the radical inter-connectedness Fest!
The Radical Interconnectedness Festival offers art of all kinds created by artists addressing the concerns of marginalized communities. Come experience theater, music, installation, dance, poetry, video, etc. all presented in downtown Turners Falls in a variety of alternative venues like storefronts, repurposed churches, the Discovery Center, the Shea Theatre - all in walking distance. Tickets at Eggtooth.org or at the Shea on Fest weekend. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4101253
One $20 ticket gets you into everything. See how much you can experience!
We've invited art that engages issue of race, age, gender, religion, economic class, and aspects of cultural identity that have been suppressed. In addition, we will offer a conversation with the artists and humanist scholars to place the conversation in context on April 28, 2019 from noon til 3:30 pm in the Cohn Commons at Greenfield Community College.
Supported by Mass Humanities, and the Mass Cultural Council Montague and Conway branches and Fostering Art and Culture and Turners Falls RiverCulture.
Ezekiel Baskin and Samuel Achilles Edwards- Queer Intimacies (working title); A short play exploring the complex beginnings of queer relationships through audience interaction. Great Falls Discover Center. 5:30 pm on rotation.
Vital. Vibrant. Visible: Local Indigenous Identity Through Portraiture, photography by Sara K. Lyons curated by Rhonda Anderson. Great Falls Discovery Center. Ongoing.
Julia Whalen, An immersive installation piece exploring childhood memory. Flourish. Ongoing.
Katherine Adler, “Artifacts of the Ephemeral" and will have two components. First, physical objects with corresponding meditative writings. Second, a 30 hour durational performance at St. Anne's Church. 30 hours In the space will run FRI 26 @3pm-SAT 27 @9pm.
Formerly incarcerated women of Voices from Inside, spoken word performance. Great Falls Discovery Center. 5:00 pM.
Alex DeMelo, The United Arc Performing Arts Program presents theatrical performances by members of the United ARC, an organization that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving the universal goals of inclusion, choice, and independence. Shea Theatre. 5:00 PM.
Lori Holmes Clark, Cloudy, With a Chance of Fringe is a buoyant contemplation of Neurodiversity through Song and Dance by Broadway veteran and Local theatre maker, Lori Holmes Clark. Great Falls Discovery Center. 8 PM.
Joe Dulude, In this installation piece, Joe is allowing the viewer to immerse themselves in the living room from his youth in the 1970s; exploring how his past has shaped the way he thinks about himself, who he is and where he came from. FAB 5-8 PM.
Cynthia Snow with Kathy Steinem, A dance piece focusing on aging, dementia, and caregiving with poetry by Snow and Susie Patlove and the à Capella group Acapelagos. Shea Theatre. 6 PM Saturday only.
Karen Werner, a live experimental radio documentary performance, Strange Radio: Live documentary transmission on the layers of time, sound, and memory in Jewish Vienna. Strange Radio will be released on CD with an accompanying booklet in 2019. Church of Pod. 7-8 PM.
Terry Jenoure, Pelala is Terry Jenoure’s solo performance of music, storytelling and video that weaves a new fable for our day. Shea Theatre. 7 PM Saturday Only.