“The wooden pieces have all turned to face the same direction, pulled (like the artist’s need to create) by a force that’s greater than themselves.”
Patricia Spears Jones writes about D.C.’s recent 2010 Split This Rock poetry festival. Photos by Jill Brazel.
“I got frustrated by the general sense of helplessness among the artists participating… they seemed reluctant to accept that changes to the art market system were their responsibility and within their power.”
Theater artist Anne Veal writes about the creative process of writing and producing La Rinascita Theatre’s new adaptation of Oresteia, which opens February 10th, 2010 at the Capital Hill Arts Workshop.
“Why didn’t you give my child anything to dance?” she hissed, “there was not one dance step in that role!”
Alison Friedman discusses why one modern Chinese dance performance does not represent China, or Chinese society, but does represent our shallow understanding of world dance.