HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2012-13 SEASON
SEP 19: Redfern Arts Center Season Preview Party presents a sampling of this year's lineup of comedy, film, music, theatre, and dance performances.
OCT 4: Capitol Steps leaves the audience laughing about the U.S. Presidential election in Take the Money and Run for President! Here’s what audience members wrote on our Post-it wall after the performance.
OCT. 16: Spectrum Dance, Donald Byrd, Artistic Director, performs a compelling theatrical dance work The Theater of Needless Talents.
OCT. 23: ETHEL and Todd Rundgren rock to sounds of the 70s in their Tell Me Something Good tour. Audience members posted rave reviews on our Post-it wall..
NOV. 5: KSC Faculty Member Candice Salyers dances a mesmerizing paean to female sainthood in a series of five solos.
Oct. 9-13 & Nov. 14-17: Keene State College Theatre and Dance Department presented: Private Lives, Noel Coward's classic comedy of manners in October followed by Dracula, a blood-chilling stage adaptation of Bram Stocker's vampire novel.
Jan. 30: Metropolis accompanied by Alloy Orchestra mesmerized a sold-out audience with the futuristic film enhanced by the clamorous sounds of percussion instruments. The KSC Equinox reporter Wes Serafine wrote that it was a "truly awe inspiring show - a masterpiece of filmmaking combined with a masterpiece of musicianship."
Feb. 5: Rapper Baba Brinkman hip-hopped his way through Darwin's theory of evolution during The Rap Guide to Evolution. Patrons posted their reactions on our Post-In wall in the lobby.
Feb. 13: Emily Johnson/Catalyst Dance performed a beautiful dance installation that told a story about place and identity using fish-skin lanterns to light the stage and a group of 40 community members to add their movements to the performance. The dance was enhanced by an art and video exhibit on the process of making Niicugni and a post-show discussion with Emily Johnson answering questions about the work, the second in a trilogy of dances.
March 20 & 21: Griffin Theatre presented two performances of Letters Home and stayed afterwards for Q&A with the audience about their reaction to the play that brought to life letters written by U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Parents of a soldier killed in Iraq, whose letters are read in the play, attended the evening Q&A session. Here's what Winchester School students had to say about Letters Home.
April 3: Apple Hill String Quartet with guest artists Maura Glennon, piano, and tenor Frank Kelley performed classical works by Mozart and Vaughan Williams and new music by Boston composer Christine Southworth including the premiere of Southworth’s The Music Room, commissioned for Apple Hill by the Redfern Arts Center. View a video montage of the performance and outreach activities including a Composers Clinic, Apple Hill Masterclass, and pre-show discussion.
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APPLAUSE FOR our SPONSORS
MANY THANKS TO SPONSORS OF THE 2012-13 REDFERN SEASON: PEERLESS INSURANCE, NORTHEAST DELTA DENTAL, MONADNOCK RADIO GROUP, THE KINGSBURY FUND, C&S WHOLESALE GROCERS, MARKEM-IMAJE, NEW ENGLAND FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, AND A KSC ALUMNUS GIFT.
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