Tag: Pauline Oliveros

The Nubian Word for Flowers; A Phantom Opera // Rainbird

What: Premiere of The Nubian Word for Flowers by Pauline Oliveros and IONE, plus scenes from Rainbird by Aaron Siegel & Mallory Catlett.
When: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 8:00pm
Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR
Cost: $25/20 Online $20/15 Doors
Info: www.roulette.org / (917) 267-0368
Tickets: General Admission $20, Members/Students/Seniors $15, $25/20 Tickets at the door

Brooklyn, NY – Experiments in Opera, ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble), and M.o.M., Inc. celebrate the life and legacy of Pauline Oliveros with the premiere of her opera collaboration with writer / director IONE. Encompassing the Nubian Diaspora and the life of Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener of Khartoum, the opera uses live performance, electronics and moving images to create a deep dream exploration of Nubian soul and Colonial Mind. EiO will also present selections from Rainbird, a work-in-development between EiO co-founder Aaron Siegel and director Mallory Catlett, based on the work of author Janet Frame.

IONE is an author, playwright, director, and improvising text-sound artist. She has taught and performed throughout the world with her partner and spouse of 30 years, Pauline Oliveros. IONE was Artistic Director of Deep Listening Institute for 15 years and currently works as a Deep Listening Certification Instructor at the Center for Deep Listening in Troy, NY. As Founding Director of M.o.M., Inc. (The Ministry of Maåt), IONE encourages and supports women’s well-being and sustains a vibrant international community of writers, visual artists, and musicians.

Experiments in Opera is a composer-driven company focused on re-writing the story of opera. EiO invites composers, directors, designers and performers to create new work that embraces unconventional mediums, a range of production scales, and explores collaboration between all types of artists working to share their visions. International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) is an artist collective committed to transforming the way music is created and experienced. As performer, curator, and educator, ICE explores how new music intersects with communities across the world. M.o.M., Inc. (The Ministry of Maåt) is an international spiritual and educational organization nurturing the a harmonious and balanced world community.

Roulette Announces Tracking The Odds: The Roulette Concert Archive In Collaboration With Wave Farm

What: A new radio broadcast from Roulette + Wave Farm explores Roulette’s extensive performance archive.
When: Third Thursday of Every Month @ 1:00 AM EST
Where To Listen: http://bit.ly/tracking-the-odds

Brooklyn, NY – As part of Roulette’s ongoing mission bring the experimental performing arts to a wider public through its rich performance archive, Roulette is pleased to announce Tracking The Odds: The Roulette Concert Archive — a new monthly hour-long radio special produced by Roulette in partnership with Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM in Hudson, New York. The broadcasts will feature selections from Roulette’s legendary experimental music space dating from the early 1980s to the present, including thousands of rare, formative, and often unheard recordings by innovators and adventurous musicians. Spearhead by Roulette co-founder David Weinstein, the program will air the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 AM EST and will be archived on Wave Farm’s website.

The inaugural broadcast will take place July 20, 2017 and will feature an uncharacteristically raucous set from The Deep Listening Band, featuring Pauline Oliveros on accordion, David Gamper on keyboards, and Stuart Dempster on trombone and didjeridu from October 2008.

David Weinstein co-founded Roulette in 1978 at the height of the downtown experimental arts revolution alongside Jim Staley and Dan Senn. Currently, he works as the director of the Historic Audio Restoration Project of Clocktower Radio and the host of the weekly radio program, Ridgewood Radio, produced with Outpost Artists Resources in Ridgewood, Queens and broadcast on the WFMU’s Give The Drummer Radio. Weinstein was Program Director of the legendary Manhattan alternative space Clocktower Gallery from 2009-15. From 2004-2008, he was Director of Public Programs at MoMA PS1 and Managing Director of its radio station, Art Radio WPS1.org. He was the curatorial director of MoMA PS1’s summer concert series, Warm Up, in 2007-08. Born in Chicago in 1954, Weinstein studied music composition at the University of Illinois with Ben Johnston and Salvatore Martirano. He has taught music, sound and multimedia at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Yale University, and the City University of New York. Weinstein has lived in Brooklyn since 1979.

Wave Farm is a non-profit arts organization driven by experimentation with broadcast media and the airwaves. Wave Farm’s programs—Transmission Arts, WGXC-FM, and Media Arts Grants—provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form. A creative community radio station based in New York’s Greene and Columbia counties, WGXC 90.7-FM provides a public platform for information, experimentation, and engagement.