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Nora Chipaumire’s lions will roar, swans will fly, angels will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukarahundi , presented at the ICA last weekend by CRASHarts, had the makings of a multimedia extravaganza.
Nora Chipaumire and Thomas Mapfumo at the ICA, BoSoma and Contrapose at BU
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  April 30, 2010

2009: The year in Dance

You could say there were two tremendous forces that propelled dance into the world of modern culture: the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev and the choreography of Merce Cunningham.
Milestones and memories
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  December 25, 2009

Year in Dance: Reusable histories & durable trends

Conservation is a good thing in these times, and some of the most interesting performances drew on the uses of history — personal history, performance history, and even some inventions that sought to overturn history.
No startling breakthroughs, but that's okay
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  December 22, 2008

Drama manqué

Sporen , by the Dutch company Leine & Roebana, had two false beginnings before settling down to an hour of movement exploration.
Leine & Roebana at the ICA, Contrapose at Green Street
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  May 12, 2008

Fusion forms

Modern dancers who aren’t tethered to a specific technique can forage the whole world for useful movement and effects. We saw three completely different examples recently.
Lorraine Chapman, Kinodance, Black Grace
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  April 23, 2008

Teasers and tidbits

The puppeteer’s face and body reflect what the puppet is going through, as if the puppet were giving life to him instead of the other way around.
Bunraku at the Majestic; Marcus Schulkind at Green Street
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  October 09, 2007


Busy busy

“If you pulled the cord and the chute didn’t open, how would you dance on the way down?”
Something for everyone
By DEBRA CASH  |  September 12, 2007

Ones and twos

At first, I thought, there’s no way to get a grip on a string of pop songs with a different dancer in each. But by the end of the first set, Ladies Night Out , things were beginning to add up.
Marcus Schulkind at Green Street, Java Kawistara! at the Dance Complex
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  June 14, 2006