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OLIVIER DUBOIS’ TRAGÉDIE

“Olivier Dubois has created with TRAGÉDIE his very own Sacre du printemps, or his own Boléro.” — Libération* As part of this year’s Festival Paris l’été, Dubois brings back his dance work TRAGÉDIE. “Experience a blinding, dazzling, deafening humanity. No longer able to distinguish individual bodies rising to the surface from masses in movement, the piece presents a quivering, archaic momentum. […]

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MIWA MATREYEK AND MORGAN SORNE

The animator and performer Miwa Matreyek will collaborate with five-octave vocalist Morgan Sorne this week as part of Week One of Redcat’s NOW FESTIVAL 2018. EAT YOUR YOUNG is a “visual kaleidoscope of complex shape-shifting imagery of the anthropocene,” and will be performed nightly.* Also on the bill: SOLID, LIKE A ROCK—a dance piece from […]

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IVO VAN HOVE’S THE DAMNED

Ivo van Hove and the Comédie Française meet at the Armory for a performance/installation art production of Luchino Visconti’s THEDAMNED that combines live actors, musicians, and a roving videographer.   THE DAMNED, directed by Ivo van Hove, through July 28. IVO VAN HOVE and LAURIE ANDERSON in conversation, Thursday, July 19, at 6 pm. PARK […]

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LORNA SIMPSON IN CONVERSATION

This week at the Whitney, Lorna Simpson and Elizabeth Alexander will discuss the artist’s new book LORNA SIMPSON COLLAGES. “Using advertising photographs of black women (and men) drawn from vintage issues of Ebony and Jet, Simpson’s collages explore the richly nuanced language of hair—as Alexander writes in her introduction: ‘Black women’s hair are galaxies unto themselves, […]

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UPCOMING DANCE FROM CAP UCLA

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company—whose collaboration with SITI Company, A Rite, brought down the house at Royce Hall three years ago—is returning to UCLA this autumn with ANALOGY TRILOGY, a marathon work that combines Analogy/Dora and Analogy/Lance with Analogy Ambros, based on a story by W. G. Sebald. The Jones/Zane company engagement is one […]