The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2010: New York City Nov 17, 2010

by Tania Kupczak

We'll be hosting the Seattle installment of The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2010 in January, but meanwhile the NYC version kicks off tonight and runs through Nov 20. If you're not in New York, you can watch a live stream via the Joyce Theatre's website of each night's performance!

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Reggie Watts on Conan O'Brien tonight Nov 16, 2010

by Jessica

Reggie Watts (OtB alum and current OntheBoards.tv artist) spent the summer touring with Conan O'Brien and is being reunited with him on Conan's show tonight. Check your local listings and tune into TBS to catch Reggie in action. More info at teamcoco.com.

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Interviews with Ralph Lemon Nov 11, 2010

by Jessica

On the US tour of How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?, Ralph has done a few interesting interviews with the curators at other venues. OtB has just posted a partial transcript from an interview Ralph did with Performing Arts Curator Angela Mattox at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Angela has also posted her own note about Ralph, which you can read here.

Another interview with Ralph to check out is this one with Curator Philip Bither at the Walker Art Center. Ralph is originally from...

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Beginner's Guide to Ralph Lemon Nov 11, 2010

by Jessica

Here are a few quick things to note about Ralph Lemon to help prepare for his Northwest debut next week!

1. Ralph spent the years between 1995 and 2005 working on the Geography Trilogy. The research and creation of this piece took Ralph across 3 continents. His ouput from this included 3 performances, a book, a film and web art.

2. He’s one of the most important American choreographers working today, but hasn’t been seen in the Northwest until now. Read about why when we launch the Performance Prospectus for Ralph!

3. He has a long history of working with prestigious choreographers and companies. Early in his career he danced for Meredith Monk and since...

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Get a little closer to How Can You Stay... Nov 11, 2010

by Jessica

Every day of How Can You Stay... comes with a little something extra. Here's a look at what's happening each day of the run:

Thu, Nov 18 | Pick up a free scipt and/or drawing booklet for How Can you Stay...
We've got a small number of limited edition scripts and drawing booklets that Ralph created in conjunction with the performance. To celebrate opening night, we'll be giving some of these away in the lobby. First come, first serve!
drawing booklet cover

Fri, Nov 19 | Q&A
Following the show Ralph will answer your questions in one of OtB's Fri night Q&A's.

Sat, Nov 20 | Master class with Ralph Lemon
Join Ralph Lemon...



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OtB Board members in the New York Times: "Rock Star" Nov 10, 2010

by Jessica

This past Sunday, the New York Times included a feature on Merrill Wright's new house designed by tom Kundig. Read about how Merrill and Tom worked together to design a house built into rock and see a slideshow of the finished house.

(Also of note in the article - the shoutout to Schuchart/Dow, the company responsible for OtB's window replacement last summer)

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Ralph Lemon on the Huffington Post Nov 9, 2010

by Jessica

Ralph Lemon's How Can You Stay...

Ralph Lemon is presenting the LA premiere of How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere? at REDCAT and is being featured on the Huffington Post in conjunction with the performance. The feature, part interview and part in-depth look at the production, gives great insight into how Ralph works and this piece in particular. Check it out!

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Catherine Cabeen visits the Yves Klein retrospective Nov 5, 2010

by Jessica

10/11 artist Catherine Cabeen recently went to the Walker for their Yves Klein retrospective as part of the research for her upcoming performance, Into the Void. While there, she was able to address one of the major questions driving her investigations into Klein and his work:

I was in a room that holds several Anthropometries when Daniel [Moquay, head of the Klein Archives] came in and I took advantage of the moment to ask him a question that has been nagging me since I started this research early in 2009.

“As a woman artist who is investigating Klein’s work, I am very aware of the feminist critiques of Klein that call him a misogynist for things like...

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