Women’s work, the great outdoors, and conjuring a glorious repertory piece in a few words: August reviews

From mid-June until late August, dance springs up in the most unexpected places in and around New York. From mid-August to the second week in September, practically all that is left of dance--and it isn't much--happens outdoors. Starting in mid-July I spent a month wandering hither and yon, which is not as fun as it sounds. It is draining to negotiate subway, boat, and the dawdling summer streets … [Read more...]

Art Spiegelman brings culture (other than the physical kind) to Pilobolus; Rezo Gabriadze creates pathos from string and wire; Bill T. Jones pays oblique homage to Lincoln–and Merce; and Pichet Klunchun moves between monkey, demon, and demi-goddess

Here are six Financial Times reviews from the last few weeks. They cover events at the Joyce (two), Lincoln Center Festival (three) and outside along the Hudson for the River to River Festival. To begin, the first of two reviews of Pilobolus's four week season at the Joyce (one week left), which features a collaboration with Art "Maus" Spiegleman (yay!): There are two strains of Pilobolus - the … [Read more...]