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more music. more dance. more life. more future.

As audience members stream into The Kitchen, a multimedia performance venue in Chelsea, they are faced with a striking stage picture that appropriately launches more more more…future, a music/dance piece by Congolese director and choreographer Faustin Linyekula. Four very imposing … Continue reading

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Achieving Greatness: The Fiasco Theater’s Twelfth Night

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.–Twelfth Night, II.v Anyone who knows me knows about my obsession with Shakespeare. Give me some mellifluous, honey-tongued verse and I’m content to pass many a happy … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic Has Left the Building

I love the museums in this city (who doesn’t…?), and while I try to get to them as often as possible, it’s not terribly common for an individual exhibit to thrill me enough for a repeat visit. Three years ago, … Continue reading

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Havel Returns!

Vaclav Havel, respected playwright and former president of Czechoslovakia and subsequently the Czech Republic, has just published a new play – his first new work in almost 20 years. The play is called Leaving, and it features a leader of … Continue reading

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KCST’s Measure For Measure

King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s (KCST) famous Spring Show has been a tradition for the past fifteen years. The Spring Show is always written by Shakespeare, even though KCST’s other shows are not exclusively Shakespeare. This year, the show is Measure … Continue reading

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The Pillowman

In my recent recollection of student theater on campus in the past two years, I have come to realize that most student theater produced on campus is either student-written or a “classic”. Students generally do not choose recently written plays … Continue reading

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Tell Me mORCHESIS

I know reality television gets criticized much of the time, especially recently with the phenomena of Jersey Shore and MTV shows of a similar ilk. However, I think there is real merit to the reality television shows that revolve around … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Kisses and Child Philosophers: Tino Sehgal at the Guggenheim

The rotunda at the Guggenheim is currently cleared of all its normal art to allow visitors to focus on the works of British-German artist Tino Sehgal. Sehgal has two pieces showing at the museum: “The Kiss,” and “This is Progress.” … Continue reading

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An All American Montage

When I hear the title, American Document I think Gettysburg Address, Declaration of Independence… I think of John Adams and George Washington, of white wigs and muskets. I do not think of a modern dance/theater piece. But that is exactly … Continue reading

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Lunch With The Arts Initiative Returns This Fall

So I’m new to the Arts Initiative family, and over the course of the summer I’ve been exploring what exactly the Arts Initiative is. The AI’s mission sounds simple enough: to re-invent the role of Arts in the University and … Continue reading

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