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THIS WEEK ON THE ARTSY FARTSY SHOW…
GEAR UP FOR THE BATTLE
This week 8 bands will rumble to take the crown as the winner of the WBAI Artsy Fartsy Battle of the Bands. This week show reeve up by looking at the music industry and artists in past, present and future.
If you are in NYC come to The 2nd Annual WBAI Artsy Fartsy Battle of the Bands Sunday, April 22, 2012 5-9pm at Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton Street, NY, NY 10002) Tickets are only $15. Purchase them at the door or through Brownpapertickets.com For more information about the bands performing. For more information visit: artsyfartsyshow.com
BOLD MUSIC WITH ETHEL
Acclaimed as America’s premier postclassical string quartet,ETHEL boldly infuses contemporary concert music with fierce intensity, questioning the boundaries between performer and audience, tradition and technology. Formed in 1998, New York’s ebullient ETHEL is comprised of Juilliard-trained performers: Cornelius Dufallo (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), Jennifer Choi (violin) and Ralph Farris (viola).
ETHEL members Dorothy Lawson and Ralph Farris will join the Artsy Fartsy Show in studio to talk about their new album "HEAVY"
ETHEL performs adventurous music of the past four decades including repertoire by Julia Wolfe, Phil Kline, David Lang, John King, John Zorn, Steve Reich, JacobTV, Don Byron, Marcelo Zarvos, Evan Ziporyn, and Mary Ellen Childs. Recent highlights have included: world premiere of Phil Kline’s SPACE at the gala reopening of Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall; world premiere of ETHEL’s TruckStop®: The Beginning at BAM’s Next Wave Festival; world premiere of RADIO by Osvaldo Golijov at the debut of WNYC Radio’s Jerome L. Greene Space; world premiere of ETHEL’s self-composed WAIT FOR GREEN with choreography by Annie-B Parson, commissioned by the World Financial Center; world premiere of an original live film score at Celebrate Brooklyn!; and the TROMP Festival with Colin Currie and Todd Rundgren. ETHEL currently serves as Ensemble-in-Residence with the Native American Composers Apprenticeship Project and was the 2011 Artists-in-Residence at New York City’s Park Avenue Armory. For more information, please visit ethelcentral.org.
Hear ETHEL in Concert (Heavy CD Release) Tuesday April 24th at 9:30pm at Joe's Pub . Tickets are $20. To purchase, 212.967.7555, http://www.joespub.com and in person at Public Theater Box Office or Joe’s Pub.
OUT OF ICELAND: A Modern Fairy Tale now Off-Broadway