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Sia's SNL Mime and Sign Language in Pop Music

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

There is a fine line between showcasing the beauty of ASL, and utilizing sign language as a gimmick. Hearing artists often toe this line without even considering the opportunities that exist for better collaboration.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 3: Beckmesser, Kissinger and the Klinghoffer Controversy

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Playing out before us is the Wagner situation redux. In anticipation of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Death of Klinghoffer.

Let Freedom and Cash Registers Ring

John Conway | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
John Conway

To deny service or business interaction to other American based on a religious objection is itself not a protection of religious freedom but a direct assault upon it.

Mime on a Mission

Monica Bauer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Monica Bauer

Bill Bowers, the best American mime of his generation, is at it again; presenting his solo show of mime and story telling, Beyond Words, in New York.

Beyond Words, a Mime's Story Coming to Edinburgh Fringe

Monica Bauer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Monica Bauer

The journey of this young gay boy from the Big Sky country of one of the USA's most under populated western states (Montana) becomes something much, much more than a series of "amusing things that happened." That's because the performer is Bill Bowers.

The Gelsey Kirkland Academy: Teaching the Art of Storytelling in Dance

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

During her dancing career Gelsey Kirkland was known for her particular ability to get to the heart of a character in the great classic story ballets. In her second career as a teacher she has combined forces with her husband and co-director, Michael "Misha" Chernov, and mime teacher Pilar Garcia.

Karen Montanaro: Making Poetry Visible

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Karen Montanaro has been performing for 40 years. To say that she knows something about what she's doing is an understatement.

Jessica Lange Reveals She Studied Mime In Paris

Posted 11.13.2012 | TV

Had she not been discovered and catapulted into stardom in the 1976 remake of "King King," Jessica Lange may well have wound up in an entirely differe...

To Hold Infinity and Beyond

Tim Chartier | Posted 05.27.2012 | Science
Tim Chartier

Mathematics allows us to study abstract ideas in ways that might initially defy intuition. Does more than one size of infinity do that for you?

Police Called On Dancing Mime In Chicago Suburb

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

A mime dancing at an intersection in a Chicago suburb alarmed residents enough for police to be called to the scene Tuesday. Police say a Buffalo G...

PHOTOS: A Global Guide To Rude Hand Gestures

Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from "Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending Without Words
." --- Evolutionary anthropologists tell u...

Vaudeville -- Alive and Well in 2010

Stefan Haves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Stefan Haves

I dare humans of every age to join the movement of leaving your digital priorities for an hour and see who is on stage and seated next to you -- and to touch the wonder of community combining laughter and beauty.