Put Away the Fire, dear pt.2 (in draft form) at La MaMa Moves last month moves in and out of cinematic and live performance structures, often jump-cutting from internal narratives to vigorous dancing
Confluence. Storage. Breach. Darvejon A. Jones on Kari Hoaas’s “Shadowland” at La MaMa Moves
Hunter College MFA Eve Jacobs (in conversation with Ethan Kogan) ruminates on Bobbi Jene Smith’s “Broken Theater” at La MaMa Moves 2023
Hunter College MFA Cory Villegas rinde homenaje a la oratoria en una respuesta de audio en español para el programa en español “Lunch with Sonia” de Loco 7 and Muriel Peterson offers her take too
Hunter College Dance MFA Darvejon Jones writes about a program at the La MaMa Moves 2023 Festival.
Hunter MFA in Dance student, Austin Marquez, writes about a shared program at La MaMa Moves/New York Arab Festival
A dominating thread of grief and healing wound its way through La MaMa Moves! 2021 and most of the artists brought song and storytelling into a festival that, as curator Nicky Paraiso acknowledged was full of resilient artists “making work that is essential and true to this pivotal moment in time.”
Dan Safer is the devil you’ve been dying to dance with and Ae Andrea’s enviable lines and swag make them an optimal fiend friend for that card.
After over a decade hiatus in making work, with “now my hand is ready for my heart” downtown icon, Nicky Paraiso gushes forth while looking back on several lived lives in Nickyworld.
The La MaMa Moves Festival, now in its 13th season, opens Thursday May 10. Curator Nicky Paraiso and artists Ellen Fisher, Jonathan Gonzalez, Adham Hafez and Ni’Ja Whitson recently shared some thoughts about their relationship to the festival.
In these perilous, challenging and unpredictable times in our country and in the world, we can look to the performing arts for some clues as to how we might respond and continue to live our lives with vigilance, and hopefully a modicum of wisdom, to
George Emilio Sanchez offers a rumination on Culturebot’s Maura Donohue’s recent work at La MaMa