Sunday, May 18, 2008

Saturday Studio

Last night I had a delightful time with Giggles and CFG at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in the Walt Disney Concert Hall. This mouthful is otherwise known as the catchy little acronym REDCAT.
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We saw Studio, a "quarterly series for interdisciplinary experimentation continues with a curated program of six new works and works-in-progress by Los Angeles dance, theater, music and multimedia artists."
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Half of the show (specifically the half that included CFG's dancer friends) was fantastic, while the other was...not as good as the fantastic half. I am exercising quite a bit of restraint here.
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The half that I enjoyed, however, was lovely. I was particularly enamored with Miwa Matreyek's piece, which combined animation with live performance. CFG said it was "enchanting." I agree!
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I also had fun watching Advanced Beginner, a quirky group that played everything from a comb to a dictionary to a cookie tin. I loved the bright retro costumes.
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It should be noted that CFG's dancer friends were awesome, but I couldn't take a good picture in the darkness. Sad.

Here's everybody taking a bow at the end of the show. CFG's friends are the three women in purple on the left! They were so great!
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A big thank you to Giggles for inviting me!


  1. Sounds like a fun night! Except for the non-awesome part. ;)

  2. i love "redcat." and i am amused that we both had disney-fied saturdays.

    but in totally different ways.

  3. i've been meaning to check out a redcat thing. putting it on my list.

  4. That looks like fun. I like artsy fartsy stuff.


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