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.
Culturebot is excited to report that Sam Miller has been appointed President of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC).
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.
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)
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.
The Chocolate Factory announced there 2010-2011 season and it looks great! Line-up below. Complete information available at http://www.chocolatefactorytheater.org.
All year, HHTF will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the New York City Festival coming in October 1 – 16, 2010. As a way to share the joy HHTF enlisted an eclectic mix of its favorite DJs to share original sounds and new favorites.
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.
The boys over at Contemporary Performance have started a ning network at http://contemporaryperformance.ning.com. Check it out.
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?
There is still time to register for EMPAC’s summer lab for interactive media in performance, which will be held August 16-22, 2010. Directed by Johannes Birringer and Mark Coniglio, the workshop offers intensive training and possibilities for experimentation with mixed reality and real time architectures,
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