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Here are some articles I’ve written on the arts for various publications–Enjoy.
Liaisons:        
A Dance Piece        
A review of Liaisons (a sexy and provocative dance piece) by the company Delirious Dances in the arts journal Big Bridge
An Interview with
Choreographer Edisa Weeks
In this interview in Big Bridge Edisa describes her creation of the piece Liaisons as well the company’s international travels. She has some fascinating things to say about her work
The Language of the Blues and the Stories Behind the Music A really fun and interesting interview for the online journal Big Bridge with my old friend Debra DeSalvo about her new anecdotal dictionary of the blues: The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu. She talks about her years playing in punk rock bands, her interviews for the book with blues greats and what she sees as the connection between the yogic state of samadhi and the ecstasy of the blues and more
Speech Acts A report for About.com on a poetry performance event at the Educational Alliance with a link to the poem I performed there
Dael Orlandersmith: Going Solo An interview with poet and actress Dael Orlandersmith originally published in Time Out New York right before the opening of her one woman show “Monster” at New York Theater Worskshop
Frank Dell’s The Temptation of St. Antony by The Wooster Group A review, of a collaborative production by the Wooster Group performed at The Performing Garage, originally published in Cover Arts New York
Susanne Mueller’s Utopian Visions An article on the work of German installation artist Susanne Mueller (now known as Susanne Muel), originally published in NYC Metro
The Gentle Cacophony of Edwin Torres An interview with the performance poet featured on MTV’s “Spoken Word Unplugged” and the PBS Special “The United States of Poetry”
On Dan Hurlin The Obie award winning performance artist–his obsessions, his passions and his performance piece “Quintland” about the Dionne Quintuplets
With You The Rest Of… A review of a theatre piece written and performed by Lenora Champagne at Downtown Art Co.
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