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Jazz 101 Listening Session
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Jazz 101 Listening Session

Jazz 101 returns for the fall!

Jazz 101 is a listener's introduction to Jazz music, as heard through a century of Jazz history. The course is designed for absolute newcomers—demystifying in simplest terms how the music works and how it has evolved. Jazz 101 is suitable for adults as well as middle-school and high-school students.  The course has no test, no homework, no entrance exam, and, in this offering, has no admission fee; just bring your ears! The course has been offered for more than a decade at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and is now being piloted outside of New York City.

 

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Jazz at Atlas: Tim Berne’s Snakeoil: featuring Oscar Noriega, Matt Mitchell and Ches Smith
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Jazz at Atlas: Tim Berne’s Snakeoil: featuring Oscar Noriega, Matt Mitchell and Ches Smith

Thursday, September 14 — Tim Berne’s Snakeoil: featuring Oscar Noriega, Matt Mitchell and Ches Smith

Jazz at Atlas proudly presents the legendary saxophonist and composer Tim Berne leading his group Snakeoil. Touring in support of their new album on ECM Records, Incidentals, Snakeoil features Berne on alto saxophone, Oscar Noriega on clarinet and bass clarinet, Matt Mitchell on piano and electronics, and Ches Smith on drums and percussion. Tim Berne’s Snakeoil will perform on Thursday, September 14 at 8 PM at Atlas Studios as part of the Jazz at Atlas program. General admission will be $20 at the door. Atlas Studios is located at 11 Spring Street in Newburgh, NY.

“Few musicians working in or around jazz over the last 30 years have developed an idiomatic signature more distinctive than Tim Berne.” 

— New York Times

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Jazz 101 Listening Session
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Jazz 101 Listening Session

Jazz 101 returns for the fall!

Jazz 101 is a listener's introduction to Jazz music, as heard through a century of Jazz history. The course is designed for absolute newcomers—demystifying in simplest terms how the music works and how it has evolved. Jazz 101 is suitable for adults as well as middle-school and high-school students.  The course has no test, no homework, no entrance exam, and, in this offering, has no admission fee; just bring your ears! The course has been offered for more than a decade at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and is now being piloted outside of New York City.

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Think Olio - 1950s & Nostalgia: In Search of Greatness in the "Golden Age"
Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

Think Olio - 1950s & Nostalgia: In Search of Greatness in the "Golden Age"

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The United States experienced the highest standard of living of any nation in the history of human civilization in the 1950s. But the decade wasn't golden for everyone.

Taught by Professor Lawrence Cappello

Sat, Aug 26 // 7 p.m. at Atlas Studios // Newburgh, NY

Why do film and television love to paint the 1950's as the American utopia? What is it about this era that gives instant nostalgia (even for those who weren't alive during the 50's)?

The United States experienced the highest standard of living of any nation in the history of human civilization in the 1950s. But the decade wasn't golden for everyone.

Join us for Think Olio's Newburgh launch on the evening of August 26th at Atlas Studios! We'll have a lecture from Professor Lawrence Cappello, live music from Bartise and cold complimentary craft beer from Newburgh Brewing! 

TICKETS - $20

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Not an Ending at All: an evening of dance and music with a+s works and julia hudak
Jul
29
7:30 PM19:30

Not an Ending at All: an evening of dance and music with a+s works and julia hudak

a+s works contemporary dance performance

Join us Saturday, July 29th for an evening of contemporary dance with a+s works as they present: 

Me and the Ghost Upstairs // a work-in-progress
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Body of Words

And the music of Julia Hudak

Doors open at 7:00 PM - Performance begins at 7:30 PM

TICKETS: $15

Me and the Ghost Upstairs is a work-in-progress which explores the homes we build for the spirits that haunt us. Inspired by the Buddhist teachings on Hungry Ghosts and a deleted scene from Fred Astaire's Second Chorus, the two performers navigate an intimate world carefully guarded by a chorus of personal apparitions. The dance seeks out the hidden parts of everyday narratives and the intimate, internal spaces we make for them. The eeriest haunting is a haunting of the home. It is unclear who is in charge. It is unclear to whom this home belongs.  Threatening and yet strangely loving, this work questions what comes after a life of haunting? What happens when a ghost dies?

Score by Matt Wiggers
Performed by Audrey Lane Ellis, Sarah Capua, Jason Corff, Eric Diehl, and Philip Opsasnick
Approximate Time: 25 mins

Body of Words is an improvisation performance featuring a+s works company members and special guest Coco Karol. This structured improvisation responds to a recorded interview of the late choreographer Ed Tyler. Each performer has a stratified familiarity with the recoding: one made the recording and is the interviewer, one has heard the recording once, and one has never heard it. This improvisational experiment is intended to direct the performers to respond rather than decide, and is an exploration of deep listening both to the familiar and the unknown.

Performed by Sarah Capua, Audrey Lane Ellis, Jason Corff, and Coco Karol
Approximate Time: 15 mins

ABOUT a+s works
Choreographing together for ten years, Sarah Capua and Audrey Lane Ellis began their collaborations in Baltimore with a show at the Walters Art Museum in 2006. Since then they have shown their work in New York City and beyond, presented by Goucher College, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, Hornell Performing Arts Center and The Belfry. They expanded their collaborations by establishing a dance festival in 2009, launching a+s works On the Farm. This creative think-tank ran for 6 consecutive years. The company is now focused on developing an evening length work to premiere at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn in the Spring of 2018.

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May
20
8:00 PM20:00

Jazz at Atlas: William Parker / Evidence of Everlasting Beauty

William Parker / Evidence of Everlasting Beauty

Jazz at Atlas, a new series of music and cultural discourse at the Atlas Industries building in Newburgh, NY, is proud to present the legendary bassist, composer and bandleader William Parker and the ensemble Evidence Of Everlasting Beauty. The band features Cooper Moore on piano, Daniel Carter on reeds, trumpet and flute, Steve Swell on trombone and Mr. Parker on stringed instruments.

Saturday, May 20th
Performance begins at 8 PM
Tickets: $20 at the door

Jazz at Atlas is a cooperative effort of trombonist and bandleader Joe Fiedler; writer, musician and multimedia artist James Keepnews; and music researcher, radio host and producer Ben Young. Along with presenting performances of world-renowned creative musicians, JAA will also be offering listening sessions, dialogues with artists and classes covering the entire spectrum of creative music in all its varied manifestations around the world and throughout its history.

Learn more about JAA, upcoming events & Jazz 101 classes

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May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Jazz at Atlas: Jazz 101 Introductory Open Session

jazz at atlas: jazz 101 introductory open session

Jazz at Atlas: Jazz 101 Introductory Open Session
Thursday May, 18th
6:30 - 8:30 PM
THE GALLERY AT ATLAS
1 Spring Street, Newburgh

Jazz 101 is an eight-week listener's introduction to Jazz music, as heard through a century of Jazz history. The course is designed for absolute newcomers—demystifying in simplest terms how the music works and how it has evolved. Jazz 101 is suitable for adults as well as middle-school and high-school students.  The course has no test, no homework, no entrance exam, and, in this offering, has no admission fee; just bring your ears! The course has been offered for more than a decade at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and is now being piloted outside of New York City.

Jazz 101 — a free 8-week course beginning May 25 and running weekly every Thursday through July 13 from 6:30-8:30 PM.

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Apr
29
to May 28

The Other Side: A Swipple Reunion

The Other Side: A Swipple Reunion
A group show at ATLAS, Newburgh, NY
30 artists celebrating the other side, in all its dimensions.

The Gallery at Atlas
11 Spring Street, Newburgh, NY
Show runs through May
Gallery Hours: 10 – 5pm, Monday – Friday; 
Saturday by appointment (845) 391-8855 or info@atlaseast.com

Featuring artwork by:
Andrea Aimi, Ky Anderson, Jessy Butts, Nathan Cordero, Matt Crane, Jim Damron,
Frankie Davis, Brigitte Engler, Zachary Erickson, Richard Fleming, Ryan Groendyk,
Allison Hester, Meredith Heuer, John Hoder, Dennis Kernohan, Jake Klotz, Rob Kolomyski,
Steve MacDonald, John Maggie, Maynard Monrow, Gloria Park, Justin Pollmann,
Lucy Ruth Wright Rivers, Molly Roth, David Skinner, Dana Smith, Elise Toups,
Jocko Weyland, Gregg Woolard, Jason Wright

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Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

Queen of the Hudson

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Damir Imamovic vocals

doors open at 6:30, concert begins at 7pm
tickets in advance $20
tickets at the door $25

Damir Imamović (DI) was born in 1978 in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Although he showed interest in music since childhood, he devoted himself to it only after studying philosophy. In 2004 he worked with Farah Tahirbegović on a monography of his grandfather and one of the most influental sevdah singers – Zaim Imamović. That book introduced him to the world of sevdah and the world of professional music. Soon he started developing his own repertoire while performing in Bosnia and abroad. More important among first performances are: concert in Turkish cultural center in Sarajevo (March 2005), performance at the Center Pompidou in Paris (2005), recording with Vlatko Stefanovski for a CD compillation «Bentbaša – Bosnian Love Song» (Goethe/Yaman, 2008), as well as a series of «Sevdah Ripablik» concerts in Sarajevo's «Karabit» (buybook, Art gallery of B-H).

In 2006 he put together the «Damir Imamović Trio» (with Vanja Radoja on violin and Edvin Hadžić on double bass) with which he recorded «DI3 Plays Standards» (buybook, 2006). After a series of successful performances in Bosnia and the region, as well as in Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, etc., DI3 records their first live CD at Youth Cultural Center «Abrašević» in Mostar (B-H) in November 2007. «Abrašević Live» is soon to become one of the most listened to CDs of the «new sevdah» movement in former Yugoslavia and to bring DI3 numerous performances at venues such as «CRR» in Istambul (Turkey, 2008), Sarajevo's «BKC» (B-H, 2008), «Dom omladine» in Belgrade (Serbia, 2009), etc.

April of 2009 brings a concert premiere of an international quartet with Eric Vloeimans/Damir Imamović/Bojan Zulfikarpašić/Bachar Khalife in Sarajevo's «BKC», during the Xenophonia music happening. The quartet continues working together in August of the same year with two concerts at Umbria Jazz Fest Balcanic Windows in Belgrade and Novi Sad (Serbia). In January 2011 Quartet played Amsterdam's Concertgebouw; a tour of Netherlands follows.

The first DI solo CD is released in April 2010 by Gramofon, Sarajevo. It crowns a successful series of solo performances and suggests Imamović's new step towards the oldest of all the sevdah forms – solo performance. Damir builds the solo repertoary constantly performing on international scene: Sarajevo's «BKC», Belgrade's «Kolarac», Washington's «Kennedy Centre», Chicago's «The Old Town School of Folk Music», etc.

The second DI Solo CD is called "Svrzina kuća"/"The house of Svrzo" (iTM, 2011). It was recorded in July 2011 during four concerts held in the "Svrzina kuća" museum in Sarajevo.

Since 2012 Damir performs the most with critically acclaimed "Damir Imamović Sevdah Takht", together with Ivan Mihajlović (el. bass) and Nenad Kovačić (percussions). In October 2012 they released their first CD together and started a tour in Europe.

In 2015 Damir signed with Glitterbeat Records for his new album “Dvojka” and was selected for a showcase concert at Womex2015 in Budapest. “Dvojka” has been released with excellent reviews internationally on April 29th 2016.

Damir Imamović's sevdah is based on a passionate research of traditional music of B-H. While meeting sevdah masters, musicians, singers and authors of this art form, he constantly expands his repertoary and creates a special style of contemporary sevdah. Director Marina Andree made a documentary «Sevdah» (www.sevdahfilm.com), inspired by an emotional part of this process. The film won the Audience award in Sarajevo Film Festival (2009). On an artisan part of the project, «SevdahLab» project was born – a travelling interactive laboratory of sevdah in which Damir explores history and aesthetics of this traditional art.

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Hadza: The Roots of Equality | Closing Reception
Apr
21
6:30 PM18:30

Hadza: The Roots of Equality | Closing Reception

Join us for an evening of talks on egalitarian society with award-winning photographers and journalists Jon Cox, Katrin Redfern and Andrew Stern. A silent auction will also be held, with all proceeds to benefit the Bonobo society, to help secure land rights for the Hadza tribe. There will also be a screening of the documentary The Hadza: Last of the First. Watch the trailer below:

One of the last true hunter-gatherer tribes, the East African Hadza try to maintain their sustainable lifestyle. They have lived on their land near the Rift Valley in Tanzania for over 50,000 years. Like other indigenous peoples around the globe, the Hadza now face grave challenges to their way of life.

Jon Cox is a National Geographic Explorer, an assistant professor in the Department of Art at the University of Delaware, Board Member of the Dorobo Fund for Tanzania and Board member of the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research. Cox’s latest published work was a six-year collaborative documentary book project with hunter-gatherers in Tanzania titled Hadzabe, By the Light of a Million Fires. Cox is a co-recipient of a National Geographic - Genographic Legacy Fund Grant to support his current collaborative cultural mapping initiative with the Ese’Eja hunter-gatherers living in the Amazonia basin of Peru.

Katrin Redfern is a journalist and producer who has reported internationally on human rights, anti-trafficking, and corruption. She has written for the BBC, The Daily Beast, The Indypendent, Huffington Post, and The Phnom Penh Post among others. She has produced film (two Sundance Film Festival Official Selections), theater (five Tony Award nominations), radio, and podcasts, from science news to a series of international radio drama. Katrin is also an award-winning fiction writer and playwright and a longtime activist focusing on labor issues. She holds a BA from the Institute for Social Ecology, an MA from the University of Sussex and an MSc from the London School of Economics.

Andrew Stern is a photographer and journalist whose work has taken him to the planet's farthest reaches on many projects. His primary areas of concentration are social and political issues, but he has also photographed campaigns for many leaders of industry and technology. His work has won numerous awards and has appeared in Harpers, The New York Times, Readers Digest, The Guardian and many other publications both domestically and internationally. He was a 2014 co-recipient of an Open Society Foundation grant for Water Warriors, a traveling exhibition and film on indigenous resistance to fracking (Big Sky Film Festival Official Selection). He is also a founder of the photography and film stages Starr Street Studios and Be Electric Studios Brooklyn.

For questions, please contact Katrin Redfern / 929.264.9300.

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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Hadza: The Roots of Equality

Through photography, an immersive soundscape, text and artifacts, the exhibition will document the Hadza tribe of Tanzania. Some of the last remaining hunter-gatherers on the planet, the lifestyle of the Hadza tribe has seen little change in 10,000 years despite losing 90% of their land. Yet they still live sustainably in the savannahs and grasslands, in societies with equality for all regardless of gender, age, or ability. What can this joyful, just and sustainable society teach us about how to live now? How can insight into our past, shared through the Hadza, help us reimagine our future? 

The show will run from Saturday, Match 25th, 2017 through Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 in the Gallery. Please join us in what promises to be a fascinating exploration of the Hadza people, their unique language and egalitarian hunter-gatherer societies! All print and book proceeds will benefit the Dorobo Fund and helping the Hadza people secure land rights.

For questions, please contact Katrin Redfern / 929.264.9300.

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Apr
8
to Apr 9

Hadza: The Roots of Equality

Through photography, an immersive soundscape, text and artifacts, the exhibition will document the Hadza tribe of Tanzania. Some of the last remaining hunter-gatherers on the planet, the lifestyle of the Hadza tribe has seen little change in 10,000 years despite losing 90% of their land. Yet they still live sustainably in the savannahs and grasslands, in societies with equality for all regardless of gender, age, or ability. What can this joyful, just and sustainable society teach us about how to live now? How can insight into our past, shared through the Hadza, help us reimagine our future? 

The show will run from Saturday, Match 25th, 2017 through Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 in the Gallery. Please join us in what promises to be a fascinating exploration of the Hadza people, their unique language and egalitarian hunter-gatherer societies! All print and book proceeds will benefit the Dorobo Fund and helping the Hadza people secure land rights.

For questions, please contact Katrin Redfern / 929.264.9300.

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Apr
1
to Apr 2

Hadza: The Roots of Equality

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Through photography, an immersive soundscape, text and artifacts, the exhibition will document the Hadza tribe of Tanzania. Some of the last remaining hunter-gatherers on the planet, the lifestyle of the Hadza tribe has seen little change in 10,000 years despite losing 90% of their land. Yet they still live sustainably in the savannahs and grasslands, in societies with equality for all regardless of gender, age, or ability. What can this joyful, just and sustainable society teach us about how to live now? How can insight into our past, shared through the Hadza, help us reimagine our future? 

The show will run from Saturday, Match 25th, 2017 through Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 in the Gallery. Please join us in what promises to be a fascinating exploration of the Hadza people, their unique language and egalitarian hunter-gatherer societies! All print and book proceeds will benefit the Dorobo Fund and helping the Hadza people secure land rights.

For questions, please contact Katrin Redfern / 929.264.9300.

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Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Hadza: The Roots of Equality

Through photography, an immersive soundscape, text and artifacts, the exhibition will document the Hadza tribe of Tanzania. Some of the last remaining hunter-gatherers on the planet, the lifestyle of the Hadza tribe has seen little change in 10,000 years despite losing 90% of their land. Yet they still live sustainably in the savannahs and grasslands, in societies with equality for all regardless of gender, age, or ability. What can this joyful, just and sustainable society teach us about how to live now? How can insight into our past, shared through the Hadza, help us reimagine our future? 

The show will run from Saturday, Match 25th, 2017 through Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 in the Gallery. Please join us in what promises to be a fascinating exploration of the Hadza people, their unique language and egalitarian hunter-gatherer societies! All print and book proceeds will benefit the Dorobo Fund and helping the Hadza people secure land rights.

For questions, please contact Katrin Redfern / 929.264.9300.

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