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The Digest: March 23, 2011

NYC arts presenters want artists to be paid better, the Department of Homeland Security says multiculturalism isn’t culture, playwrights argue over who’s fault it is they’re so poor, and more

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The Digest: March 9, 2011

Isaac Butler on narrative, Belarus Free Theater returns to New York, Fusebox Fest announces line-up, and a dance critic admits she can be shallow (and feels terrible for it)

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NY International @ LaMama Moves

The final program for this year’s Dance Festival at La Mama was appropriately a mixed bill of artists hailing from far flung points of origin.  As I mentioned in my post about the Hula program I saw in the larger Ellen Stewart Theatre at The

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The Power of Hula @ La Mama Moves

Hula is the soul of Hawaii expressed through dance, reflecting central ideas and historic or mythic events in tales told through hand gestures, chants and/or songs.  Though once a form of worship, it has survived both the Protestant missionaries who banned it in 1800s and

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La Mama: “Atomic City”

There is a visually stunning and not very well publicized production at La Mama that will be running through September 28. Atomic City is a clever composit of dance, theater and live music that takes spectators into the lives of two neighboring families whose troubled