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Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: Zoe | Juniper
Sep 27, 2011
notes from the otherworld
Adorned with white paper booties, I stepped into the alternative world of the Zoe/ Juniper installation: a world brimming beauty, juxtaposed with momentous fits of passion and pain. Upon...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: Miwa Matreyek’s Silhouette Sorcery
Sep 20, 2011
eye want candy
Once Miwa Matreyek steps behind a screen, her shadow self awakes and traverses sparkling other-worlds. If you missed her at The Works last Tuesday, feast your eyes on this video: Not exactly...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: Whispering Pines
Sep 13, 2011
for the birds
Cynthia rolls out of bed in the morning into a comical Pee-Wee’s Playhouse-style virtual environment full of bric-a-brac and birdhouses, little knowing that her life’s about to permanently...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: Jesse Sugarmann
Sep 13, 2011
collective review
Oh, you guys. I blew it. For those of us (lunatics) who try to see everything at these cluster**** smorgasbords, there are always at least two festivals. The first is the ideal one, the one we...
Thumbnail for - TBA 2011: Namasya
Sep 10, 2011
third I
First In flowing white blouse and trousers, she awakes to the moaning flute and whispering rain. She arises, and follows her own arms as they bend like wisps of wheat, sometimes pointing her...
Thumbnail for - Preview: Hauschka at Holocene
Apr 18, 2011
atmosphere
Ladies and gentlemen, meet Hauschka, an innovative German ambient composer who sometimes custom-fits his piano hammers with tiny tambourines. Here, the scarf-swathed, blue-eyed maestro explains...
Thumbnail for - Review: Short Plays By Nameless Playwrights
Jan 27, 2011
Lipitor jokes? Check. Neil Simon-esque puns? Check. The target audience for the Fertile Ground Festival ’s Short Plays by Nameless Playwrights , an evening of ten-minute plays by eight 60+...
Thumbnail for - Review: Smarter Than Phones
Jan 26, 2011
Okay, the first thing you need to know about Smarter Than Phones, an experimental theater piece put together by Fuse Theater and included in the Fertile Ground Festival, is that it’s guilty of...
Thumbnail for - Fertile Ground Speaks for Itself
Jan 24, 2011
phile under: theater
Here at the Culturephile blog, there’s always more art than we can cover. And something like the Fertile Ground Festival, a ten-day cornucopia of 70 performance works, could metaphorically plow...