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Go & See: Tuesday 11 — Monday 17 December

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Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events/screenings/exhibitions/performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week:

• Events

Tuesday 11 December*
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Trustee's Room 11th floor, 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Panel Discussion: Programming and the Kinect Device in Artwork Creation
Hosted by: Collision Collective
7:30-10pm / Free

Thursday 13 December
the Howard Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA
Kill The Lights
A one night show that explores light as portal into and out of memory. Works varying from
photography to sculpture, from text to live performance, will illuminate the way light reveals
presence and when shut out, recalls absence.
6-9pm / Free

Saturday 15 December
Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
Figuring Absence: The Waning of the Body in Contemporary Art
Gallery Talk: Taylor Walsh:
11—12pm / Free w/ admission. Admission is free for MA residents on Saturdays before noon. Gallery talks are informal and include discussion. Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early.

• Exhibitions

Thursday 13 December 2012 — Friday 18 January 2013
Boston City Hall, Scollay Square Gallery, 3rd Floor (Main Lobby), Boston
Ambassadors
Josh Falk, Sean Flood, Adam O’Day, Felipe Ortiz, Percy Fortini-Wright
Opening Reception: Thursday 13 December
4:00-5:30pm / Free, refreshments Provided.

Monday 7 December 2012 — Sunday 27 January 2013
UMass Dartmouth, University Art Gallery, College of Visual and Performing Arts, 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA
Frank Gohlke: Miles and Miles of Things I've Never Seen
Opening Reception: Thursday 13 December, Artist Talk at 7 pm
6-9pm / Free

• Screenings

Thursday 13 December
Bartos Theatre, MIT, Cambridge
In the Holocene Film Screening
John Latham, Erth (1971)
John Latham, Ants and Locusts (1970)
Terry Fox, Children's Tapes (1974)

• Performances

Saturday 15 December
MASS MoCA, Hunter Center, 1040 Mass Moca WayM, North Adams, MA
Seagull (Thinking of you)
Seagull (Thinking of you) is a new live performance that works with, against, and beneath Chekhov’s The Seagull. Director Tina Satter’s unique contemporary voice takes on the beauty and darkness of Chekhov’s play in a beautiful act of theatrical rethinking. Satter draws from Chekhov’s letters, varying Seagull translations, quasi-biographical facts from early productions of the play in Russia, and Chekhov’s perverse sense of comedy to consider anew what makes the human heart beat and why we ever try to say something out loud. With her Half Straddle collaborators, Satter deconstructs the texts to create an unexpected new work of theater that is ultimately about making something with people you could love: just like Chekhov wanted, with a Russian folk metal-influenced score.
8pm / $14 general/10% member discount. Member tickets are not available via the internet.


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