In the Chapel Performance Space on the fourth floor of the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle (SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford)
Saturday, April 13, 2013
John Cage: 90 stories / Empty Words, Part III
Roger Nelson and Neal Meyer present a simultaneous performance of John Cage's one-minute stories (Nelson), and Part III of Cage's epic text composition, Empty Words (Meyer). Cage's stories are alternately hilarious, poetic, and epiphanic. Empty Words, Part III is a mix of words, syllables, and letters from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau. The performance is a tribute to the classic Folkways album, Indeterminacy, in which Cage recorded his stories in one room, while David Tudor performed Cage's Solo for Piano in another.