Archive for May, 2011

If You Missed the LA Application Workshop…

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

…we’re posting a PDF here of the presentation given by Director Rebecca Guber and LA Associate Director Josh Feldman.

Six Points Musicians in the Spotlight

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

We wanted to share some of the good things people have been saying about two of our Music Fellows, Alicia Jo Rabins – in the Forward and the Jewish Week – and Judd Greenstein – in the Washington Post. Check it out!

Alina and Jeff Bliumis: Cultural Tips For New Americans

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Alina and Jeff Bliumis
A public art project, lower Manhattan
May 2 – 28, 2011
Locations: telephone kiosks @ Bowery & Rivington Street, Bowery & Grand Street, W Broadway & Spring Street, Broadway & Broome Street, NYC
More information here.

Produced by No Longer Empty for the About Face exhibition, a part of The Festival of Ideas for the New City organized by the New Museum.

Girls in Trouble Tour and Release Show, NYC

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Alicia Jo Rabins and her band Girls in Trouble celebrate the release of their new album, Half You Half Me, at Joe’s Pub!

If you’re not in NYC, check out one of these performances on the Eastern Seaboard:
Weds 5/11 – Baltimore MD – Windup Space w/Woolly Moon + Charm City Klezmer Orchestra
Sun 5/15 – Philadelphia – Museum of American Jewish History
Fri 5/20 – Hudson NY – Spotty Dog w/Ryder Cooley
Sat 5/21 – Providence house show
Sun 5/22 – Easthampton, MA – Beit Ahava Lag B’omer party
Wed 5/25 – Brookline, MA – house concert
Thurs 5/26 – Brookline, MA – another house concert
Fri 5/27 – Boston, MA – TBA
Sat 5/28 – Northampton MA- Thorne’s Marketplace, 8:30 pm, w/ Carrie Ferguson and the Cherry Street Band
Sun 5/29 – Becket MA – Dreamaway Lodge

Vote for Six Points! Finalists for the Next Big Jewish Idea

Monday, May 9th, 2011

We’re excited to be finalists for the Next Big Jewish Idea - click on over to read more about our “Art Space Match” proposal and give us your vote!

Judd Greenstein premiere at Merkin Hall, NYC

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The world premiere of composer Judd Greenstein’s new synthesizer-plus-string quartet work for ETHEL as part of the TriBeCa New Music Festival. More info and tickets here. Check out Judd’s website for other May performances.

Judd Greenstein at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Chiara Quartet , Matmos (string quartets and remixes of Jefferson Friedman) and NOW Ensemble (music of Judd Greenstein, Patrick Burke, Mark Dancigers, and Sean Friar)
w/ a new film by Joshua Frankel, Plan of the City
More information here.

LA Application Workshops May 17 & 15

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

The application deadline (June 1) for the Six Points Fellowship in Los Angeles is fast approaching! We strongly encourage prospective applicants to attend one of our two application workshops. These workshops will provide our perspective on the application process, as well as the chance for you to ask Six Points staff your questions. Details on our applications workshop can be found here.