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Getting Real in January: Day 1 Dispatch (American Realness 2017 opens)

Day 1 of the Festival of Festivals or January Feast: Based on last night’s opening works by Will Rawls, Meg Stuart and Dana Michel I’d say the American Realness focus on the “breakdown of white-supremacist hierarchies” and on the practice of “realness as resistance,” is helping us all define which America(s) we mean to stand our ground for in the coming days.

Amplify the Radical: Poetry Project’s 50th Anniversary & New Year’s Day Marathon

The Poetry Project’s “dedication to the amplification of radical imagination, oppositional thinking, and community building among writers, artists, and their audience‚Äčs” makes its New Year’s Day Marathon Reading a perfect way to let go of all the lost voices and hopes of 2016 and to rebuild our fortitude, inoculate ourselves against the vitriol and demagoguery, and find the voices of a newly (re)forming counterculture.

We Will Not Rest in Peace: Lost and Found Ends

Judy Hussie-Taylor, Ishmael Houston Jones, Will Rawls and over a 112 artists, undertook a labor of revisionist history and artistic accomplishment that is clearly one for the books historic…Lost and Found Ends, but WE WILL NOT REST IN PEACE.