Monthly Archives: April 2010

Staying or Going? Regardless, at the Graduate Center: Coming Back for More

I could only make it to the first session of the PEN World Voices Festival today but what I saw was encouraging, indeed. Elyse Dodgson, who has been working as […]

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I Come From There, Wednesday – Friday April 28-30, 2010

The exciting PEN World Voices Festival: I Come From There, New Plays from the Arab World, begins this afternoon, Wednesday April 28, at 4pm with a presentation by Elyse Dodgson, […]

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Illuminating the Science, Part 2

Last week I expressed some skepticism that art and climate science were complementary languages. I also expressed some hope that the nature of these two fields – that is, that […]

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America-in Play’s-“Crossing Over”

America-in-Play, a collective of theatre scholars and artists, presented their riff on nineteenth century Medicine Shows, entitled “Crossing Over” at the MESTC on April 19th. The title was apt in […]

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A refreshing night at Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change event

I had the fortune to celebrate Earth day at the event – Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change. Unlike numerous events on the theme of climate change, this event […]

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Art + Climate Change: Call to Action

Please don’t show us a photograph of a polar bear on a sinking piece of ice. Not interested in sickening images of smoke stacks, nor of fallen trees, or drought […]

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Intimate, yes, but… how close?

“Maybe if we look at our history together,” one of the characters in Baete Haeckl’s play Luna’s Bracelet starts, “something will happen.” The hypothesis is part of a cacophony of […]

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Illuminating the Science

I’m pretty excited about the 6:30 panel at the Earth Day session at the Segal tomorrow: ILLUMINATING THE SCIENCE: ART AND CLIMATE CHANGE. Klaus Lackner, a geophysicist, will be discussing […]

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Wherefore art thou, Intersection?

When I prepared for the MESTC “Intersections with Art & Performance” a couple of weeks back, I asked a similar question to my wonderful colleague Mr. Watt about the necessity […]

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Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change pre-event

Some thoughts on climate science and art: On Thursday I’ll be attending Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change. The event’s project is surely ambitious.  It claims not only that […]

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