https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Kings-banner.jpg 800 1500 Vanessa Ague https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Vanessa Ague2019-12-11 22:30:442019-12-11 22:31:01Inside National Sawdust: Kinds of Kings in Residence
Previewing a National Sawdust residency that gets underway Dec. 13, Vanessa Ague talks with Kinds of Kings founders Gemma Peacocke and Shelley Washington, and fellowship recipient Andrew M. Rodriguez.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Smey-banner.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2019-12-05 16:00:432019-12-05 16:00:43Melissa Smey: Portrait of a Curator in Evolution
Melissa Smey, executive director of Columbia University's Miller Theatre since 2009, reflects on the 20-year history and evolution of the institution's popular, trend-setting Composer Portraits series.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Feast-inset-1.jpg 600 900 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2019-11-18 13:45:072020-01-08 13:31:14Nick Podgurski: Finding Epiphany in Collaboration
Ahead of a performance with Feast of the Epiphany, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and lyricist Nick Podgurski talks with Brad Cohan about the project's foundations in collaboration, folk music, Nashville guitar, and more.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Lucy-top-inset.jpg 600 900 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-11-14 12:15:472019-11-14 14:43:35Lucy Dhegrae: From Trauma to Testimony in The Processing Series
In advance of her season-long National Sawdust residency, vocalist Lucy Dhegrae speaks with Olivia Giovetti about the intensely personal story at the heart of her project, which includes four commissioned premieres.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Powerful-banner.jpg 800 1500 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-10-30 23:30:002019-10-31 00:38:16Inside National Sawdust: Powerful Sounds
Nicole Merritt, director of programming at National Sawdust, talks with Olivia Giovetti about Powerful Sounds, a newly launched series that explores links between sound, motion, music, and wellness.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Brenner-Kurdi-inset.jpg 600 900 Xenia Hanusiak https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Xenia Hanusiak2019-10-23 17:54:522020-01-30 11:26:02Janis Brenner + Muyassar Kurdi: Lessons in Laughter and Lineage
Interdisciplinary artists Janis Brenner and Muyassar Kurdi talk to Xenia Hanusiak about intergenerational collaboration, the vitality of laughter, and "Movement on Film," their joint project at Areté Venue & Gallery.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Chatham-inset-1.jpg 600 900 Steve Dollar https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Dollar2019-10-01 15:00:262019-10-01 14:50:24Rhys Chatham: Music to Honor Nature and a Nurturer
Rhys Chatham, whose new composition 'The Sun Too Close to the Earth' has its world premiere at Issue Project Room Oct. 4-5, talks to Steve Dollar about music, magic, and remembering Suzanne Fiol.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Pavone-inset-1.jpg 600 900 Steve Dollar https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Dollar2019-09-30 18:00:332019-09-30 19:19:28Jessica Pavone: The Art and Science of Vibrating Strings
As Jessica Pavone prepares to celebrate the release of her newest album, 'Brick and Mortar,' the improvising violist, composer, and bandleader talks to Steve Dollar about her long path back to ensemble music.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Beiser-banner.jpg 800 1500 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-08-28 18:00:272019-08-28 21:44:55Maya Beiser: Amplifying the Heart of a Fragile Planet
Maya Beiser talks with Olivia Giovetti about 'delugEON,' a new album on which the restlessly inventive cellist melds canonical classics and natural sounds to evoke the soul of an imperiled planet.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bent-Duo-matrix.jpg 600 900 Daniel Stephen Johnson https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Daniel Stephen Johnson2019-08-13 15:00:232019-08-13 16:00:20Bent Duo: Queering Musical Relations with Ramble
Daniel Stephen Johnson speaks with Bill Solomon of Bent Duo about 'Ramble,' a durational event aimed at queering relations among its participants, to be presented at Le Petits Versailles on August 16.