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This month I did quite a few interviews! Heather Litteer, Hilary Chaplain, Gus Solomons, Jr. and photographed the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue. A few books were mentioned too!

RED BULL THEATER PRESENTS – 2 DAY CLOWNING WORKSHOP

“WORDS” BY CHUCK WORKMAN – A 1987 COMPILATION OF HOLLYWOOD FILMS

VAUDEVISUALS INTERVIEW WITH HEATHER LITTEER – “LEMONADE”.

VAUDEVISUALS INTERVIEW WITH HILARY CHAPLAIN – “PHYSICAL COMEDY WORKSHOP”

BINDLESTIFF OPEN STAGE VARIETY REVUE – MARCH 7TH, 2016 @ DIXON PLACE

VAUDEVISUALS BOOKSHELF – “ZOOMAR” BY ERNIE KOVACS

COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 – TALKING BAND – LAMAMA ETC – MARCH 12TH, 2016

VAUDEVISUALS INTERVIEW WITH GUS SOLOMONS JR. – “FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH”

JUSTIN WEBER’S “WACKY OF WALLABAZOO” AT CONEY ISLAND USA

COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #133 – JOHN KELLY – LAMAMA – MARCH 26TH, 2016

LaMama Coffeehouse Chronicles

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In the next few days I will post the April and May review posts. Stay tuned!

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Vaudevisuals interview with Gus Solomons Jr. – “From the Horse’s Mouth”

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I had a great time interviewing Gus. We had much in common and I loved his studio space!

Listen to him talk about his life and work and attend this upcoming event!

This ‘From The Horse’ Mouth’ production celebrates the career and accomplishments of a true renaissance man, Gus Solomons Jr. His work as a dancer, choreographer, actor, writer and educator continue to this day proving he is a special force of nature in today’s contemporary arts scene. The cast includes over 20 luminaries honoring his 60 years of professional performance.

Guest participants include: (Schedule subject to change)
Patricia Beaman
Michael Blake
Donald Byrd
Yoshiko Chuma
Kay Cummings
Carmen deLvallade
Valda Setterfield
Mary Kate Hartung
Martine van Hamel
Margaret Jenkins
Deborah Jowitt
Phyllis Lamhut
Judith Ren-Lay
Dianne McIntyre
Douglas Nielsen
Norton Owen
Wendy Perron
Pam Pietro
Christina Noel Reaves
Meredith Monk  (on video)
Pascal Rekoert
Jonathan Matthews
James Sutton
Alice Teirstein
Santa Aloi
David Vaughan
Susanna Weiss
Buddy Valdez-Rekoert
John Heginbotham (on video)
Ty Boomershine (on video)

Wally Cardona (on video)

April 1, 2 @8pm and April 3 @3pm, 2016

The Theater at the 14th Street Y

344 East 14th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)

Click above to purchase tickets!

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BAX – Brooklyn Arts Exchange – 20th Birthday Celebration

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When my son Cody was a young child my wife and I took him to BAX for classes on the weekends. We became friends with one of the terrific teachers there. Fernando Maneca. He taught many great classes including one stage combat class which Cody took. It was a great experience for my son and I will never forget it. 15 years later Fernando is the Press and Marketing Director.

I am delighted to know that BAX is still providing the community with a nurturing, year-round, performance, rehearsal and educational venue in Brooklyn that encourages artistic risk-taking and stimulates a dialogue among diverse constituencies. When I was invited to Attend their 20th Anniversary Party I had to go. Here are a few videos and pictures I took that evening.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange – BAX – 20th Anniversary Party

Thursday May 5th, 2011

Hosted by George Emilio and Christalyn Wright

Performances were by LAVA, Famous Accordion Orchestra, Mike Albo, Faye Driscoll, BAXco Youth Dance Company (performing choreography by Nami Yamamoto) and Drew Petersen.

BAX PASSING IT ON AWARDS

Presented by Marya Warshaw, Founding & Executive Director of BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Awards were given to the following for their achievements and excellence in their fields.

GUS SOLOMONS Jr. – Choreographer and Co-Founder of PARADIGM – Passing it on to Malcolm Jason Low

TERRY GREISS – Co-Founder/Executive Director of IRONDALE ENSEMBLE PROJECT. – Passing it on to Leese Walker

LESLIE STRONGWATER – former Associate Director of Dixon Place – Passing it on to Andy Horwitz

JOSE JOAQUIN GARCIA – Leading teacher artist at Brooklyn New School(BNS) -Long standing partnership with BAX

The BAX Passing It On Awards creates a complete cycle where a panel of peers chooses the awardees and the awardees choose someone who demonstrates some of the same qualities that they, themselves, were chosen for.

Marya Warshaw toasting with everyone the 20th Anniversary of BAX

Video of Marya awarding Gus Solomons Jr. the “PASSING IT ON” Award.

Video of Marya awarding Leslie Strongwater the “PASSING IT ON” Award.

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