Fall is in full swing and is quickly ushering in the holiday arts season. This week we honor dance in Brooklyn, celebrate Jazz on Staten Island, and watch Denzel Washington save a western town. Here are a few of the many events taking place in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to get you Out and About.Continue reading
Camille A. Brown, choreographer, who has received critic acclaim for her social commentary dance works, has been named a TED2015 fellow. Brown is among 21 other fellows who were selected and range from biologists, journalists, photographers, social entrepreneurs, technology innovators, a chef, policy analyst, opera singer, astrophysicist, and paleontologist. Her most recent work Black Girl: Linguistic Play explores the social interact of black girls and women. Continue reading
Camille A. Brown & Dancers opened the 2015 fall Joyce Theater season on Tuesday, September 22 with BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play. Inspired by Kyra D. Gaunt’s book, The Games Black Girls Play Choreographer/director Brown describes the one-act evening’s length, “BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play celebrates the unspoken rhythm and language that Black girls have through Double Dutch, social dances, and hand clapping games that are contemporary and ancestral.” The six member all female cast accomplished Brown’s vision through of series of three duets each exploring different aspects of life and society.Continue reading
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