WORKTREUE / G DOUGLAS BARRETT

WORKTREUE / G DOUGLAS BARRETT {0}

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 / 7.30PM / MUSIC / PERFORMANCE / The German term Werktreue refers to the concept of historical authenticity in performance, the notion of fidelity to an ideal form of the artwork found, for example, in the musical score. While extensive discussions of historical authenticity appeared in the 1980s in American and English […]

REHEARSAL

REHEARSAL {0}

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 / 8PM / PERFORMANCE The Invisible Dog will host the REHEARSAL series, a works-in-progress showing of various types of performance— this week the choreographer and dancer Tara Willis will be showing a short piece, followed by a discussion in which the audience is asked to articulate their responses. The series curator Sophia […]

CATCH 49

CATCH 49 {0}

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 / 8PM CATCH is a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary, rough and ready performance series-event put on every two months or so, usually in Brooklyn, NY. Curated and hosted by Jeff Larson and Andrew Dinwiddie and brilliantly administered by Caleb Hammons. Animals, Michelle Boulé, Megan Byrne, The Debate Society, Daniel Fish, The Sasparilla Sisters, Brian […]

A NIGHT OF MASH-UPS

A NIGHT OF MASH-UPS {0}

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 / 6.30PM / MUSIC Fortnight Journal 
presents three Fortnight contributors in collaboration. Centered
 around the viol consort of Edition II contributor, Elizabeth
 Weinfield, the night will comprise of several Renaissance pieces,
 poetry, and song.

 Sonnambula will be joined by poet Adam Fitzgerald (Boston Review, the
 Los Angeles Review of Books and The […]

AMERICAN REALISM

AMERICAN REALISM {0}

SATURDAY FEBRUAY 4 / NOON TO 8PM / THEATER ‘American Realism’ is a one-day extreme endurance piece for eight actors, about contemporary labor, spoken through the voices of depression-era California migrant workers. Disassembling notions of realism and investigating the possibilities of reenactment without authenticity, this piece exposes the ennui of laborers, from dot-com start-up entrepreneurs to immigrant maintenance workers. The text […]

BENNINGTON ROADSHOW

BENNINGTON ROADSHOW {0}

TUESDAY JANUARY 17 / 7.30PM / READING Distinguished essayist Phillip Lopate and nine graduates of Bennington College’s MFA program in Creative Writing, will read their writing. Wine and book sales will follow. The event is part of an evolving cross-country roadshow of readings by the community of writers from the Bennington program. Phillip Lopate is famous […]

WHY I MAKE LIVE ART….

WHY I MAKE LIVE ART…. {1}

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 / 7PM / PERFORMANCE WHY I MAKE LIVE ART (WHEN I’M NOT MAKING THE OTHERS)  will be an evening of current explanations by contemporary performance makers around the siren call of “liveness” in art practice.  The diverse panel will include individuals who situate their work across multiple genres: actor-writer Laine Rettmer, art […]

CHOREOGRAPHY FOR BLACKBOARDS

CHOREOGRAPHY FOR BLACKBOARDS {0}

JANUARY 8-11 “Choreography is not to constrain movement into a set pattern, it is to provide a cradle for movement to find its own patterns.” – Michael Kliën A silent, communal matrix of individuals “dreaming the real” imprints a landscape of marks and meaning on the surfaces of blackboards through a series of rehearsed patterns. […]

TINY LIGHTS

TINY LIGHTS {0}

January 13-29 TINY LIGHTS: Memory’s Storehouse/Infinite Miniature is a collaboration between writer/performers Lenora Champagne and Lizzie Olesker. Comprised of two solos and a movement coda, TINY LIGHTS is an intimate yet heightened look at the richness of story evoked by everyday objects and gestures. Worlds are wrought inside the space of mind, memory, language and the rooms we live in. TINY LIGHTS will take […]

THE SHINING

THE SHINING {0}

by YVONNE MEIER december 13 – 23   Originally created and performed in 1993 at Performance Space 122 and reconstructed in 1995 at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Shining by Yvonne Meier is a dance-installation work full of thrill and fearful anxiety. It speaks of experiences at once sought and avoided – how do we […]