performance http://wamc.org en La Soirée Spins, Sings, Smiles And More At The Union Square Theatre In New York City http://wamc.org/post/la-soir-e-spins-sings-smiles-and-more-union-square-theatre-new-york-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lasoireeus.com/">La Soirée</a> is a theatrical phenomenon currently running at the Union Square Theatre on East 17th Street in New York City. Part cabaret, part circus, part cirque and part side-show - part vaudeville, part burlesque - all astounding.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">La </span>Siorée’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> international acts include balancing duos, high-flying feats, song - and so much more. </span><a href="http://www.marawatheamazing.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Marawa the Amazing</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://www.mooky.eu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Mooky</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> join us to tell us more.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 84579 at http://wamc.org La Soirée Spins, Sings, Smiles And More At The Union Square Theatre In New York City "Inflatable Frankenstein" - Radiohole at EMPAC http://wamc.org/post/inflatable-frankenstein-radiohole-empac <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Inspired by meditations on horror films, the work of Antonin Artaud, and Ardunio open-source electronics, Radiohole’s Inflatable Frankenstein is a visually and sonically driven performance based on Mary Shelley’s early life and her novel Frankenstein.</p><p>Arising from a world of gods and monsters (and thousands of Walmart and Price Chopper grocery bags) is a desecration too terrible to behold and too beautiful to turn away from, leading to an improbable question: what is it like to be a metaphor for everything?</p><p>The project was supported by a 2012 EMPAC production residency.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60626 at http://wamc.org "Inflatable Frankenstein" - Radiohole at EMPAC Spencertown Academy Arts Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary http://wamc.org/post/spencertown-academy-arts-center-celebrates-40th-anniversary <p>Mary Anne Lee, Executive Director and Lydia Kukoff, board member and co-chair of Hidden Gardens, join us to talk about all of the excellent events coming up at the <a href="http://www.spencertownacademy.org/">Spencertown Academy Arts Center</a>.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 15:12:35 +0000 Joe Donahue 40156 at http://wamc.org Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company at SPAC http://wamc.org/post/bill-t-jones-arnie-zane-dance-company-spac <p>We welcome <a href="http://www.newyorklivearts.org/#/BTJAZDC">Bill T. Jones</a> back to the show to talk about the <a href="http://www.spac.org/buildingofaseason/billtjones.php">program</a> his company is presenting at <a href="http://www.spac.org">SPAC</a> on June 7<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:08:30 +0000 Joe Donahue 40146 at http://wamc.org Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company at SPAC The Apprenticeship Project - Hana van der Kolk http://wamc.org/post/apprenticeship-project-hana-van-der-kolk <p><a href="http://calendar.williams.edu/event/the_apprenticeship_project">The Apprenticeship Project</a>, a collectively-created performance installation, takes place on Wednesday in North Adams. The performance features 34 performers engaged in a variety of activities. We learn more from Arthur Levitt &#39;52 Artist-in-Residence at Williams College, Hana van der Kolk.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 17:52:33 +0000 Joe Donahue 38445 at http://wamc.org War Stories in the GE Theatre at Proctors http://wamc.org/post/war-stories-ge-theatre-proctors There will be a staged reading of War Stories, a performance about the effect of war based on writings from the Empire State College community on April 24 in the Proctors GE Theater in Schenectady, NY. Elaine Handley, Cindy Bates, and Claudia Hough join us to tell us more. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:01:55 +0000 Joe Donahue 37421 at http://wamc.org