1. Cinderbox 18 (excerpt): 2007, Museum of Contemporary Art ~ Chicago

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    Cinderbox 18 takes its cue from the media’s voyeuristic approach to “reality” to explore the comedy and anxiety in our hyper-networked culture. Athletic choreography, improvisation, and a fragmented…

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    • Taylor Mac: An Abridged Concert of The History of Political Popular Music

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      MCA Stage: Sep 27–28, 2013 Taylor Mac, the “ragingly original and bracingly radical [and] best cabaret performer” of New York (TimeOut), and his band make their MCA Stage debut in this incredible…

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      • Maud Le Pladec: Democracy

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        One of the most important figures in the new generation of French choreographers, Maud Le Pladec creates a high energy dance to the powerful and raw sound of Dark Full Ride by Julia Wolfe, cofounder…

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        • Curious Theatre Branch: Still in Play

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          Sep 15-17, 2011, at MCA Stage Curious Theatre Branch's "Still in Play: A Performance of Getting Ready" is a theatrical work that reveals a behind-the-scenes view of a theater production, showing…

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          • eighth blackbird: The Music of Less/More

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            Mar 22 & 24, 2012, at MCA Stage The acclaimed Chicago-based chamber music ensemble returns to the MCA Stage for two concerts presented with the MCA exhibition, "The Language of Less (Then and Now)"…

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            • Lucky Plush Productions: The Better Half

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              Oct 27-29 and Nov 3, 5, and 6, 2011, at MCA Stage "The Better Half" is a playful look at contemporary relationships, combining dance and theater in a work that is emotionally rich, funny, and full…

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              • Marc Bamuthi Joseph with Theaster Gates: red, black, and GREEN: a blues

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                Apr 12–14, 2012, at MCA Stage Oakland-based spoken word and dance artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and Chicago visual artist and activist Theaster Gates collaborate to create a multimedia performance…

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                • Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller's Sonic Arboretum

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                  December 6-31, 2011 A collection of horned speakers, made from compressed recycled newsprint and dryer lint, created by sculptor and instrument-maker Ian Schneller and composer/violinist Andrew Bird,…

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                  • Tsukasa Taiko: Taiko Legacy 8

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                    Dec 17–18, 2011 Thunderous taiko drumming, stylized kimono dance, improvisations bridging jazz and Japanese court music—all of these combine when Tsukasa Taiko; Edward Wilkerson and Coco Elysses-Hevia…

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                    • Luna Negra Dance Theater: Luna Nueva

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                      Jun 7–10, 2012, at MCA Stage This festival of three new works by Chicago-based Luna Negra Dance Theater is choreographed by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, LNDT artistic director; Mónica Cervantes Rodriguez,…

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