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Richard Maxwell in The New Yorker Feb 11, 2015

The New Yorker Magazine profiled Richard Maxwell in 2014, before the premiere of "Isolde" at the Abrons Art Center:

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Richard Maxwell talks theater, archetypes, and audience with Soho Rep director Sarah Benson Feb 11, 2015

Playwrights Richard Maxwell and Sarah Benson talk theater archetypes, death, writing, the creation of "The Evening" and much more on the Walker blog:

Benson:

I know the show has evolved a lot during your process so far. What’s it become?

Maxwell:

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Bang on a Can Marathon: Concert Lineup! Feb 10, 2015

This Seattle Marathon Concert is a serious treat for musical aficionados, new music neophytes, and anyone else with curious ears. The concert is bookended by Brian Eno's classic Music for Airports and (the Seattle premiere!) of Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians, with some stellar material in between from BoaC founders David Lang and Julia Wolfe, as well as locals Eyvind Kang, Jessika Kenney, and Shabazz Palaces. 

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Meet the Bang on a Can All-Stars Feb 10, 2015

The aptly named All-Stars are a group of ultra-talented musicians dedicated to furthering the cause of new music. Formed in 1992, this six-person ensemble are recognized around the world for their technical prowess, electrifying live performances, and flawless recordings of contemporary music. The All-Stars easily cross musical boundaries, blurring classical, jazz, world, experimental, and the undefinable. These musicians are constantly redefining the concert experience. 

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Bang on a Can FREE Event at the Henry Art Museum Feb 10, 2015

FREE CONCERT!
Henry Art Gallery
February 14, 2015, 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM

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About the Bang on a Can Marathon Feb 10, 2015

Bang on a Can Marathon concerts are hours-long transformative musical events featuring players and contemporary composers of the highest caliber. The Bang on a Can founders and players are intensely dedicated to introducing new music of all genres to the world. From the Bang on a Can website:

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Bang on a Can Seattle Marathon Mixtape Feb 10, 2015

Get a concert preview and perk up your playlist with a gorgeous mixtape featuring music from the participants of the Seattle Marathon Concert. Shabazz Palaces, Jessika Kenney & Eyvind Kang, Michael Gordon, David Lang, and more. LISTEN NOW. 

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DJ give me life. Feb 9, 2015

I came to Last Night a DJ Gave Me Life: DJ as Revolutionary, Dance as a Tool of Liberation #DanceIn #Ferguson bringing my identities a dancer, a blues dance DJ, and one who believes in liberation through embodiment.

I had hopes of transformation —

"investigate tension and release", "shed layers of injustice" and "instigate healing" the Facebook event said. 

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Richard Maxwell's Theater For Beginners Feb 9, 2015

"Around each audition, rehearsal or performance there is an expectation. There is pressure for a display of talent, or 'rightness.' What will you show? How shall you behave, given that that behavior will likely be repeated?

I offer my two cents from the vantage of a person watching, empathically.

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HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? | Cotton Feb 5, 2015

"Cotton" is an ongoing multi-media performance conceived and performed by artist and HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? member Monstah Black. In the words of the artist:

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