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Living Ticket, Week Four, Opening!

Living Ticket, Week Four, Opening!

(Photo by Deborah Alexander. Post by August Schulenburg. Read more about the Living Ticket and Open Book programs, and then reserve your Salvage Living Ticket today.) If you read the Week Three update, you know that after a late start, Salvage had finally caught up with and then exceeded attendance and income marks for our two previous shows at a week…

Living Ticket, Week Three

Living Ticket, Week Three

(Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum, because the Living Ticket is climbing! Post by August Schulenburg. Read more about the Living Ticket and Open Book programs, and then reserve your Salvage Living Ticket today.) If you read updates from Week One and Week Two, you may remember that Week Three was looking distinctly like a make or break week for the…

Living Ticket Update, Week Two

Living Ticket Update, Week Two

(Photo by Kelly O’Donnell, edited by Isaiah Tanenbaum, because it’s just too soon for a hi-five on the Living Ticket yet. Post by August Schulenburg. Read more about the Living Ticket and Open Book programs, and then reserve your Salvage Living Ticket today!) Last week, we shared our progress from the first week of the new Living Ticket…

Living Ticket Update, Week 1

Living Ticket Update, Week 1

(Photo by Deborah Alexander of Jane the Plain. This shot felt right for this post, because we’re going to need to hustle to reach our Living Ticket goals!) So, you might be wondering…how is all this Living Ticket and Open Book stuff turning out for Flux? As part of our commitment to transparency, we’ll be…

Flux Sunday, 3/8/15

Flux Sunday, 3/8/15

(Post and photos by Alisha Spielmann with an assist from August Schulenburg.) (What is Flux Sunday?) We returned to Judson for a tag-team effort where Gus launched the Flux Sunday with the help of daughter Mercena, before tagging out to Alisha, who brought the Sunday home. It was a smaller turn-out than usual, but much…

Flux Sunday, 3/1/15

Flux Sunday, 3/1/15

(Post by August Schulenburg, iPhone photos by Isaiah Tanenbaum. Pictured: Matthew Trumbull, Jennifer Kipley. (What is Flux Sunday?) Our third Flux Sunday at the wonderful Loisaida Center kicked off with Isaiah filming a read-through of the first FluxForward pages submitted to us thus far, from Adam Szymkowicz’s gender-bending Robin Hood play (yup, just as much fun…

A Gang of Witnesses

A Gang of Witnesses

(Post by Jason Tseng. Picture by Anna Rahn of multiple BREATHE FREE rehearsals.) I wasn’t planning on getting my hands dirty. When I was asked to join the planning committee for Flux’s Food:Soul – BREATHE FREE event, I soon learned that the day of the event I would be out of town on a business trip….

‘Secure Communities’ — An Information Circus

‘Secure Communities’ — An Information Circus

 (Post by Christine Zagrobelny.) Early in my research for this piece, these removal numbers from the Department of Homeland security, stretching from 1892 to 2013 caught my attention.  I wanted to understand how the staggering jump during the last ~10 years happened. I took a preliminary look at the history of immigration legislation, but the…

Flux Sunday: 2/22/15

Flux Sunday: 2/22/15

(post and iphone photos by Isaiah Tanenbaum) (What is Flux Sunday?) It was lovely to return to The Loisaida Center for the second Flux Sunday of our residency there! While Gus and Heather took Mercena back to Forest Hills, I was left in charge with a terminal case of post-rehearsal brain. Thanks to all our participants for keeping things bouncing…

Mother of Exiles

Mother of Exiles

(Photos and post by Emily Hartford. Pictured: Collin McConnell, Antonio Minino, Daryl Lathon, Carl Li, Stephanie Willing, Lori E. Parquet.) Whenever I read or think about our country’s immigration policies— the way we talk about the laws that alter so many families’ lives, the ways we deal with the people who come in search of the American…