Monthly Archives: June 2010

NOW Festival at REDCAT July 22 – August 7

REDCAT just announced its seventh annual New Original Works Festival, July 22 through August 7, 2010. Each year, REDCAT serves as a vibrant performance laboratory where Los Angeles artists gather to push the boundaries of creative expression in new dance, theater, music and multimedia performance works.

Yoshiko Chuma & The School of Hard Knocks, July 7 and 8

On JULY 7th and 8th at 5:30PM and 7:30PM, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Sitelines 2010 will present the world premiere of A-C-E ONE by Yoshiko Chuma & The School of Hard Knocks at LMCC’s LentSpace, a free, outdoor, contemporary art space located at Canal and Varick Street in Hudson Square.

Off The Wall at The Whitney

The Whitney Museum of American Art presents Off the Wall, a two-part exhibition that brings together thirty performative actions by artists, in works made from 1946 to the present, and seven iconic works by Trisha Brown.

(Image Credit: Jimmy DeSana (1949-1990), Marker Cones, 1982. Silver dye bleach print. Courtesy the Jimmy DeSana Trust)

Two Days of Tap Dance at the Segal Center

On July 6th and 7th the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, along with the American Tap Dance Foundation, will present two days of screenings, seminars and performances devoted to this popular American art form with a rich and under-recognized history.

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Art Matters Announces 2010 Grantees

Art Matters, the innovative nonprofit foundation, is pleased to announce 26 grants ranging in amounts of 3,000 USD to 10,000 USD to artists focusing on communication and collaboration across national borders.

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Black Arts in Tough Times

Artsjournal linked to a great article in The Root on Black dance companies surviving in this economy. But what about Black arts groups in general?

Khmeropedies I & II @ BAC

In 2004, I facilitated a residency in Phnom Penh for Dance Theater Workshop’s Mekong Project.  Several artists from the Mekong Delta region (Yunnan Province in China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand) gathered with a group of Asian Americans and Cambodians for 3 weeks.  Based primarily