Spooky spooktacular! Not really. But after the jump, coverage of Fringe in cemeteries, my friend Cherri interviews Jumatatu Poe for KYW, some top picks from our media posse, and more. Rounding up the roundups again, here we go:
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I guess we’re kind of like a big deal! You probably shouldn’t play this too loud if you’re at work (unless your workplace is awesome), but you definitely should read the articles after the jump, which number approximately the same as the shell casings in this Clipse video.
It’s that time in a young cowboy/cowgirl’s life where we round up the roundups, as the Festivals are about to begin. Here’s some press and press-sorting of shows to help guide your way through the next three weeks: >>>The South Philly Review has a beautiful cover story on the Aryadareis, one of the families performing… Read more »
>>>6ABC loves the arts that we do; story featuring El Jefe Nick Stuccio above, and plugs for Sequence 8, Bang, and Le Grand Continental. >>>The Inquirer plugs Barbie Blended: A Pop Rockin’ Musical, which gets a head start on the 2012 Philly Fringe with early shows this weekend. >>>The Daily News, Technically Philly, and Newsworks… Read more »
Well, not curbed, thank the gods. But Curbed Philly has a really nice piece on Headlong Dance Theater’s 2012 Live Arts Show, This Town is a Mystery. Check it out here. –Nicholas Gilewicz This Town is a Mystery runs September 7 through 22 at four different households throughout Philadelphia. All shows 7:00 pm; $35.
Natalie Hope McDonald weighs in early with her top picks for the 2012 Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe at Philadelphia Magazine‘s GPhilly. Too many shows to mention, so just click through to check it out. One thing’s for sure though: this year, a whole lot of us are getting naked. –Nicholas Gilewicz
Ellen Freeman is a freelance writer and former Festival Blog intern who is based in Oregon. On my list of must-sees for the week I spent in Vietnam last month (or, as the itinerary turned out, must-eats), temples, conical hats, and sidewalk noodle stands figured high. The Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre did not. Puppets?… Read more »
You have till April 8 to see Louis Magic, Dennis Diamond, and Daryl Hannah, reveal the mysteries of the Elephant Room to Brooklyn, New York! They have been performing to great audiences, and garnered critical praise for their magic from such respected publications as The New York Times (“delightfully daft”) and The New York Post… Read more »
In every Philly Fringe a few shows capture the festival buzz, and take off in popularity, audiences, and critical attention. In the 2011 Philly Fringe, Heavy Metal Dance Fag by Tribe of Fools definitely caught that buzz, establishing itself as a festival hit that nearly all Fringe goers knew about. It became the default show… Read more »
The Fringe Festival’s comedy line-up has been blessed with a multitude of good reviews! >>>Philadelphia Weekly’s Nicole Finkbiner likes puppet-prov, and so do we. She calls it an Escape to Alcatraz. >>>Uwishunu’s Allison Stadd picks The Waitstaff’s Real Housewives of South Philly Jump the Shark as a Fringe audience favorite. >>>Philadelphia City Paper’s Janet Anderson… Read more »
I look away from my news alerts for a minute, and all this stuff happens! >>>The Burlington County Times runs a nice feature on Philly Fringe’s Going Back Naked (still up tonight and tomorrow). >>>Twelfth Night: Stage says it has the 3 Rs: “riotous, rollicking, raunchy.” Time Out New York: “the general buffoonery level is… Read more »
Hey, it’s Labor Day! As a refresher, labor is traded for currency, with which workers can purchase goods and services. Today, many of you are grilling and drinking beers to stand in solidarity with the achievements of America’s organized labor movement. Solidarity! I’m working, though, because I’m capitalist swine. In that spirit, let me take… Read more »
Obviously, the Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe are the centerpieces of what we do here. But the Live Arts Brewery has, in its short life, emerged as a highly regarded cauldron of experimentation, and one that will be ever more important as we develop year-round programming. So take a few minutes off from buying… Read more »
I cannot believe that the 2011 Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe open on FRIDAY. Cripes. We have a bunch of great stories in the pipeline for you that will pique your interest in some cool shows, but in the meantime, check out this advance press: >>>Our fearless leader Nick Stuccio loves all shows equally…. Read more »
Austin’s Rude Mechs hit Los Angeles last month for a run of their show The Method Gun at RADAR L.A., and the notices are nice. Bitter Lemons, a Los Angeles website that does for L.A. theater what Rotten Tomatoes does for movies, pulls together the reviews for The Method Gun. Verdict? 100 percent sweet: phrases… Read more »