Boulder Flooding: Remembering Warnings From Weather Report
Weather Report did “deluge the populace with artwork” exhibited all across town in numerous venues and outdoors. I surmise that no one in Boulder had imagined then that the real “deluge” would arrive – so soon.
“Six years ago, on September 14, I had walked along the Boulder Creek, following the blue discs in artist Mary Miss’ outdoor art installation ”Connect the Dots: Mapping the Highwater Hazards and History of Boulder Creek.“ Both Mary and I were participating artists ("29 women, 12 men, 10 collaborations”) in what was quite possibly the first comprehensive art exhibition on climate change: “Weather Report: Art and Climate Change.” The exhibition idea was conceived by Marda Kirn of EcoArts; was organized by renowned curator, writer and activist Lucy Lippard; and was presented by the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) in collaboration with EcoArts.“
Don’t get it twisted…SWISSTED is on The Skint!
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2014 Arts Grants from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Each year LMCC distributes approximately $500,000 to support hundreds of performing, literary, media and visual arts projects. Check out their grants page and see what they can do for you and your project!
“[LMCC support] has enabled Underworld Productions Opera to do our part to keep the art form evolving: introducing text-messaging to Mozart; twisting Baroque pearls with performance art; and recreating the Thomas Hill hearings in music and aerial dance. With LMCC funding and the leverage it provides, UP has grown from church basement shows to the Thalia Theatre complete with an orchestra – and we got our first New York Times review.” – Gina Crusco, Artistic Director of Underworld Productions, LMCC Grant Recipient
NYC GOV: Mayor Bloomberg Opens All of the City’s Beaches After Extensive Post Sandy Restoration Work
Today Mayor Bloomberg and NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica White opened all 14 miles of NYC beaches for the 2013 season. The 8 public beaches: Coney Island/Brighton, Manhattan, Rockaway, Orchard, Midland, Wolfe’s Pond, Cedar Grove, South Beaches- were all badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy and…
“Stage 3 cancer won’t stop Fred Ho from pursuing social activism through music, art, books and plays.”
Fred Ho does not know how long he has left; five rounds of chemotherapy and 10 operations have not stopped the cancer spreading through his body.
DNAInfo: Abanded LES Pier to Opens Saturday with Waterfront Picnic Tables
via East Village & Lower East Side Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Friday, May 3, 2013 | 12:12pm
Sesame Street Explains Sculpture
It takes a lot of work to carve a sculpture, but apparently muppets have all the strength it takes. On the April 18 episode of Sesame Street, “sculpture” was the word of the day and the little red …
Love this. Maybe Sesame Street will start talking about public art soon!
‘Bravest Woman in Mexico’ Sees Her Story on a New York Stage
In her first visit to New York, Marisol Valles Garcia watches a “poetic impression” of her life story, which includes four months as the police chief in a community controlled by drug cartels.