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Today's the day to GiveBIG! Jun 23, 2011

Stretch Your Gift!
If you've ever thought about making a donation to On the Boards, please consider donating today through GiveBIG - a one-day, online charitable giving event created by The Seattle Foundation to rally together our community to support nonprofits in King County.
 

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NW New Works Mainstage (Second Weekend) Jun 22, 2011

Grandmother Mothra's Mercurial Tale

 

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Pick-6 Suggestions Jun 21, 2011

The Pick-6 is available for the first time this year during the Early Bird season. To help you along, we've put together a few sample packages.

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Reviews from weekend 2 Jun 20, 2011

Here are the reviews so far:

"NW New Works Festival closes with strong Mainstage show" - Seattle Times

"NW New Works Festival Challenges Conceptions of Time, Space, and Self" - Seattle Dances

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Questions for Vanessa Jun 19, 2011

Since I missed the Studio show (kicking myself), I'm posting questions I've asked Vanessa DeWolf:

1. Why is performance art and modern dance so often...so frenzied and angry?

 

2. When a dancer starts to twitch, writhe, beat themselves and fall to the ground do you work harder to find reason, or the opposite? Since this seems to happen a lot, is there a collective debate as to where the 'pain' comes from? Is this a reference point in dance vocabulary, or indulgent 'acting out'?

 

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$1 porters for dads this Sunday! Jun 16, 2011

It's Father's Day this Sunday, so we're celebrating by offering $1 porters from Deschutes Brewery for all the dads who attend the NW New Works Festival that evening. If you're a dad just mention this at the bar on Sunday, June 19, at either the Studio or the Mainstage to enjoy a $1 porter.

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See "A Better Container" Jun 15, 2011

Adam Sekuler created a short film in conjunction with Shannon Stewart's A Better Container, playing this weekend as part of the NW New Works Festival. Watch the 5 minute film, also titled A Better Container, before heading to the Mainstage Showcase this weekend!

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DIY NW New Works button Jun 15, 2011

OtB audience member Samantha Porter used an image from the City Arts feature on NW New Works to make her very own festival button. Check it out:

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NW New Works alum wins big at Portland's Drammy Awards Jun 15, 2011

One of the highlights of the 2010 NW New Works Festival was Erin Leddy's My Mind Is Like an Open Meadow. After she wrapped the festival here, Erin developed the piece into a full length performance. It was just announced that the piece won 5 Drammy Awards (Portland's theater awards), including best Solo Perfomance, Sound Design, Lighting Design, Original Music and Original Production.

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