Norte Maar’s second season of Dance at Socrates features six residencies for choreographers and their companies as well as free public performances presented in partnership with Socrates Sculpture Park, August 4-23, 2014.
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.
Todd Moe of North Country Public Radio spoke with Jason Andrew, co-founder and director of Norte Maar, about Norte Maar’s tenth anniversary its return to the North Country this summer with a big exhibition of works in clay and the return of the summer dance concert, Fete de Danse.
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 announces its heroic return to the North Country with an epic exhibition of ceramics presented in collaboration with Jay Craft Center. The first annual Jay Invitational of Clay: an exhibition featuring an international selection of works in clay curated by Jackie Sabourin will open to the public on Friday, July 18 from 5-9pm at the Jay House, Norte Maar’s new home in the Adirondacks.
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.
Long Island City, NY–In conjunction with Socrates Sculpture Park’s annual celebration of the Summer Solstice on June 21, Socrates Sculpture Park collaborates with Norte Maar to present SOUND EVENT an evening of site-specific sound performances at Socrates Sculpture Park. For this event, which will encompass the entire park, noted sound artists will create unique sound platforms through traditional instrumentation, amplification of objects, juxtaposition of voices, and experimental electronic sound.
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.
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