Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
On Community and Access in Somatics: An Interview with Marion Ramirez of caracola
Photo: Alyssa Maloof

On Community and Access in Somatics: An Interview with Marion Ramirez of caracola

"I want it fresh, like when you open a mango."

Maddie Hopfield
December 3, 2020

Jumping in with Both Feet
Drawing: Elizabeth Castagna

Jumping in with Both Feet

When you think about how the use of language itself is scripted from our corporeal presence, reading through this collection is to experience the body.

Emilee Lord
December 10, 2020

The Grand Union—They Were Their Own Material
Photo: Tom Berthiaume

The Grand Union—They Were Their Own Material

Wendy Perron explores the Grand Union’s six years of anarchism from the inside.

Leslie Bush
December 10, 2020

"Beyond Moving" Raises Questions about Becoming a Dancer
Beyond Moving

"Beyond Moving" Raises Questions about Becoming a Dancer

What does it mean to dance for a home?

Kristen Shahverdian
December 11, 2020

The Superpower of a Biracial Child
Photo: Plate 3 Photography

The Superpower of a Biracial Child

"Why can't I find a reflection of myself anywhere I look?" -Joseph Ahmed

Annielille (Ani) Gavino
December 14, 2020

A New Nutcracker Challenges Orientalism
Photo: Erin Baiano

A New Nutcracker Challenges Orientalism

An interview with Final Bow for Yellowface co-founder Phil Chan about their upcoming Mystery Nutcracker Theater

Kristi Yeung
December 18, 2020

The Shim Sham Shimmy for a Holiday Win
Sa'Mantha Sayten

The Shim Sham Shimmy for a Holiday Win

An all women tap ensemble brings a holiday favorite to your home.

Emilee Lord
December 20, 2020

Online Race Series Reveals Multicolored Palette
Photo: Bruce Hollywood

Online Race Series Reveals Multicolored Palette

What’s social justice got to do with French impressionism?

Darcy Grabenstein
December 23, 2020

It Is What It Is: Tiny Pretty Things in Black and White
Photo: Sophie Giraud

It Is What It Is: Tiny Pretty Things in Black and White

Attention writers, directors, producers, choreographers, and casting directors: these narratives must be resisted.

Gregory King
December 27, 2020

Hip Hop Artist Raphael Xavier Wins Grant to Produce Short Film
Photo: Richard Abstrak Soto

Hip Hop Artist Raphael Xavier Wins Grant to Produce Short Film

Film grant propels hip hop artist from stage to street, breaking to biking.

Darcy Grabenstein
January 5, 2021

Jingle Jangle: What It Feels Like to See Yourself at Christmas
Photo: Gareth Gatrell

Jingle Jangle: What It Feels Like to See Yourself at Christmas

Jingle Jangle radiates Blackness; Black families, Black aspirations, Black skepticism, Black community, and Black magic.

Gregory King
January 5, 2021

Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough: Detroit, Jackson, and Racialized Economies
Photo: Oxford University Press

Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough: Detroit, Jackson, and Racialized Economies

Judith Hamera reminds readers that “enough” is just an illusion.

Leila Mire
January 14, 2021

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