The first of two programs is on Jan. 10 with Chinese folk singer Huang Ruo.
Two Hermitage Artist Retreat fellows will give special performances this month at the Historic Asolo Theater inside the Ringling Museum. The program is part of the Art of Our Time programming at the theater and the artists are invited to work at the Hermitage Retreat in Englewood in exchange for being provided a living space there. The Hermitage Series at the Historic Asolo Theater costs $5 for the general public and is free to museum members, students and those purchasing museum admittance on event days. Programs begin at 7 pm. “We are starting the new year with some terrific programs by our artists,” remarked Bruce E. Rodgers, Hermitage executive director. “These artists work around the world performing their art or having it performed …
New Stages: Narrative in Motion brings a four-part series of experimental dance storytelling to the Historic Asolo Theater.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A four-part series at the Historic Asolo Theater will combine storytelling and dance in a theatrical setting. New Stages: Narrative in Motion continues the Ringling Museum of Art's Art of Our Time initiative and features performances by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Bill Bowers, Circle of Eleven, and the Kate Weare Company. The first performances begin in January. These dance performances uses the power of language, gesture combined with poetry, media and music to explore diversity. “The presentation of contemporary art at the Ringling dates back to its first executive director, A. Everett Chick Austin, Jr., who helped transformed the arts in America in the twentieth century and the Museum with the addition of the Historic Asolo Theater and …