretty cringeworthy most of the time. Right along with “incendiary” or “controversial” it usually means little more than “naked people cursing and spouting obvious platitudes”. Its meaningless, of course, until your set catches fire. Or is torched.
Who gives who permission to write what? What happens when you defy expectations to write about people who arent like you? (from the Manfest website) From September 12th to 25th, the New Georges theater company will be presenting Manfest. The festival is two weekends of
Yeah, we’re supposed to cover just performance, but hey I’m the boss of this place! So I’ll see you tonight at Bowery Ballroom for The Presidents of the United States of America. I think people thought these guys were kind of a novelty band but
John Perry Barlow, cultural commentator and panelist for the upcoming IMHO: Blogs, Politics and Personal Voice event at P.S. 122, has a great idea to protest the RNC: dance at them! Click through and read more to get involved…
NYFA has some really groovy stuff on their website. Apart from the artists resources and the job board they’ve started doing “in the spotlight” and “rants and raves” profiles of artists. Pretty neat. Actually, I think they’ve been doing it for a while. But I’m
Long, long, ago, in another life, or to those who live their lives at a slightly less dramatic pace, last October, a friend and I were discussing how Amsterdam was affecting our respective artistic imaginations. This is a very great city to write in, said
For a couple of years now, The Flea Theater has been hosting playwriting workshops with experimental playwrights such as Maria Irene Fornes, Mac Wellman, Jeffrey M. Jones and Erik Ehn.
Back in the olden days – before the internet, before CDs – a young feller had to go to his local record store or head shop to find cool ‘zines. Nowadays all that info is just a click away. But if you keep your eyes
If you haven’t had your fill of political theater after the Fringe Festival, the Howl Festival and the upcoming Imagine Festival you can check out The UnConvention, yet another festival of political theater. Albeit slightly more manageable than some of the others. I don’t know
Friday night Culturebot did The HOWL Festival which made for a pretty full night. First was HOWL Dance which was amazing. Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks performed a beautiful and engaging piece called 7x7x7 Downtown. DD Dorvillier and Jennifer Monson performed an