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Carolyn Merritt

Vive Carnaval

Anticipating carnaval, consummate ritual of inversion, a month into the bizarro reality of a Trump presidency.
February 27, 2017
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Every Woman

Half off, your shirt smothers your head...and you are faceless, everywoman, and an uncanny double of Abu Ghraib prisoners.
September 20, 2016
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Arts Writing Bootcamp: The National Critics Institute

Perhaps the best criteria for arts writers or critics is curiosity.
August 21, 2016
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Life Lines: Ally at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

There is the biography... And there is the universal—the multitudes of a single life, the luck of longevity.
June 15, 2016
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Tierra

It felt right to perform tango, a product of immigration, in the lead-up to Pope Francis’s speech on immigration during his recent visit to Philadelphia.
October 18, 2015
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Human Movement

Cardell showcases how dance can confront social issues viscerally, triggering responses that tap something as deep as migration is to our very existence.
July 14, 2015
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Philadelphia’s Tango Moment

Gustavo and Giselle Anne Naveira's participation in the 5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival, from teaching to dancing.
June 13, 2015
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