Talking Stick Arts Newsletter
         
   

Issue 12.1   |   Jan / Feb / Mar   2009

Contents

Letter from the Editor | by Steve Elm

This has been an eventful and fruitful season for Indians and the theater, especially here in New York City. In late September Amerinda Theatre, in partnership with the Public, presented its second in a series of staged readings at the Anspacher Theater. Creative Writing for Native Americans, Tuesdays at 7, based on a devised piece by Foreplay Theatre, adapted and directed by myself, was generously welcomed by an appreciative and good humored audience... click here for more...

Inspiration: The World Before | by Eric Gansworth

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Distinct Native Voices | by Danielle Soames

After attending the opening reception, my thoughts: An evening of Native pride is thick in the night. Artists clamor with amusement and pure delight, ready to embark on the 2nd year season of Native Theater. A sense of direction came full force, for our voices are being heard, following their course. Panel discussions are looming, evenings filled with the bright, from all over... click here for more...

A Native Comes to Broadway | by Kim Snyder

Life has a funny way of coming back around when you least expect it, and so it is there my tale begins. After a 14 year hiatus from the theater, my return brought me to the door of August: Osage County. With a request from Amy Schechter, the casting director, to audition, I anxiously ran to her office; and with a call back in tow, I was overwhelmed with the possibility of being on Broadway... click here for more...

A Report from the Indian Native Theater Festival
at the Public |
by Vickie Ramirez

As we all know, get a bunch of Indians in the room and there will be some talking going on. And inevitably, some people are going to, very respectfully, disagree. It's inevitable. It's a cultural imperative. Much as the outside culture likes to label us all one very general heading "Indians" the truth is that we are over 500 nations, some recognized by the government and some not - but over 500 disparate nations... click here for more...

 
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