All posts tagged Ken Johnson

Norte Maar, The New Criterion, New Criterion, James Panero, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Performance Combine

A month after Norte Maar’s hugely successful Brooklyn Performance Combine at the Brooklyn Museum, the event is being recognized for its celebration of Brooklyn based artists and performers. Critic, James Panero in his monthly column in The New Criterion, juxtaposed the inclusive nature of the event with the seemingly exclusive even divisive omission of artists in the Brooklyn Museum’s current exhibition Crossing Brooklyn.

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Norte Maar, Brooklyn Performance Combine, Brooklyn, Bushwick, art, dance, poetry

The Brooklyn Performance Combine will easily go down as Norte Maar’s most ambitious event to date. We know we use the word a lot, but this time we can certainly call the event E P I C as the two-hour durational event at the Brooklyn Museum included 2 DJ’s, 5 poets, 10 visual artists, 11 performing artists and William Powhida! The Brooklyn Performance Combine was “certainly one of our most successful programs ever in that Beaux-Arts Court,” said the Brooklyn Museum.

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