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Mar 01, 2014

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Sounds Modern takes a “Walk on the Wild Side” to celebrate the work of David Bates. Bates is a passionate outdoorsman and fisherman, and much of his work has been inspired by nature. Sounds Modern presents recent music that reflects the natural world and its effects on our awareness of sound. The program will feature Eleven Echoes of Autumn by American master George Crumb. Admission is free.

First Fridays at the Modern
Apr 04, 2014

Live Bates:  Structured improvisations inspired by the David Bates exhibition

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth will present structured improvisations inspired by the works on display in the David Bates exhibition  Appearances will be scattered periodically throughout the evening, 5-8 pm.  With original costumes by Crickett Pettigrew, themes from the works on display will be reflected in movement sequences and “still life” arrangements in the format of a “happening.”

Apr 26, 2014
Navy Band Mid-South’s Brass Quintet, Blues City Brass boasts a long tradition of musical styles ranging from traditional brass quintet literature, to patriotic classics, Broadway hits, and popular music of today, making it one of our most visible and versatile performing units. 
 
Jun 28, 2014

Join us on Saturday, June 28 and 12 pm for PianoTexas International Academy & Festival's Recital by Piano Teachers. Featured are piano teachers Kristi Baker, Ann DuHamel, Virginia Bigelow, Miho Fisher, May Phang, Tatyana Shrago and Maria Khavin. Admission is FREE. 

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 12, 2014

A community celebration using found objects, instruments, and movements


Saturday, July 12th at 1 pm & 3 pm

Sunday, July 13th at 3 pm

Admission free

Grand Lobby

 

Fort Worth musician/composer Austin Patton is collaborating with members of the Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth company to create an interactive music/dance work which allows opportunities for community participation before and/or during the performances.  Drawing inspiration from a variety of artistic traditions rooted in the collection and assembly of objects and movements to create artistic works, the collaborators invite guests from near and far to contribute their own found objects or movements from now through the premiere of the work.   Combining elements of modern day technology-based “crowdsourcing” with elements of post-modern aesthetic traditions (e.g. found object, ready-mades, collage, combines, trash art, junk art, art brut), “Some Assembly Required” enables people with adventurous spirits from anywhere around the world to contribute to a community-based art project through social media connections.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 12, 2014

Saturday, July 12th at 2 pm

Admission free

Modern Auditorium

 

See the local premieres of short films from New York City’s 2014 and 2013 Dance On Camera festivals, including the Scottish Ballet’s “Healah Dancing”

 

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 12, 2014

A community celebration using found objects, instruments, and movements


Saturday, July 12th at 1 pm & 3 pm

Sunday, July 13th at 3 pm

Admission free

Grand Lobby

 

Fort Worth musician/composer Austin Patton is collaborating with members of the Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth company to create an interactive music/dance work which allows opportunities for community participation before and/or during the performances.  Drawing inspiration from a variety of artistic traditions rooted in the collection and assembly of objects and movements to create artistic works, the collaborators invite guests from near and far to contribute their own found objects or movements from now through the premiere of the work.   Combining elements of modern day technology-based “crowdsourcing” with elements of post-modern aesthetic traditions (e.g. found object, ready-mades, collage, combines, trash art, junk art, art brut), “Some Assembly Required” enables people with adventurous spirits from anywhere around the world to contribute to a community-based art project through social media connections.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 13, 2014

A community celebration using found objects, instruments, and movements


Saturday, July 12th at 1 pm & 3 pm

Sunday, July 13th at 3 pm

Admission free

Grand Lobby

 

Fort Worth musician/composer Austin Patton is collaborating with members of the Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth company to create an interactive music/dance work which allows opportunities for community participation before and/or during the performances.  Drawing inspiration from a variety of artistic traditions rooted in the collection and assembly of objects and movements to create artistic works, the collaborators invite guests from near and far to contribute their own found objects or movements from now through the premiere of the work.   Combining elements of modern day technology-based “crowdsourcing” with elements of post-modern aesthetic traditions (e.g. found object, ready-mades, collage, combines, trash art, junk art, art brut), “Some Assembly Required” enables people with adventurous spirits from anywhere around the world to contribute to a community-based art project through social media connections.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 19, 2014

Saturday, July 19th at 1 pm

Admission free

Modern Auditorium

 

See the local premieres of short films from New York City’s 2014 and 2013 Dance On Camera festivals, including “Homegoings: A Dance” featuring dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. They will be performing an original piece by Janet Wong with music by Daniel Roumain (Director Christine Turner, 2013, USA, 5 minutes) inspired by both the award-winning documentary “Homegoings” which explores the African-American way of death and “Rules of the Game,” a narrative dance film where trust between four male factory workers dissolves under the unremitting surveillance of the management (Directors/Choreographers: Jeff & Rick Kuperman, USA/Canada, 2013, 8:15 min.). 

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 19, 2014

An introduction to modern dance and expressionist dance theater traditions from Rudolf Laban to Pina Bausch

 

Saturday, July 19th at 2 pm

Admission free

Modern Auditorium

 

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