Reporter Teah Dowling of Denton Publications interviews the organizers and artists involved in the return of Norte Maar’s Fete de Danse, set to open at The Strand in downtown Plattsuburgh, August 1 & 2 at 7:30pm. For complete article click here.
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Norte Maar is pleased to announce the return of Fête de Danse, one of the North Country’s signature dance events! From 2004-2009 Fête de Danse ran in succession at the Civic Center in Rouses Point and was presented in collaboration with the Rouses Point Historical Society. The event brought renowned local, regional, and international dance companies together in a converted ice rink for a night celebrating dance and the Rouses Point community. This August, Fête de Danse returns full steam as Norte Maar collaborates with the Strand Center for the Arts to bring back this summer event.
Norte Maar celebrates its 10th Anniversary announcing a bold return to its roots in the North Country with two epic summer events. On July 18, Norte Maar will present the first annual Jay Invitational of Clay an exhibition curated by one of the North Country’s most prominent artisans and teachers Jackie Sabourin. On August 1, Norte Maar brings back Fete de Danse, one of its most signature North Country summer dance events.
From humble beginnings, curator Jason Andrew and choreographer Julia K. Gleich started Norte Maar in 2004 as a way of promoting collaborations in our time. In celebration of our 10 year anniversary we are looking back, admiring our various projects and highlighting some significant articles and reviews. This post features an article by Ann Hawksby on June 12, 2004 in the Clinton County Edition of the Free Trader. It’s our very first article!
Bushwick Open Studios looks to be another huge year for arts in Bushwick! At press time there were 581 online registered events (down only slightly from last year’s 598 registered users) filling a weekend with art and performance. We worked over the very user friendly Arts in Bushwick website and compiled Norte Maar’s 2014 list of not to miss events, exhibitions, and studios… or at least those that we’ll not miss!!!! Similar to last year, all events/exhibitions/studios are divided into six zones stretching the geographic lines which make up the creative neighborhood of Bushwick.
This week when Brooklyn Ballet takes to the stage for its spring season, two Norte Maar artists have collaborated with resident choreographer, Julia K. Gleich to create two new works on the company.
Artnet.com’s critic Benjamin Sutton interviews Brooklyn gallerist on challenges of running a gallery in Brooklyn.
Read the excerpts from transcript a riveting post performance discussion following the November 2, 2013, Counterpointe program at The Actors Fund Arts Center. Moderated by Karole Armitage of Armitage GONE! Dance the discussion featured Lynn Parkerson (Brooklyn Ballet), Julia Gleich (Gleich Dances), Nikki Hefko, Eryn Renee Young (XAOC Contemporary Ballet), Morgan McEwen (MorDance) and Sam Grymont (Arch Contemporary Ballet).
Last Friday, throngs took to the streets once again for the ninth edition of Beat Nite, featuring just 10 galleries and art spaces selected by guest curator of the night James Panero, art critic and Executive Editor, The New Criterion.
Norte Maar talks with Takehiro Ueyama, founder and artistic director of TAKE dance about his early beginnings and his upcoming performance at Dance at Socrates (Socrates Sculpture Park, August 24 at 3pm).
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