The Curse of Bigness

The Curse of Bigness May 16 – October 03, 2010 Opening Reception May 16, 2010 2-5pm (click here for more information) The Queens Museum will be presenting  The Curse of Bigness, a group of new projects by people working in the theater, graphic design, fashion, jewelry, performance, music, and art scenes, often as part of small-scale, self-reflexive partnerships or groups. […]

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19nth Season of the Ko Festival, Amherst

The 19nth season of Amherst’s Ko Festival has been curated on the theme of “It’s All in the Family.” They’ll have five weeks of shows that take a penetrating and entertaining look at families – both traditional and non-traditional. A rich examination of ways that people negotiate expectations, identity and legacy. The festival runs July 5 – August 8, 2010, […]

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February 25: International Commedia Dell’Arte Day

(Thanks to new papa Brian Foley for bringing this to my attention!) He’ll also be performing at the View Theatre, Roy Arias Studios on Feb 25 in celebration.  See the postcard below for details) Associazione SAT has proclaimed February 25, 2010, a worldwide Commedia dell’Arte Day Simultaneous events will occur all around the world as theatre companies, scholars, students, and […]

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Flying Karamazov Brothers in NY through March 7

World renowned juggling group who don’t fly, aren’t brothers, and aren’t Russian, the Flying Karamazov Brothers are performing their show 4Play at the Minetta Lane Theater until March 7th.  If you don’t know them, you should.  They are fantastic!  Actually, an earlier iteration of their show that they performed one summer at Trinity Rep got me interested in vaudeville.  I […]

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Inside Out (Cirkus Cirkör at BAM- NY) Nov 12-15

Part of the 2009 Next Wave FestivalCirkus CirkörLive music by Irya’s PlaygroundDirected By Tilde Björfors “…A magical breathtaking performance…a powerful inter-disciplinary work of art…” —Skånska Dagbladet (Sweden) The human body unfolds as a surreal rock and roll fantasy in Inside Out, Swedish troupe Cirkus Cirkör’s phantasmagoric journey into the outer reaches of inner life. Accompanied onstage by dub-punk-new wave-electro-inspired band […]

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Clown Axioms at La Mama (NY)

Clowns ex Machina is Kendall Cornell’s continuation of her work with groups of female clowns. (which started as Kendall Cornell’s Soon-to-Be-World-Famous Women’s Clown Troupe) Clown Axioms is a show of 12 women clowns that “create a poetic yet preposterous world” Expect some interesting takes on female stereotypes, and by extension female clown stereotypes.Last July they did a workshop showing, and […]

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Vote For Coney Island Chris! Tonight! Vote Often!

UPDATE: THE NUMBER TO VOTE FOR CHRIS: 1-866-602-4807 My good friend and hilarious clown Coney Island Chris (former Ringling Clown Chris Allison, and current head of Cirque du Jour) will be on Americas Got Talent this Tuesday 8/25/2009. (That’s tonight!) http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/contestants/chris.shtml#bio Please vote for him. You can vote up to 10 times per phone number, but you must watch the […]

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Benefit for Fools On Fire Sat. Aug. 29 (NY)

Fools On Fire presents The-Good-Time-Watch-Your-Back Show: A Gritty Cabaret at Dead Herring 3 aerialists. ridiculous comedy. tantalizing burlesque. rousing music. cheap drinks. dance breaks. optional dress code: apocalypse-chic. All this for $10 141 S. 5th Street between Bedford and Berry L train to Bedford MAP THIS SATURDAY: AUGUST 29th 2009 Doors at 8pm, show at 8:30pm www.foolsonfire.org for more info.

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Cirque du Soleil Anniversary DVD collection on sale TODAY

If you are like me, you have slowly over time collected Cirque du Soleil videos- mostly either at shows, or if you are cheap like me, you’ve taped them from Bravo (and/or TIVO’d them) Here’s an opportunity to clear up a lot of your TIVO space! On Sale Today NEW for just $58.99! 12 DVD’s of Cirque– that’s around $5 […]

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