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Fragments of Unrest: An Interview with Olivier Tarpaga

October 4, 2017 hugh 0

Co-founder of the Baker + Tarpaga Dance Project, Olivier Tarpaga is both a choreographer and a musician who brings together disparate nations and identities to create powerful and meaningful performances. Working with his partner, Esther Baker-Tarpaga, the duo have generated a project-centered, transcontinental company that is based in both Philadelphia and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Their…

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John Szwed: Notes on John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

September 19, 2017 hugh 0

This is a guest post written by anthropologist, writer, and jazz scholar John Szwed. He has taught Anthropology, African American Studies, and Film Studies at Yale University as well as Music and Jazz Studies at Columbia University where he served as Director of the Center for Jazz Studies. He has published many books on jazz and American music, including…

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Making Art in 2017: Talia Mason on Onion Dances

September 14, 2017 hugh 0

Name: Talia Mason Show in 2017 Festival: Onion Dances FringeArts: Tell us a bit about your show. Talia Mason: Onion Dances is an autobiographical solo examining the role that memories play in shaping one’s past, present, and future. It is is equally interested in how we remember and how we forget our inherited stories. There is dancing, storytelling,…

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DUENDE – Break My Echo at FringeArts 2017

September 13, 2017 Bill Hebert 0

by Bill Hebert for The Dance Journal Now beginning its fourth season, duende is a new music and contemporary dance collective which focuses on the interaction between performers and dancers in the live realization of […]

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Making Art in 2017: Michael Kiley on Close Music for Bodies

September 10, 2017 hugh 0

Name: Michael Kiley Show in 2017 Festival: Close Music for Bodies Past Festival shows: Sound design and original music for Nichole Canuso Dance Company’s Wandering Alice (also performer, 2008), Takes (2010), and The Garden (2013), as well as Animina, A Race Street Pier Soundwalk (Digital Fringe, 2015) Fun fact: My first job in Philadelphia was house managing Christ Church for the 1999 Fringe Festival….

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Making Art in 2017: Keila Cordova on KITH

September 10, 2017 hugh 0

Name: Keila Cordova Company: 3 Pony Show / keila cordova dances Show in 2017 Festival: KITH Past Festival shows: Linear Default, As Pretty Does, Volcano, My Love, Agnes Falling, Gold, Janet 2.0, Girl “Y” FringeArts: Tell us a bit about your show. Keila Cordova: KITH comes out of my on-going interest in looking at how people connect to each other.  We created…

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Making Art in 2017: Sarah Carr on Mistress of the Maze

September 5, 2017 hugh 0

Name: Sarah Carr Company: WeftWorks Show in 2017 Festival: Mistress of the Maze Past Festival shows: None: this is my first! FringeArts: Tell us about your show. Sarah Carr: Mistress Of the Maze explores the ancient Minoan myths and rituals that inspired the classical Greek tale of Ariadne, Theseus, and the Minotaur. I am an anthropologist as…

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Rosas dances Coltrane: Interview with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker + Salva Sanchis

September 3, 2017 Josh 0

“For dancers, improvising should be the norm rather than the exception.” Choreographers Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Salva Sanchis bring their full evening dance work A Love Supreme to the 2017 Fringe Festival. Four dancers surrender themselves to John Coltrane’s spiritual ode to divine love, his 1965 jazz masterpiece A Love Supreme. The album was revolutionary for its…

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