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In recognition of World AIDS Day 2009, WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space welcomes poet Sonia Sanchez and choreographer Ronald K. Brown, plus a discussion of AIDS in the African-American community. Complete information here Tuesday, December 1 -- 7pm-9pm InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
I was honored to be asked to invited to participate in Breaking Ground: A Public Charrette--a workshop created and facilitated by San Francisco-based choreographer Joanna Haigood through New York's Dancing in the Streets program. Here's a post I wrote about my experience for Breaking Ground's blog. Do spend some time at the blog's site: You'll find writing by other participants, photos from the event and lots of information about our site (historic Federal Hall) and Haigood's fascinating project. InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Art in America contributing editor Carol Diehl reviews John Kelly's show of visual art at Alexander Gray--The Mirror Stages: Self-Portraits 1979-2009. Art in America, November 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Book Review: Ruth Richardson's The Making of Mr. Gray's Anatomy by Sue Taylor, Art in America, November 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
arts>World Financial Center dance events for Holiday 2009 New York Theatre Ballet in The Nutcracker Tuesday, December 1 (12:30pm and 6pm) Hour-long version. The 6pm show will be preceded by the annual Winter Garden lighting celebration. ETHEL and Annie-B Parson: Wait for Green Friday, December 18 (12:30pm and 7pm) Choreographer/director Parson once again joins forces with postclassical string quartet ETHEL, restaging their 2008 collaboration, Wait for Green. Ase Dance Theatre Collective Monday, December 28 (12:30pm) Dance and song in celebration of Kwanzaa All events take place in WFC's Winter Garden and are free; no tickets...
Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre is preparing a new musical theatre/dance work called Super Maeva de Oz which takes inspiration from The Wizard of Oz to tell the story of a young Latina lesbian coming out in the South Bronx in 1977. The piece will need a chorus made up of 6 to 12 participants that backs up the actress. The songs include cursing, humorous and sexually explicit references. Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre is seeking singers for the chorus who have: a good singing voice (formal training a plus); can sing with Spanish/ Latina accent; and OK with being perceived as Queer. We are having auditions on Saturday November 28, from 10am to 12pm and from 6pm to 9pm...
Overcoming Cerebral Palsy, Gregg Mozgala Learns to Dance by Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times, November 24, 2009 I'm looking forward to seeing this piece, which I will be reviewing for Dance Magazine. InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
See my "Dance Matters" feature on Ailey's Judith Jamison--celebrating her 20th Anniversary at the helm of the world's best-loved company--in the December issue of Dance Magazine (pp. 20-22). InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Experience Necessary - Bernard Dove Is Doing What He Loves, Leading Dance Classes by Ralph Blumenthal, The New York Times, November 23, 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com