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INDIEcent Exposure #8 — Open Your Ears! TONIGHT at the BarN

Red Room Radio Redux players rehearse "Open Your Ears," which will be performed 7:00 p.m. July 29 at the BarN at 1401 Green River Road, Williamstown; photo by Karl Mullen
Red Room Radio Redux players rehearse "Open Your Ears," which will be performed 7:00 p.m. July 29 at the BarN at 1401 Green River Road, Williamstown; photo by Karl Mullen

Join Red Room Radio Redux tonight for an hour of Shakespearean wordplay

Red Room Radio Redux players rehearse "Open Your Ears," which will be performed 7:00 p.m. July 29 at the BarN at 1401 Green River Road, Williamstown; photo by Karl Mullen
Red Room Radio Redux players rehearse “Open Your Ears,” which will be performed 7:00 p.m. July 29 at the BarN at 1401 Green River Road, Williamstown; photo by Karl Mullen

Red Room Radio Redux presents “Open Your Ears!” for one night only, Wednesday, July 29 at 7pm, in The Barn”Open Your Ears!” at 1401 Green River Road in Williamstown, This presentation, done in the radio play style, includes accompanying music and enhancing sound effects.

PLUS: Berkshire Author and Educator tour their own backyard to visit hidden, and not-so-hidden, gems

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INDIEcent Exposure #7 — Kickwheel Ensemble Theater takes “Passage” Home

“Passage” finishes its residency at Millbrook School—journey continues in Pittsfield.

Kickwheel Ensemble Theater rehearsing its newest original theater piece, "PASSAGE," at Millbrook School.
Kickwheel Ensemble Theater rehearsing its newest original theater piece, “PASSAGE,” at Millbrook School.

 

Merging original sound, virtuosic physical performance, and questionably accurate historical reenactments, Passage focuses an often humorous lens on the Canadian Arctic, a hotbed of political unrest with a tragic past and an uncertain future. As an ensemble theater company, Kickwheel has spent the past year writing, devising, generating, and exploring diverse source materials including researched accounts, news reports, letters, and interviews.

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INDIEcent Review — ” Send for the Million Men ” Pushes Boundaries and Rewrites History

The critically acclaimed "Send for the Million Men," by Joseph Silovsky, opens Thursday, July 16; photo by Cory Weaver
The critically acclaimed "Send for the Million Men," by Joseph Silovsky, opens Thursday, July 16; photo by Cory Weaver
The critically acclaimed "Send for the Million Men," by Joseph Silovsky, opens Thursday, July 16; photo by Cory Weaver
The critically acclaimed “Send for the Million Men,” by Joseph Silovsky, opens Thursday, July 16; photo by Cory Weaver

By WILLIAM MCGUIRE III
special to the Greylock Glass

The Mass Live Arts festival at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington continued this week with “Send for the Million Men.” This critically-acclaimed reexamination of the trial and execution of Sacco and Venzetti explores the circumstances that led to the pair of Italian immigrants being wrongfully accused of a robbery and murder committed in Braintree, MA in 1920. The piece features writing, direction and mechanical prop design by Joseph Silovsky, video design by Victor Morales, and music by Catherine McRae.

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INDIEcent Exposure #6 — Mass Live Arts – Only Two Weeks Left

“You Are Nowhere” left audiences open-mouthed; “Send for the Million Men” and “Tarzana,” as well as gallery installations, film events, and works in progress yet to come.

The world premiere of "Tarzana," by Radiohole, July 23; photo by Ilan Bachrach
The world premiere of “Tarzana,” by Radiohole, July 23; photo by Ilan Bachrach

Mass Live Arts (MLA) is a festival of experimental theater and performance at the Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

ADVISORY: Explicit, potty-mouth language throughout much of this episode,

MLA is dedicated to presenting large-scale bold new works of contemporary performance in the Berkshires. MLA is also committed to fostering the creation of new American works through development residencies culminating in work-in-progress showings. This residency is for highly-talented companies or performing artists in need of space and time to create new work.

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INDIEcent Exposure #5 — Jeb Barry, “Milltown”

Jeb Barry, "Milltown;" 2015
Jeb Barry, "Milltown;" 2015
Jeb Barry, "Milltown;" 2015
Jeb Barry, “Milltown;” 2015

 

When Jeb Barry began recording over 40 songs for what was to be a double cd, he began to notice a common theme of small town despair and tragedy.

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INDIEcent Exposure #4 — Newpoli, “Nun te Vutá”

Newpoli embraces the many influences that create the distinctive sound of Southern Italian folk music; photo by Arguedas Photography
Newpoli embraces the many influences that create the distinctive sound of Southern Italian folk music; photo by Arguedas Photography

PLUS: LIVE in the Berkshires—Moonshine Holler and Girl Howdy

Newpoli embraces the many influences that create the distinctive sound of Southern Italian folk music; photo by Arguedas Photography
Newpoli embraces the many influences that create the distinctive sound of Southern Italian folk music; photo by Arguedas Photography

 

As you hear the tamburello pounding out the heartbeat of the music of Newpoli, the two singers start up a wild, frenetic dance, and you’ll have a very hard time sitting still.

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INDIEcent Exposure #3 — Fantastic Negrito and Wishbone Zoë

Fantastic Negrito; photo courtesy Sacks & Co.
Fantastic Negrito; photo courtesy Sacks & Co.

Fantastic Negrito Kicks Off Downstreet Art in North Adams, Returning to the Land of His First Life;

PLUS: Wishbone Zoe Talks about the Western Mass Music Scene and Being a Woman Rocker Today.

Fantastic Negrito; photo courtesy Sacks & Co.
Fantastic Negrito; photo courtesy Sacks & Co.

JUST IN TIME to celebrate the release of his debut, self-titled album, Oakland-based (but Berkshire-born) Fantastic Negrito lands in downtown North Adams to help launch Downstreet Art 2015! You do NOT want to miss this interview.

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INDIEcent Exposure #2 — Molly Pinto Madigan, “Wildwood Bride”

Molly Pinto Madigan; artwork for Wildwood Bride, photo by Joey Phoenix Photography
Molly Pinto Madigan; artwork for Wildwood Bride, photo by Joey Phoenix Photography

Molly Pinto Madigan relates her long (and, in our view, fated) journey from performance, to classical study, to music ethnoelectrogrammaticographacology, back to performance.

We’re glad she made it.

Molly Pinto Madigan; artwork for Wildwood Bride, photo by Joey Phoenix Photography
Molly Pinto Madigan; artwork for Wildwood Bride, photo by Joey Phoenix Photography

With a voice stolen from the Fae Folk, Molly Pinto Madigan has been enchanting audiences since she was a young teen. Her 2015 release, “Wildwood Bride,” does not disappoint; filled with longing and clarity, this ambitious effort confidently treads the divide between delicate and driven.

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INDIEcent Exposure #1 — Munk Duane, “Argue With Gravity”

Munk Duane, 2015; photo courtesy Munk Duane
Munk Duane, 2015; photo courtesy Munk Duane

Munk Duane talks with INDIEcent Exposure about Life, Music, and more Life on our first episode

Munk Duane, 2015; photo courtesy Munk Duane
Munk Duane, 2015; photo courtesy Munk Duane

I really can’t thank Munk enough for his generosity and honesty during our conversation. I can’t think of a more ideal guest to kick off this show—his experience, talent, and attitude are all examples of the traits an entrepreneur musician needs to survive and thrive today. Give a listen to the show, and if you have any musician friends who could benefit from Munk’s tale, send them our way… Keep Reading

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