If politicians want to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, it may be because they are afraid of the power of art. If they are afraid of the power of art, its because they recognize the potency of the poets words.
It was the end of the summer of 2007, and Connis Avant Garde Restaurant was threatening to end my relationship with my not-yet-husband. We were lost in Bushwick on a steamy August afternoon, desperately searching for the Bushwick Starr, a vanguard performance venue wed never heard of.
Wednesday, November 9, 8:30ish p.m. in a studio in midtown Manhattan: a rehearsal for Superhero Clubhouses SATURN (a play about food) has stalled.
Founded in 2007 by Jeremy Pickard, Superhero Clubhouse is a society of theater artists engaged in making original plays and events about the natural world via a green and collaborative process. How they make their work is equally as important as the subject matter itself.