THE WEEKEND: SEPT 23-25.

KRONOS QUARTET: Awakening: A Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11

Part of the 2011 Next Wave Festival
Sep 21—24, 2011 at 7:30pm 

Pioneering contemporary music ensemble Kronos Quartet (More Than Four, 2007 Next Wave) returns to BAM with a heartfelt program comprising 12 compositions—including works by Michael Gordon, Terry Riley, Osvaldo Golijov and Gustavo Santaolalla, and John Oswald—plus gripping arrangements of traditional songs from around the globe. This stirring collection of works reflects upon those instances where traditional language fails us, and music steps in to restore what violinist David Harrington refers to as “equilibrium in the midst of imbalance.”

Read the full program here.

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The Weekend: June 10-12.


FIGMENT ON GOVERNOR’S ISLAND

JUNE 10-12

FIGMENT is a forum for the creation and display of participatory and interactive art by emerging artists across disciplines. FIGMENT began in July 2007 as a free, one-day participatory arts event on Governors Island in New York Harbor with over 2,600 participants. Since then, FIGMENT has grown significantly each year—in number of projects, duration, participants, volunteers, fundraising capability, exhibitions, locations, overall level of commitment and participation, and public support. (READ MORE.)
FULL LISTING OF EVENTS.

FLUXFEST.

http://www.abcnorio.org/pcgi-bin/suite/calendar/calendar.cgi?request=detail&website=default&event_id=11337

General Information
Dates: April 14, 2011
Days of Week: Thursday
Time: 7:15pm
Location: Gallery/Performance Space
Ticket Information
Price: by donation
Event Details/Other Comments:
A Moveable FluxFest New York
FLUX ALIVE!!! — Fresh Performance
Fluxfest NYC Schedule:Tuesday April 12, 7 pm at Tribes Gallery, 285 East Third street (Ave C), DADA Machine FLUXUS- new score

Wednesday April1 13, 5pm at Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Avenue (21st street), “Inside/Outside Fluxus”- Performance and Readings

Thursday April 14, 7:15pm at ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington Street, “Fluxus Alive”- performance

Friday April 15, 1pm at Imagine Mosaic, Strawberry Fields in Central Park (CPW & 72nd St), “Fluxguerilla”

Saturday April 16, meet at 12:15 pm Manhattan Whitehall Ferry Terminal for the Staten Island Ferry, “Flux Zig Zag” Staten Island, afternoon of performance/scores on Staten Island