Monthly Archives // June 2013

Vaudevisuals interview with Swedish Juggler – Emil Dahl

[Translate] Visiting the USA for the first time Emil Dahl participated in the JUGGLE THIS convention held at Columbia University’s Miller Theater. Emil Dahl was one of the featured acts in the Juggle This Spectacular Show on June 22nd, 2013. Read the full article…

Peculiar Works Project – ‘MANNA-HATA’ – Performed in spaces throughout THE JAMES A. FARLEY POST OFFICE

[Translate] “What is the city but the people?” – William Shakespeare, Coriolanus Walk into this massive structure to mail a letter, buy stamps or send a package. Pick up from your PO Box or get a passport application. I walked Read the full article…

“No Holds Barred Variety Show” at Dixon Place – June 24th, 2013

[Translate] A Monthly Variety Show at Dixon Place. Curtated by Cody Schreger To start the evening off the entire cast joined in with Cody and her brother to sing an original song “No Holds Barred”. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Read the full article…

“Juggle This!” Show Spectacular – Miller Theatre, Columbia University June 23, 2013

[Translate] FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS Ross Berenson – David Malterre – Samuel Guo ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Hosted by Todd Robbins  ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Todd Robbins hypnotizes the Juggle This audience. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ To kick the Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Interview with Ben Model – “Accidentally Preserved” New DVD of Lost/Found 16mm Silent Movie

[Translate] Ben Model talks about the new DVD created with lost and found 16mm silent films. After writing scores for all these films he 'crowd sourced' the project and was successful in creating the "Accidentally Preserved" DVD. Why call it Read the full article…

The Penalty – 1920 book adapted to the stage by Clay McLeod Chapman for Apothetae Theater Company

[Translate] The Penalty   inspired by the novel of the same name by Gouverneur Morris, and its film adaptation, starring Lon Chaney. Written by CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN Directed by KRIS THOR Music and Lyrics by ROBERT M. JOHANSON & CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN Starring: Gregg Mozgala, Sarah Buffamanti Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Silent Film Accompanist Ben Model

[Translate] Ben Model was supposed to get together with me over a year ago to do this interview. But now that it finally happened he had lots to talk about. I divided the subjects into 3 separate interviews. This is Read the full article…

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1929 first talkie “Blackmail” and his 1927 silent melodrama “Easy Virtue”.

[Translate] Get your popcorn and sit in an easy chair as you watch two of the master Alfred Hitchcock’s early classics! Two early films from the Master of Suspense. In Blackmail (1929) — the director’s first talkie — the illicit Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Clay McCleod Chapman – “The Penalty”

[Translate] Clay McCleod Chapman has written the adaptation of the book “The Penalty” to stage for the upcoming production at Dixon Place. He discusses his friendship with Apothetae Theatre Company Artistic Director Gregg Mozgala and what Clay pondered during his Read the full article…

Charlie Chaplin First Ever Silent Film – Making a Living- 1914

[Translate] Making a Living (1914) marked Charlie Chaplin’s first ever film appearance. In the film he plays a lady-charming swindler, Edgar English, who runs afoul of the Keystone Kops. Chaplin strongly disliked the picture, but one review picked him out Read the full article…