Cubism points to a new dimension in TESSERACT May 19, 2017

by Koushik Ghosh

Tesseract invites us to move beyond two dimensional shapes into new dimensions and mysteries. Of course, the director, Charles Atlas, is there to assist you with the 'seeing,' with 3-D glasses. The experience is separated into two distinct segments.

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by Petra Zanki

Charles Atlas/Rashaun Mitchell/Silas Riener: Tesseract (photo by Ray Felix/EMPAC)

Photo: Ray Felix/EMPAC.


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Villanelle for Valerie: A Response to ‘The People’s Republic of Valerie’ May 6, 2017

by Natalie Singer-Velush

At some point we’ll wake up scattered to our being
Struggling to know as we circulate what’s real
Nurse says our thoughts reflect the things we’re seeing

Questioning the truth to which we cling
We float in space but rarely constellate each other
At some point we’ll wake up scattered to our being

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An open letter to artists about changes at OtB May 5, 2017

by Betsey Brock

Hi. You’re great and we love you. Seriously, we do. We want to make sure you’re in the loop on recent changes at OtB. We’ve got the road map of a smart strategic plan, the hardest working staff in show business, and board leadership that cares deeply about us.

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What is Happening Now: The People’s Republic of Valerie May 5, 2017

by Elissa Favero

Yesterday was a day. The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of the glibly named American Health Care Act, which, if approved by the Senate, would push back the Obama administration’s expansion of Medicaid and weaken protections for people with preexisting conditions, raising costs based on health history.

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Free write inspired by The People's Republic of Valerie May 5, 2017

by Daemond Arrindell

in the dark present, one of the 7 calls out to us
and speaks of steps forward and an elegant gown
and as the brightness chases the darkness into the past
we see there is no dress

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Ambassador Note on The People's Republic of Valerie: Kristen Kosmas May 5, 2017

by Koushik Ghosh

“…The desire of the moth for the star,
Of the night for the morrow,
The devotion to something afar
From the sphere of our sorrow?…”

– P.B. Shelley


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