SEASON HIGHLIGHTS - FALL 2014


THE SEASON KICK-OFF PARTY ON SEPT. 10 started with a reception in the lobby featuring artwork, costumes and puppets by the Art and Theatre and Dance departments. It included dance performances by KSC student Abbie Brown (center) and Adele Myers and Dancers along with classical music played by KSC student and faculty musicians including (right) Marica Lehninger, violin and Maura Glennon, pIano. Watch a party video montage.


SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA opened the 2014-15 season on Sept. 26 with a
Latin Jazz concert New York City Salsa style with audience members dancing in the aisles. Before the show KSC Music Professors José Lezcano and Julian Gerstin talked about the history of Sala and Latin Jazz. SHO musicians stayed after the
show to talk with patrons and sign their recently released fifth CD. Take a look at the action.


ADELE MYERS AND DANCERS explored the sense of imbalance and risk in Einstein's Happiest Thought on Oct. 8.The multi-media dance performance was preceded by two movement workshops and followed by a post-show discussion about the dance. Catch the movement.


City Council Meeting, performed participatory democracy, brought students and community members to the stage on Oct. 29 where they became the mayor, city councilors, and concerned citizens for the evening. The theatrical performance was surrounded by numerous free activities including a Long Table Discussion (center) and a humorist talk about town meetings by author Rebecca Rule (right).See what City Council Meeting was all about.


The silent film The Phantom of the Opera became even spookier with the original music of Alloy Orchestra on Halloween night, Oct. 31. Patrons came in costume for a post-show party in the lobby where a Horror Film Poster exhibit was on display courtesy of the KSC Film Archives.


Howard Fishman (left) and his band performed The Basement Tapes Project, an evening of Bob Dylan's underground music on Nov. 5. There was a pre-show Dylan Listening Party and after the rockin' concert Fishman signed CDs and talked with patrons.

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what people are saying about REDFERN

“I’m sure I’m not the only one to be sending rave reviews for the concert on Friday night! Wow! There are many great experiences at the Redfern to be sure!” – Audience member, Donal Fox Inventions Trio

"THANK YOU for welcoming VPL’s Performance Club so warmly to the Redfern last week for the Doug Elkins show… it made the rhythm of our night go so smoothly and we really enjoyed being at the Redfern."
– Sara Coffey, Director, Vermont Performance Lab

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MEMBERS GET BIG REWARDS. Redfern Circle Members receive 10%, 15% or 20% discounts based on level of membership purchased. Click here to learn how to become a member.

ALUMNI RECEIVE A BREAK. KSC Alumni receive a $5-$10 discount on Redfern tickets with a valid Alumni ID. Just show your alumni card at the box office.

DINNER AND A SHOW. Enhance your evening at the Redfern Arts Center with a delicious meal in Keene before the show! The Redfern is partnering with five local restaurants – Elm City Brewing Company, Fireworks in Keene, McCue's, Nicola’s Trattoria, and The Pub – to offer a 10% meal discount for ticket holders on the night of each performance. Just present your Redfern ticket to any of the five locations listed below to receive the discount.


 

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APPLAUSE FOR our SPONSORS

MANY THANKS TO SPONSORS OF THE 2014-15 REDFERN SEASON: MONADNOCK RADIO GROUP, LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE, CAMBRIDGE TRUST OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, C&S WHOLESALE GROCERS, MARKEM-IMAJE, THE KINGSBURY FUND, NHPR, NORTHEAST DELTA DENTAL, KEENE PUBLIC LIBRARY, NEW ENGLAND FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, AND THE NEW HAMPSHIRE HUMANITIES COUNCIL.





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MoCo Arts School of Dance presents
The Nutcracker
Performed by MoCo Arts dancers, The Nutcracker features choreography by the talented MoCo teachers and choreographers.
It’s Christmas Eve, the Stahlbaum family are anticipating the arrival of their guests. When mysterious Uncle Drosselmeyer arrives he brings Clara a special Nutcracker. Later that night when the clock strikes midnight, the Nutcracker comes alive and takes Clara on an unforgettable adventure. Don’t miss this Holiday classic!
Fri., Dec. 19, 7 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 20, 2 & 7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 21,
2 p.m.
, Main Theatre
Tickets: $24-$18 depending on age and seat location

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MoCo Arts Teens Musical Theatre presents
Peter Pan
Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust begins a magical journey to Neverland that they will remember forever.
Sat., Jan. 17, 2 & 7 p.m., Main Theatre
Tickets: $20 general public, $14 youth & seniors

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Vocal Music
VOICE: If Music Be the Food of Love
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ballads, sonnets and catches as the wonderful British ensemble Voice returns to the U.S. to share songs of beauty, heartache and the humor of love  The acclaimed trio will be joined by the Keene State College Concert Choir and choreographer Candice Salyers in a first time collaboration celebrating the soaring music of German abbess and visionary mystic Saint Hildegarde von Bingen. Join these gifted singers as they celebrate the time honored notion that Love, in all its forms, has inspired human beings for centuries.
Wed., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre
Tickets:
$25-$15, $5 KSC students

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One-Person Show
Dogs of Rwanda by Sean Christopher Lewis
Based on interviews Iowa City playwright and actor Sean Christopher Lewis did in Rwanda, this riveting and intimate performance focuses on David, a man who can’t forget what he saw as a young missionary in Rwanda 20 years ago. A dinner party story for the ages.
Wed., Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Recital Hall
Tickets:
$20-$15, $5 KSC students

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Multi-Media Theatre
Double Edge Theatre
The Grand Parade (of the 20th Century)
Immerse yourself in the unpredictable and imaginative world of acclaimed theater troupe Double Edge Theatre. Inspired by artist Marc Chagall, The Grand Parade is an unique event that fuses physically daring spectacle with evocative music to create a thrilling, kaleidoscopic exploration of the 20th century for the whole family. (Recommended for children ages 10 and up)
Wed., Feb. 18, 7 p.m., Main Theatre
Tickets:
$35-$15, $5 KSC students

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Family Show
Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys
Our family show is back by popular demand! Boston-based singer-songwriter and children’s performer, Vanessa Trien and her lively band, the Jumping Monkeys, have become local rock stars among the young and young at heart. The under 10 crowd and their families sing and dance in the aisles at these packed shows and can’t get enough of Trien’s award-winning children’s CDs including her latest Bubble Ride.
Sat., Feb. 28, 11 a.m., Alumni Recital Hall
All Tickets $5


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Modern Dance
Robert Moses' Kin: Nevabawarldapece
A New England premiere, Nevabawarldapece is a major collaborative project among Artistic Director Robert Moses, Obie and Bessie award-winning writer and performer Carl Hancock Rux, and Afro-Celtic, Folk-Funk, Hip-Appalachian vocalist Laura Love. This stirring piece explores critical moments of change in America’s liberation movements, protests, insurrections, and revolts, from John Brown to today’s populist Occupy movement.
Wed., March 25, 7:30 p.m., Main Theatre
Tickets:
$25-$15, $5 KSC students

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Solo Performance
This World Make Itself by Miwa Matreyek
Los Angeles multimedia performance artist Miwa Matreyek creates magical, visually rich fusions of intricate animation and live performance that leave audiences spellbound. As part of the Redfern’s new solo performance series, This World Made Itself combines projected animation and the artist’s own shadow silhouette as she interacts with the fantastical world of the video. This World Made Itself is a visually and musically-rich journey through the history of the earth, from the universe’s epic beginnings to the complex world of humans.
Wed., April 8, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Recital Hall
Tickets:
$20-$15, $5 KSC students

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