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Laura Peterson’s “Wooden” at HERE

There is something irresistibly appealing about the idea of dancing out of doors.  For a dancer, sinking your feet into moist soil or feeling sand between your toes is a refreshing change from the smooth surface of a dance studio’s … Continue reading

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A Day at the Dia

Richard Serra’s Torqued Ellipse II, photo by Evan Namerow This past Sunday, I got a satisfying dose of art, nature, and tranquility just a short train ride north of Manhattan.  I escaped from New York City and headed to Beacon, … Continue reading

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Dry Earth: What Came Before

After a year of research in Fort Greene Park, Dry Earth is sharing its work on Sunday, May 31 at 3 PM and 5 PM.  Dedicated to notable Fort Greene resident Walt Whitman on his 190th birthday, What Came Before … Continue reading

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VIA Dance Collaborative: The Seasons Project

Last year, VIA Dance Collaborative engaged the public through its Dream Project, culminating in a performance at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.  Now the company is about to begin The Seasons Project, which will chronicle the four seasons through outdoor improvisational explorations … Continue reading

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Movement and Environmental Awareness

iLAND photo by Bob Brain In honor of Earth Day, I’d like to share an excerpt from iLAND artistic director Jennifer Monson’s opening remarks at last month’s iLAND Symposium: “Both art and science are fundamentally creative fields where there is … Continue reading

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