The Glory of the World

The winter season at BAM has begun, and I’d like to propose a toast to The Glory of the World. I had seen Big Love at BAM in 2001 (by the same writer/director team) so I was excited to see what they had dreamed up this time. It was a raucous party, that’s what it was. It…

Hagoromo

What a week of BAM-tastic choral music, live music and dance! It is a privilege to attend such amazing Next Wave Festival performances. For as many shows as I attend, I miss so much (but until we have clones — heaven forbid — I will never be able to experience as many cultural events as…

L.A. Dance Project

I first saw L.A. Dance Project at Montclair State University’s ambitious Peak Performances series. What drew me to them at that time was the music by composers I admire, plus the restaging of Merce Cunningham’s dance, Winterbranch. I was delighted by the dancers’ skill and the varied choreography of that evening. When I saw that they were…