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Whimsy and Terror: Mark Morris Returns to Berkeley

Carla Escoda | Posted 11.27.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

It was a global nail-biter last week, but after Scotland voted to uphold their often rocky 300-year union with England, Mark Morris' The Muir and A Wooden Tree, which opened his troupe's season at Cal Performances in Berkeley last night, proved a graceful though decidedly eccentric salute to that proud nation, tinged with melancholy and regret.

5 Charities Receive Google Glass To Help Empower Women, People With Disabilities, Others

Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work. After receiving 1,300...

The Magic of Mark Morris' Acis and Galatea

Carla Escoda | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Mark Morris gets Handel like no one else gets him: He crafted a towering piece of dance architecture in L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, and now Acis and Galatea (the jazzed-up Mozart arrangement) gets the witty and lightly absurdist Morris treatment.

Mark Morris Unveils New Rite of Spring at Ojai North!

Carla Escoda | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

I thought those floral wreaths for the women and green leafy garlands for the men looked silly. Though if the movement had been more ironic, they might have worked.

Review: Mark Morris Dance Group at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

Let's begin by acknowledging that Mark Morris is a genius. His best dances -- Gloria, L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato -- tug at us powerfully. ...

Nutcracker, Interrupted: Mark Morris' The Hard Nut Is a Delightfully Zany Take on the Beloved Holiday Ballet

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Curtis M. Wong

From the moment the curtain rises onto a pack of booze-swilling suburbanites engaged in a libidinous promenade, it's clear The Hard Nut is not your ordinary Nutcracker.