3/15/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Rudolph Nureyev: Encore Performance- Afternoon Of A Faun (1981)

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Vaslav Nijinsky choreographed Afternoon of a Faun, using the music of Claude Debussy. In this interpretation, Leon Bakst’s scenery and costumes have been stunningly reconstructed by Ralph Holmes. The original choreography, designed to evoke the two-dimensional flatness of a Greek frieze, was reconstructed by Elizabeth Schooling and William Chappel. Continue reading

O & A With WaleStylez: NYC Ghosts- A Photographic Essay

By Walter Rutledge

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WaleStylez aka Adewale Adekanbi is a photographer who has a special affinity for New York City. NYC Ghosts focuses on places with a past, that are forgotten and outlooked; on the verge of decay a ghost of their former form and function. A fan of  black and white silvertone prints he pays homage to the genre. Continue reading

Rudolph Nureyev: Encore Performance- Afternoon Of A Faun (1981)

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Vaslav Nijinsky himself did the choreography for Afternoon of a Faun, using the music of Claude Debussy. In this interpretation, Bakst’s scenery and costumes have been stunningly reconstructed by Ralph Holmes. The original choreography, designed to evoke the two-dimensional flatness of a Greek frieze, was reconstructed by Elizabeth Schooling and William Chappel. Continue reading