My fourth Santiago Loza play was “Mal de montaña,” and I saved it for a new post because it’s a good lead-in to a larger artistic phenomenon I’ve been noticing here.
Santiago Loza is at his most comfortable writing monologues, and the first three plays I saw were in some ways so similar as to be predictable: a 50-minute monologue spoken by a woman to whom life has been somehow unfriendly. But also happily predictable was the way in which these characters’ different voices were unusual, strange and beautiful and very very funny.
Samuel Buggeln, a New York theatre director and designer, is presently in Buenos Aires, where he is researching the Argentine theatre world. This is part of a series of Samuel’s special reports from Buenos Aires. See more at his blog 25weeksbsas.blogspot.com.ar.
Samuel Buggeln, a New York theatre director and designer, is presently in Buenos Aires, where he is researching the Argentinian theatre world. This is part of a series of Samuel’s special reports from Buenos Aires. See more at his blog 25weeksbsas.blogspot.com.ar. His website is http://www.buggeln.net.
“Histories at the Margins,” a retrospective of Adriana Varejão’s paintings, showcases works that have never before been exhibited in Brazil, on loan from renowned collections including Fundació “La Caixa” (Barcelona), Solomon R. Guggenheim (New York), and Tate Modern (London)
The group will use Casa Herrera, a 17th-century Spanish Colonial property located in the heart of Antigua, as a home base while exploring local, historical points of interest and taking part in lectures and tours taught by professors from the university and Mesoamerican scholars.
Press release from Venezuelan Embassy to the U.S. / July 25, 2012 Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 1099 30th Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20007 NEW YORK CITY, July 25, 2012 | At a gathering Tuesday night in New York City, more than 200 members of progressive social movements and groups in the …
Kaypi Perú,which means “This is Peru” in the indigenous language of Quechua, includes an art market, music and dance performances, hands-on activities for kids, short films, photo exhibitions of Machu Picchu and the Inka Road, traditional plants, as well as Peruvian Paso horses and alpacas
“Tala” will perform in a workshop production July 28th to 31st at HERE Arts Center in downtown SoHo in New York City. The play, a work-in-progress, is a critique on the nature of political revolutions. Click here to read a play excerpt and see the work of the designers and actors as they prepare for the production.
This Cuban take on “Caligula” “consciously uses Albert Camus’s play to subvert cultural norms and our concept of masculinity. Why can’t a homosexual be portrayed as possessing as much violence and cruelty as a stereotypical heterosexual male chauvinist character? What does it mean to be gay and masculine? And why are these two terms still thought of as mutually exclusive?
“Sound as fluid, sound as connector, sound as image, sound as memory, sound, body, sound…time suspended in and by a gesture…also a sound…a minimal voice.”
One of the goals of this NoPassport conference is to assess and discuss the role of theatre and the arts in bringing fresh new light to the urgent issue of discrimination and illegality that Hispanics and Latino/as face today in light of Arizona’s anti-immigration laws.
Released by MeLu Films, Cubanoson: The Story, is described as “a behind-the-scenes look at what makes this popular orchestra unique in the world of Latin music.
Members of the arts panel play a key role in shaping Washington’s architecture by approving the site and design of national memorials and museums; advise the U.S. Mint on the design of coins and medals
On this day, August 30, the international community is commemorating the International Day of the Disappeared. This annual day has been created to draw attention to the fate of the missing and disappeared people throughout the world. Many of these individuals were imprisoned or are being held under poor conditions or have gone missing in …