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Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham FellowBaryshnikov Arts Center Announces Inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the successful completion of its two-year, $1M Cage Cunningham Campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named for legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. BAC's Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov announced the inaugural Cage Cunningham Fellow, Alexei Lubimov, at an event on Monday, December 14, held at the Center. The event also served as the official naming of BAC's Studio 6A the John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio. The Studio is the first physical space honoring Cage and Cunningham's unparalleled contribution to 20th century art and culture. (more...)

December's Midnight Moment in Times Square AnnouncedDecember's Midnight Moment in Times Square Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Antony Nagelmann leads a journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a sailboat and imparts the extreme experiences and emotion faced along the way in The Odyssey, which will be shown on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight from December 1 to 30.  The footage was shot in Progressive HD taking advantage of the technology that only the signs in Times Square can offer.  This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.  (more...)

Peggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square This MonthPeggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Artist Peggy Ahwesh's City Thermogram, a portrait of the urban everyday through the lens of a heat-sensitive camera, will warm up Times Square's signage from 11:57 pm to midnight each night in April. (more...)

Peggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square Next MonthPeggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artist Peggy Ahwesh's City Thermogram, a portrait of the urban everyday through the lens of a heat-sensitive camera, will warm up Times Square's signage from 11:57 pm to midnight each night in April. (more...)

Douglas Dunn & Dancers Presents World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, Now thru 2/15Douglas Dunn & Dancers Presents World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, Now thru 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents the World Premiere of Aidos at Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from today, February 11-15, 2015. (more...)

Sebastian Errazuriz's YAWNS to Appear on Times Square Screens This Month as Part of PS122's COIL FestivalSebastian Errazuriz's YAWNS to Appear on Times Square Screens This Month as Part of PS122's COIL Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

?Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has created A Pause in the City That Never Sleeps. The video consists of a continuous yawn on loop, which will be shown on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight each night in January. (more...)

SORRY ROBOT Runs Now thru 1/17 at PS122's COILSORRY ROBOT Runs Now thru 1/17 at PS122's COIL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

As part of the tenth edition of the COIL festival, Performance Space 122 and New Ohio Theatre present the world premiere of Sorry Robot, the playwriting debut of beloved performer and Bessie-Award-winning composer Mike Iveson, best know for his work with Sibyl Kempson, Elevator Repair Service and choreographer Sarah Michelson. In Sorry Robot, four performers and a piano create a haunting world where robots long to experience the same emotions that their embarrassing, sort-of-pathetic human masters feel. In a hotel that doubles as a software development facility in an ever-dystopian Florida, the machines of the future set out to prove they can do almost anything but shut up. (more...)

Douglas Dunn & Dancers to Present World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, 2/11-15Douglas Dunn & Dancers to Present World Premiere of AIDOS at Bam Fisher, 2/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents the World Premiere of Aidos at Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from February 11-15, 2015. Performances: Wed-Sat at 8pm, Sat & Sun at 3pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1040421, by phone at (866) 620-7509 or in person at the BAM box office during the week of the show from noon to show time. (more...)

SORRY ROBOT to Run 1/6-17 at PS122's COILSORRY ROBOT to Run 1/6-17 at PS122's COIL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

As part of the tenth edition of the COIL festival, Performance Space 122 and New Ohio Theatre present the world premiere of Sorry Robot, the playwriting debut of beloved performer and Bessie-Award-winning composer Mike Iveson, best know for his work with Sibyl Kempson, Elevator Repair Service and choreographer Sarah Michelson. In Sorry Robot, four performers and a piano create a haunting world where robots long to experience the same emotions that their embarrassing, sort-of-pathetic human masters feel. In a hotel that doubles as a software development facility in an ever-dystopian Florida, the machines of the future set out to prove they can do almost anything but shut up. (more...)

The Kitchen's Winter 2015 Season to Feature ANCIENT LIVES, ALL OUR HAPPY DAYS ARE STUPID & MoreThe Kitchen's Winter 2015 Season to Feature ANCIENT LIVES, ALL OUR HAPPY DAYS ARE STUPID & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Since 1971, The Kitchen has served as an important catalyst for a broad community of groundbreaking artists working across disciplines-a mission uniquely attuned to contemporary efforts by artists and arts institutions alike to collaborate and generate new contexts for the continuing evolution of multi-disciplinary art. In fact, as a smaller-scale organization, The Kitchen is unique today for providing artists of both emerging and established statures with a hot-house environment for the presentation and discussion of their work. The Kitchen seeks to foster a vibrant, living dialogue among artists from every field and area of culture. The institution's winter 2015 season, January 7-December 13, exemplifies this commitment. (more...)

Michael Clark Company Performs at Byham Theater TonightMichael Clark Company Performs at Byham Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, brings award-winning British dance troupe Michael Clark Company tonight, November 1, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. to the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The evening's program features Clark's choreographic work come, been and gone. Michael Clark is considered one of Britain's leading choreographers and this performance will mark the company's Pittsburgh debut. (more...)

Michael Clark Company to Perform at Byham Theater, 11/1Michael Clark Company to Perform at Byham Theater, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, brings award-winning British dance troupe Michael Clark Company on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. to the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The evening's program features Clark's choreographic work come, been and gone. Michael Clark is considered one of Britain's leading choreographers and this performance will mark the company's Pittsburgh debut. (more...)

BAC Announces $100,000 DiMenna Matching Gift for Cage Cunningham CampaignBAC Announces $100,000 DiMenna Matching Gift for Cage Cunningham Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) has announced a $100,000 matching gift from philanthropist Diana DiMenna and hedge-fund manager Joe DiMenna, in support of BAC's campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named after legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. (more...)

David Lan to Lead Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center as Artistic Director; Sexton, Hayles & Daldry Join TeamDavid Lan to Lead Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center as Artistic Director; Sexton, Hayles & Daldry Join Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center ('the PAC') today announces the establishment of a core team of artistic leaders: David Lan (Artistic Director of London's Young Vic) as Consulting Artistic Director; Lucy Sexton (artist, producer, and Director of the New York Dance & Performance Awards (aka The Bessies)) as Associate Artistic Director; and Andy Hayles, Managing Partner of Charcoalblue (London's National Theatre, Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, and the future home of Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse), as theater design consultant. Stephen Daldry (director of the films The Hours, Billy Elliot, The Reader and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and of Billy Elliot the Musical, and former Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre and Royal Court Theatre) has joined the PAC's Board of Directors. The artistic team is collaborating with the PAC's staff, board and numerous consultants to create a place that is unique on the cultural landscapes of New York, the United States and the world. (more...)

1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA Opens Today1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

#1: Cartagena, an exhibition of contemporary art with both international and national artists, is a Biennial created with the idea of further enhancing Cartagena's image as a significant cultural center. In a city with existing deep connections to literature, cinema, music, dance and crafts art, the exhibition will honor these cultural manifestations through the artworks presented. Bringing together artists from different countries and generations, whose works will be exhibited throughout the city of Cartagena, the Biennial will include painting, sculpture, photography, electronic and audiovisual media, installation and performance. (more...)

71-Year Old Choreographer Douglas Dunn Presents World Premiere of AUBADE Tonight71-Year Old Choreographer Douglas Dunn Presents World Premiere of AUBADE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Traditionally regarded as an abstract minimalist, 71 year old choreographer Douglas Dunn treads into unexpected territory with the world premiere of “Aubade,” at the Alexander Kasser Theater, today, January 24-February 1. The dance was commissioned by Peak Performances. (more...)

BAC Announces Cage Cunningham Campaign to Support Artist FellowshipsBAC Announces Cage Cunningham Campaign to Support Artist Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the launch of a two-year, $1 million campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named after legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. (more...)

1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA Opens 2/71st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, COLOMBIA Opens 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

#1: Cartagena, an exhibition of contemporary art with both international and national artists, is a Biennial created with the idea of further enhancing Cartagena's image as a significant cultural center. In a city with existing deep connections to literature, cinema, music, dance and crafts art, the exhibition will honor these cultural manifestations through the artworks presented. Bringing together artists from different countries and generations, whose works will be exhibited throughout the city of Cartagena, the Biennial will include painting, sculpture, photography, electronic and audiovisual media, installation and performance. (more...)

71-Year Old Choreographer Douglas Dunn Presents World Premiere of AUBADE, 1/2471-Year Old Choreographer Douglas Dunn Presents World Premiere of AUBADE, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Traditionally regarded as an abstract minimalist, 71 year old choreographer Douglas Dunn treads into unexpected territory with the world premiere of “Aubade,” at the Alexander Kasser Theater, January 24-February 1. The dance was commissioned by Peak Performances. (more...)

Art Basel 2013 Features Nearly 300 International Galleries in Miami Beach TodayArt Basel 2013 Features Nearly 300 International Galleries in Miami Beach Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

In 2013 the Art Basel show in Miami Beach will feature 258 leading international galleries, drawn from 31 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The show presents artwork ranging from Modern masters to the latest contemporary works and includes, for the first time in Miami Beach, a sector dedicated to editioned works. Art Basel in Miami Beach, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from today, December 5 to December 8, 2013. (more...)

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