Grow up is such a relative term. I’m sure this questions gets lots of creative answers.
The current mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, is making some smart decisions in his approach to arts policy in his city. For one, he re-opened the Office of Arts and Culture just after taking office (former mayor John Street – yeah, the guy whose team was so corrupt the FBI bugged his office – closed … Continue reading
[I’m tired, I’ll try and add links later!] Okay so Wednesday I headed down to HERE ARTS CENTER to see OH WHAT WAR, Mallory Catlett & Co.’s new multimedia meditation on war from the doughboy’s perspective. The set looks like a WWI trench populated by the ghosts of deserters from every army – purgatory of … Continue reading
This is a quick trip. Last night I got into town and saw Jerome Bel’s Pichet Klunchun and Myself which I didn’t get to see in NYC. It was just a wonderful and everyone said, really fantastic. And it was in a relatively intimate space so it felt very immediate and personal. Then I raced … Continue reading
Friday I headed down to Philly to see a few shows at the Live Arts festival. I’m feeling kinda lazy on this Monday holiday, so forgive the lack of linkage. You’ll have to use a little more of your google-y skills. First up was Sweet By-and-By, a collaboration between Pig Iron Theatre and Teater Slava. … Continue reading