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  • 10 years ago

    We ascend to heaven—Rebecca Davis's The birds are here. I hear them.—in the Chocolate Factory's upper room where origami party favors, Hershey's kisses, and gift bags stuffed with hug-eager teddy bears await us. Dancers press themselves ...

  • 10 years ago

    Grupo Corpo's women move with uncommon suppleness and don't-give-a-damn sass; the men radiate a rootedness that inspires feelings of security. Viewers gasp, and other choreographers—from ballet to Broadway—must be hotly envious of Rodrig...

  • 11 years ago

    Martita Goshen, interviewed for Disney's Animal Kingdom magazine, described herself in childhood as "solemn and pensive." She might have added, as is often the case, "I loved animals." Her art remains solemnly entwined with environmental activism....

  • 11 years ago

    Witnessing the intimate Hillman Attic showing of Makeda Thomas's A Sense of Place—developed in residence with Mozambique's Companhia Nacional de Canto e Dança—felt like watching warriors prepare for the battle of their lives. Infl...

  • 11 years ago

    The Barbarians are at the gate, ready to take out the trash. Their show can't begin until they clear WOW's floor of SlimFast cans, diet soda bottles, women's 'zines, the Bible, and other discards. This red-hot, queer burlesque troupe comes value-a...

  • 11 years ago

    The dancers in Icarus invariably served with distinction, even when comporting themselves like weird, humble little critters only an entomologist could love. A brief suite of dances by Elyssa Dole, Jonette Ford, and Jeffrey Freeze, directed by Nin...


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