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VINE OF THE DEAD, 11 RITUAL GESTURES – JIM FINDLAY

VINE OF THE DEAD, 11 RITUAL GESTURES – JIM FINDLAY {0}

MAY 26-28, 9 PM – EXHIBITION – PERFORMANCE – Vine of the Dead explores the place and meaning of ritual in the 21st century by attempting to communicate across the divide between life and death. In a series of 11 rituals, the performance channels personal experiences of death and transcendence while exploring the spirituality of […]

MINOR CHARACTER

MINOR CHARACTER {0}

JUNE 17-25 – 8PM – THEATER – Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time. New Saloon presents MINOR CHARACTER, a kaleidoscopic adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. A cast of 15 performers collage a century’s worth of English translations  – from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate’s profoundly nonsensical rendition –  into […]

RUTGERS IN NEW YORK: MFA EXHIBITION

RUTGERS IN NEW YORK: MFA EXHIBITION {0}

MAY 11-22 – EXHIBITION – The Invisible Dog presents Mason Gross School of the Arts’ MFA class of 2016. The exhibition will showcase singular pieces from 20 MFA students, celebrating their individual thesis accomplishments in this culminating group show. Participating artists and faculty of the program will be in attendance at the opening reception. Aaron […]

THE WRITERS’ ROADSHOW 2016

THE WRITERS’ ROADSHOW 2016 {0}

SATURDAY MAY 7 – 7.30PM – New Fiction and Poetry from Brooklyn, Nashville, Pittsburgh. Odie Lindsey’s story collection, We Come to Our Senses, is forthcoming from WW Norton in July. His stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, the Iowa Review, Columbia, and the anthology Forty Stories. A veteran, he lives in Nashville. www.oalindsey.com […]

SHIBORI IN THE GLASS HOUSE – CALVIN STALVIG

SHIBORI IN THE GLASS HOUSE – CALVIN STALVIG {0}

SATURDAY MAY 7 – SUNDAY MAY 8 – 12-4PM – WORKSHOP – Craftsman Calvin Stalvig will facilitate shibori indigo dying in the Glass House of Invisible Dog. Using methods of binding, pleating, knotting, stitching, clamping and wrapping, participants will prepare a small table runner to take home with them after dying it in an indigo […]

THE FORTUNE TELLER by PONTUS PETTERSSON

THE FORTUNE TELLER by PONTUS PETTERSSON {0}

SATURDAY MAY 7 – SUNDAY MAY 8 – VARIOUS HOURS – PERFORMANCE – From a series of 52 photographs assembled into a self made deck of card Swedish choreographer Pontus Pettersson will read your fortune. This is a one to one performance inviting you to the occult performance of a reading. The stage will for […]

TINY HOMES – FRIEDA PREMO

TINY HOMES – FRIEDA PREMO {0}

MAY 4 – 8 – EXHIBITION – Every day we throw away a lot of trash. All that trash gets dumped into animal’s habitats and destroys them. So Frieda Premo is taking some of that trash and turning it back into habitats for animals. She has made two miniatures and three life-sized environments: the miniatures […]

7th ANNUAL OPEN STUDIOS

7th ANNUAL OPEN STUDIOS {0}

MAY 7 – 8 – INVISIBLE DOG OPEN STUDIOS –  The art we host in our galleries may be our guts, and Mac Premo’s iconic façade piece, You Are Reading This (2015) our face, but our 25 resident artists together form the heart—the very pulse—of The Invisible Dog. This year, we are proud to open, […]

LOOK AND LISTEN FESTIVAL

LOOK AND LISTEN FESTIVAL {0}

FRIDAY MAY 6 – 8PM –  Look & Listen concludes with  an evening curated by pianist Phyllis Chen around the theme of “unusual spaces.” The program will feature Chen performing two world premieres that L+L aided in commissioning: a solo work by Jo Kondo, commissioned by New Music USA; then a new original work, commissioned […]

THE WORKING MIND AND DRAWING HAND OF OLIVER JEFFERS

THE WORKING MIND AND DRAWING HAND OF OLIVER JEFFERS {0}

WEDNESDAY MAY 4, 8PM – PERFORMANCE by Oliver Jeffers –  A performance of self-explanation, story-telling, and picture-drawing.  There is also a pie chart.  Oliver Jeffers is a visual artist and author from Belfast, Northern Ireland, now living and working in Brooklyn, New York. At the core of Oliver’s work is a fierce curiosity – a […]