Monthly Archives: June 2010

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"Made Here" Screening & Discussion at The Chocolate Factory

MADE HERE is a documentary series and website focusing on the challenging and eclectic lives of New York City performing artists. On Monday, June 21, from 6:30-8:30pm, there will be a screening of the documentary and a discussion moderated by Jennifer Wright Cook, Executive Director

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Under The Radar seeks interns for the fall!

Under the Radar (UTR) is an annual theater festival that spotlights international artists ranging from emerging talents to masters in the field. The ultimate goal of UTR is to offer a crash course in theater that is exciting, independent, and experimental, created by some of

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Check Out NPN's new website

The National Performance Network (NPN) is a national organization supporting artists in the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts. Now entering their 25th year, NPN has provided supported for countless artists and organizations. Check out their new website at npnweb.org for information

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Rooftop Films 2010 Summer Series: New York Non-Fiction

This Friday, June 18th, you can check out some of the coolest NYC-themed short films by NYC-based filmmakers as part of Rooftop Films’ New York Non-Fiction Series. “New York City scratches, splashes, survives, creates, gets sick, dies, makes music, mourns, becomes activated, does its hair,

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On Fillmore

On Fillmore is the duo project of percussionist Glenn Kotche, best known as Wilco’s drummer, and Darin Gray, an equally adventurous bassist who often collaborates with Jim O’Rourke. Their most recent release, Extended Vacation, beautifully balances experimental instrumental impulses with echoes of Martin Denny–styled exotica and

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The Bowls Project at Yerba Buena in SF

From Jul 6 – Aug 22, SF’s YBCA hosts The Bowls Project: Secrets of the Apocalyptic Intimate by Jewlia Eisenberg and Charming Hostess.  This performative installation piece, inspired by Babylonian Jewish women’s amulets known as “demon bowls,” explores the intersection between ancient and modern worlds. Housed within

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Save the date: George Stamos at BAC

Keith Hennessy’s show at the New Museum on Friday featured a collaboration with Montreal-based choreographer/performer George Stamos. We were really taken with Stamos’ improvisational skill and his movement. We will definitely be trying to make it to Baryshnikov Arts Center for the world premiere of

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Dixon Place's HOT Festival Line-Up

This year marks the 19th anniversary of downtown’s most action-packed festival of LGBT-themed performance – The HOT Festival at Dixon Place. The festival starts on Saturday June 26 with a kick-off party hosted by Anti-Diva’s Liz Liguori and Jessie Mann from 6:30PM to 1AM in

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News from the Northwest

This past weekend was the second installment of the Northwest New Works Festival at On The Boards in Seattle. It sounds like it was a really interesting line-up of new work. If you want to learn more, here’s a write-up on The Sunbreak by Jeremy

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Keith Hennessy at the New Museum

Friday evening we went to see Keith Hennessy’s Almost Nothing, Almost Everything at the New Museum. Keith Hennessy is a San Francisco-based performance artist whose “interdisciplinary research engages improvisation, ritual and public action as tools for investigating political realities.” A fearless improviser, he invents his

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Incubator Arts Project Summer Season

Formerly a project of the Ontological-Hysteric Theater, the Incubator Arts Project supports independent, experimental performing artists through a series of programs aimed at offering production opportunities and guidance with long-term growth and artistic sustainability. This is their first summer season: The Little Death: Vol. 1