“Arrabal,” playing at the American Repertory Theatre through June 18, brings the slow, steamy danger of Buenos Aires to Boston. A narrative performance told through tango, the show follows young Arrabal whose father was captured and killed during the dictatorship of General Jorge Rafael Videla. In a search to find herself and understand her past,…Read More
Playing through March 5, the Boston Ballet’s “Artifact” portrays a startling battle between past and present for control of the collective consciousness. The first show of a five-year collaboration with star choreographer William Forsythe, “Artifact” delivers a chilling and refreshingly contemporary performance. The piece originally debuted in 1984 at Ballet Frankfurt, though Forsythe made significant…Read More
Last week I attended a powerful activist art installation at the Dorchester Arts Collaborative. Below is a snippet of my coverage for The Bay State Banner. The Dorchester Arts Collaborative pulsed with laughter, energy and life last Saturday, Feb. 4. It was the second of two weekends during which the Design Studio for Social Intervention…Read More
Luminarium has done it again with another spectacular performance. Spektrel, which plays tonight and tomorrow night at the Multicultural Center for the Arts in Cambridge, is an intricate masterwork of light, movement, and emotion. Four pieces center on different stages of life and the inner turmoil that comes with them. In re|connect a frustrated young adult reconnects…Read More
From left to right: 1) Cider mimosas and flannel on chilly Cape Cod mornings. 2) A special treat while heading to Orleans. 3) The only way to take on Monday. 4) Reading as always. 5) Had a great time at the Wellfleet Oyster Festival. 6) Previewing the Luminarium fall performance.
Last year I covered Luminarium’s incredible show Sleeprunner, and this year they’re back with the next adventure: Spektrel. The show runs October 27-31 at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge. I had the chance to preview the show and the costumes the other day and it’s a must-see. Co-directors Merli V. Guerra and Kim Holman have…Read More