Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Just back from giving a workshop & concerts in AvilÚs in Northern Spain, courtesy of the amazing new Niemeyer Center which is due to open officially in December and looks set to do for Aviles what the Guggenheim did for Bilbao. Here's me with the fabulous deputy director of the center and all round philosopher, Joan Picanyol.

We'd just been up a rather precarious scaffolding tower to reach the still unfinished gastronomy center, where, as Joan told me, gastronomy will be 'curated' just like other art forms. Sounds good to me!

We performed Gumboots with Sarah Beatty and Carnegie Hall's Academy players (who have linked up with the Niemeyer center) at a couple of venues in the region:

and most shocking of all, I made it to the front page (along with, it has been noted, discussion of the pope's condom advice)


I just received this photo of the ACJWers performing Gumboots in a local bar the night before I arrived:



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