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Jeremy Millar Presents 'Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man (The Willows)'Jeremy Millar Presents 'Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man (The Willows)'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

As the title may suggest to some, this work is an assemblage of two prior works: the photograph Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man (1840) by Hippolyte Bayard, and 'The Willows' (1907), a short story by Algernon Blackwood. In this story (considered by HP Lovecraft the greatest supernatural story ever written) a man is found drowned and marked with small funnel-shaped indentations — 'That awful mark!' — made by an unknown supernatural being; the title of Bayard's photograph (considered by some the first conceptual art photograph) suggested the identity of the unfortunate victim. (more...)

New York Live Arts Sets Lineup for Spring 2015 LIVE IDEAS FestivalNew York Live Arts Sets Lineup for Spring 2015 LIVE IDEAS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its third annual Live Ideas festival, S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today, taking place April 15 - 19, 2015. Curated by world renowned visual artist, inventor and performer Laurie Anderson in conjunction with New York Live Arts' Artistic Director Bill T. Jones, the 2015 Live Ideas festival combines the arts and social issues in synergistic ways, activating the New York City community to creatively question the direction of modern culture. (more...)

Theatre of Voices to Perform at Zankel Hall, 2/21Theatre of Voices to Perform at Zankel Hall, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Carnegie Hall presents a rare performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's powerful and influential 1968 modern vocal work Stimmung by the ensemble Theatre of Voices in Zankel Hall on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. Theatre of Voices-comprised of singers Else Torp, Louise Skovbaech, Randi Pontoppidan, Wolodymyr Smishkewych, Chris Watson, and Jakob Bloch Jespersen-perform Stockhausen's seminal work for six amplified voices, the first major Western piece of music to utilize overtone singing, in which the note being sung is manipulated by the singer to produce more than one pitch at once. The technique is commonly found in Eastern singing styles, such as Mongolian and Tuvan throat singing. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Present 'Unforgettable' Benefit Concert, 2/18New York Theatre Ballet to Present 'Unforgettable' Benefit Concert, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 18-21, 2015. New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 ($15 for students), and are available online at http://www.newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2015, by calling the Live Arts box office at 212.691.6500, or by visiting the box office, Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm and Sunday 1pm - 8pm. (more...)

Merce Cunningham Trust Donates Major Gifts to FCA and BACMerce Cunningham Trust Donates Major Gifts to FCA and BAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

The Merce Cunningham Trust (MCT), founded to preserve and extend the artistic legacy of the choreographer Merce Cunningham, announces major gifts to two significant arts organizations. The Trust has awarded the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) $375,000 to establish and endow the Merce Cunningham Award, and the Baryshnikov Art Center (BAC) $250,000 to support the establishment of The John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, as well as the creation of a Cage Cunningham Fellowship. (more...)

Listen: WBUR's New Music Podcast STYLUS Releases Four-Episode SeriesListen: WBUR's New Music Podcast STYLUS Releases Four-Episode Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Stylus is a new podcast and radio show produced by WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station and distributed by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. The first four-­episode series premiered on WBUR and has been released for further broadcast through PRX. (more...)

Nam June Paik's BECOMING ROBOT on Display at the Asia Society and Museum, Thru 1/4Nam June Paik's BECOMING ROBOT on Display at the Asia Society and Museum, Thru 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Nam June Paik (1932–2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the “father of video art,” his groundbreaking use of video technology blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture to create a new visual language. Paik's interest in exploring the human condition through the lens of technology and science has created a far-reaching legacy that may be seen in broad recognition of new media art and the growing numbers of subsequent generations of artists who now use various forms of technology in their work. (more...)

Musiqa to Present MYTHS & LEGENDS at Hobby Center, 1/10Musiqa to Present MYTHS & LEGENDS at Hobby Center, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

As part of its major concert series downtown, Musiqa presents Myths & Legends, an exciting, premiere-filled concert at Zilkha Hall on January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92YNew York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

Marin Alsop to Lead BSO in THE RITE OF SPRING Next MonthMarin Alsop to Lead BSO in THE RITE OF SPRING Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Music Director ?Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Also on the Classical Concert Series program are Barber's Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance and Osvaldo Golijov's Rose of the Winds (BSO premiere). The Rite of Spring is the subject of Maestra Alsop's third Off the Cuff program of the 2014-2015 season, held Friday, January 9 at 8:15 p.m. at Strathmore and Saturday, January 10 at 7 p.m. at the Meyerhoff. Capitalizing on Marin Alsop's charismatic way of illuminating classical music, the Off the Cuff programs focus on one masterwork, allowing the Maestra to discuss the back story of the piece and the composer's life. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Rising Star Concert Set for Next MonthLas Vegas Philharmonic Rising Star Concert Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

= On Saturday, January 10th at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, the Las Vegas Philharmonic will perform its annual Rising Star Masterworks concert featuring up-and-coming guest violinist, Bella Hristova, and returning guest conductor, Rei Hotoda. The program will feature three selections, Maurice Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 8. (more...)

Exhibitions of the Week: Nam June Paik at the Asian Society, Sturtevant at MoMAExhibitions of the Week: Nam June Paik at the Asian Society, Sturtevant at MoMA
by Patrick Kennedy - Dec 1, 2014

Two solo exhibitions focus on media-bending, mind-bending artists from the very recent past. (more...)

Jasper Morrison & Yoshio Taniguchi to Receive 2nd Annual Isamu Noguchi AwardJasper Morrison & Yoshio Taniguchi to Receive 2nd Annual Isamu Noguchi Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

The Noguchi Museum is pleased to announce that designer Jasper Morrison and architect Yoshio Taniguchi will receive the second annual Isamu Noguchi Award, given to recognize kindred spirits in innovation, global consciousness, and Japanese/American exchange. Motohide Yoshikawa, Ambassador of Japan to the United Nations, will present the award during a special ceremony at The Noguchi Museum's annual Spring Benefit on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. This event is part of a year of celebratory programming in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Museum's founding by Isamu Noguchi. (more...)

The World Music Institute Appoints Par Neiburger Artistic Director and Cynthia McVay as Acting Executive DirectorThe World Music Institute Appoints Par Neiburger Artistic Director and Cynthia McVay as Acting Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

The World Music Institute is pleased to announce Par Neiburger as newly appointed Artistic Director. Neiburger brings with him a rich and diverse background in music presenting, innovative multidisciplinary programming, and non-profit arts management. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bill T Jones and Kathleen Chalfant Link Chance Composition and Shared Histories in New Version of STORY TIMEBWW Reviews: Bill T Jones and Kathleen Chalfant Link Chance Composition and Shared Histories in New Version of STORY TIME
by Brendan Drake - Nov 24, 2014

Friday night at New York Live Arts saw the premier of Bill T Jones' Story Time #36 Kathleen Chalfant - Amble or Career. The work paired the always enigmatic Jones with Tony nominated actress Kathleen Chalfant in 70 minutes of shared histories and dance. (more...)

SFCM Sets Visiting Industry Faculty and Guest ArtstsSFCM Sets Visiting Industry Faculty and Guest Artsts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) announces the appointment of an all-star cast of Visiting Industry Faculty and Guest Artists to its new Technology and Applied Composition (TAC) program, an undergraduate degree offering an unparalleled foundation for success in the diverse and evolving music industry. A unique curriculum integrating compositional craft with music technology will launch a new generation of composers adept in the fields of concert music, sound design and film and game scoring. Now accepting applications for the inaugural class of 2015, the Conservatory will produce versatile graduates who thrive as individual artists and as members of a creative team. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents STORY/TIME, Beginning TonightNew York Live Arts Presents STORY/TIME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company, returns to their home stage for the New York City premiere of the celebrated work Story/Time #35, 36, 37, 38 & 39, today, November 4-8 and 11-15 at 7:30pm. Noted by the San Francisco Chronicle as a work that's 'Modern yet wry, gorgeously danced and at times discordant.a dance-theater roller coaster with surprises around every corner,' the New York City performances will feature an array of guest artists, including Theaster Gates, Kathleen Chalfant and Lois Welk, with live music by Ted Coffey and The Black Monks of Mississippi. (more...)

The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble Presents PERCUSSION This WeekendThe Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble Presents PERCUSSION This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

In recent years several very fine percussionists have moved to northern Vermont. The VCME is taking advantage of this by presenting a program of some of the major works for percussion ensemble. Part of the mission of the VCME is to perform new music rarely heard in Vermont. This is such an occasion. You will hear John Cage's landmark Third Construction as well as some of the great works by Steve Reich and Mantle Hood with a new work by Turkish composer Füson Köksal. The musicians are: Jane Boxall, Nicola Cannizzaro, Rosina Cannizzaro and Thomas Toner with Steven Klimowski, bass clarinet. (more...)

The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble Presents PERCUSSION, 10/17-18The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble Presents PERCUSSION, 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In recent years several very fine percussionists have moved to northern Vermont. The VCME is taking advantage of this by presenting a program of some of the major works for percussion ensemble. Part of the mission of the VCME is to perform new music rarely heard in Vermont. This is such an occasion. You will hear John Cage's landmark Third Construction as well as some of the great works by Steve Reich and Mantle Hood with a new work by Turkish composer Füson Köksal. The musicians are: Jane Boxall, Nicola Cannizzaro, Rosina Cannizzaro and Thomas Toner with Steven Klimowski, bass clarinet. (more...)

KM Fine Arts Participates in First Annual Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco (Art SV/SF), Booth SV60, Now thru 10/12KM Fine Arts Participates in First Annual Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco (Art SV/SF), Booth SV60, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

KM Fine Arts-with locations in Chicago and Los Angeles-will participate in the inaugural edition of Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco (Art SV/SF), Art Miami's first international, contemporary, and modern art fair on the West Coast, taking place over Columbus Day Weekend, today, October 9 -12, 2014. (more...)

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