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BILL T JONES
Nexus -- Part I
Leading pioneer in the field of arts management and music educ...
American Psycho London Cast Recording album cover
American Psycho: Chatting with Duncan Sheik, Plus Exclusives from diNMachine, Charlie Oxford, Janey Street and Holy Sheboygan!
Trafficbeat Entertainment, Music Biz Vet
According to its songwriter, Michael Schumacher... "'Brisé,' written for choreographer Liz Gerring, features bits of glass
10 Things I Learned About Bill T. Jones
Elizabeth Ann Thompson
I recently saw the west coast premiere of Analogy/Dora: Tramontane by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Here are 10 things I learned about Bill T. Jones.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Beginner's Mind -- Listen
Writer, web editor, performing arts journalist and enthusiast
In and Out of Africa
San Francisco-based arts critic
Ironically, two films recently screened in San Francisco offer such radically different perspectives on Africa that their juxtaposition is worth noting. One was decidedly old school; the other a fascinating documentary about one of Africa's most controversial musicians.
: Music Is the Weapon of Choice for Some
Myrdith Leon Mccormack
Publisher, Celebrity manicurist, style writer, entrepreneur
Even I had to admit, as fascinated as I was about Africa, that I feared it more and had no urgent desire to visit the land in which society tells me I am a descendent of. Fear of the unknown had wiped away any desire in me that might have been fostered.
Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.
Editor-in-Chief, POZ Magazine and POZ.com
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?
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
National Endowment for the Arts 2007 Literature Fellow
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
National Endowment for the Arts 2007 Literature Fellow
"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."
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Rewriting the Rite: Bill T. Jones and Anne Bogart Meditate on
The Rite of Spring
Musicologist and journalist
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
First Nighter: At the Theater, 'Tis the Season to Be Discerning
Writer, Drama Critic
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
Designer, founder of The Creative Side Fashon and Design Incub...
Happy Birthday, Harvey Lichtenstein!
Chairman, DeVos Institute of Arts Management
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
Miami-based writer and pop-culturist
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
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Keith Haring's Iconic Art Exhibited
Brainy And Statuesque: Interview With Choreography Legend Bill T. Jones
Arts and culture writer
Tony Award-winning Choreographer Bill T. Jones is Honored Just as His Broadway Show Fela! Closes This Weekend
Veteran Interviewer; Pop Culture Chronicler
A Tale of Two Biennials: Santa Fe and Denver
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
Writer, Lecturer, Historian and Activist
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
Words, Beats, Postures
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.
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