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Performance Club To Do List

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

P. Club will be heading to MoMA on the 30th to check out the Marina Abramović retrospective. In the meantime, I’ve got your preparatory to-do list.

Luckily, it can all be accomplished in the same place.

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A Kiss Is Just A Kiss?

Friday, April 16, 2010

Of the many discussions and debates about Tino Sehgal, one that I’ve found most intriguing is the reaction to the sexual politics of “Kiss,” his slow-mo choreographic embrace.

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Bill T Workshop

Friday, April 16, 2010

Well, it’s finally happening: Bill T. W is nigh.

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Summer in the Catskills

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

So … what are you doing this summer? How’s about spending July and August in the Catskills helping to run the third Mount Tremper Arts Festival?

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Performance Club Takes On Abramović Exhibit

Monday, April 05, 2010

Performance art has invaded the city's museums with a vengeance this winter and spring. So I figure the P' Club might as well, too. We're visiting the Abramović show at MOMA. Find out how to get a free ticket.

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Time Spent with a Demigod

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

"Saw Deborah Hay last night. I enjoyed it but I'm a little confused. Literally every choreographer/dancer I know speaks of her as if speaking of a demigod. I thought it was kind of interesting and thought she was amazingly precise and imaginative but...I don't understand, really, what all the fuss was about."

 

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Performance Club: Woozy Watching Wooster

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Performance Club organzier Claudia La Rocco emerges from under the weather to report back on the club's outing to the Wooster Group's "North Atlantic" at Baryshnikov Arts Center. Join the discussion.

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Performance Club: Morphoses' Lourdes Lopez

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Lourdes Lopez, the executive director of Morphoses, laughed last week when I reminded her of that old Chinese curse, "May you live in interesting times."

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P.S.1 Responds To Censorship Claims Following Incident

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

The museum addresses its handling of an outburst during a performance piece.

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Censored at P.S. 1

Monday, March 01, 2010

Ann Liv Young is known for her raunchy performances.  What did P.S. 1 expect when she performed this weekend?  And did they shut the show down?

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The Wooster Group's "North Atlantic" Sets Sail

Monday, March 01, 2010

The Wooster Group’s 1982 work “North Atlantic."

The opening season of the Baryshnikov Arts Center’s Jerome Robbins Theater.

And us!

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'Single Ladies' Dominate YouTube

Thursday, February 25, 2010

I totally spaced putting Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" as the "most important pop culture dance development" on my 2009 list. Better late than never, especially as "Single Ladies" continues to be a force.

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Performance Club: What We Saw at the Armory

Monday, February 22, 2010

There's nothing like debating the nuances of a show beneath the moldering head of a taxidermied wolverine.

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Farewell Ohio

Monday, February 22, 2010

Well, folks, it’s official. The Ohio Theater has received written notification that the landlord at 66 Wooster Street, the Ohio's longtime home, is triggering the termination clause in its lease as of August 31, 2010.

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Five Fly 2.0

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The performance world is jam-packed with powerful female elders (even if money and accolades still tilt unfairly toward men).

 

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Merce's Legacy Tour

Thursday, February 11, 2010

It’s mind-boggling to think of a world (or a New York) without the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

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Sehgal and Maxwell's Cannonballs

Thursday, February 04, 2010

While waiting to experience Tino Sehgal's Guggenheim project,  P. Club organizer Claudia La Rocco is checking out Richard Maxwell's "Ads" this weekend -- and has arranged a discount for Performance Club members.

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Inside the Armory

Friday, January 29, 2010

Be a part of an exclusive dress rehearsal for a new show at the Armory. Sign up here.

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Performance Club: Get Yourself Downtown

Friday, January 22, 2010

Smutty, sexy, smart.  The downtown performance scene is as hot as ever. Watch a performance from a recent party.

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Be a Part of It: Trisha Brown Dance

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Do you have a Valentine yet? How about a date with history, and a little vertigo?

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