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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Performance and visual art by Jeanine Durning and Kyoung Ae Cho

 Jeanine Durning has been ‘inging’ since 2010. ‘Inging’? Let’s break it down. ‘Ing,’ of course, denotes the English language’s present progressive tense for actions that are present and ongoing. ‘Inging,’ then, would be the present and progressive activity of presently and progressively acting.
Monday, March 3, 2014

March 1, 2014

With 1978’s Here, My Dear, Marvin Gaye found himself in an unusual and unhappy legal position. Not only had his marriage to Anna Gordy, sister of Motown head Berry Gordy, just dramatically implo
02.27.2014 | 50 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I are joined by Tarik Moody, the architect of the latest Alverno Presents production, Unlooped Vs. Marvin Gaye. Moody gives some background on his Unlooped electronic music series and explains why he opted to theme this production around Gaye's most contentious album, Here My Dear. We also discuss Gaye's personal demons and feminist respo...
01.07.2014 | 101 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's been a while since Radio Milwaukee DJ Tarik Moody has put together a program for his Unlooped project, but this spring Unlooped returns with its most ambitious bill yet. Curated by Moody, "Unlooped Presents: Marvin Gaye," the latest offering from an incredible season of Alverno College's Alverno Presents series, reinterprets the soul singer's densest, most emotionally fraught album, 1978's He...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 Abstract Art: Opening its 54th season, Alverno Presents presented Nora Chipaumire’s enigmatic performance piece Miriam at Lynden Sculpture Garden
06.21.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Mrinal Gokhale
Milwaukee Film Festival and Alverno Presents have teamed up to create a one-time performance centerpiece. The Milwaukee Film Festival, in collaboration with the Alverno Presents series, will feature a rare 35mm print of the groundbreaking Soviet film, Earth (Zemlya) by Aleksander Dovzhenko along with a live score Friday, October 4 at the Oriental Theater at 7 p.m. Earth was a silent film release...
01.29.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

Juniper Tar, Jon Langford, Robbie Fulks and Blueprint reflect on Stephen Foster

By Evan Rytlewski
Stephen Foster penned some of the best-known songs of all time, including standards like “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races” and “Beautiful Dreamer,” but that success didn’t translate to particular fortune. Foster died alone in 1864 in near poverty at age 37, having estranged himself from his family through his alcoholism. Nonetheless, his songbook outlived him. It was passed down from g...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
A Sunday afternoon of performances at the Lynden Sculpture Garden, a beautiful park with a lake, woods and more than 50 monumental sculptures, might provide some of the benefits of the summer vacation you haven't found time to take...
Monday, Feb. 13, 2012

Cedar Block tries to find the Higgs boson

Alverno Presents, a dedicated importer of performances by groundbreaking artists from around the globe, is breaking ground itself with a commissioned performance by Milwaukee artists. Whatever transpires in the Turner Hall Ballroom on Feb. 18...

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