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Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa Photo Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event!

Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration Held Tonight at La MaMa Photo Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration Held Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

A number of prominent names from the alternative and avant-garde theatre worlds have been added to the roster of the 40th anniversary benefit for Spiderwoman Theater at La MaMa tonight, September 19.

Bloolips, The Colorado Sisters, Laura Ortman and More Join Spiderwoman's 40th Anniver Photo Bloolips, The Colorado Sisters, Laura Ortman and More Join Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A number of prominent names from the alternative and avant-garde theatre worlds have been added to the roster of the 40th anniversary benefit for Spiderwoman Theater at La MaMa on Tuesday September 19.

La MaMa to Celebrate Spiderwoman Theater's 40 Years Photo La MaMa to Celebrate Spiderwoman Theater's 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York's downtown theatre scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances with a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19.

Gala at La MaMa Celebrates Spiderwoman Theater's 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York's downtown theatre scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances with a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19.

BWW Review: LIVING OUR MYTHOLOGIES: DIVINITY IN DANCE Presents Sacred Dances from a Myriad of Cultures
by Olga El - Jul 14, 2017

If any performance embodied the spirit and amplified it in the theater it was Otea Maka, Taura O Te Here and Otea Moena performed by Lei Pasifika and choreographed by Makalina and Carol Leogite, Mahealani Uchiyama and Moena Maiotui respectively. Filled with joyful shrieks and chirps, vigorous hip circles and accents and a rainbow of costumes, this triptych of dances was an unapologetic celebration of female energy and emotion.

Alessandra Belloni Brings MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA to Open Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and drumming inspired by authentic ancient southern Italian spiritual teachings that honor the Black Madonna, revered in that region as Jesus' mother, Mary, who represents all souls seeking union with the Divine.

Alessandra Belloni presents MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

 Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and drumming inspired by authentic ancient southern Italian spiritual teachings that honor the Black Madonna, revered in that region as Jesus' mother, Mary, who represents all souls seeking union with the Divine.

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Chita Rivera Awards and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!

Alessandra Belloni Brings MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA to Open Center 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and drumming inspired by authentic ancient southern Italian spiritual teachings that honor the Black Madonna, revered in that region as Jesus' mother, Mary, who represents all souls seeking union with the Divine.

Celebrate Christmas Italian Style with I Giullari di Piazza's LA CANTATA DEI PASTORI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

You don't have to be Italian to love this unique, fast-paced, riotous holiday play, first published in 1698 and still performed in the streets of Naples and environs.   Come back in time to Southern Italy with ALESSANDRA BELLONI and I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/dance company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian 'La Cantata dei Pastori,' (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight, at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets).  Performances December 21 & 22at 8 PM.   

Celebrate AN ITALIAN HOLIDAY with I Giullari di Piazza, 12/16-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Come back in time to Southern Italy with I GIULLARI DI PIAZZA, the renowned Italian music/theater/dance company, when they present their traditional Southern Italian 'La Cantata dei Pastori,' (The Shepherd's Cantata) a musical family holiday delight, at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Streets).  Five performances, December 16 & 17 at 8 PM; December 18 at 5 PM; December 21 & 22 at  8 PM.            

Alessandra Belloni to Bring FEAST OF THE TARANTATI to Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Alessandra Belloni and her performance troupe, I Giullari di Piazza, will return June 29 to Cathedral of St. John the Divine with 'Feast of the Tarantati' (Feast of Apulia), an ancient healing tradition with Tarantella trance dances and healing chants for the Black Madonna.  In Italy, the ritual is traditionally celebrated in a church in Apulia. This will be the first time that Alessandra Belloni and I Giullari Di Piazza will reenact the ceremony inside a church in New York.  At the conclusion of the performance, the audience will be invited to join in 'releasing the poison and venom from our bodies and souls.' I Giullari di Piazza is a resident company of Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Alessandra Belloni Presents MYSTICAL MUSIC IN HONOR OF THE BLACK MADONNA at TNC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Internationally honored, singer, percussionist, healer and director Alessandra Belloni, joined by her Italian folk music/theater/dance company I Giullari di Piazza, will present the special holiday celebration 'Mystical Music in Honor of the Black Madonna,' a musical journey around the world to the ancient sacred sites of the Black Madonna.

Alessandra Belloni to Present MYSTICAL MUSIC IN HONOR OF THE BLACK MADONNA at TNC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Internationally honored, singer, percussionist, healer and director Alessandra Belloni, joined by her Italian folk music/theater/dance company I Giullari di Piazza, will present the special holiday celebration 'Mystical Music in Honor of the Black Madonna,' a musical journey around the world to the ancient sacred sites of the Black Madonna.

Pen Parentis to Host Holiday Mingle, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Pen Parentis Literary Salon celebrates the holiday season in high style! The December salon is a mingling soiree with wine and appetizers compliments of the Hotel Andaz Wall Street, featuring live music by award-winning jazz guitarist Wilson Montuori and stories from four prolific authors at varying points in their parenting lives and writing careers. Featuring Marie Myung-Ok Lee, author of the novel Somebody's Daughter, Yona Zeldis McDonough, author, most recently, of the novel You Were Meant For Me, Bushra Rehman, author of the novel Corona and co-editor of the anthology Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism, and Raina Wallens, young adult novelist who has written for a variety of online publications, including The Huffington Post. Each author will read from their work and then participate in a salon-style roundtable about their work and lives. The annual Author Mingle celebrates the creative work of writers that are also parents, and is a great place to pick up signed copies of the authors' books.

BWW Reviews: VOICES OF THE TARANTATE
by Kristen Dickerson - Nov 4, 2014

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Voices of the Tarantate consisting of an all female ensemble, I arrived to the performance expecting an empowering, feminist show. Voices of the Tarantate did not disappoint on that front, but it ended up being so much more than that.

Mathias Kunzli Celebrates PLAYGROUND Release at Joe's Pub, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Joe's Pub presents the release show for Playground, the debut album from Swiss-born percussion wizard Mathias Künzli on Sunday, October 26th at 9:30pm.

Alessandra Belloni to Host RHYTHM IS THE CURE Dance & Percussion Workshop at Synod Hall, Begin. 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Internationally renowned singer/percussionist/dancer ALESSANDRA BELLONI, artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine & REMO artist, will present 'RHYTHM IS THE CURE' on Three Saturdays, April 26 & May 3 & 10 at Cathedral of St. John the Divine's Synod Hall. Times are 2-5 pm. Fee: $225 for all three sessions; $75 per session. To register: 212.932.7325 or education@st.johndivine.org.

Alessandra Belloni to Host RHYTHM IS THE CURE Dance & Percussion Workshop at Synod Hall, Begin. 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Internationally renowned singer/percussionist/dancer ALESSANDRA BELLONI, artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine & REMO artist, will present 'RHYTHM IS THE CURE' on Three Saturdays, April 26 & May 3 & 10 at Cathedral of St. John the Divine's Synod Hall. Times are 2-5 pm. Fee: $225 for all three sessions; $75 per session. To register: 212.932.7325 or education@st.johndivine.org.

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