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What Moves You? @ Danielle Selby

Danielle Selby: Dancer/Choreographer
New York

What Moves You? 
“What moved me as a child was my sister. She has a physical disability and can not walk but she helped me learn to walk and we made dance show after dance show in our living room. 191 more words


Visiting Artist 2: Adam Linder

This is how the Hammer Museum at UCLA described Adam Linder’s 2016 exhibition

In the crafting of carefully arranged dance performances, Adam Linder acts as the choreographic equivalent of a film editor, creating an assemblage of occasions, phrases, postures, and poses.

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My Not-So-Glorious Return

I have huffed and puffed my way through the first week of classes after three weeks of holidays and sickness. I was not quite as effortless as I had hoped. 578 more words


Gay love, snappy fantasy, and missing the point

Somehow I missed Andr√© Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name in 2007, but a friend kindly lent me a paperback copy (there doesn’t seem to be an ebook edition, and so I spent a few days with the unfamiliar feel of paper between my fingers). 596 more words


Bella Lewitsky

”I am a dancer, not a singer.”

This was her reply during a hearing of the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, to decline giving up names of friends who might have had involvement in the Communist Party. 132 more words


(Book Review) Dancers After Dark by Jordan Matter

By Kelsey May Fraser

Dancers After Dark is a triumph of photography, dance, and beauty. The collection contains more than 150 images and dozens of inspiring, insightful quotes. 772 more words

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Review: Phoenix Rising Dance Company's "Afraid of Americans"

Whether intentional or not, Phoenix Rising Dance Company’s “Afraid of Americans” conjured up an uncomfortable yet necessary feeling: it’s meant to make us think about not just Americans, but humans in general; how we view each other, how we view people who we deem “different” from us–whatever that word means. 345 more words