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The bouffons have landed in Seattle to observe and mimic foibles of human behavior. Allergic to apathy, they challenge politeness, expose uncomfortable truths, and acknowledge the beauty and tragic histories of our beloved icons.
This playful band of demigods employ humor and imagination to poke fun at four Seattle icons: Rain, Coffee, Salmon, and Weed.
InterAct Theatre Company, 302 South Hicks Street, Center City, PA 19102Dr. Harold Banks, an aging professor of Afghan studies in Nebraska, is reeling after his adopted daughter Getee is killed by the Taliban while delivering foreign aid. When Afghan refugee Nazrullah arrives at his door with an incredible story and carrying Getee's prized book, the two men form an unlikely bond. Inspired by true events, Gabriel Jason Dean's HEARTLAND is a story of healing, connection, and the devastating unintentional consequences of our actions.
I'm very excited to be writing a children's opera for Curtis' Family Concerts series! The libretto, by Kanika Ambrose, and the music have been composed with input from students at Girard College. We're shaping the story around Anansi, an Akan folk tale character, and the adventure that put the moon in the sky. The Curtis singers are dynamite, Girard’s children’s choir will be in the show, and all the sets and costumes are being designed by Girard students. The opera is sure to be exciting for audiences of all ages! Anansi will have three performances:
Join Katie Welsh '15 for a spring cabaret concert series in Princeton!
On April 6th, Katie presents "Broadway's Leading Ladies." Katie travels through the decades, from the 1940s to the 2010s, on a quest to understand how Broadway’s leading ladies have changed over time. Katie sings songs from Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Bells Are Ringing, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Les Miserables, The Light in the Piazza, and many more.
Enjoy music, song, comedy, and sketch acts from alumni across the decades at the Princeton Arts Alumni's 5th Annual Cabaret at The Duplex in the West Village, NYC.
On-line Ticket Price: $ 15.00
Door Price: $20.00
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Save the dates, June 6-15, for the Chelsea Music Festival's 10th Anniversary! We are celebrating composer and pianist Clara Schumann’s bicentennial. The title of our theme is "200° due Clara" because Clara Schumann was the most respected pianist and collaborator of her time.
The Chelsea Music Festival is thrilled to announce The Clara Schumann Ten to honor the legacy of pianist and composer Clara Schumann, her 200th anniversary, as well as the Festival's 10th season. The Clara Schumann Ten is comprised of a distinguished group of women composers from around the globe commissioned by the Festival; they are Jane Antonia Cornish, Helen Grime, Binna Kim, Jessica Mays, Santa Ratniece, Kathryn Salfelder, Aigerim Seilova, Nicky Sohn, Augusta Read Thomas, and Liliya Ugay.
Longing for spring? Well there have been some developments during this quiet winter...
For Spotify fans, my music can now be found on several playlists:
* "Young" is on the Fashion playlist by Alpha
* "Immense Tenderness" is on "the popularizer" playlist by Talk About Pop Music
* IVA & her Divas shows the key artists and influences on my music
On the long list for the Center for Fiction First Novel prize, SELF-PORTRAIT WITH BOY is a portrait of an artist torn between morality and ambition. When a struggling artist captures a boy falling to his death in the background of her self-portrait, she must choose between launching her career or protecting the boy’s mother whom she has come to care for. Celebrate the paperback release of this “sparkling debut” at An Unlikely Story where author Rachel Lyon will discuss her novel, answer questions, and sign copies. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the event.
This concert presents a works by Margaret Schedel, Niloufar Nourbakhsh, and Flannery Cunningham for solo performers with live electronics. We are three composers who often work with electronics and are deeply interested in interactivity and the physicality of performance.
The Colors of Lake Tahoe art series uses spectral measurements of Lake Tahoe taken by Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) scientists in a celebration of the Lake’s color and the area’s scenery, flora and fauna. Reflecting the shifting ecology and conditions experienced by the planet at large, each artwork is overlaid with an original handmade graphite sketch featuring Tahoe scenery. Working in mixed media Schafer incorporates geometrical forms, a close study of color, and natural elements in the works to convey the idea of interconnectedness.
The Glen Cove Public Library is on the north shore of Long Island, and has hosted a number of best-selling authors including Charles Belfoure, Julia Dahl, Sara Novic, Kimberly McCreight, Natalie Harnett, Christopher Bollen, Nadia Hashimi. Imbolo Mbue, Martha Hall Kelly, Fiona Davis Yoojin Grace Wertz, Lauren Belfer, Min Jin Lee and Anna Pitoniak. Rachel Lyon, author of the debut novel
Come join the celebration! We're marking a decade of provocative lit at Crown Heights' premiere hangout with a slate of trailblazing authors: Sam Lipsyte (Hark, The Ask, Venus Drive), Mychal Denzel Smith (Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching), Rachel Lyon (Self-Portrait with Boy), Richard Chiem (King of Joy, You Private Person), and poet Precious Okoyomon (Ajebota)!
Laura Hankin and Dominique Salerno sing songs to smash the patriarchy and save us all from nuclear winter. They've been featured in The New York Times, HuffPost, and NowThis Her, and have been threatened by random men on the internet, so they must be doing something right. Join them for some musical comedy, special guests (including Jason Pomerantz '09!), and more.
Alison Beskin '13 and Ruobing Zhang will present a free afternoon recital of flute and piano works by J.S. Bach, Faure, Mozart, Doppler and Muczynski. The program will last approximately 70 minutes (including intermission) and will be followed by a reception.
Strawberry Tiger Productions presents a special Princeton Alumni performance of "A" Train, an award-winning solo comedy written and performed by Annie Torsiglieri '85.
Friday, March 8, 2019
7:00 pm Pre-performance nibbles and drinks
7:30 pm Performance
5 PLAYS GO IN. 3 PLAYS COME OUT. YOUR VOTE DECIDES.
SERIALS @ The Flea is a raucous late night play competition featuring The Bats and some of NYC’s hottest young playwrights and directors. This event runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 p.m.
Be sure to arrive at 10:30 p.m. for live music before the show!
CO-CREATORS OF THE NEW SERIES HER/MUSIC;HER/STORY
In a concert celebrating Women’s History Month
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019, 8:00PM
Written and performed by Annie Torsiglieri
Music by Brad Carroll
Directed by Risa Brainin
When Amy discovers one of her young twins is autistic, everything she thought she knew about motherhood and life is flipped upside-down. In her search for insight, Amy is changed forever, learning to see the world, her son, and the very nature of happiness with clearer eyes.
The Society departs from its traditional concert format and presents a full evening of music for divided choruses. First, the women’s chorus takes center stage under the baton of David Rosenmeyer to present Berlioz’ Tristia: “La mort d’Ophélie” followed by “Sirènes,” from Debussy’s Nocturnes under the baton of Kent Tritle.
Center for Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA
New 90-minute opera about love and identity online. Blends romantic opera with Internet/videogame culture, as well as Armenian folk music. Themes of alienation, loneliness, gender expression, and the relationship between old and new cultures. All original words and music by Jacob Shulman '16.
Submitted by Jacob Shulman ‘16
After a sold-out run Off-Broadway in the United Solo Festival, for which he won "Best Emerging Actor," Jake Robertson's magical queer Russian whirlwind MADMAN is coming to Princeton February 16 and 17th! Tickets are freeeeeee, so get 'em before they sell out!
Join Katie Welsh '15 for her concert "New York On Broadway" at the Princeton Club of New York on February 13th! Reserve your ticket here.
This concert features the series debut of New York Philharmonic principal cellist Carter Brey, who will play Mendelssohn’s D-Major Cello Sonata with pianist Donna Weng Friedman in preparation for their upcoming concert at Princeton University.
I’m thrilled to announce that IVA has been selected to receive an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Delaware Division of the Arts funded by the National Endowment of the Arts. This opportunity will allow me to expand my 2019 tour and reach an audience across the states. This fall I gave many house and club concerts and they were beautiful events. Should you like to host house concerts, please let me know.
Following a three-year hiatus, Upstate Escape has released its fourth full-length album, Precariously Arranged, mixing a unique blend of rock, jazz, and tongue-in-cheek humor. The band is fronted by John Norwood (Class of '06), with Bryan Schwenk (Class of '07) on drums, and additional contributions by Milton Georges (Class of '04) and Rob Sicurelli (Class of '12).
Tessa Romano '13 recently graduated with a Doctorate in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. She offers voice lessons in New York City for anyone looking to improve their singing or speaking voice, whether it be for a career in singing, teaching, public speaking, or just for fun. Tessa specializes in teaching the Western classical, jazz, musical theater, pop, rock, and beginner Hindustani and Carnatic vocal genres.
Incurably Atomic by Anthomy Mastromatteo '92 on view at The Galleries at CSU with special Artist Conversations
On View Friday, January 18 – Saturday, February 23
The Galleries at CSU
1307 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio
Friday, January 18
4:00 – 6:00 pm: Gallery Conversations with the Artists
5:00 – 8:00 pm: Opening Reception
Saturday, February 2 and Saturday, February 16
4:00 pm: Additional Gallery Conversations with Anthony Mastromatteo '92
So proud to share the music video for my single, “Immense Tenderness” from my “Traitor” EP. Director William DeJessa created a unique old world feel shooting the video on a 1940s era Grafex camera, and he truly captured the song’s mood. Check it out on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HimBeTRmj0) & subscribe!
It's here! The music video for "Immense Tenderness" is up on YouTube (don't forget to subscribe)!
The Handel-Medallion winning Oratorio Society of New York continues its annual tradition of presenting Handel’s beloved oratorio, Messiah, as it has every December since 1874. The concert features conductor Kent Tritle leading the 200-voice chorus, soloists, and orchestra.
After 5 years of performing with RAWdance, Katie is thrilled to be joining the leadership of this innovative contemporary dance company as their Associate Artistic Director.
If you'd like to support small and impactful NY art nonprofits, check out the 5 high-performing organizations in my portfolio on Amplifunds.