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Tilting Space in an Abandoned Warehouse: Tori Lawrence + Co.
Photo: Johanna Austin

Tilting Space in an Abandoned Warehouse: Tori Lawrence + Co.

JUNKSPACE moves deftly with deference to and camaraderie with the building's space.

Kat Sullivan
May 24, 2019

Dance on TV: Fosse/Verdon
Photo courtesy of FX Networks

Dance on TV: Fosse/Verdon

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andy Blankenbuehler present a Fosse retrospective.

Mira Treatman
May 28, 2019

Listen To Your Guts
Photo: Plate 3 Photography

Listen To Your Guts

I watch their pelvises shift and gyrate, thinking of the intestines beneath.

Maddie Hopfield
May 28, 2019

Side by Side: Philadelphia Churches (and bodies in them)
Photo: Daniel Kontz

Side by Side: Philadelphia Churches (and bodies in them)

Grounds that Shout! continues Reggie Wilson’s research into sacred spaces, ecstatic movement, and African diasporic experience.

Jenna Horton
June 5, 2019

Site, Skin and Self: A Week with Rosy Simas
Photo: LilaHurwitz/doolittleandbird

Site, Skin and Self: A Week with Rosy Simas

“My work is really based in an aesthetic of listening…it is really the underpinning of the whole thing.”

Janna Meiring
June 6, 2019

Ballet Up Close and Personal with Bryan Koulman
Photo: Lauren Hirsch

Ballet Up Close and Personal with Bryan Koulman

Koulman’s fine group of artists splashed balletic bravura across the footlights.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 10, 2019

Honestly Sincere
Photo: Johanna Austin

Honestly Sincere

Sincerity is a slippery thing to script.

Miryam Coppersmith
June 14, 2019

Between Two Archives
Photo: Jan Versweyveld

Between Two Archives

The Sentient Archive focuses on the generation of movement and the person within and through whom the movement exists.

Andrew Sargus Klein
June 20, 2019

Ballet: What is the Matter?
Photo: Lynn Brooks

Ballet: What is the Matter?

Jennifer Fisher's new book, a memoir-as-ethnographic study

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 22, 2019

Milka Djordjevich’s Anthemic Opus
Photo: Gema Galiana

Milka Djordjevich’s Anthemic Opus

It makes sense somehow, as postmodern gumbo usually does.

Mira Treatman
July 5, 2019

Fresh Juice Fest: Attending to Time and Space
Photo: Evan Dawson

Fresh Juice Fest: Attending to Time and Space

Featuring works both improvised and composed, the performance asks me to bring my attention to time and to space.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
July 9, 2019

Marie Geneviève Van Goethem, aka "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen"
Photo: RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Marie Geneviève Van Goethem, aka "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen"

Like a sculptor aiming for a semblance of life, the author adjusts her sights beyond the facts, on Marie Van Goethem’s soul.

Carolyn Merritt
July 9, 2019

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