Monthly Archives: January 2007

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Getting it, now.

“We need a space to build an airplane.” “An airplane?” “For the set. For the set of Wickets.” For the set of a play called Wickets they were going to build an airplane. For the set of a play called Wickets, which was really an

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Taylor Mac — The Palace of the End

If you somehow missed Taylor Mac performing The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac at the Under the Radar Festival, then you’ll have to settle for the next best thing, this clip of his song “The Palace of the End.”

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NYC Blogger Summit

TomorrowWednesday, Culturebot will be attending the NYC Blogger Summit hosted by WNBC. If any fellow arts bloggers are planning to attend, please do say hello. You can find Culturebot lording over the buffet table. Hey, we’re not ashamed to admit we’re going for the free

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Who’s Leading the Dance?

Sunday’s Times had a feature on three of the leading curators of the downtown dance scene: Debra Singer (the Kitchen), Vallejo Gantner (PS 122), and Carla Peterson (Dance Theatre Workshop). The piece by Gia Kourlas raises some interesting points in regards to cultivating work. Will

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It is dance-tastic at P.S.122

Saturday night marks the opening of two great new dance shows at P.S.122. First off is Tamar Rogoff Performance Projects’ Edith & Jenny. This new piece from Tamar Rogoff features performers Claire Danes and Ariel Rogoff Flavin exploring the intimacy that has marked their life-long

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Megan Sprenger

Megan Sprenger, artistic director of mvworks, received a BFA in dance with a focus in composition from the State University of New York at Purchase College. She has had the pleasure of working with Annie Kloppenberg and is currently working with Catherine Tharin and Tina

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Brothers Size Added Show

Culturebot saw this show last spring/summer in a workshop showing. It is really good. They added a performance this Sunday at 9:30PM. We encourage you to go check it out. THE BROTHERS SIZE By Tarell Alvin McCraney Directed by Tea Alagic Playing fast and loose

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We Want You! (For another great art event)

Last July, before I started wearing straight-legged jeans, before I started writing for culturebot, my friend Ryan Frank invited me to the first installment of his AdNauseam Lyceum, a collective started by Ryan and his talented friends Rory Sheridan and Deena Selenow, that curates exhibitions

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RENEGADES AT EXIT ART

by frankofile With the plethora of recent theatre festivals this winter, it’s difficult to fully grasp the current state performance in this town. For a quick refresher course on how we got where we are today, check out RENEGADES: 25 Years of Performance at Exit

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Culturebot Goes Uptown

We want to thank Andrew Krucoff for inviting Culturebot to the excellent reading by Adam Gopnik and Patricia Marx at the 92nd Street Y. At the reception beforehand, a motley assemblage of us bloggers did some offline social networking (i.e., mingling while scarfing free wine

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radiohole all night long

oh. by the way. we forgot to mention that Radiohole‘s newly revised version of Fluke is awesome. go check it out. this past saturday night there was a knock-down, drag-out, post-show “grog & snog” party which saw nearly every European and American presenter and most