Norte Maar Benefit Event

Norte Maar Benefit Event

Norte Maar Benefit Event:
an evening of sound and performance

Monday, Apr 2, 2012, 6:30-9pm

honoring Julie Martin
with introduction by Barbara London, noted curator of Media and Performance Art

Mitchell-Innes & Nash
534 West 26th Street

Tickets: $75.00

Cocktails begin at 6:30pm
Performances TBA and will include:

Tap dance sensation Andrew Nemr + CPD Plus

David Tudor’s Rainforest I
performed by Composers Inside Electronics

Preview of Norte Maar’s upcoming ballet
featuring choreography by Julia K. Gleich
and score by Stefan Wolpe

with special appearance by Dylan Crossman, former member Merce Cunningham Dance Company

The Norte Maar Benefit Event is sponsored by:
Pernod AbsintheBodega Wine Bar.

Related Press:

Bushwick Fancy Fashion @ Norte Maar Benefit
by Katarina Hybenova
Bushwick Daily, April 5th, 2012

Brooklyn Non-Profit Arts Organization Norte Maar Makes Moves in Chelsea
by Benjamin Sutton
In The Air, April 3rd, 2012

Bushwick, Brooklyn-Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts is a 501(c)3 arts organization with a mission to build community, foster artistic expression, and raise the imaginative energy in us all through collaborations. This benefit marks the first ever for Norte Maar. The evening will raise funds for Norte Maar’s general operating expenses.

Norte Maar creates, promotes and presents collaborations within the disciplines of visual, literary, and the performing arts with an emphasis on community outreach. Norte Maar connects visual artists, choreographers, composers, writers and other originating artists with venues and each other. Norte Maar’s events and programs have been reviewed by Hyperallergic.comL MagazineBrooklyn RailThe New CriterionThe New York TimesNew York MagazineTime Out New York and many others.

About Julie Martin
Julie Martin has been an active figure in the New York art community since the 1960s. After graduations from Radcliffe and gaining a Masters in Russian Studies from Columbia University she worked with Robert Whitman on his theater pieces in venues as varied as Circle in the Square and a swamp near East Hampton Long Island. She collaborated with Whitman and other artists on the now legendary performance series 9 Evenings Theatre & Engineering at the 69th Regiment armory in October 1966 when ten artists — Robert RauschenbergJohn CageDavid TudorYvonne RainerDeborah Hay, Robert Whitman, Steve PaxtonAlex HayLucinda Childs and Öyvind Fahlström — worked with more than 30 engineers from Bell Laboratories to make performance that incorporated leading edge technology. Read More=>


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