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Brooklyn Academy Of Music
www.bam.org Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Academy of Music (BAM) U.S. National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
Show map of New York City Show map of New York Show map of the US LOCATION 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, New York City COORDINATES Coordinates : 40°41′11″N 73°58′41″W / 40.68639°N 73.97806°W / 40.68639; -73.97806 ARCHITECT Herts & Tallant ARCHITECTURAL STYLE Renaissance Revival NRHP REFERENCE # 06000251 ADDED TO NRHP May 2, 2006The BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC (BAM) is a performing arts venue in Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, New York City, known as a center for progressive and avant garde performance. It presented its first performance in 1861 and began operations in its present location in 1908
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Steve Reich
Reich performing Clapping Music in 2006 STEPHEN MICHAEL REICH (/rʌɪx/ or /ˈraɪʃ/ ; born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young , Terry Riley , and Philip Glass , pioneered minimal music in the mid to late 1960s. Reich's style of composition influenced many composers and groups. His innovations include using tape loops to create phasing patterns (for example, his early compositions It\'s Gonna Rain and Come Out ), and the use of simple, audible processes to explore musical concepts (for instance, Pendulum Music and Four Organs ). These compositions, marked by their use of repetitive figures, slow harmonic rhythm and canons, have significantly influenced contemporary music , especially in the US
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Seal (musician)
SEAL HENRY OLUSEGUN OLUMIDE ADEOLA SAMUEL (born 19 February 1963), better known by his stage name SEAL, is an English singer and songwriter. He has sold more than 20 million records worldwide and is known for his international hits, including " Kiss from a Rose ", which appeared on the soundtrack to the 1995 film Batman Forever . He was a coach on The Voice Australia in 2012 and 2013, and returned to Australia to work as a coach in 2017. Seal has won multiple awards throughout his career, including three Brit Awards ; he won Best British Male in 1992, as well as four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award
MTV Video Music Award
. As a songwriter, he received the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award
Ivor Novello Award
, for Best Song Musically and Lyrically, in consecutive years for "Killer " (1990) and "Crazy " (1991)
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Alice In Chains
ALICE IN CHAINS is an American rock band formed in Seattle
Seattle
, Washington , in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell
Jerry Cantrell
and drummer Sean Kinney , who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley
Layne Staley
. Mike Starr was replaced in 1993
1993
by Mike Inez . Although widely associated with grunge music, the band's sound incorporates heavy metal elements. Since its formation, Alice in Chains has released five studio albums, three EPs, two live albums, four compilations, and two DVDs. The band is known for its distinctive vocal style, which often included the harmonized vocals between Staley and Cantrell (and later Cantrell and William DuVall
William DuVall
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Pina Bausch
PHILIPPINA "PINA" BAUSCH (27 July 1940 – 30 June 2009) was a German performer of modern dance , choreographer, dance teacher and ballet director. With her unique style, a blend of movement, sound, and prominent stage sets, and with her elaborate collaboration with performers during the development of a piece (a style now known as Tanztheater ), she became a leading influence in the field of modern dance from the 1970s on. She created the company Tanztheater Wuppertal
Wuppertal
Pina Bausch
Pina Bausch
(de) which performs internationally
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Peter Brook
PETER STEPHEN PAUL BROOK, CH , CBE (born 21 March 1925) is an English theatre and film director who has been based in France since the early 1970s. He has won multiple Tony and Emmy Awards , a Laurence Olivier Award , the Praemium Imperiale , and the Prix Italia . He has been called "our greatest living theatre director". With the Royal Shakespeare Company , Brook directed the first English language production of Marat/Sade in 1964. It transferred to Broadway in 1965 and won the Tony Award for Best Play , and Brook was named Best Director
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Long Island Rail Road
The LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD (reporting mark LI), legally known as the LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD COMPANY and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New York , stretching from Manhattan
Manhattan
to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island
Long Island
. With an average weekday ridership of 337,800 passengers in 2014, it is the busiest commuter railroad in North America. It is also one of the world's few commuter systems that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. It is publicly owned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority , which refers to it as MTA LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD. The LIRR logo combines the circular MTA logo with the text Long Island Rail Road, and appears on the sides of trains
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Black Box Theater
A BLACK BOX THEATER (or EXPERIMENTAL THEATER) consists of a simple, somewhat unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor. It is a relatively recent innovation in theatre. Not to be confused with black light theater , which is also known as BLACK THEATER. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Use * 3 Technical features * 4 References HISTORYBlack box theaters became popular and widespread particularly in the 1960s and 1970s. Since almost any large room, including abandoned cafés , stores and warehouses can be transformed into a black box, cost can be low, which appeals to nonprofit and low-income artists. The black box is also considered by many to be a place where more "pure" theatre can be explored, with the most human and least technical elements being in focus
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Fulton Street (Brooklyn)
ROUTE MAP: Google Template:Attached KML/ Fulton Street (Brooklyn)
Fulton Street (Brooklyn)
KML is from Wikidata This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (June 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Fulton Mile shopping district at Franklin Avenue Fulton Street, covered with snow FULTON STREET, named after Robert Fulton
Robert Fulton
, is a long east–west street in northern Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, New York City
New York City
. A street of the same name in Manhattan
Manhattan
was linked to this street by Fulton with his steam ferries. This street begins at the intersection of Adams Street and Joralemon Street in Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Heights
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Robert Wilson (director)
ROBERT WILSON (born October 4, 1941) is an American experimental theater stage director and playwright who has been described by the media as "'s – or even the world's – foremost avant-garde 'theater artist'". Over the course of his wide-ranging career, he has also worked as a choreographer , performer , painter , sculptor , video artist , and sound and lighting designer
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Peter Sellars
PETER SELLARS (born 1957) is an American theatre director , noted for his unique contemporary stagings of classical and contemporary operas and plays. Sellars is professor at UCLA
UCLA
, where he teaches Art as Social Action and Art as Moral Action. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early and middle career * 1.2 Recent years * 2 Reception * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYEARLY AND MIDDLE CAREERSellars was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
, and attended Phillips Academy and, subsequently, Harvard University
Harvard University
, graduating in 1979. As an undergraduate, he performed a puppet version of Wagner\'s Ring cycle, and directed a minimalist production of Three Sisters , with mature birch trees on the stage apron at Loeb Drama Center and Chopin Nocturnes played on a concert grand piano seen through a suspended gauze box set
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Terra Cotta
TERRACOTTA, TERRA COTTA or TERRA-COTTA (pronounced ; Italian : "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware , is a clay -based unglazed or glazed ceramic , where the fired body is porous. Terracotta is the term normally used for sculpture made in earthenware, and also for various utilitarian uses including vessels (notably flower pots ), water and waste water pipes, roofing tiles , bricks, and surface embellishment in building construction . The term is also used to refer to the natural, brownish orange color , of most terracotta, which varies considerably. This article covers the senses of terracotta as a medium in sculpture, as in the Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army
and Greek terracotta figurines
Greek terracotta figurines
, and architectural decoration. Asian and European sculpture in porcelain is not covered
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Marble
MARBLE is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals , most commonly calcite or dolomite . Marble
Marble
may be foliated . Geologists use the term "marble" to refer to metamorphosed limestone ; however, stonemasons use the term more broadly to encompass unmetamorphosed limestone. Marble
Marble
is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Physical origins * 3 Types * 4 Uses * 4.1 Sculpture * 4.2 Construction
Construction
marble * 5 Production * 5.1 Occupational safety * 5.1.1 United States
United States
* 6 Microbial degradation * 7 Cultural associations * 8 Artificial marble * 9 Gallery * 10 See also * 11 References * 12 External links ETYMOLOGY Carlo Franzoni's sculptural marble chariot clock depicting Clio , the Greek muse of history
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Manhattan
Coordinates : 40°47′25″N 73°57′35″W / 40.79028°N 73.95972°W / 40.79028; -73.95972 Manhattan New York County Borough of New York City
New York City
County of New York State
New York State
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Granite
GRANITE ( /ˈɡrænᵻt/ ) is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture. Granites can be predominantly white, pink, or gray in color, depending on their mineralogy. The word "granite" comes from the Latin
Latin
granum, a grain, in reference to the coarse-grained structure of such a holocrystalline rock. Strictly speaking, granite is an igneous rock with between 20% and 60% quartz by volume, and at least 35% of the total feldspar consisting of alkali feldspar , although commonly the term "granite" is used to refer to a wider range of coarse grained igneous rocks containing quartz and feldspar. The term "granitic" means granite-like and is applied to granite and a group of intrusive igneous rocks with similar textures and slight variations in composition and origin
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Valery Gergiev
VALERY ABISALOVICH GERGIEV, PAR (Russian : Валерий Абисалович Гергиев; Russian pronunciation: ; Ossetian : Гергиты Абисалы фырт Валери, Gergity Abisaly Fyrt Valeri; born 2 May 1953) is a Russian conductor and opera company director. He is general director and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre
Mariinsky Theatre
, chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic and artistic director of the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg
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