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bodies in rhythm: on meaning-making Mar 22, 2018

A response to In a Rhythm by Bebe Miller Company (Mar 15-18, 2018) (Photo: Robert Altman)

 

What do we mean when we talk about “the potential” of dance?

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Whose girlhood? — a poem after Kissing Like Babies Oct 14, 2017

When you think of girlhood you may think of rosy faces with a golden shine on the cheekbones.
Pyramids of giggling girls often sauntering like kissing babies and screaming and squealing when delighted. Or maybe the failed attempts at dyeing our hair pink and bloodstains on the sheets when we wake up in the morning.

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from vision to inapathy Apr 2, 2017

A series of free-writes after witnessing Heather Kravas’ visions of beauty:

 

 

THE BEGINNING

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Temporary solutions—an addendum Feb 27, 2017

Who needs sci-fi and horror movies when the dystopia is happening right before your very eyes?

I keep thinking this throughout Awaiting Oblivion. I don’t need to say how apt the show is given the current political climate in this country. I’ve been seeing a lot of folks making the comparison between this new hunger for resistance movements and fictitious entities like Dumbledore’s Army in Harry Potter or the folks in The Hunger Games.

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On the necessity and defiance of queer people of color Dec 8, 2016

For a lot of queer black people, living is surviving. House of Dinah shows the ways five black Queens are taught or have been taught to own their survival story and speak truth to it. As a queer, non-black person of color, it was an honor to be let in to the sacred space.

A smattering of thoughts during and after House of Dinah

Tough love is necessary. Silence is golden. Don’t let anyone see you cry.

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