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What is Dance? by John Borstel

The attempt to find a definitive definition of dance is probably as old as dance itself, and that’s pretty old. But think about these...

What is Dance? by Ken Manheimer

is a progression of movements, and spaces between movements, where those that come later agree in vital ways with what those that came before. What distinguishes...

What is Dance? by Stephen Clapp

The potential of this question draws me to respond with more questions: What can dance be? Or what can be dance? It...

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.

What is Dance? by Lou Antonini

Dance is exploring where you go, how you go, and what when you're not. Lou Antonini, choreographer and founder of Dance Antonini, has been involved...

What is Dance? by Diana Dinerman

A little hegemony, a little resistance. Diana Dinerman is a Washington-DC based writer.

What is Dance? by Brian Buck

What is dance? Well that depends on how one defines dance. The existence of this journal is a reflection of the fact that we...

Casey Maliszewski on Leaving Dance

"The dancer identity has many layers. Some are positive (graceful, strong, beautiful), some negative (poor, insecure, dumb.)"

Maida Withers on Training

As the funeral procession passed the red brick home on the way to the Salem Cemetery, the child, standing and watching from the porch,...

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Infinite Nothing(s) by Ethan Goffman

Infinite Nothing(s) It is a law of the physical world—although not of mathematics—that if you multiply zero enough, 0 x 0 x 0 x 0...

Two Poems by Marianne Szlyk

Hobbs Square, 1955, Worcester, MAAfter a photograph of Cecile Aaronson by a Telegram and Gazette photographer The woman stands at the open windowon the day...

Three Poems by Stephani E.D. McDow

Cosquilla you provided for me make-believe-come-realfairy tales tangible and new<you added texture to my paintingsgrains of heaven engulfed in color and hue linear needs met wavy...
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