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Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Despite naysayers from all sides, Sean Strub and his collaborators believed those of us living with HIV/AIDS deserved a magazine that offered us hope, provided us with information we needed to stay healthy and celebrated our lives by telling our stories.

Silence: The Absence of Sound?

Nora Younkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Nora Younkin

The use of silence and stillness is nothing new to concert dance. It has been used for decades, often for the very purpose of subverting audience expectations. It has the power to draw our attention to our breath, to our body, and to our impulses.

ADF 8: Opening Night (2) and Closing

Lightsey Darst | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Lightsey Darst

I love dancers' parties. The floor's full and no one's drunk, with every style and move you can think of unleashed, celebrated, spun, from electric boogaloo to sixties go-go to glam jazz to the running man.

ADF 4: 'Just Try It' -- Rehearsal with Leah Cox

Lightsey Darst | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Lightsey Darst

"Keep being powerful," Cox intones to one dancer. "Heartfelt, real, physical, physical. In your center, you're still very much alive. We can feel it."

Katherine Brooks

'We Want To Address Difficult Conversations'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, an organization that's been bringing its unique combination of cho...

Rewriting the Rite: Bill T. Jones and Anne Bogart Meditate on The Rite of Spring

William Robin | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
William Robin

The opportunity to bring together the highly trained dancers of Jones's company with the gifted actors of Bogart's troupe allowed for a collaboration that could recapture the visceral, interdisciplinary action of the original Rite.

First Nighter: At the Theater, 'Tis the Season to Be Discerning

David Finkle | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There are sentimentalists out therehappy to spend much of the Christmas season looking for It's a Wonderful Life screenings. For them, Anthony E. Palermo has adapted the beloved screenplay as a one-hour radio play.

Fela is Back On Broadway...and it is Fabulous

Atim Oton | Posted 09.15.2012 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

I was born in Nigeria in 1969 and lived through Fela's revolutionary years. I remember 1977 like it was yesterday. There were 3 major events that year...

Happy Birthday, Harvey Lichtenstein!

Michael Kaiser | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Harvey was best known as the inspirational leader who turned the Brooklyn Academy of Music into one of the great arts institutions of the nation. Before becoming an arts manager, he was a dancer who collaborated with choreographers like Merce Cunningham, Eliot Feld, Bill T. Jones and Pina Bausch.

Shine-y Happy People: Another Week of Miami Excess

Tara Solomon | Posted 03.21.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

Oh, the things we learned this week, from how to style oneself with edgy aplomb (with the help of Internet it girl Leandra Medine) to the secrets of a happy marriage, NBA-style

WATCH: The Religious Roots Of Dancer And Choreographer Bill T. Jones

Posted 01.12.2012 | Religion

Bill T. Jones has stormed Broadway in recent years with his Tony Award winning choreography in Spring Awakening and Fela! Yet Jones is no newcomer to...

Lucas Kavner

Keith Haring's Iconic Art Exhibited

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts

Keith Haring was never one to shy away from an audience. He wanted to give his work to everybody, any way he could. Even after his death in 1990 at a...

Brainy And Statuesque: Interview With Choreography Legend Bill T. Jones

Kris Wilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kris Wilton

Bill T. Jones has a long history of pushing envelopes and challenging audiences. In the 1970s, when he was getting his start in New York's downtown da...

Tony Award-winning Choreographer Bill T. Jones is Honored Just as His Broadway Show Fela! Closes This Weekend

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Just as choreographer/director Bill T. Jones was receiving his Kennedy Center Honors -- which were presented Dec. 5th at the awards event in Washingto...

A Tale of Two Biennials: Santa Fe and Denver

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leanne Goebel

Sixteen years ago, Santa Fe had a vision to establish a contemporary art museum with the focus of bringing contemporary art to the city with an accompanying biennial. In 2008, Denver decided to join the biennial craze.

The Best Shoes in New York!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The 28th annual Fred & Adele Astaire Award winners were announced at an event that perpetuates the platinum-set memory of the world's most stellar brother and sister dance team of all time.

Why Kanye West Could Never Be Fela Kuti

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

While Kanye West's admitted disdain for books is well known, I reflected on his recent comments while at the Eugene O'Neill Theater watching Fela!, the production based on the life Fela Kuti.