https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Mazzoli-banner.jpg 800 1500 Samantha London http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Samantha London2018-01-18 08:00:182018-01-18 11:56:35Missy Mazzoli: Examining the American Dream Onstage
Missy Mazzoli, whose new opera 'Proving Up' has its premiere at the Kennedy Center Jan. 19 and 21, talks about examining the American Dream onstage, the urge to compose, and the slow pace of progress.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/mitchell-splash.jpg 647 1500 Steve Smith http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-01-15 22:00:382018-01-16 14:39:27Nicole Mitchell: Science Fiction and Sound Strategies
Nicole Mitchell, a dynamic flutist, composer, bandleader, and teacher named artist-in-residence for the 2018 Winter JazzFest in New York City, discusses her creative path and aspirations in and beyond music.
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In 'Secrets,' a multimedia theatrical concert coming to National Sawdust Jan. 13 & 14, Claron McFadden deploys the breadth of her technique to bring to light the stories we all hide from the world.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/MATA-inset-1.jpg 600 800 Rebecca Lentjes http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Rebecca Lentjes2017-12-19 14:04:302017-12-27 18:31:00In Review: Gabrielle Herbst in A Room of One's Own
“A Room of One’s Own,” a new MATA series launched Dec. 15 with a Gabrielle Herbst event, provides the opportunity for female-identifying composers to try out new ideas in a low-pressure environment.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Jenny-Black.jpg 600 900 Sasha Geffen http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Sasha Geffen2017-12-14 16:04:232017-12-27 18:31:14Jenny Hval: Testing the Boundaries of Performance
Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval, who performs at National Sawdust on Dec. 18, speaks with Sasha Geffen about touring, collaboration, and smuggling intestines through airport security.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Ikue-Inset.jpg 600 900 Steve Smith http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2017-12-13 20:00:332017-12-27 18:31:25Ikue Mori: Sustenance and Renewal in Downtown Music
Trailblazing percussionist, electronic composer, and improviser Ikue Mori talks about community, continuity, and renewal in New York's downtown music scene.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/saxline-splash.jpg 800 1500 Lara Pellegrinelli http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Lara Pellegrinelli2017-12-12 16:32:052017-12-27 18:31:40Women in Jazz: Blues and the Objectifying Truth
Jazz journalist and scholar Lara Pellegrinelli addresses issues of harassment and abuse endured by women in jazz, the #MeToo groundswell, and why recent reports of improvement might be premature.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Pauchi-splash.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2017-12-06 20:00:462017-12-27 18:31:52Pauchi Sasaki: Designing New Relationships with Technology
Ahead of her Dec. 8 performance with the American Composers Orchestra, Pauchi Sasaki talks about her artistic practice, her evolutionary view of technology, and trying to keep up with Philip Glass
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Hennies-splash-2.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2017-11-29 20:00:062017-12-27 18:32:26Sarah Hennies: The Art of Exposing Hidden Possibilities
Even for an artist as versatile and unpredictable as Sarah Hennies, 'Contralto,' an hour-long work for vocalists on video with strings and percussion, represents a substantial achievement.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Inset-2-1.jpg 598 900 Claire Chase http://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Claire Chase2017-11-22 18:00:412017-12-27 18:32:35Ione: Bringing to Life a New Opera with Pauline Oliveros
Claire Chase speaks with writer, director, and performer Ione about 'The Nubian Word for Flowers,' the new opera she created with Pauline Oliveros, which has its premiere at Roulette Nov. 30.