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Sunday, June 19, 2022

the land remembers, do you remember the land? by Maura Donohue

maura re/members with george emilio sanchez's "In the Court of the Conquerer" & zavé martohardjono's "TERRITORY: the Island Remembers"

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 01:12PM
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Can I get a witness!! Looking for e pluribus pluribus with George Emilio Sanchez’s “XIV” at Dixon Place by Maura Donohue

With XIV, my favorite experimental constitutionalist bruthrr George Emilio Sanchez is crashing a brown, brooding and bold biography into the broader American histories of other fights for eq…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:12PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Everything is there where you got nothing left. Dan Safer at La MaMa Moves, finally. by Maura Donohue

Dan Safer is the devil you’ve been dying to dance with and Ae Andrea's enviable lines and swag make them an optimal fiend friend for that card.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 11:12PM
Friday, April 26, 2019

floating queer celestials in Ni’Ja Whitson’s “Oba Qween Baba King Baba” by Maura Donohue

Ni'Ja Whitson queers divine kingdoms with cosmological meetings amidst a swirl of lineage, legacies and streaming star scapes. Salve.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 02:50AM
Sunday, April 14, 2019

The world according to Nicky: “now my hand is ready for my heart” at La MaMa by Maura Donohue

After over a decade hiatus in making work, with “now my hand is ready for my heart” downtown icon, Nicky Paraiso gushes forth while looking back on several lived lives in Nickyworld.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:17PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

to go is to be going, but not to get there – Mina Nishimura & Julian Barnett Double Plus by Maura Donohue

Here, thoughts are freed from linearity or reasonable binds. There, processing systems allow the universe to expand and retract as an infinite sponge. Where bodies transmute from human famil…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 05:18AM
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

La MaMa Moves at 13 by Maura Donohue

The La MaMa Moves Festival, now it its 13th season, opens Thursday May 10. Performances in The Ellen Stewart Theatre and the Downstairs Theatre & Lounge, curated by Nicky Paraiso, refle…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:54AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Shapeshifters: Black Queer Land(ing) at Gibney Dance by Maura Donohue

mayfield brooks, jumatatu m. poe, and the I Moving Lab are part of aa three-week series conceived and curated by Marýa Wethers at Gibney Dance highlighted “intersections and crossroads am…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:48AM
Saturday, February 10, 2018

in the waking: Tommy DeFrantz (American Realness) & David Thomson (COIL) by Maura Donohue

“Double consciousness is knowing the particularity of the white world in the face of its enforced claim to universality... Double consciousness, in other words, is knowing a lie while livi…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 02:14PM
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Accomplices in the Realness: Rosy Simas, Nora Chipaumire & NIC Kay by Maura Donohue

The age of the ally is over, let's be accomplices. Maura on Rosy Simas, Nora Chipaumire and NIC Kay at American Realness 2018.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 11:48AM
Friday, January 12, 2018

Getting Real #1: Michelle Ellsworth’s “The Rehearsal Artist” for American Realness by Maura Donohue

Michelle Ellsworth brings a real head trip to American Realness 2018.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 11:49AM
Friday, December 15, 2017

In the sublime of Kota Yamazaki’s “Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination” by Maura Donohue

I would have this piece on an endless loop that I might wander through it like a cherry blossom viewing "hanami" stroll or soak in like a yuzu scented hinoki bath in the woods. Joanna Kotze …

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 10:48AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

in spite of safety and comfort: Perforations Festival round up by Maura Donohue

Perforations Festival brings us into direct responsibility for the execution of artistic ideas and challenges the passive stasis of sideline observation in a mostly successful series of perf…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:06PM
Monday, November 13, 2017

Rip It Open: “Perforations Festival” is coming back to NYC by Maura Donohue

Maura and Eugene de Poogene yelled over really loud music with Croatian curator and producer Zvonimir Dobrovic about his "Perforations Festival" - opening Friday.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 05:12PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Together in the Fierce Tender – notes from October ’17 by Maura Donohue

Maura covers The Bessies, MR AoCC Studies Project, AmericanAF, Jasmine Hearn & Mariana Valencia, and Cynthia Oliver's world premiere of "Virago-Man Dem"

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Refusing to Bow Down: Dorothée Munyaneza’ speaks about “Unwanted” by Maura Donohue

Maura interviews Dorothée Munyaneza. Her "Unwanted" has its New York premiere at Baryshnikov Arts Center TONIGHT (September 21-22). Her "Samedi Détente" at Under the Radar Festival in ear…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 01:06PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance returns home to Brooklyn by Maura Donohue

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe) returns to Brooklyn with a new home at RestorationART. Maura interviews Jimena Martinez, Cumbe's Executive Director.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:42PM
Monday, September 11, 2017

Maria Bauman talks about “dying and dying and dying” by Maura Donohue

Maura talks to Maria about her upcoming premiere of "dying and dying and dying" at Gibney Dance Center this week.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:54PM
Monday, June 26, 2017

’round the bend: Amy Surratt’s FIRST AND LAST (show) by Maura Donohue

An effective seduction, there is enough truth in the tall tales to keep us believing and bound to the ride.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:06PM
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Remake The World: La MaMa Moves! by Maura Donohue

In these perilous, challenging and unpredictable times in our country and in the world, we can look to the performing arts for some clues as to how we might respond and continue to live our …

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 08:06PM
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

“You are you even before you…” – Will Rawls & Claudia Rankine at Bard College by Maura Donohue

Wily, genre-busting Will Rawls collaborates with poetic genius, Claudia Rankine, for their premire of "What Remains" at The Fisher Center for Performing Arts at Bard College.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:48AM
Sunday, April 16, 2017

“Poor People’s TV Room” – Interview with Okwui Okpokwasili by Maura Donohue

Okwui Okpokwasili. Multiple Bessie Award-winning performer and maker. NYLA’s Stryker/Ranjelovic Resident Commissioned Artist. Mother. Human. Electromagnetic Force. She premieres her newest…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 11:54PM
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Mobilizing Bodies: Dance & Disability at 92Y, Petronio at The Joyce, & Work Up 3.1 at Gibney by Maura Donohue

3 shows from this past week: Edisa Weeks curates at 92nd St. Y Fridays at Noon, Stephen Petronio's 3rd season of Bloodlines, and Gibney's emerging artist program

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:36PM
Friday, March 31, 2017

Downtown Icons, Non-Consenual Relationships with Ghosts, & Passages by Maura Donohue

Someday, if the Earth survives this oligarchy’s drive to suck the life out of her and us, historians, archivists, and survivors will share stories of the work being made in “thi…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 07:02PM
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Rupture this: Artists Co-Creating Real Equity, Create NYC, Eiko, The Bureau for the Future of Choreography by Maura Donohue

2 workshops, 2 shows - White Organizational Cultures, Equity, Eiko and the Senate

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 10:24AM
Thursday, March 23, 2017

“And,” an interview with Aynsley Vandenbroucke by Maura Donohue

Aynsley premieres “And” at Abrons on 3/30. “And” is an evening-length solo performance/monologue using experimental literary devices to create a series of live essays that hold mult…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 08:42AM
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

We Could Be Heroes: Nickyland & One-in-Themselves by Maura Donohue

Springtime in Nickyland and One-in-Themselves at La MaMa

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 08:18PM
Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Dump (or Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest): He’s Our President, He’s Our Problem at La MaMa by Maura Donohue

On Presidents Day in The Club at La MaMa, Nicky Paraiso gathered a packed house of artists and audience members for an evening of protest, stories, songs, dances, reveries and resistance as …

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 08:36PM
Sunday, January 29, 2017

“Hi-Fi, Wi-Fi, Sci-Fi” – CultureHub’s “risky and fragile research project” at La MaMa by Maura Donohue

CultureHub's "Hi-Fi, Wi-FI, Sci-Fi," a collection of plays by iconic playwright Robert Patrick opens Thursday at La MaMa’s Downstairs Theater. This production connects us with an expansive…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 07:06PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Freely expressing in January: Day 6 Dispatch (AR Talk, Jen Rosenblit, Bessies honor Judy Hussie-Taylor) by Maura Donohue

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko and M. Lamar are Incomprehensible, Jen Rosenblit claps hands, and Lucy Sexton, Lisa Kron, Yvonne Rainer and The Bessies celebrate Judy Hussie-Taylor, Rockette Phoebe Pe…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:06AM
Friday, January 13, 2017

Shifting Shape in January: Day 5 Dispatch (AR Talk, Juliana May, Ni’Ja Whitson & Wendell Cooper) by Maura Donohue

Monday morning performance hangover is cured by a talk moderated by Tara Aisha Willis, and the works of Julianna May, Ni'Ja Whitson/The NWA Project and Wendell Cooper/Mx. Oops..."in all my l…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:36PM

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