[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Free Improvisation Performance in Old City Fest Sunday 10/7 11am-6pm

Loren Groenendaal lorengroenendaal at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 19:56:24 EDT 2018

Sponsored by SUGARCUBE®
as a part of the Old City Festival 2018

The Impermanent Society of Philadelphia, an artist-run collective that
promotes improvisational music and dance performance, has programmed a
daylong concert of street performance featuring 10 acts. All performances
to take place on the street in front of SUGARCUBE, 124 N. 3rd Street.


Performers and set times include:

11:00 AM
Mauri Walton, Brad Forbes, and Alpha Alpha Trio
Philadelphia-based artists Mauri Walton, Brad Forbes, and Alpha Alpha
combine whimsical performance art with acoustic and electronic sound.

12:00 PM
Victoria & Sneff, Japanese Butoh and Clowning
Philadelphia artists Victoria and Sneff present "Balloon Toe": an
experimental combination of the very serious form of Japanese Butoh dance
and Clowning. Both have been known to emply white makeup, but are otherwise
quite different. V&S will create goofy, strange, and beautiful moments.
Sneff: http://cactuscave.blogspot.com/
Victoria: http://www.victoriamoyer.com

1:00 PM
Jim Strong and Jordan Deal, Duo
Philadelphia-based artists Jim Strong and Jordan Deal present a duo
combining electronic music, and sculpture-as-costume.
Jordan: http://www.instagram.com/jordandealart/
Jim: http://jimstrongart.blogspot.com/

2:00 PM
Mauri Walton, Solo
Longtime Philadelphia performance artist Mauri Walton captivates with
mischief and magic.

2:30 PM
Marina Murayama
Philadelphia-based sound artist, flute and electronics

3:00 PM
Leslie Bush, Solo
Rowan University dancer Leslie Bush performs Midden Heap: A midden heap is
a trash pit, a compost pile, a site of leftovers. In this performance, she
will embody this concept to explore movement that is “left over” from past
memory, experience, and feeling.
Promotional clip: http://youtu.be/3T6rMq9RJIs

3:30 PM
Stanley Schumacher & Shelly Purdy, Duo
Stanley Schumacher, aka Professor Musikmacher, hails from Bethlehem PA. A
brass player, he will be joined by percussionst  Shelly Purdy of Baltimore.
Professor Musikmacher delivers lectures designed to eliminate your
cognitive confusion.

4:00 PM
Vervet Dance
Vervet Dance is a Philadelphia-based contemporary dance and music company
directed by Loren Groenendaal whose work often includes improvisation. In
this performance Loren Groenendaal will be joined Erica Corbo and Wyman
Brantley. They will be improvising freely and using structures from their
recent durational work, "In the Light," responding to the natural rhythms
of earth, art, self, and community.

4:30 PM
Erica Corbo and Dan Moser, Duo
Philadelphia musicians Erica Corbo and Dan Moser play a series of
improvised piano and bass duets exploring sound, rhythm, harmony,
dissonance, unity, and duality.

5:00 PM
Philadelphia-based, ambient electronica

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