Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Andrew Schneider at The Chocolate Factory

Oi! The 7 trains are running this weekend (thanks to the continued slushfest), so there’s no reason for you to miss multimedia/interactive designer and performer, Andrew Schneider’s riotous tonic to the endless winter malaise festering in your subconscious.  He’s at the Chocolate Factory tonight and

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Eyebeam 2010 Residencies and Fellowshiops

Eyebeam is pleased to announce the recipients of its Winter/Spring Residencies and 2010 Fellowships. These nine artists and technologists will begin work at Eyebeam’s state-of-the-art new media design, digital research, and fabrication studios on March 1, 2010, in the areas of open source research, augmented reality gaming,

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Five Questions for Adam Greenfield

Name: Adam Greenfield Title/Occupation: Literary Manager, Director Organization/Company: Playwrights Horizons URL: www.playwrightshorizons.org 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up nestled between two freeways in Orange County, California. I did my best to be

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Lose Your Shit loft party

MeanRed makes some crazy parties. Here’s one for Saturday night: Saturday, February 27th 2009 Lose Your Shit loft party w/ DJ Smallchange, Mike Simonetti, The Twilite Tone, Dirtyfinger It’s back and we need it — Lose Your Shit — the dance party that mashes up

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OBject obJECT at DNA

While a long popular class destination for young and international dancers since it’s Dance Space Center days, Dance New Amsterdam has been effectively developing several platforms for bringing various artists together and to their 130-seat theater since moving to Lower Manhattan in the wake of

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Ohio Theater to close

IT’S OFFICIAL: SOHO’S BELOVED OHIO THEATRE TO CLOSE AUGUST 31, 2010 (February 23, 2010) New York, NY – The Ohio Theatre, a pillar of New York’s downtown theatre scene for 29 years, will close on August 31, 2010. The new landlord has issued official notice

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See Bruno Beltrao at DTW NOW

If I could, I would go back to DTW for the next 3 nights with someone new to see Bruno Beltrao/Grupa de Rua’s “H3” each time.  I want to watch this work work.  And work it does, on so many levels.  It’s a physically brutal

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Culturebot Recommends LA Party

Just got back from the COLLAPSABLE HOLE where I finally got to see Phil Soltanoff’s LA PARTY. I saw a bit of it in PRELUDE but had to keep running back and forth. Then I couldn’t get in to see it at HERE during Under

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Armory Show this Weekend!

Moving Theater in association with Park Avenue Armory presents ARMORY SHOW A new work by Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly Performances by Jonathan Drillet, Davon Rainey, Marlène Saldana, Debra Ann Servider, Jose Tena, Anthony Whitehurst, and ICE | International Contemporary Ensemble Original music by Nathan

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Park Avenue Armory Foolishness

In this article in the NY TIMES,  Charles Isherwood suggests that the Park Avenue Armory be turned into a grand scale permanent home for classical theater. This is just plain wrong on so many levels I hardly know where to begin. Just because the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Fresh Tracks at DTW

Put on my wellies and slogged through the slushfest last night to attend Dance Theater Workshop’s “Fresh Tracks” benefit.  It was well worth it. If this particular program (for this 45-year old series) is an accurate barometer of our current artistic atmosphere, I’d forecast rich