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A Clay Fired Duke

To terminate an illness of culture you could shatter a clay fired duke. Inside you would find a desperate character — Clay Duke.  The performance of Dayna Hanson’s The Clay Duke was as desperate as the character itself. This is art imitating life that makes watching the performance compelling.   In Panama City, Florida on December 14th 2010 at a school board meeting Clay […]

EN PUNTAS

This fragile dancer seems cruelly placed on knife edges, but she is persistent and has a furry. She will accomplish the perfection she desires or perhaps fulfill the perfection of whomever has placed her in such a precarious place. This is the trailer for Javier Pérez’s piece titled, “EN PUNTAS” in which a ballerina dances […]

Exit/Exist

This is it. Gregory Maqoma’s back is to the audience. If you’re going to dance with your back to the audience, you’re going to reveal something when you turn around. If you are going to dance history, you are going to lose something in translation. This could be a protest against language, but it is […]

Box within a Box

My skepticism for this concept was quickly displaced by engagement.  This dance with technology is impressive… Nearly everything you see is pre-programmed, controlled by a master script. The man experiences a role reversal, to interact naturally with the technology.

From this distant vantage point

“From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular interest. But for us, it’s different. Consider again that dot. That’s here, that’s home, that’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our […]