Category Archives: master’s class

Workshop with Crank Sturgeon

Sunday February 19 2pm Textos tech-toes, tex/toasties … Crank Sturgeon, performance artist & noisy fisherman joins up with the 119 Gallery for an afternoon session building his patented Boggle-Blargh! The Boggle-Blargh is a vocal microphone that merges DIY ethos with … Continue reading

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Listening to Lowell: Soundwalk

Sunday September 19 11am-3pm, absolutely free. Field recording workshop led by Rick Breault, NE Phonographers Union. Starts with a sound walk in downtown Lowell. Meet at the gallery. We will walk Lowell streets and paths, listen to and record sounds.Bring … Continue reading

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Field Recording Workshop with Rick Breault

Sunday April 18 11am-3pm, $10 workshop fee. This isn’t about recording bird calls to use for a nature documentary. This workshop is about making field recordings for use in sound art. We will listen to finished works that use field … Continue reading

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True Story Theater Workshop

Sunday November 8, 3:30-6pm, registration info below The mission of True Story Theater is to promote social healing by listening deeply to people’s stories and transforming them spontaneously into theater. Our events create a respectful atmosphere where every voice can … Continue reading

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Tuesday October 27 7pm, Free open to adults of all ages and abilities. InterPlay is an active creative process designed to unlock the wisdom of our bodies. Through simple experiences based in movement, storytelling, singing and stillness we may find … Continue reading

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Sound’n’Found Poetry

Sunday April 12 4pm, $10 suggested donation. Jean-Pierre Bobillot, renowned French sound-poet, will perform his latest work, Prose des Rats [Prose of the Rats] (L’Atelier de l’Agneau, 2009), as well as other works. Alan Greene will perform Mots Cassés [Broken … Continue reading

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XFest 2009

Improvised music, visuals and movement. Friday – Saturday February 27 – 28, FREE Fewer and fewer local musicians are included in the Lowell Folk Festival. I thought, “How about an alternative festival celebrating the work of today’s real ‘folk artists?’” … Continue reading

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Building Contact Mics with Crank Sturgeon

Sunday January 18 11am – 4pm, $30/50 member/non-member, includes lunch. Ever wonder about the science behind building sturdy contact microphones? Noisemaker and performance weirdo, Crank Sturgeon, brings his knowledge to the table at this workshop! Known for employing tough-as-nails microphone … Continue reading

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Martial Improvisation Class with Mike Klinger

Cultivating Power not Force Sunday December 14 10am- 2pm Martial Improvisation combines the principles of Aikido, Contact Improvisation and Feldenkrais to create a dynamic movement form. Through exercises in stillness, slow skeletal movements and partner work, the individual gains greater … Continue reading

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Circuit Building with Jessica Rylan

Sunday October 26 11am- 4pm, $75/50 non-members/members covers materials cost and lunch. Workshop with Jessica Rylan, analog synth builder.

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