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WINGS OF DESIRE

“I always felt throughout the making of WINGS OF DESIRE that the city of Berlin was carrying the film, the city had sort of co-invented the story… “Then, of course, two years later it became a whole different city… I realized I had just caught it in the nick of time, that strange, legendary island of […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

THIS BRIDGE CALLED MY ASS

THIS BRIDGE CALLED MY ASS—a new performance piece by Miguel Gutierrez—will be at the Chocolate Factory Theater through the end of the week. Inspired by This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Gutierrez’s performers—Alvaro Gonzalez, John Gutierrez, Miguel Gutierrez, Xandra Ibarra, Nibia Pastrana Santiago, and Evelyn Sanchez Narvaez—“map an elusive choreography of obsessive and perverse action […]

GRAPHIC MEANS

Up until just over thirty years ago—when the desktop computer debuted—design production process was done primarily by hand and with the aid of analog machines. The design and print industries used a variety of ways to get type and image onto film, plates, and finally to the printed page. The documentary GRAPHIC MEANS is a […]

EVGENIA CITKOWITZ AT THE HAMMER

“There were different kinds of quiet. Not all bad. There was the fertile kind of artists, which she knew from studio visits and enjoyed. She liked the economy of speech, that words came from seeing; conversation only happened when there was something to say. Silence was always productive: full of ideas and crowded with consciousness.” […]

I FALL, I FLOW, I MELT — L.A. DANCE PROJECT

I FALL, I FLOW, I MELT—a new evening-length dance work from Benjamin Millepied investigating “techniques of counterpoint, fugue, and canon within his choreography”—will be performed by L.A. Dance Project at their downtown Los Angeles headquarters, reconfigured for an in-the-round experience.Twelve dancers from the ensemble—Doug Baum, Anthony Lee Bryant, Aaron Carr, David Adrian Freeland Jr., Mario […]