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Bitter Yet Also Sweet

Blogging for Books (REVIEW)
Bittersweet: A Novel by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

by Lanie Reene

Bittersweet is a delightful book that sweeps you away into a world of privilege, ambition, access, and wealth. The main character (studious, yet ordinary) Mabel Dagmar is…
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FACT LACED WITH FICTION

I recently joined a group Blogging For Books because I love to read and I don't mind talking about it. This has nothing to do with dance, but we are allowed to digress...
Here my first review of Patrick Buchanan's…
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Summer Solstice Actives the Heat of NYC Summer Dance

Although many dance artists use the summer months to vacation away from the beating NYC heat, what remains is still a smorgasbord of movement happening all over the city. I plan to take in my fill...let my plate overflow, if…
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WHILE YOU MARINATE, SHENANIGANS WILL CONTINUE


By Lanie Reene
Reflection of Bill Chats: When did the avant-garde become black? 
@ New York Live Arts | March 23, 2014



Google Images I've taken some time to marinate over the sequence of events that took place during Bill
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Reflecting on the Real: A Chat with T. Lang

by Lanie Reene



Photo by Ralph Williams: T. Lang (right) As I settle close to the New Year, I can’t help but reflect on the chain of events that have led me here and the people I’ve met along…
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Floating Between the Posts

Image Source: WVS Buzzing vibrations fall on distressed hinges with immaculate cohesion. Ink spreads across fabric to decipher solitary signs and symbols before they vanish. Highlighting uncaged creases of laborious effort, messy bindings charm the steady hand.

I'm…
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Ishmael Houston-Jones

TEACHING ARTISTS...IT'S WHAT THEY DO; IT'S HOW THEY TEACH. THE OLD IDIOM OF THOSE WHO CAN'T DO-TEACH IS LONG GONE. THESE CONTEMPORARY WARRIORS DO IT ALL.

It’s a rainy, dreary summer day in lower Manhattan. Nonetheless the streets still vibrate with