Check Claire Danes’ speech at the PS122 gala:
This just in from Juliana Francis, new mom and awesome artist: PATRON SAINT An experiment with dolls made out of napkins and junk Opening: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Closing: Sunday, June 28, 2009 Performances take place at chashama’s 266 West 37th Street Window Performance
You’d think that since he overturned term limits to run again he’d at least be willing to discuss it: Kind of rude, don’t you think? Notice how he seems to be saying, “You’re a disgrace” to the reporter at the very end.
Here’s video of Ishmael Houston-Jones’ speech at the PS122 benefit: courtesy of Jeremy X. Halpern.
Here are pix of the PS122 Benefit, courtesy of Andrew Bicknell. Complete set here.
Name: Walter Kirn Title/Occupation: Writer Organization/Company: Self 1.Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up in a couple of tiny towns along the St. Croix River in Minnesota, towns so small that the summer tornado
Wednesday night was P.S.122′s gala “Real Dancing with the Stars” at the Abrons Arts Center. I’ll admit, between my day job, a curating meeting for PRELUDE and the first rehearsal of my new top-secret theater project, I didn’t get to attend the whole thing. But
I’m a little late in posting this but its time for the annual Mixology Festival at ROULETTE. Always interesting experimental music-performance. I was definitely intrigued by this: Check out the rest of the schedule at their website and checkout artist interviews on their blog.
I’ve started a culture blog for my day job – its still under construction and in development. But if you want to contribute to it or get involved in some way, let me know. Check it out at Cultureshuk.com.
this looks like it could be really cool. Just the thought of Edgar Oliver and Charles Gayle on the same bill is enough to blow your mind! lilac co. and saint john’s theatre’s hamlethouse a black comedy. a postmortem Ophelia dream. And Edgar Oliver +
The new issue of the Grantmakers In the Arts Reader is really good. I just started reading this publication and have found it useful and inspiring. This issue features a number of great essays on culture, the role of the arts and civil society –
the last movement of Nick Hallett’s VOICE & LIGHT SYSTEMS quartet happens this thursday, AUROVILLE, a sound-vision-meditation ritual for performers, musicians, and projections that celebrates the memory of a pilgrimage and a dream for the future (cue video) featuring ANA MATRONIC as the female celebrant,