Full Disclosure Festival: RADICAL INTERCONNECTEDNESS
Full Disclosure Festival: RADICAL INTERCONNECTEDNESS is a weekend long festival, October 20 - 21, 2017 on the Town Common & a variety of spaces all within walking distance of Downtown Amherst. Tickets are $20 and available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084411 for everything in the Festival both days. Maps, schedule of events and locations coming here soon.
Regional artists are commissioned to create work within the theme of our inter-connection with one another and to the earth. Art includes original dance, theater, sculpture, film, immersive theater, folk opera, music, spoken word, and a woven natural web of connection built on the Common. Conversations with thought leaders will be offered in nooks and crannies of local businesses including: State Rep Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Alice Nash, Mari Castañeda, Terry Jenoure, Salman Hameed, Monte Belmonte, & David Teeple. Presented by Eggtooth Productions & The Amherst BID, sponsored by People's Bank, WGBY, WRSI, Community Foundation of Western MA, & the Mass Cultural Council.
*from Walt, from me, to You, Katherine Adler's movement offering; Pacific Lodge.
*Water Project Folk Opera, Emma Ayres’ rough draft workshop of the Water Project about the Quabbin Reservoir in Grace Church with The Same Water by John Sheldon, Tony Vacca, Paul Richmond and more; a musical journey into the spirit of water.
*Lungs by Duncan Macmillan, a love story about a couple who, despite reservations about the consequences, decide to have a child; at Knights of Columbus' Quigley Hall.
*THE CITY, an immersive binaural audio experience exploring the natural history of selected architecture & sites in downtown Amherst by John Bechtold. Audience members will need to bring a charged smartphone and headphones in order to participate and sign up for a time slot at the ticket booth.
*Under Quabbin, a film by Libby and Edward Klekowski with WGBY at the Amherst BID.
*Ayshia Stephenson and Samantha Wood create Touching Myself, a sound & video installation in the tunnel at Bueno Y Sano.
*The Tunnel of Love, an original banner by Amy Johnquest aka Bannerqueen.
*Out to Dry, an interactive live art piece where participants share their thoughts on the Common.
*Fine House, an outdoor gallery of moving installations, where fine art & fun house collide.
*Melinda McCreven builds a horticultural web of connection on the Common.
*Giant Blue Listening Ear an interactive installation by Christian McEwen on the Common.
*Falsa performs 14th century Sufi music at Amherst Works.
*Wound, Joe Dulude’s photographic essay on pain & healing.
Downtown Amherst, MA
October 20-21, 2017