October 24, 2014

Bharata Natyam for Adults

Bharata Natyam for adults : Saturdays 10-11am This introduction to the classical dance style focuses on body conditioning and flexibility in order to increase stamina,posture and core body strength. Basic adavus(dance steps) and Abhinayaa (expression using the face, gestures, body postures) elements are included. Classes will start with warm up exercises to promote ease of movement and balance, continue with the core Adavus and in the last part focus on Abhinayaa. Classes will be offered in 4 class modules with drop ins allowed. Each class is 1 hour long. A 4 classes module is $50, and a drop-in class is $20. …continue reading

King Friday’s Dungeon (Puppet Slam) 

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7pm $15 in adv/$20 at the door | students $10 adv/$15 door Click Here for Tickets King Friday, post-monarch, deposed and living in squalor beneath an old vaudeville house hath requestedeth new puppet works and puppet works-in-progress for an impromptu, after-hours, puppet-roadhouse show. Pieces shall be edgy, bawdy, humorous, elegant, or bizarre. Object theater, canastoria, and ventriloquism are likely candidates too. Come romp through the netherrealms of puppet and object theater with K.F.King Friday’s Dungeon is part of the Puppet Slam Network – brainchild of Heather Henson, daughter of reknowned puppeteer Jim Henson. Puppet slams feature contemporary short-form puppet and …continue reading

International Heritage Music Series – Eva Salina and Peter Stan

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8pm Click Here for Tickets Tickets: $12 in advance / $15 at the door. Student Tickets: $7 in advance / $8 at the door A native of Santa Cruz, California, Eva Salina Primack has been immersed in Balkan music and culture since she was a young child. She has studied with some of the greatest living singers of Balkan traditional music. Eva’’s rich, versatile, agile, deep and powerful voice and her enthusiastic, skillful, inspired and inspiring teaching have led her to quickly become a renowned singer, interpreter, and teacher of Traditional Balkan Vocal music. Singing primarily through the traditions of …continue reading

Figures of Speech Theatre: The Distance of the Moon

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Presented by Figures of Speech Theatre with opening guest Plains Tickets: $12 in advance / $15 at the door Click here for tickets The Distance of the Moon is a mixed media adaptation of Italo Calvino’s classic short story. Shadows, puppetry, and actors combine with a sparse, hypnotic musical score to bring to life this surreal tale. Humorous and heartbreaking by turns, the performance explores the beautifully murky depths of pure, unrequited love. The Cast The Moon Mrs. Vhd Vhd, The Captain Qwfwq, The Pilot His Cousin The Ensemble Ian Bannon, Alex Endy, Martha Fournier, Lorenza Lattanzi, Kavi Montanaro, Dylan …continue reading

Spybird Theater: Egg Noir 

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There will be two performances of Egg Noir at Mayo Street Arts on Saturday, November 22nd 2014: an afternoon matinee at 3pm with an audience talkback to follow, and an evening show at 8pm. The matinee talkback will be led by Ian Bannon. $15 in adv/$20 at the door | students $10 adv/$15 door Click Here for Tickets CLICK HERE to see Spybird Theater’s Website Drawing on object theater and puppetry traditions, Egg Noir is a highly visual and distinctly surreal exploration of genetic engineering. A scientist who breeds egg heads, a machine that processes them into eyeballs, and a desert poet who records the eye’s vision, are …continue reading

Spybird Theater: Egg Noir

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There will be TWO performances of Egg Noir at Mayo Street Arts on Saturday, November 22nd: 3pm matinee with an audience talkback to follow led by Ian Bannon 8pm evening show, with a reception with the artist to follow. Tickets: $15 in adv/$20 at the door | students $10 adv/$15 door Click Here for Tickets Drawing on object theater and puppetry traditions, Egg Noir is a highly visual and distinctly surreal exploration of genetic engineering. A scientist who breeds egg heads, a machine that processes them into eyeballs, and a desert poet who records the eye’s vision, are locked into a routine that produces a …continue reading

International Heritage Music Series – Stämbandet

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7pm Click Here for Tickets Tickets: $12 in advance / $15 at the door. Student Tickets: $7 in advance / $8 at the door Join Scandinavian vocal ensemble Stämbandet for a special evening of holiday music and traditions, including a children’s candle-lit Lucia procession bringing light during the darkest time of the year. This captivating vocal band often breaks into six- and seven part harmonies, and has a reputation for excellence both as an a cappella ensemble and a World Music vocal group. Led by Allen LeVines, musical director, Stämbandet performs a wide range of a folk traditions unique to …continue reading

Crabgrass Puppet Theatre: African Adventure Tales

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Saturday February 7th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Sunday February 8th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Monday February 9th, show times TBA Monday shows are for school groups, please contact: director@mayostreetarts.org to find out more In “Koi and the Kola Nuts,” the young son of a chief sets out on a wonderful journey in search of fortune, carrying only a sack of kola nuts. His kindness to the creatures he meets is rewarded when their assistance saves his life! And in “Anansi the Spider,” we meet one of the most hilarious trickster characters in world folklore! Crabgrass brings these …continue reading

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