Episodes are also available for viewing any time following each broadcast
on YouTube.com/brangwendance. More info at www.brangwendance.org
EPISODE 1: IN AND OUT OF THE SHADOWS
A new film with choreography by Michele Brangwen & music by
Grammy-nominated composer Tim Hagans, inspired by John Cassavetes’
film SHADOWS. Guest artist Joe Hertenstein on drums joins MBDE
dancers and musicians. Lighting Design by Kris Phelps. Houston
NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG PART 2:
Award-winning filmmaker Peter Josyph premieres ASTORIA, part 2 of his serial
film NO STANDING IN ST. PETERSBURG. Part 1 premiered on ARTCAST Season 1.
The Russians are back! ASTORIA stars Anna Istomina & Raymond Todd. New York
The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble transforms the Quantum
Bass Center’s studios into an intimate performance environment. Featuring
Lindsey McGill, Thomas Helton and Seth Paynter. Co-presented by the
Houston Composers Salon.
A new film with choreography and text by Michele Brangwen and music
by Tim Hagans. Inspired by Hemingway’s “Big Two-Hearted River”
tributing the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring dancer
Robin Gilbert. Narration by Cristian Laverde Koenig New York
Featuring SQUEAKY DREAM, conceived by Lindsey McGill and
performed by Roberta Cortes, Michele Brangwen, Seth Paynter &
Thomas Helton, followed by a duet by Roberta Cortes & Seth Paynter. Co-presented by the Houston Composers Salon.
Read Michele Brangwen's essay on improvisation "Choices Informed By Everything Up To That Moment" on our ARTCAST Season 2 blog.
EPISODE 7: SITATUNGA
A new work from composer Mark Masters that tributes the wild and
innovative spirit of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman. Performed by the
Mark Masters Jazz Ensemble featuring Kirsten Edkins. Presented by the
American Jazz Institute. Los Angeles
EPISODE 8: VANCOUVER
A new documentary short by filmmaker Yunuen Perez Vertti
about West Coast Women Artists, a collective of visual artists who
incorporate indigenous art within a contemporary context. Vancouver
ARTCAST is funded in part by grants from the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, and NYSCA-subsidized rehearsal space at the Mark Morris Dance Center.
And by ARTCAST Episode Sponsors:
Rufus & Doris Reid
Quantum Bass Center, Houston
Vancouver Photo by Arlene Bowman
ARTCAST Season 1: The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble's Internet Television Series
Episode 1: No Standing Any Time
ARTCAST takes you to Houston for the live performance premiere of No Standing Any Time with choreography by Michele Brangwen and music by 3 time Grammy-nominated composer & trumpeter Tim Hagans. The setting of No Standing Any Time is the world we experience when we awaken between dreams. The subtle sounds and feelings of that space resonate deeply, and challenge us to live wholly in the present.
Episode 2: New Yorkers New Yorking
Award-winning filmmaker Peter Josyph and Michele Brangwen premiere new shorts
created in and about New York City, including Columbus Circle where live trumpet and
dance descend on Broadway.
Episode 3: Invitation
A live performance of Invitation from Houston, with a mystical score by Seth Paynter for
saxophone, Burma bells, woodblock, snaps and gong. The work invites us to unite – both poetically within our own selves – and with each other.
No Standing In St. Petersburg Part 1:
ARTCAST premieres Part 1 of Peter Josyph’s serial film No Standing In St. Petersburg. Starring Elena A. Shadrina, Anna Istomina and Raymond Todd
ARTCAST is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston’s City’s Initiative Program through the
Houston Arts Alliance, and by the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts,
KUHF Radio, & NYSCA-subsidized rehearsal space at the the Mark Morris Dance Center & the Baryshnikov Arts Center; and by episode sponsors Joyce Freeman, Rufus & Doris Reid, & Justine Simoni.
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