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THE B-SIDE: Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons’ A Record Album Interpretation

The Creative Arts Initiative has joined with many community partners to bring The Wooster Group to Buffalo for four performances of The B-Side: 'Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons' A Record Album Interpretation.

Tickets are required and free. Performances will take place in the Black Box Theater at UB's Center for the Arts, which is quite small. The Saturday matinee performance "sold out" within minutes. In order to ensure that as many people as possible are able to enjoy this unique opportunity, we request that those with reserved seats who find that they cannot attend notify us via the blue button below so we can release your seats

We will keep a stand-by list for each performance. Use the green button below to add your name to that list⎼let us know how many seats you need and for which performance. If seats to sold-out performances are released, we will fill stand-by requests in the order received. You may also add your name to the stand-by list in person at the theater at least 15 minutes prior to the performance.

Those with tickets must arrive at the theater at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the performance and take their seats. Empty seats will be filled 10 minutes prior to each performance from the stand-by list.

Upcoming Events

1/22/18
The Wooster Group, an innovative company of theater and media artists, will present four free performances of the critically acclaimed “The B-Side: ‘Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons’ A Record Album Interpretation” as part of its upcoming residency in the University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative (CAI):
12/16/17
Olivier Pasquet is a composer, music producer, sound and visual artist. He is using his CAI residency to create an interactive sound and light installation for the Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex.
1/15/18
Olivier Pasquet is a world-renowned composer, music producer, sound and visual artist. His work is based on the writing of audio visual compositions and synesthesia. His compositions are sound-based, visual, and material. Pasquet is using his Fall-Spring CAI residency to create a sound and light installation called "Lloyd's Mirror" for the Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex.
1/15/18
Olivier Pasquet is a world-renowed music producer, sound and visual artist. Pasquet is using his CAI residency to create a sound and light sculpture for the Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex. His bespoke installation will be open to the public Feb. 12-17, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm nightly. Pasquet will be present throughout this period to engage with visitors and answer questions.
1/15/18
Bracha Ettinger, painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer, is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. In addition to the public exhibition of her work, Ettinger will engage with groups of students from across the University at Buffalo throughout her residency. She will interact with graduate students in the Department of Art in two ways:
1/15/18
Bracha Ettinger, painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer, is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. In addition to the public exhibition of her work, Ettinger will engage with groups of students from across the University at Buffalo throughout her residency.
1/15/18
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Ettinger is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. Etthinger's CAI residency will include an exhibition of her work at the UB Anderson Gallery along with the creation of an associated catalogue featuring photographic reproductions of Ettinger’s work and essays by prominent scholars in psychoanalysis and art history. The April 21st Opening Reception marks the beginning of the exhibition.
1/15/18
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Ettinger is considered to be a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. This exhibition of her work at the UB Anderson Gallery will be accompanied by the creation of an associated catalogue featuring photographic reproductions of Ettinger’s work and essays by prominent scholars in psychoanalysis and art history.
1/15/18
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Ettinger is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. Etthinger's CAI residency will include an exhibition of her work at the UB Anderson Gallery along with the creation of an associated catalogue featuring photographic reproductions of Ettinger’s work and essays by prominent scholars in psychoanalysis and art history.
1/15/18
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Ettinger is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. Etthinger's CAI residency will include an exhibition of her work at the UB Anderson Gallery, April 21-July 29, 2018. In advance of the opening of the exhibition, Ettinger will give a public lecture in order to educate a broad audience about her work and its relationship to urgent contemporary social and political developments. This lecture will be free.
12/16/17
Conductor, composer and violinist Jaakko Kuusisto enjoys an extensive career that was launched by a series of successes in international violin competitions in the 1990s. Jaakko Kuusisto’s CAI residency will culminate with the performance of his brand-new trumpet concerto, by BPO Principal Trumpet Alex Jokipii. JoAnn Falletta leads this unforgettable musical experience.

ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

The CAI accepts proposals for residencies for sessions from as short as a few days up to four months. All fields of creative art are eligible to participate. Both emerging artists and established artists are invited to participate. Companies and collaborating artists may apply.

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Arts One

Arts One is a unique academic experience, designed to introduce students to a wide range of artistic performance and creative activity and to connect them to the artistic resources in the Buffalo community. Over the course of a semester, students will attend a variety of artistic exhibitions and performances both on campus in in Buffalo.

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Creative Arts Initiative
610 Samuel Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-7015

Phone: (716) 645-6073
email: CAI-UB@Buffalo.edu

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