Black to the Future

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY | You can’t call yourself a bonafide Black believer (or a Black supporter) if you’ve never heard of the National Black Theatre. Created by Dr. Barbara Ann Teer and dubbing itself an “Institute for Action Arts,” National Black Theatre has been an essential fixture — not just in the Harlem neighborood of… Read More

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FESTIVAL WATCH | Performance actions teem in Bulgaria’s festival for independent theater

Of particular interest would the November 9, Open Space Forum, which organizers say “will explore several key factors in the development of contemporary culture that we consider important. They are: the development of international partnerships, the establishment of independent art spaces, as well as the development of new audiences and international mobility of artists and creative products.” Read More

SOUTH KOREA | Seeking proposals for Center Stage Korea from presenters, performing arts centers and networks

The Korea Arts Management Service is considering project proposals submitted by international festivals, arts centers, and networks who will implement a project involving Korean performing groups/artists as part of their performance program. Read More

“I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America” exhibit looks back to America’s future

“I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America” explores the career of American stage and industrial designer, futurist and urban planner Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958). The exhibition opens September 11, 2012 in Austin. It runs through January 6, 2013. Read More