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A ten-week temporary workspace for the exploration of generative practices in contemporary experimental writing.  The goal of the space is two-fold: 1. To read, discuss and debate contemporary approaches to experimental writing. 2. To produce new work in innovative ways that engage with contemporary strategies of appropriation, erasure, recycling, remixing, framing, stealing, copying, pasting, recovery, documentation, …

Noir Blanc, choreographed by Moses Pendelton

Review: Aspen Sante Fe Ballet

Friday night I went to the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. A very pleasant experience considering my expectations were low and I was up in the cheapseats. They performed pieces by three different choreographers: Twyla Tharp, Jorma Elo, and Moses Pendelton. I went to the ballet specifically to see the first piece: Sweet Fields, choreographed by …

Xing Liang performed a quick solo called Existence

Dance Salad Review

I went to Dance Salad last weekend with mom (visiting) which was a little nerve-wracking because I wasn’t sure how she’d fair for two days of three-hour dances. I’ll run down my high points:   Xing Liang performed a quick solo called Existence. I wish I had the dance vocabulary to give you a proper …

Reasons Why Corn

How surprised was I last Saturday when I came across this little storefront on my way to an antique/folkart store in the Houston Heights? I was on the phone with Jimmy at the time and exclaimed suddenly: “Corn!” Not a bad thing to shout on a Saturday morning. The installation was called “Angles of Repose” …