Throughout April, Pinkie, the Talking Parrot, lives at Jus Broadcasting headquarters, where she will be integrated into the daily life of the TV network, both behind the scenes and on air. Jus producers will incorporate Pinkie into all aspects of their daily work, and she will appear on several shows as a guest, subject, and call-in "host." Documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.
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The High School Drama Class is devising short theatrical works based on conversations with staff and scholars at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as well as research into ancient artifacts related to theater. These theatrical works will be performed for the public on March 22 (see the calendar for details). Documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.
Four Punjabi TV Shows usually produced at Jus Broadcasting's studios are instead filmed on location at the Guggenheim Museum, with staff and visitors serving as guests and providing content. All shows will be broadcast by Jus to their 1.5 million viewers; segments will also be displayed on a monitor in the Guggenheim's rotunda. See the calendar to attend a live recording. Documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.
During April the Oldest Song in the World will be learned and sung by the St. Philip's choir and performed twice during each regular church service. It will also be learned and interpreted by Warriors of the Dream, a teen African drumming group that meets at the church. See the calendar for performance dates. Documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.
A Museum Artwork from the Guggenheim's collection—"Untitled" (Public Opinion) (1991) by Felix Gonzales-Torres—will be installed at Pet Resources throughout April. Visit the pet store to see and interact with the artwork and discuss it with the store's staff. Nat Trotman, the Guggenheim's Curator of Performance and Media, will give a public talk on the artwork in conversation with the pet store staff. Event details will be confirmed soon; check the calendar for more information. Documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.
Throughout April staff and students from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts are discussing and responding to the Congregation's Call to Action sent by St. Philip’s Church in Harlem. More details will be announced soon and documentation will be posted here, or follow the project @circleNY for live updates.