Now 58, the noted choreographer’s succinct gestural language, coincident use of music and musical ideas, and spatial elasticity is now completely second nature.
Monica Bill Barnes’s choreographic method can be characterized as make ’em laugh, then make ’em think.
Truth is, the fraying of the middle class is not just something that has happened to creatives.
Stave off boredom. This is going to be a smoking festival.
The exploitation of the free labor of artists may finally have hit a critical mass in 2014, generating enough publicity to make observers righteously angry.
This week, The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) announced that Cathy Edwards will become NEFA’s new Executive Director.
You’d be a fool to miss taking advantage of Boston’s Mayor’s Holiday.
If you know Swan Lake, there will be few structural surprises. Girl turned into swan, prince falls in love, prince gets fooled, they both feel really terrible, and die.
Isango’s Magic Flute/ Impempe Yomlingo is lit by flashes of brilliance. Most can be traced directly to Mandisi Dyantyis’ reorchestration of Mozart’s orchestral score for an ensemble of marimbas.
Here’s a modest proposal. Let’s invent a Boston arts tasting menu.