NWNW | Weekend One! Jun 7, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Often when I see a dance concert, there is one dance company presenting, and I can fully grapple with and give value to questions that arise, resonations, and beauty recognized. New ideas are introduced, but always within the same framework (save the rare deus ex machina.) For the NWNW Festival Mainstage, four artists are given a limited amount of time to present.

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NWNW Festival | Podfest Video #3 Jun 7, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Grace Carter + Joe Von Appen | The Future Series




This video was only available for the duration of the 2009 NWNW Festival.

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NWNW Festival | Podfest Video #2 Jun 6, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Adam Sekuler | Merely Mouthpiece 4



This video was only available for the duration of the 2009 NWNW Festival.

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NWNW Festival | Podfest Video #1 Jun 5, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

ilvs strauss | Bertrude and Ernesto, Episode 1



This video was only available for the duration of the 2009 NWNW Festival.

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This weekend's Festival artists talk about the work they're presenting Jun 4, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Click on an artist's name below to hear an audio interview [mp3]


Studio Theater Showcase | Jun 5 at 8pm & Jun 6 - 7 at 5pm

Byron Au Yong – Music (Seattle)

Helsinki Syndrome – Performance Art (Seattle)

Umami Performance – Dance (Seattle)

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So, about that... Jun 4, 2009

by Jessica

Some of you may have heard about this, which will be happening in front of OtB this Friday.

Read our official response on the Slog and Seattlest.

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Seattle Times preview - "...it's worth coming inside for this festival, even now." Jun 2, 2009

by Jessica

Jean Lenihan previews the NW New Works Festival in today's edition of the Seattle Times:

Each program has its attractions; it's impossible to pick one single recommended show. Just know that it's worth coming inside for this festival, even now. This slate of formidable artists provides Seattle a second spring awakening, this one painted in serene flesh and motion.

Read the full preview.

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beauty, technique, nostalgia, drama, obsession, boundaries, investigation, simplicity, indepedent Jun 1, 2009

by Tania Kupczak

Our stalwart Regional Programs Coordinator Sean fired off a list of words for each of the NW New Works Festival artists to respond to. Have a listen to what they said:

Byron Au Yong

Helsinki Syndrome

Umami Performance

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Seattlest previews NW New Works Studio May 7, 2009

by Jessica

Jeremy Barker at Seattlest previews the NW New Works Festival Studio performances:

For the past few years, the studio showcase of "smaller" performances has been our favorite part of the festival (not that the mainstage shows aren't fine--this year they're all dance), so we were particularly excited to get a sneak peek of what's up.

Read more.

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NW New Works announced Mar 2, 2009

by Jessica

NW New Works has been officially announced. Read about it on the SLOG  (inluding a backstory on Queen Shmooquan) and in the Seattle Times.

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