Last night P.S. 122 started off 2004 with two new shows and a huge party.
(The second part of our interview with Mark Russell)
(photo by Anna Barry-Jester for the Village Voice) For the past twenty years Mark Russell has been the executive and artistic director of P.S. 122. In December 2003 he resigned from his position to seek out new and bigger challenges. Culturebot took this opportunity to
Tim Etchells is the artistic director of Forced Entertainment. His show, Instructions for Forgetting, opens this Thursday. Martin Denton from NYTheatre.com interviews him here.
This cultural moment belongs to pirates. Pirates of the Carribbean and Peter Pan are just the latest signals of the ascendancy of piracy among the eternal goofy pantheon of robots, ninjas, and monkeys.
We’re still working on the “upcoming” section, but I thought I’d let everyone know what’s going on in January at P.S. 122 – House of No More and Instructions for Forgetting – the shows coincide with the semi-official launch of culturebot.org on January 8th. (cross
Kyle Jarrow is a NYC-based playwright, musician and performer whose work has been seen at P.S. 122, HERE Arts Center, Boston Theatre Works, New Dramatists, The Hangar Theatre, Collective: Unconscious, and Dad’s Garage in Atlanta among others. Kyle was runner-up for the 2002 Princess Grace
Culturebot admits that he has not always been a dance aficionado. In fact, until recently whenever I heard the word “dance” I ran screaming in the other direction. But the responsibilities of being a cultural man-about-downtown have brought me into proximity with quite a bit
Okay, so this isn’t a review. But we haven’t quite worked out how the “upcoming events” part is going to work. However, culturebot strongly recommends The Dresden Dolls.
Chris Elam and Misnomer Dance Theater’s Intimacy In Transition opened at P.S. 122 on Thursday, December 11th. Elam, known for his whimsical, Balinese inspired choreography, has created an enchanting evening consisting of six different dances.
After another long day in the salt mines Culturebot headed out to the oh-so-trendy DUMBO for an evening of dance and diversion. The first stop was at The Nest to see a work entitled mech[a] and OUTPUT by koosil-ja, a Japanese dancer/choreographer of Korean descent.
A few weeks ago I met an Italian-American woman who had worked for an Armenian charitable organization. She told me how it had been really hard, as a non-Armenian, to do her job, since it was such a tight-knit community. And then just last weekend