Livestreamed on this page on Friday 18 September 2020 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
Downtown Variety: Take 14
Bringing La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance
La MaMa and CultureHub presented Downtown Variety: Take 14 livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 18 September 2020 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
La MaMa and CultureHub team up to create Downtown Variety, an online live performance series that features short acts of dance, music, theater, new media, comedy, A/V performance, and more. Responding to national protests and social isolation, Downtown Variety brings La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance.
Artists for this edition include: Annie-B Parson + Stacy Dawson Stearns of Big Dance Theater, Belarus Free Theatre, Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, Nuum Collective, RaFia Santana, Tareke Ortiz, and Basil Twist, with video art by Kameron Neal and Shayok Misha Chowdhury!
Powered by LiveLab, a browser-based media-router for collaborative performance by CultureHub.
Hosted by Mattie Barber-Bockelman
Creative Technologist — Sangmin Chae
Lead Technician — DeAndra Anthony
Video Production Coordinator — Jean Garcia
To watch, tune into CultureHub’s Watch page, La MaMa’s Facebook, and on HowlRound.
About HowlRound TV
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