https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/ARC-banner.jpg 800 1500 Vivien Schweitzer https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Vivien Schweitzer2018-11-28 20:39:172018-11-29 13:02:28In Review: Glass Handel
Video, dance, live-action painting—even moving seats and craned necks—were part of what Vivien Schweitzer experienced witnessing Anthony Roth Costanzo's 'Glass Handel' at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Dear-inset.jpg 600 900 Justin Joffe https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Justin Joffe2018-11-14 13:40:142018-11-14 13:40:14Matthew Dear: Otherness, Fatherhood, and the Wisdom in Talking to Strangers
Ahead of his National Sawdust show Nov. 16, Matthew Dear chats with Justin Joffe about embracing his inner oddball, staying up with the dance community after becoming a dad, and talking to strangers on airplanes.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/HHH-banner.jpg 800 1500 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-10-23 14:07:272018-10-23 16:42:46Hunter Hunt-Hendrix: Origin of an Opera Cycle
Provocative black-metal polymath Hunter Hunt-Hendrix talks to Brad Cohan about 'Origin of the Alimonies,' the ambitious new live-scored video opera he'll present at National Sawdust Oct. 25.
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LCD Soundsystem synth wizard Gavin Rayna Russom talks to Piotr Orlov about her National Sawdust residency, which begins in collaboration with pioneering minimalist Terry Riley on Sept. 15.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Cuckson-banner.jpg 800 1500 Kurt Gottschalk https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Kurt Gottschalk2018-09-12 09:30:302018-09-12 09:30:15Miranda Cuckson: Violinist in Tune with the Times
Violinist Miranda Cuckson, an artist deeply committed to modern music, tells Kurt Gottschalk about upcoming collaborations with composers Michael Hersch and Katharina Rosenberger at National Sawdust.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Sumac-banner.jpg 800 1500 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-09-04 18:11:342018-09-06 13:37:31Sumac: Heady Metal, Heavy Improvisation
Ahead of shows at St. Vitus and National Sawdust, Aaron Turner of Sumac talks about mixing metal and free improvisation, working with Keiji Haino, and making the band's newest album, 'Love in Shadow.'
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/rinde-inset-2.jpg 600 900 Steve Dollar https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Dollar2018-08-21 16:45:062018-08-21 17:22:30Rinde Eckert: Embracing What Comes Naturally
The multifarious singer, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and performance artist Rinde Eckert talks to journalist Steve Dollar about 'The Natural World,' a new album on which Eckert goes it alone—literally.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Valley-inset-1.jpg 600 900 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-08-01 15:30:152018-09-04 16:36:26Alan Braufman, Cooper-Moore, and Nabil Ayers: Return to the Valley
Brad Cohan speaks with Alan Braufman, Cooper-Moore, and Nabil Ayers about the New York City loft-jazz scene and a newly reissue of a fabled LP, 'Valley of Search,' to be played live at National Sawdust Aug. 3.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Brin-banner.jpg 800 1377 Zoë Madonna https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Zoë Madonna2018-07-03 16:37:282018-07-24 12:42:13Brin Solomon: Genders, Voices, and Salt
Brin Solomon, a composer, performer, and writer, talks to Zoë Madonna about 'Defiant, Majestic, and Beautiful,' a new song cycle about life under transmisogyny they will present at Dixon Place July 10.
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On June 12, National Sawdust hosted the culminating event of its inaugural Hildegard Competition, which seeks to encourage inclusivity in the arts through the mentorship of women and non-binary composers.