Amazing piece with all the fire and control one would hope from a Rom dance! The first piece had me completely riveted, and then there was MOOOOORE! Mm Mm.
There is no denying it: Rachel Brice is a compelling artist. An aesthete to the core, she brings visual elements together in her dance and costuming that are exquisite and exquisitely inspiring. She is also incredibly thoughtful and articulate, as … Read More
The Gypsy Moor Dancers were the precursor, if you will, to Hahbi ‘Ru. Created by Mish Mish (the original Bay Area Mish Mish), one of the notable members was future Hahbi’Ru director John Compton. There’s a story there, which I … Read More
If you have not yet met Ze Frank, then let me introduce you and say “You are most welcome.” He is equally skilled at delivering sidesplitting comedy as heart-wrenching truths. He is amazing. If you have met him, I am … Read More
Asharah is not only a dancer I have long admired, but a dance scholar I have long shared a kinship with. She loves to float over the labels, but not in an irreverent “I do what I want” kind way. … Read More
Dave Grohl was the keynote speaker at SXSW this year. I shared Bruce Springteen’s moving keynote last year, and this year Dave’s is just as important and beautiful for artists of all stripes. He poetically details a life of inspiration, … Read More
I interrupt this regularly scheduled Mm Mm Monday to bring you my beloved students. They performed at Serpent’s Muse at Cues & Tattoos over the weekend, and I am a proud momma. They worked hard and climbed over stumbling blocks … Read More
Past and present members of Hahbi ‘Ru performing pieces from their classic repertoire, including the Cymbals Dance with a bevvy other guest dancers who had learned the routine elsewhere. There really need not be any other words for this than … Read More