Springtime in Nickyland and One-in-Themselves at La MaMa
On Presidents Day in The Club at La MaMa, Nicky Paraiso gathered a packed house of artists and audience members for an evening of protest, stories, songs, dances, reveries and resistance as part of “Bad and Nasty” Performance Protests.
The Poetry Project’s “dedication to the amplification of radical imagination, oppositional thinking, and community building among writers, artists, and their audiences” makes its New Year’s Day Marathon Reading a perfect way to let go of all the lost voices and hopes of 2016 and to rebuild our fortitude, inoculate ourselves against the vitriol and demagoguery, and find the voices of a newly (re)forming counterculture.
So, Andy got to his catch up sooner than I did – is there anyone out there who hasn’t felt a little in-over-their-head this spring? – but, my final grades are in, Hunter shows, my own part of La Mama Moves shows, other people’s shows
Conceptual Artist/Choreographer Yoshiko Chuma continues a lifetime obsession with danger in her new work, “Love Story, Palestine”.
Just go. Really. I mean, you can read the rest of this post, I hope you will, but ultimately you just need to get over to Danspace Project and see Yoshiko Chuma’s Not About Romanian Cinema:POONARC because it is absolutely magical. It is running through
Danspace Project presents City/Dans: YOSHIKO CHUMA & THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS/ROOT CULTURE (USA/Japan/Romania) Not About Romanian Cinema: POONARC June 4-6 and 11-13, 2009 [Thurs-Sat] at 8:30 PM Admission: $18.00 ($12.00 for members) “Yoshiko Chuma is a maverick, utterly unique, a ‘one-off’ as the