11 years ago
Omayra Amaya is flamenco nobility, her minimal Vivencias unerringly focused. She performs flamenco purono plots, props, polka dots, just brilliant zapateado (footwork), crisp palmas (claps), and rhythmic rocket science. The one frill in the ...
13 years ago
They say married people don't have sex anymore. I say, yo, speak for yourself. Granted, we may barely recall those leisurely Sunday marathons, fellating between Op-Ed pages and slices of smoked salmon. And it's true that the idea of staying up all...
14 years ago
Ballet Hispanico opened its Joyce season (through December 9) with the premiere of Ramon Oller's Bésame. Oller fills Arvo Pärt's floaty music with the gentle passion of idealized love. Jennifer DePalo and Pedro Ruiz inhabit a couch, ch...
15 years ago
"To dedicate your life to dance is a political act," says French Albanian choreographer Angelin Preljocaj. "Not to put politics into the dance. But that to dance, instead of producing popcorn, is political." Preljocaj is one of the headliners at "...
16 years ago
"A journey through the rhythms of the African diaspora" is how Abdel Salaam describes Rhythm Legacy, which plays Tuesday at Aaron Davis Hall during Forces of Nature Dance Theatre's 19th Annual Kwanzaa Regeneration Night. Though Salaam sounds like ...