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Emily Johnson Shares SHORE in Lenapehoking/New York City

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 04.17.2015 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Emily Johnston / Catalyst launches the Lenapehoking (New York City) installment of SHORE on Sunday April 19th, with gatherings and events taking place at various locations April 19-26, and performances at New York Live Arts happening April 23-25.

When Angels Cry: Jennifer Edward's New Novel Promises More Than Fifty Shades of Grey...Sexual Healing

LuxEco Living | Posted 04.08.2015 | Books
LuxEco Living

The movie, Fifty Shades of Grey is meant to be released on Valentines Day weekend and the pundits who think the book will still outsell theatrical ticket sales better think twice.

Dance, Intimacy and the Human Heart: 4CHAMBERS

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

In 4CHAMBERS there are four spaces that people enter and go through, like the flow of blood, in one direction, and come out on the other side, having ...

Embodied Women as Window on Feminism: The Co(te)lette Film Served Up on Your Lap[top]

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This piece was created by a Flemish/Dutch choreographer, but watching it in the U.S., Co(te)lette elicits a physical response to the fact that women are under open attack, here.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph: The Art of Collaboration and Community-Building

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

2012-03-15-20120314marcbamuthijoseph_breakspic12_PPthumb.jpg Today spoken word/hip hop theater artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph's red, black & GREEN: a blues opens at the Walker Art Center.

Focus on Dance Writing, Content Creation, and Audience Engagement

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

As evidenced by the publication of this monograph, dance writing is still a celebrated practice vital to the dance world.

In Dance News: It's A Matter of Place

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This has been an exciting week for three dance organizations -- and there is a common and unlikely thread that ties their accomplishments together: geography.

Opening June 1: Gotham Dance Festival at the Joyce Theater

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Gotham Arts Exchange kicks off the summer with the 2-week Gotham Dance Festival, a diversely layered program that showcases both emerging and nationally renowned choreographers.

To all who Wish to Cut Funding to PBS, NPR and the NEA: Please Consider Your Children

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Edwards

For those who would cut funding to the arts through eliminating NPR, PBS, and the NEA, I urge you to think not about the programs that you do not like and instead think of your childhoods, your kids, and grand kids.

Life, Love, Technology, and Dance: Where Personal Narrative Meets Art

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Efficient use of resources, including technology, in the context of collaboration may be the key to unlocking sustainability in the arts.

TenduTV: Arts Ambassador for the Future

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

While the commodification of art has been an uncomfortable notion for the art world, creators should get online and make art more accessible.

Gus Solomons Jr. dancer / choreographer / writer / actor / PARADIGM - shifter

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

I began my conversation with Gus Solomons Jr. by saying, "as a dancer, age is such a..." "MYTH!" Solomons interjected. And then, grimacing, he added...

Dear Gen Y, Never Get a Real Job: Thank You Scott Gerber

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Edwards

Fact: there are over 81 million young people unemployed worldwide and youth unemployment stands at over 18% in the US. And, Scott Gerber, entrepreneur...

Haiti Is Wailing: Gina Athena Ulysse, Anthropologist and Performing Artist

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Haiti is Gina's reason for everything. A self-described accidental student, she earned her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology in hopes of helping her birth-country.

Nutcracker: Alastair Macaulay, Senior Dance Critic for the New York Times

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

New York Times critic Alastair Macaulay's recent review of The Nutcracker has stirred up quite a controversy due to a line saying one dancer "looked as if she'd eaten one sugar plum too many".

President Obama: Waking the Debate Around Health Care

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Edwards

Developing ideas around prevention and better care begins with creativity. A good use of time and resources might be bringing in fresh thought leaders to work on simple solutions for our health care problems.

Dance and Visual Art on Film: Finite and Infinite Games

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

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Ballet Hispanico's New Executive Director; Continuing a Tradition of Inclusive Integration

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

When I think of the term "Hispanic" I am conscious of the fact that I'm referring to a widely diverse group of cultures. In viewing the repertory of B...

For Artists & Arts Organizations: 6 Steps to Building Your Base Through Authentic Engagement

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This past Monday (Nov. 15th), I gave a talk for Women in Development, New York at El Museo del Barrio. The topic was 'Fundraising in the Age of Social...

Technology and Happiness: When Work Leads to Balance and Life Becomes a Ride

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Edwards

Technology has certainly changed the landscape of our culture. From creative outlets and communication to social structures and mobile work/live space...

In Times of Crisis: Saving Art

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

In order to understand where art is headed in this new e-economy, we must remember where art has been and see the possible trajectories for the future...

Ballet Memphis and Brazil: Nurturing Community through Art

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Upon reading a recent piece in the Guardian, entitled 'Points of Culture: what Brazil can teach Britain about Art', I was reminded of a small US dance...

Nature's Healing Effects on Your Body & Your Mind

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Edwards

As we head further into summer, take advantage of local forested areas; you may do more than simply stretch you legs and breathe fresh air. A Japanese...

Dancing in a Vacuum: The NEA Says Get Online

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

"American dance is a fugitive art, resistant to capture, elusive in definition, and difficult to quantify." - Douglas C. Sonntag, Director of Dance f...