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#WTSTW: Cosmography @TheKitchen, Verdensteatret @dancetworkshop, Vieux Carré @thewoostergroup NYC

WHAT TO SEE THE WEEKEND IN NYC #WTSTW Briggan Krauss with Raha Raissnia: Cosmography The Kitchen February 25–February 26, 2011 @ 8pm Tickets/Info–> This latest audio-visual project between long-time collaborators saxophonist, composer, and sound artist Briggan Krauss and abstract painter and film artist Raha Raissnia features all new music for Krauss’ stellar trio H-alpha (Ikue Mori on laptop, Jim Black on drums, and Krauss) plus an additional five-member ensemble conducted by Skuli Sverrisson. Best known as a member of the legendary group Sexmob, Krauss explores otherworldly sounds and sonic textures with composed passages as well as structured improvisation in this new work, and Raissnia creates an evocative vocabulary of shifting light forms through a new live cinema perf...

In Performance: Verdensteatret’s And All the Question Marks Started to Sing (NYC)

Verdensteatret And All the Question Marks Started to Sing Thursday – Saturday, February 24 – 26, at 7:30pm; and Sunday, February 27 at 5pm. Dance Theater Workshop 219 West 19th Street, NYC And All the Question Marks Started to Sing is the opening event of FuturePerfect 2011, a new performance, media, art & technology initiative in New York City. Produced in partnership with leading national and international cultural institutions, FuturePerfect highlights new hybrid performance practices, media forms and artistic ideas that emerge as digital technologies and other non-human systems become increasingly inseparable from contemporary culture. Wayne Ashley is FuturePerfect’s Founding Artistic Director. And All the Question Marks Started to Sing is co-presented with Dance Theater Work...