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.
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.
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?
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.
"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."
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.
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."
The museum addresses its handling of an outburst during a performance piece.
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?
The Wooster Group’s 1982 work “North Atlantic."
The opening season of the Baryshnikov Arts Center’s Jerome Robbins Theater.
Some answers from WNYC's cultural critic, Claudia La Rocco.
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.
There's nothing like debating the nuances of a show beneath the moldering head of a taxidermied wolverine.
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.
The performance world is jam-packed with powerful female elders (even if money and accolades still tilt unfairly toward men).
It’s mind-boggling to think of a world (or a New York) without the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
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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Smutty, sexy, smart. The downtown performance scene is as hot as ever. Watch a performance from a recent party.