Tag Archives: dance

Anna Halprin and Breath Made Visible

I’ve always been a self-conscious person—and that’s not the same thing as a conscious one. My vision of myself is no more acute than anyone else’s, rather less so, I think. I’ve seldom been at ease dancing, and in general

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One of the most beautifully written and joyful books of last year was Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homan. The first reference I heard to the book was on public radio. I’m not sure who was interviewed

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Flash mobs and surprise parties

I guess it’s because I haven’t lived in any big cities in the last few years, but I’ve mostly missed the “flash mob” phenomenon. I‘ve been reading about it because of the wonderful Christmas present given shoppers at an Ontario

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There has never been anyone like Josephine Baker.

Another biography in our collection of remarkable African-American women entertainers.

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Wes Adams and the last vaudeville circuit

He lived a wonderful decade of his life in a artistic frenzy of dance and travel.

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