Performance

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 16 performers collage a century’s worth of English translations  – from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate’s profoundly nonsensical rendition –  into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CLAP HANDS – JEN ROSENBLIT

CLAP HANDS – JEN ROSENBLIT {0}

APRIL 20-24, 26-28, 7.30PM – DANCE – Jen Rosenblit–a choreographer lauded for her “Sly, tender and spatially sophisticated” (The New York Times) performance pieces–returns to Live Arts to present her newest work. Clap Hands is a mating call, a solo for the body that needs bodies. While conceptually a solo, the work will navigate its […]

ATLANTIC TERMINUS – JON KINZEL

ATLANTIC TERMINUS – JON KINZEL {0}

FEBRUARY 2 – 13 – RESIDENCE + PERFORMANCES – “Atlantic Terminus” rests on the pretext of using Kinzel’s own belongings as a set. Evolving over two weeks, he will sustain an onsite multi-faceted studio practice in the gallery creating new work daily. He aims to disclose his particular history of making connections between visual art […]

SNOW

SNOW {0}

JANUARY 29 & 30 – 8pm – PERFORMANCE – Snow is a new multimedia performance piece by composer John Glover and choreographer/puppeteer Jordan Morley combining the virtuosity of ever-inventive toy pianist Phyllis Chen, the artistry of dancers Dylan Crossman, Mistral Hay, Garnet Henderson,  Amber Sloan, Janie Taylor, Melissa Toogood, and the imaginations of instrument-builder Ranjit […]