Albert Hofmann, father of LSD, dies at 102. Read the obit in the Times. (Also, avant-garde composer Henry Brant, who I’d never heard of but who sounds fascinating)
It started yesterday. I’m behind. But there’s great stuff going on all over the city as part of the PEN World Voices Festival.
It’s like every day I find a new blog that I feel like I should have known about for a long time!
Reading this made me feel bad for Britney Spears, for the first time. Since I was already pretty much an adult by the time “that which we call Britney” came into being, and since I was always more of an indie/alternative-type guy, I always found
The Drama Desk Nominees were announced. As usual, most of the people we know were in the “unique theatrical experience” category: Unique Theatrical Experience: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Cut to the Chase Fabrik The 39 Steps Traces
If you haven’t checked out the American Theatre Wing website (www.americantheatrewing.org) you should. Then you won’t have to ask yourself “Why didn’t I know about this site?” when you finally do find it! Its got lots o’ good stuff!! Check it out.
I know absolutely nothing about this production or this company, but I’m a big fan of political campaigns as performance art (I *did* run for mayor after all!). Plus, a company that is also doing a show about “pegging” can hardly be all bad! So
Chez Bushwick Presents FORCE MAJEURE: Microsystéme (A Studio Showing Of New Work) GENOA/US Microsystéme Artistic Director: Victor Gauthier-Martin (Based On Genoa 01 By Fausto Paravidino) Guests are cordially invited to view the creative process of a staged rehearsal for GENOA / US, as part of
So first off I have been a little behind in posting on what I’ve been seeing. I saw The Walworth Farce at St. Ann’s, which was really fantastic. It really makes you wonder how people can sit through predictable, boring, conventional Irish plays like Seafarer.
This just in. Looks like it could be an amazing opportunity for artists working with performance and technology. And I may be reading too much into it but it looks like they’re offering FREE LABOR if you are able to teach the undergrads about integrating
Andrew Nemr & CPD PLUS: Music of the Spheres Thursday & Saturday April 24 and 26, 8:00pm This dazzling ensemble of young hoofers led by Andrew Nemr takes a high-energy and high-concept crack at “Gershwin Piano Prelude No. 1,” re-envisioning an a cappella arrangement of
so the other day I was down in ye olde greenwich village and i saw this new place opening up in that space on bleecker that is always either a theater or a nightclub and is always changing hands. so i signed up for their