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Pina Returns to Brooklyn — Modern dance luminary Pina Bausch and her stalwart company of exceptional dancers, Tanztheater Wuppertal, made their New York debut in 1984 with the now-iconic double bill of Café Müller, a melancholic fever dream in which the dreamer, a sleepwalking woman, is trapped inside a congested, monochromatic restaurant, and The Rite of Spring, a voracious reinterpretation of Stravinsky’s original ballet, one that covers the stage in soil and sees its...
In Bushwick, there is a very small cube of an all-white space that is equal parts dancer's oasis and asylum (the walls are intentionally padded). Called Otion Front Studio, it houses rehearsals and performances for artists who are working at the intersection of dance, performance art, and modes of expression that escape and defy definition. More than just a physical space, Otion Front Studio serves as the nucleus for Otion Front collective, a group...
After 25 years, Mark Morris's gender-bending, Charles Burns-inspired 1970s Nutcracker still pushes the boundaries of the classical ballet. With a cast of Mark Morris company dancers as well as returning performers from the Hard Nut's quarter-century history, it's also something of a family reunion. Brooklyn Magazine stepped backstage during its short run at BAM this year to take a look at one of Brooklyn's most beloved Christmas traditions. Chelsea Acree, party guest, snow, Russian, flower. "I've been...
Hillary's fat and still has emails, a Filipino fisherman found a 75-pound pearl and then kept it hidden under his bed for ten years, and policemen in France are forcing women to take their clothes off. A standard week, all things considered. Planning to stay inside and click about it? Boring. Get out. Here are all the art things you should do and see this week instead of slurping fifteen mezcalitas and slamming four pounds of guac with your girlfriends. OUCHI GALLERY: OVERFITTING Curator Yujia...

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