Ishmael Houston-Jones’ THEM at PS122 calls out a rousing alarm from the darkness of the AIDS crisis while Kidd Pivot’s DARK MATTERS treads more lightly on the existential dark within.
Les SlovaKs Dance Collective made their NYC debut this past week with “Opening Night,” a valentine to dance and national identity in a postmodern world.
The sort of stuff I thought about last night watching Chris Cochrane, Ishamel Houston-Jones, and Dennis Cooper’s “Them” at PS 122.
The charms of Alain Platel’s les Ballets C de la B.
I asked Brian Rogers, the Artistic Director of The Chocolate Factory, and choreographer Ivy Baldwin, whose “Here Rests Peggy” opened there yesterday (and runs through next week) a few questions about their relationship to the venue. To Brian: What does an artist like Ivy offer
Since 2005, the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) has established a vibrant residency program that has hosted over 40 artists and their collaborators, spanning theater, dance, music, video, and installation. Proposals are now being accepted for A.I.R opportunities.
David Wampach’s “Bascule” was surprisingly good, while Amanda Loulaki’s “I Am Saying Good Night” disappointed.
Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite & her company Kidd Pivot bring “Dark Matters” to Montclair Univ.
Culturebot contributor Aaron Mattocks caught up with JUSTIN BOND to talk about his upcoming show at The Kitchen, Justin Bond and the House of Whimsy: Re:Galli Blonde (A Sissy Fix)
The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) are delighted to announce the five recipients of the 2010 Alpert Award in the Arts. More info after the jump.
Culturebot contributor Aaron Mattocks gives a write-up of his night at the Bessies.