Wednesday, October 12, 2011

[HvEXAS] Shantala Shivalingappa | Sat. 10/15, 8 PM

 

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(L) photo by C.P. Satyajit; (R) photo by Nicole Boudier
Photos by C.P. Satyajit, Nicole Boudier
PERFORMANCE
Shantala Shivalingappa
Saturday, October 15, 8 PM
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Acclaimed for her exquisite performances across India and Europe, Shantala Shivalingappa offers a dynamic double program of contemporary solos and traditional Indian dance. A renowned performer in Kuchipudi, a 2,000-year-old Indian style that fuses dance, music, and theater, Shivalingappa has been called a total revelation and divinely gifted for her grace, finesse, and powerful presence on stage. She has also performed with some of the greatest contemporary theater and dance artists working today, including Maurice Béjart and Peter Brook, bringing her stamp of classical mastery to contemporary works.

The program begins with two solos that pairs her sensuous and precise dancing style with new forms. This is followed by an excerpt from Gamaka, a Kuchipudi-based performance choreographed by Shivalingappa, danced in shimmering silks and in rhythmically complex and playful dialogue with four master musicians.

part of the MoHu festival - mohufest.com for more information

MoHu fest 2011
 

SOON

screenshot from the music video The Top, directed by Jake Schreier
screenshot from the music video The Top, directed by Jake Schreier


PERFORMANCE
Francis and the Lights: The White Room
Friday + Saturday, October 28 + 29, 8:30 PM
Tickets

An EMPAC-commissioned pop spectacle by reclusive singer, songwriter, and pianist Francis Farewell Starlite.


SCREENING
onedotzero: sprites
Saturday, October 29, 11 AM

Studio 2
Tickets - kids free with purchase of adult ticket

A dynamic program just for kids! This specially curated selection of short videos can be enjoyed by youngsters and parents alike.


SCREENING + TALK + INSTALLATION
DANCE MOViES Commission 2010-2011 Premieres
Saturday, November 5, 7 PM

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Join us for the world premieres of three new dance films and a video installation commissioned by the DANCE MOViES program.



ON VIEW
 
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: untitled (series #3) - photo by Kris Qua
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: untitled (series #3) - photo by Kris Qua


EXHIBITION
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: untitled (series #3) + index (v.4)
Monday - Saturday, 12-6 PM

FREE

 

CAMPUS + COMMUNITY

TALK
Karl Chu: Planet X
Wed. 10/12, 6 PM

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EMPAC 2011-2012 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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