Maida Withers on “Thresholds Crossed”

Maida Withers writes about the creation of her new evening-length show "Thresholds Crossed", a multi-media performance that includes performers from Russia and the United States.

Open Reply to Loren Ludwig by Rob Bettmann

Rob Bettmann responsed to Loren Ludwig: "A poet could say that the English language is the language of oppression, the language of Columbus, Nixon, Bush, Rumsfeld and whatever that guys name is on Fox News. But you could equally say that English is the language of Audre Lorde, Nina Simone, and Bell Hooks."

Pretty Ugly by Colin Kelly

Pretty much anything audible can be interpreted as music.  Music is one of the most primitive forms of communication there is.  And it's always been the form...

What is Dance? by Elizabeth Harler

Dance is a lot of work. Liz Harler collects artistic whims and puts them into a neat, ordered tabular format.

Scoring One Mutual Happiness with Uncle Funsy by Rich O’Meara

Most of the time when I’m making music I’m holding mallets or sticks. My first instrument was my older brother John’s drum set. When I was about ten...