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Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale Tonight, 9/3Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale Tonight, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

In a blazing Labor Day finale to Rite of Summer's 2012 season, Todd Reynolds, 'New York's reigning Jazz and Classical Violinist' (The New Yorker), and fiddle-player of choice for avant-gardists everywhere, has assembled a stellar cast of characters to explore the vortex where bluegrass, electronica, minimalism and classical music swirl. Featuring music of glass harmonica virtuoso Jonny Rodgers, avant-bluegrass guitarist Jordan Tice (The Jordan Tice Trio), and the singular percussionist Mathias Kunzli, currently on tour with Regina Spektor. This will take place on Colonels' Row tonight, September 3rd. (more...)

Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale, 9/3Todd Reynolds and More Set for Rite of Summer Music Festival Finale, 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

In a blazing Labor Day finale to Rite of Summer's 2012 season, Todd Reynolds, 'New York's reigning Jazz and Classical Violinist' (The New Yorker), and fiddle-player of choice for avant-gardists everywhere, has assembled a stellar cast of characters to explore the vortex where bluegrass, electronica, minimalism and classical music swirl. Featuring music of glass harmonica virtuoso Jonny Rodgers, avant-bluegrass guitarist Jordan Tice (The Jordan Tice Trio), and the singular percussionist Mathias Kunzli, currently on tour with Regina Spektor. This will take place on Colonels' Row on Monday, September 3rd. (more...)

David Levine Returns to New York with HABIT at PS122, 9/21-30David Levine Returns to New York with HABIT at PS122, 9/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Performance Space 122 (PS122) and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present the New York premiere of Habit, from David Levine, as part of the 2012 Crossing the Line festival. Habit is a durational performance installation that features three actors performing a 90-minute drama on a continuous loop for eight hours a day. Using a commissioned script by playwright Jason Grote, Habit takes place within a four-walled, fully-furnished and functional American ranch house designed by Marsha Ginsberg and built inside a raw, unused space in the Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Bread and Puppet Theater Play Bryn Mawr College, Sept 2012Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Bread and Puppet Theater Play Bryn Mawr College, Sept 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2012

The 2012-2013 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series opens in September with new works by the Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and Bread and Puppet Theater. One explores a rich mix of cultures through music and dance, and the other reflects contemporary issues through theater and puppetry. (more...)

ICH, KUBISGEIST, THERE THERE Included in PS122's Fall 2012 SeasonICH, KUBISGEIST, THERE THERE Included in PS122's Fall 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

For more than three decades, Performance Space 122 (PS122) has served as a hub for contemporary performance, commissioning and presenting artists who have radicalized theatrical forms, triggered national political and ethical debates, and made waves on Broadway and beyond. (more...)

HERE and BMP Announce Inaugural PROTOTYPE Festival Lineup, 1/9-19HERE and BMP Announce Inaugural PROTOTYPE Festival Lineup, 1/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE announce programming for the inaugural PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, running January 9-19, 2013, in New York City. This two-week festival, distilling the curatorial visions of artistic directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of BMP), and Kim Whitener (of HERE), features visionary music-theatre and opera-theatre works by pioneering artists from NYC and around the world. PROTOTYPE is unique in providing a permanent theatrical home for the presentation of such quality productions, spotlighting the high-caliber creations of an exciting new generation of composers and collaborators, with a focus on chamber-sized works. (more...)

Roulette Announces Fall Season: Meredith Monk, Oliver Lake and MoreRoulette Announces Fall Season: Meredith Monk, Oliver Lake and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

Roulette today announced its 2012 Fall season which kicks off September 7 with Mary Halvorson Septet. (more...)

THIS IS JUST TO SAY: LIVE ART II Comes to Symphony Space Tonight, 6/16THIS IS JUST TO SAY: LIVE ART II Comes to Symphony Space Tonight, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

This is Just to Say: Live Art II, produced and directed by composer Inhyun Kim, features works by Ms. Kim, as well as composers Judith Ring, Nomi Epstein, and Sonia Megias, and performances by soprano Megan Schubert and pianist David Kalhous. This interdisciplinary concert, which also features work by Naho Taruishi, video artist and dancers/choreographers Coco Karol and Luke Gutgsell, takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York City tonight, June 16th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20; Members; Students, Seniors $10; Children are free. For more information, call (212) 864-5400 or visit www.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series Tonight, 6/4Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series Tonight, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

La MaMa's popular series MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA -- featuring La MaMa artists in discussions about their careers and their work at La MaMa -- will conclude tonight, Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. with the Tony-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) (more...)

Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series, 6/4Julie Taymor Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

La MaMa's popular series MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA -- featuring La MaMa artists in discussions about their careers and their work at La MaMa -- will conclude on Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. with the Tony-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) (more...)

Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble Plays the Cornelia Street Cafe Tonight, 5/26Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble Plays the Cornelia Street Cafe Tonight, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

The Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble (www.Steve-Hudson.com), led by composer Steve Hudson - piano/melodica, and featuring Sara Caswell - violin, Jody Redhage - cello/voice, and Martin Urbach - cajon/percussion, returns to play a live show backing their critically acclaimed album "Galactic Diamonds" - tonight, May 26th, 2012 at 6:30 pm, at the Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., New York. (more...)

THIS IS JUST TO SAY: LIVE ART II Comes to Symphony Space, 6/16THIS IS JUST TO SAY: LIVE ART II Comes to Symphony Space, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2012

This is Just to Say: Live Art II, produced and directed by composer Inhyun Kim, features works by Ms. Kim, as well as composers Judith Ring, Nomi Epstein, and Sonia Megias, and performances by soprano Megan Schubert and pianist David Kalhous. This interdisciplinary concert, which also features work by Naho Taruishi, video artist and dancers/choreographers Coco Karol and Luke Gutgsell, takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York City on Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20; Members; Students, Seniors $10; Children are free. For more information, call (212) 864-5400 or visit www.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble Plays the Cornelia Street Cafe, 5/26Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble Plays the Cornelia Street Cafe, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

The Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble (www.Steve-Hudson.com), led by composer Steve Hudson - piano/melodica, and featuring Sara Caswell - violin, Jody Redhage - cello/voice, and Martin Urbach - cajon/percussion, returns to play a live show backing their critically acclaimed album "Galactic Diamonds" - on Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 6:30 pm, at the Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., New York. (more...)

Random Access Music Announces Queens New Music Festival, 5/10-12Random Access Music Announces Queens New Music Festival, 5/10-12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

The New York-based composers' group, Random Access Music, announces the first Queens New Music Festival from May 10-13, 2012 at the Little Secret Theatre (Studio 104, 44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens). This 'trailblazing festival seeks to highlight and promote composers, musicians, and ensembles living and creating new music in the borough of Queens.' (more...)

Random Access Music Hosts Queens New Music Festival, Now thru 5/13Random Access Music Hosts Queens New Music Festival, Now thru 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

The New York-based composers' group, Random Access Music, presents the first Queens New Music Festival from today May 10 through May 13, 2012 at the Little Secret Theatre (Studio 104, 44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens). This 'trailblazing festival seeks to highlight and promote composers, musicians, and ensembles living and creating new music in the borough of Queens.' (more...)

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center TonightBang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Bang on a Can takes over Alice Tully Hall presented by Lincoln Center's Great Performers series in a triple-bill birthday bash tonight, April 28 at 7pm featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Asphalt Orchestra, and MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika. Bang on a Can is celebrating 25 years during 2012, having grown from a one-day New York-based Marathon concert (on Mother's Day in 1987 in a SoHo art gallery) to a multi-faceted performing arts organization with a broad range of year-round international activities. (more...)

Lincoln Center Celebrates Bang on a Can's 25th Birthday TonightLincoln Center Celebrates Bang on a Can's 25th Birthday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Lincoln Center will celebrate the 25th birthday of New York's tirelessly inventive new music institution Bang on a Can with musical fireworks in an extraordinary three-part program that will include a U.S. and a New York premiere today, April 28, at 7 PM in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

F. Murray Abraham and Andrei Serban Hold Discussion at La Mama, April 23F. Murray Abraham and Andrei Serban Hold Discussion at La Mama, April 23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2012

La Mama will continue its MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA series, a signature program of the company's 50th anniversary Homecoming season, on Monday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Ellen Stewart Theater (66 E. 4 St.) with an evening featuring two of La MaMa's most celebrated artists in conversation -- director Andrei Serban and actor F. Murray Abraham. (more...)

Doris Duke Foundation Announces First Class of Doris Duke ArtistsDoris Duke Foundation Announces First Class of Doris Duke Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Twenty-one of America's most vital and productive performing artists in contemporary dance, jazz, theatre and multidisciplinary work were announced today as the first class of Doris Duke Artists, sharing a total of $5.775 million awarded in an unprecedented new initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). (more...)

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln CenterBang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Bang on a Can takes over Alice Tully Hall presented by Lincoln Center's Great Performers series in a triple-bill birthday bash on Saturday, April 28 at 7pm featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Asphalt Orchestra, and MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika. Bang on a Can is celebrating 25 years during 2012, having grown from a one-day New York-based Marathon concert (on Mother's Day in 1987 in a SoHo art gallery) to a multi-faceted performing arts organization with a broad range of year-round international activities. (more...)

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