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On Theater and A.R.T.

To be a performance artist, you have to hate theatre. Theatre is fake: there is a black box, you pay for a ticket, and you sit in the dark and see somebody playing somebody else’s life. The knife is not…

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Jena Performing Local

My idea is to try to eat local for 30 days, or perhaps 60 (if Tehching Hsieh can go a whole year). The point is to attempt an experiment in living the beliefs I have been advocating. Beyond advocacy I…

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Lupe Mojada: Interview with Jimena Bermejo

In this conversation with dancer and performance artist Jimena Bermejo, we explore the interdependent themes of belonging, immigration, borders, and human relationships in regards to dance and performance art. With a background in dance and theater, Bermejo’s practice centers on…

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Sunday Concert Series: A Far Cry

The Gardner’s Resident Chamber Orchestra, A Far Cry, will be performing “Guardians of the Groove,” which includes Lully, Suite from Acis et Galatee; Sufjan Stevens, Suite from Run Rabbit Run; and Dvorák, Serenade for Strings, Op. 22.

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Sunday Concert Series: Musicians from Marlboro

The touring Musicians from Marlboro return to the Gardner to perform a program of Boccherini, Bartók, and Ravel. PROGRAM Performers Alexi Kenney & Tessa Lark, violin Kim Kashkashian, viola Isang Enders & Christoph Richter, cello Zoltán Fejérvári, piano Pieces Boccherini,…

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Life in Stories

A day of creative exploration of the theme of life stories, featuring artist talks, performance, and participatory studio and gallery experiences. The innovative, experimental programming is inspired by the life stories we see illustrated in the Fra Angelico: Heaven on…

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Sanctuary Series: Thinking Like a Crier

As the Gardner Museum’s Chamber Orchestra in Residence, A Far Cry musicians have a unique, intimate perspective on the interplay between art, architecture, and music. Join violinist Jesse Irons for an experimental and unforgettable small group experience.