Thursday, September 02, 2010

[HvEXAS] EMPAC | Evelyn's Café opening soon!


photo © Peter Aaron/ESTO 

The wait is over - The Epicurean at EMPAC: Evelyn's Café opens soon! Stop by for a selection from their imaginative French-inspired menu of fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, baked goods, and more. And be sure to plan your next trip to EMPAC accordingly - be it a meal before an event, a drink after to decompress, or a snack while you are checking out one of our exhibitions or the building itself.

Monday through Wednesday - 11 AM to 5 PM
Thursday through Saturday - 11 AM to 8 PM
+ additional hours supporting events.

More information on Evelyn's Café will be available soon on the EMPAC website.


Brent Green: Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then
Friday, September 10, 2010, 8 PM

A stop-action feature film accompanied by musical narrative telling the poignant and darkly humorous true story of a man who built a bizarre "healing house" in an attempt to cure his wife's terminal cancer. Featuring a stellar band of musicians that includes Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Howe Gelb (Giant Sand), Catherine McRae, and others.

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Wally Cardona & Rahel Vonmoos: A Light Conversation 
Friday + Saturday, September 17 + 18, 2010, 8 PM
Studio 2

An intimate dialogue in movement reflecting life: choice, commitment, pleasure, sacrifice, boredom, aesthetics vs. ethics, the uncertainty of the future — and love.

October 1-3, 2010
Festival pass =
$35 | Individual ticketed events = $15/10 
Many events FREE!

Tickets + the full schedule are now online - head over to the Filament website, and start planning your weekend now.

A festival of new work in performance, visual arts, sound, and media.

With over 15 premieres spanning theater, 24-channel sound, contemporary dance, video, and a barn-raising; exchanges with artists, curators, and creative engineers; and a dynamic archive of the artistic process, this three day festival highlights EMPAC's focus on creation via commissions and residencies.


Triple Point & Friends: North South Currents: Bogota/Troy/Guelph
Wednesday, September 8, 5:30 PM
Presented by the
Rensselaer Arts Department



EMPAC 2010-2011 presentations, residencies, and commissions are supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation, and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust), and the New York State Council for the Arts. Special thanks to the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts for support of artist commissions.

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