Yearly Archives: 2004

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Kitchen House Blend

Editor’s Note: We here at Culturebot have decided to expand our downtown performance horizons to include more music. David Hanlon, a professional pianist and composer living in New York City, will be the first of our new music gurus. He wrote the following post. The

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Mistress WYSIWYG

So most of you Culturebot folk probably know about The WYSIWYG TALENT SHOW, our all-blogger series of readings and performances. Well, if you didn’t know, its curated by Chris Hampton, who is the gal who keeps it running and tirelessly searches for blog talent on

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Hell Meets Henry Halfway

Poland, too often a victim of ruthless invasion, has taken over my life. The country of Poland seeps through the cracks of my brain, and has insinuated itself into the contents of my refrigerator (Polish sausage!), the failure of my wireless service (Polish technology!), the

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Julie Atlas Muz

Julie Atlas Muz, one of the most acclaimed and prolific conceptual performers and choreographers in New York, sucker punches the boundaries between performance art, dance and burlesque with dark, twisted, come-hither performances that have secured her place in the underworld of nightlife as well as

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New Guy

Performance Space 122 announces new artistic director. Read about the new guy, Vallejo Gantner, in the NY TIMES.

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Culturebot Cocktails

Save the date! Our next Culturebot Cocktails will be Monday, November 22nd from 6:30-8:30 at OpenAir Bar. In addition to lots of schmoozing with other artists, administrators and fans, the evening will feature several short performances by downtown artists. This month, our “stage” will be

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Safety First

If you find yourself in Williamsburg next weekend, or if you were looking for a reason to go to Williamsburg, then check out Safety Pop, a new performance piece from our pals at Red Metal Mailbox. The show is a smart and funny riff on

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The Rosenbach Company: A Tragicomedy

Ben Katchor and Mark Mulcahy, the creators of The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island are presenting a new music theater production for one night only. The show, entitled The Rosenbach Company: A Tragicomedy, tells the story of Abe Rosenbach, a prominent rare book dealer in

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live nude improv comedy

Well, not exactly. Normally I’d be reluctant to write about improv comedy, or even stand-up, in this forum. Too much of it goes around masquerading as theater and lowering the bar. That being said, when I read about this event on the nonsensenyc newsletter, I

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Artist Service Organization Fair

Living and working as an artist is not easy (especially in New York). Luckily, there are a number of great organizations that make it a little easier. The Field and Dance Theater Workshop have organized an informational fair featuring many of these organizations. Info follows

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Dov Weinstein

Dov Weinstein is the founder and director of Tiny Ninja Theater. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin and has studied puppetry with The Green Fools, Jon Bell and Eric Blanc. Recent outside projects include a tour of Southern Sweden playing music for a new circus

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Election Madness

The Day of Reckoning (otherwise known as Election Day) is approaching fast. I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t want to be watching those election returns alone. Luckily, there are a plethora of events going on all over the city to ease your