Love the Bulb brings people to the Bulb to enjoy it as an incredible outdoor theater, community space, gallery, art studio, playspace, and habitat garden. Check out highlights from past performance, art, conversation, and environmental education and stewardship events.
Revealing the landscape through performance
This 30-second video gives a flavor of the immersive journey the audience experienced at Bulbfest on September 16, 2018.
Dance of many kinds
Bulbfest featured body percussion, contemporary, tap, and classical Indian dance at seven different locations in the landscape.
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Roughing it Up: Tap Dancing
Renowned tap dancers Joe Orrach and Sam Weber filled the Bulb Amphitheater with fascinating rhythm. 5/6/2018
Mother lear: shakespeare and dementia
We Players returned to the Bulb with a deeply moving adaptation of King Lear, followed by an audience discussion of caregiving for elders. 5/5/2018
Son Jarocho: Music and Dance
Son de la Bahia Collective brought lively music from Veracruz for the whole family. 4/29/2018
Artwalk with Osha Neumann
Activist and creator of some of the Bulb's most beloved sculptures, he shared stories of their creation.
Bookmaking from found materials
Artists Lauri Twitchell and Peter Suchecki showed participants how to see the landscape anew by gathering plants, industrial materials, and trash to make beautiful artist’s books.
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Selfology: Outdoor Healing for Black Women
Poet and activist Ree Botts led women in journaling and reflection inspired by nature.
Inhibited Bites: Neil Goldberg on Life as we know it
Artist Neil Goldberg brought poignant and intimate improv to The Cove.
Uncaptured Land: Observation and Circling Conversation
Participants foraged for clues to the deep nature of the Bulb, led by artists Carol Mancke and Trena Noval.
Human Nature: Participatory Creations
Zach Pine and Chelsea Brown helped people make sculptures out of bodies, branches, and rocks.
Rich City Rides: Downtown Richmond to the Bulb
We partnered with this great grassroots bike group to bring kids and adults to make art at the Bulb.
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Habitat and Humanity: Salt Marsh Tour
Naturalist Patty Donald taught visitors about the dynamic ecosystems of the Bulb.
Native Garden Planting
Love the Bulb partnered with Friends of Albany Parks and Friends of Albany Hill to help more than 60 people plant natives at the Bulb's Library Garden.
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Book Talks + Walks
The Evolution of Beauty with Richard Prum
The MacArthur genius and Yale ornithologist talked about beauty, evolution, and human arts–and marveled at the Bulb’s spectacularly rich bird life as we walked together.
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