The impacts of grief, however miniscule or massive, are the focus of “Submerge 2017: Break Time”, a festival curated primarily by Ali Rosa-Salas. Interested in the ways in which “we” are “permitted” to grieve in public space and, as the curatorial statement offers, a concern on the “expectation to bounce back,” Rosa-Salas has assembled an enriching near week of events, ranging from breath work to brunch to bike rides, in recognition of the ways the personal is political; the ways we are alone with others; and the ways in which everything, art or otherwise, is necessarily interdependent.
Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe) returns to Brooklyn with a new home at RestorationART. Maura interviews Jimena Martinez, Cumbe’s Executive Director.
25 years ago, in a large room in the Gowanus Arts Building that stands just outside the window of my Gowanus apartment, the Gowanus Arts Exchange, founded by Marya Warshaw (who remains the executive director), started hosting rehearsals, performances, and classes. It sat just across
Confession: I am a King Lear fangirl (#teamlear anyone?). I’ve watched Akira Kurosawa’s version Ran (oh I don’t know) fifteen times? I even made sure to catch Uli Edel’s King of Texas (it’s real) starring Patrick Stewart as “John Lear.” I wrote a screenplay adaptation
Brooklyn Studios for Dance launches on Monday, April 27th. More information, including a full schedule of events, can be found at bksd.org.
Here is our completely subjective and totally biased Abridged & Annotated Guide to the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival.
We really, really love the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, no matter how it turns out. 2013 – the year of crowd-sourced, collaboratively-created, socially-engaged, non-disciplinary performance. Occupy This!
By the way, if you haven’t heard about this yet, you should definitely check out 651 Arts upcoming festival The Mississippi Delta Heritage Project which has tons of great events and performances going on in BKLYN from May 28 to June 7. (They actually had