Monthly Archives: September 2008

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Kiosk at Japan Society

Last night I went to Japan Society to check out KIOSK. It was really cool – kind of like Clerks or Office Space meets Pappa Tarahumara. It is a solo show – essentially – about a woman who works in a small kiosk that sells

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Hockey Mom in the White House?

This PBS Poll is actually showing that people believe that Palin is qualified! PBS has a poll that asks: Is Sarah Palin qualified to be VP? It shows that more people are saying YES than NO! Not that a PBS Poll has much influence but

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IT Awards Monday

 Lisa Kron has been chosen to host the 2008 New York Innovative Theatre Awards (the IT Awards), in a ceremony dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway. There will be entertainment interludes performed by New York’s own Blue Man Group.   The IT Awards will be held this Monday, September 22,

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wordles and bessies

Eva Yaa Asantewaa has a great write-up of the Bessies. Also I was reading the Drama Queen’s write-up on Philly Live Arts where I found this cool gizmo thingie, Wordle that makes pictures out of your site using algorithms and javascript. Here’s a Culturebot Wordle:

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Here Arts Center: “Arias With a Twist”

A red velvet curtain slowly opens…to reveal a dark hanging curtain. After a few moments, this layer peels off as well, onto a screen of faux leopard skin. The audience laughs. We are so close to the stage and the small theater makes me hungry

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Kiosk at Japan Society

I’m going on Friday – its supposed to be awesome!!! ARICA Performance Company KIOSK One Woman Show with Live Music September 18-20 Stunning.  –Geigutsu Shincho A refreshing experience you can’t find in a conventional theater. -Kiryu Times Known for its Beckettian absurdity and stark aesthetic, the

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Issue Project Room Benefit Thursday

This looks like it’ll be fantastic!! Check this out: Brooklyn, NY – Phillips de Pury & Company will host an auction and cocktail reception benefiting ISSUE Project Room the evening of Thursday, September 18, 2008. Now in its fifth year, ISSUE Project Room is one

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Object Collection

From my friend Travis Just, of Object Collection, an experimental music and theater group based in Brooklyn. Object Collection is doing a performance of music by Jennifer Walshe (New York / Dublin) this Wednesday — tomorrow! — at the Issue Project Room in our fair

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BESSIES!!!

  On Monday evening, September 15, 2008, Dance Theater Workshop, Danspace Project, and The Joyce Theater with the 2007-2008 Bessies Committee, presented the Twenty-Fourth Annual New York Dance and Performance Awards (a.k.a. THE BESSIES) for exceptional achievements during the 2007-2008 season.  Established in 1983, THE

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Yeah but who is your baby-daddy?

I know this isn’t a gossip column, this damn blog is about ART!!! But still – Damn, Maggie Hoffman, who is your baby-daddy? I saw RADIOHOLE tonight at their benefit at the Kitchen (I know I know, but I just don’t have it in me