Mos Eisley Performance Hall. You will never find a more wretched hive of burlesque
. We should be cautious.
Welcome to Culturebot,
a NYC-based website all about performing arts and culture locally, nationally and around the globe. Culturebot.org is a multidisciplinary, contemporary arts + culture blog, launched in December 2003. Based in NYC we cover contemporary cultural news, events and ideas from NYC and around the world.
Culturebot was envisioned and created by founding editor Andy Horwitz
. It was initially made possible from a grant to Performance Space 122
by the National Performance Network
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Charlie Chaplin [previously, except the primary link from blogspot is down]
has a grandson
, James Thiérrée
. Growing up in his parents circus Le Cirque Imaginaire (later, Invisible)
, the acrobat evolved into performer/director/choreographer of soon to be four full-length works
. (Full disclosure: the first three are all from La Veillée des Abysses--Bright Abyss--
and the latter is a preview for his upcoming solo act Raoul
.) He's also made forays in movies you've probably seen
. More? Check out this Au revoir Parapluie
) medley, and how about some trapeze
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Dancer Sues Movin' Out
for breach of contract and sexual harassment she claims to have suffered during her run in the National Touring company of the Broadway hit. In an interesting move, the dancer, Alice Alyse
, has created a lawsuit website
to explain her side of the story. Perhaps she'll win, but will she ever work again?