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TILER PECK’S BALLET NOW

In the local dance world, there are few things rarer or more anticipated than a West Coast visit by the New York City Ballet. This weekend, principal Tiler Peck brings out ten of her City Ballet colleagues for her BalletNOW program at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.* Joining Peck and company are four of their Lincoln […]

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WITH IT WHICH IT AS IT IF IT IS TO BE

“Each one is one and there are many.” “WITH IT WHICH IT AS IT IF IT IS TO BE, a new film by Eve Fowler, rises and falls to the tune of this line, written by Gertrude Stein in her 1910 short story “Many Many Women.” [The 33-minute 16mm film] is a lovingly made collective portrait […]

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WITNESSING HER — JESSICA EMMANUEL

Dancer–choregrapher–performance artist Jessica Emmanuel recently appeared in Poor Dog Group’s The Murder Ballad 1938, and she returns to Redcat this week with her new work WITNESSING HER, which addresses the devastating impact of police violence on black communities. WITNESSING HER is part of the opening week of Redcat’s New Original Works Festival 2017, and Emmanuel’s piece will […]

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DENEUVE AT ZENITH

For the last ten years, Catherine Deneuve has been playing, on screen, a make-believe version of herself—an intelligent, independent, chic woman of a certain age, a great, well-preserved beauty (a nip here, a tuck there) with the signature blonde Deneuve helmet and ever-present cigarette. Regrets, she’s had a few, but she wears her battle scars […]

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THE UNFINISHED CONVERSATION

John Akomfrah’s documentary masterpiece about Stuart Hall, THE UNFINISHED CONVERSATION—the summer highlight of MOMA‘s Unfinished Conversations: New Work from the Collection exhibition—will screen through July 30. This three-channel video installation in its own dedicated “cinema” has been drawing crowds who tend to stay for the entire running-time and then watch it again. From Adrian Searle’s Guardian review after CONVERSATION’s first appearance in 2012: […]