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  • News REVIEW: Chachacha

    October 22, 2015

    By Phat Man Dee On the Northside of Pittsburgh, PA, at the New Hazlett Theater, there rose a music with driving new African melodies and polyrhythms. Mathew Tembo, a well known musician in his home country of Zambia in the south of Africa, along with his band, The Afro Roots, were completing their residency at the CSA program and the […]

  • News Mathew Tembo Q&A

    September 30, 2015

    The New Hazlett’s very own Bill Rodgers sat down with upcoming CSA artist Mathew Tembo to talk about his work, Chachacha, premiering October 15 as part of our Community Supported Art Performance Series. You are a Zambian born musician now living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and traveling the world playing music – looking back, what motivated […]

  • News Review: The Reduction

    August 31, 2015

    by Alexandra Oliver Whatever else The Reduction is, or might be, or might be about, it is not reductive. Quite the opposite. Although the performance begins quietly enough with the artist alone on stage, the first few minutes are a feint, a few breaths of calm before a long stretch of uninhibited, celebratory maximalism. This […]

  • News Q&A David Bernabo

    August 10, 2015

    Art critic Alexandra Oliver interviewed David Bernabo about his upcoming project for the New Hazlett Theater Community Supported Art Performance Series. People may be surprised to learn that you’re essentially self-taught. What did you study in college? Business administration with a finance track. And a poetry minor. [Laughs.] I took film classes, too, because they […]

  • News Review: RETREAD together apart

    June 23, 2015

    by Pearlann Porter In choreographer Roberta Guido’s debut exposition we can witness that the artist who has been created by the piece is clearly different from the person who began the creation.  Her dance was foremost a non-fictional exploration of touch and its associated memory, showcasing a narrative of  vignettes on the theme of what […]