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2003 Stories by Eva Yaa Asantewaa

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  • A Dark Exploration Brings the House Down in a DUMBO Loft

    published December 16, 2003

    The space—raw, industrial. The performer—an impassive demon in clunky red shoes and a little dress. In mech[a], based on a Noh... More >>

  • Sex From Seville, and the Same Old Same Old From Brooklyn

    published October 28, 2003

    You missed "¡Viva El Flamenco!" uptown at Hunter College? My sympathies. You missed arguably the realest, baddest, sexiest man in dance... More >>

  • Dance

    published October 21, 2003

    Italian Troupes Offer Extreme Stagecraft and Bewilderment Compagnia... More >>

  • A City Unmasked

    published October 21, 2003

    Witches celebrate the holiday of Samhain—Halloween's ancient European forerunner, a rural New Year's festival—as a portal to the shadowy... More >>

  • The Blessed and the Mad Share Awards and Choreography

    published October 14, 2003

    Philosopher Maxine Greene's lifelong passion for the arts, education, and social activism was celebrated at her foundation's 2003 awards ceremony,... More >>

  • Body Beat

    published September 9, 2003

    Move into autumn with new clarity and resolve. Get your body in gear! DANCE A RAMA Creative Center, 147 West 26th Street,... More >>

  • Fringe Elements Blend Styles, Strengths, and Sensibilities

    published August 26, 2003

    Don't ask why they called it "They Ask Me Why." Refractions Dance Collective batched several works together, including brand new ones by... More >>

  • Fringe Dancers Pour Their Hearts Into International Styles

    published August 19, 2003

    No A/C, a broken mic, an audience of 10 sweating and fanning. Yet the New York Performing Arts Company soldiered on. What an ironically generic... More >>

  • Happy Birthday

    published August 5, 2003

    How has ballet choreographer Christopher Caines found time for his many passions—acting, directing, composing, designing, drumming? Watching... More >>

  • Monstah And Monster

    published July 15, 2003

    Soho's HERE and temporarily homeless Dixon Place—two struggling institutions that champion diversity and the raw process of... More >>

  • Other Voices

    published June 10, 2003

    Jen Abrams launched a career in acting at age five, later taking up contact improvisation at its birthplace, Oberlin College. Diving into New... More >>

  • Acrobats of Goddess

    published May 13, 2003

    While similarly devoted to circus skills and thrills, LAVA isn't deliciously frightening like STREB, just delicious. The new High Tide... More >>

  • Healing Science

    published April 15, 2003

    The secret of dreaming was sent into the world with the spirit of Barramundi," said physicist Fred Alan Wolf, relating an Aboriginal tale to a... More >>

  • Full Tilt

    published April 1, 2003

    "Sideways," a program of two works by Eliza Miller Dance Company at Danspace Project (March 20 through 23), offered a feast for eyes and ears.... More >>

  • Early Warnings of Chances to Learn

    published March 11, 2003

    As Martha Graham would say, the body never lies. But what if you can’t hear it for all the noise and static in your typical day?... More >>

  • Everyone Benefits

    published March 4, 2003

    Dance well and do good! Curator Marya Wethers's "Food for Thought" show, "Divercity" (Danspace Project, February), solicited food donations for an... More >>

  • Razzle-Dazzle 'Em!

    published February 18, 2003

    What fun it must be to claim performers as resourceful and giving as Zvi Gotheiner's troupe. Fun, too, to be part of ZviDance and make a huge,... More >>

  • How She Rose

    published February 4, 2003

    I remember how she rose with nothing on but water . . . —Mark Irwin, "Domnica" each tide an argosy of... More >>

  • For Adults Only

    published January 7, 2003

    Beloved, gaze in thine own heart," Yeats advised. "The holy tree is growing there." Yet many seekers of spiritual growth seem—as another... More >>

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