Chloe Poems: What is this thing called gay? (a poem)

Chloe Poems: What is this thing called gay? (a poem)
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Sister Unity: Things Unseen (a poem)

Sister Unity: Things Unseen (a poem)
A Sister of Perpetual Indugelnce explains it all for you.
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Verdensteatret: “And all the Question Marks Started to Sing” (preview and review)

Verdensteatret:  “And all the Question Marks Started to Sing” (preview and review)
“It looks like a group of very bad, very nervous engineers have been there.” That’s the Norwegian multi-disciplinary artist Lisbeth J. Bodd’s attempt to describe “And All the Question Marks Started to Sing.” During our long-distance interview it probably didn’t occur to her that the theater piece would actually be appearing at an engineering school. “All the Question Marks…” will be performed tonight and...
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Laurie Anderson’s “Delusion”

Laurie Anderson’s “Delusion”
“I’m a so-called ‘multi-media artist’ but I have no idea what that means,” says Laurie Anderson, who brings her latest show, “Delusion” to EMPAC on Friday and Saturday nights. For those unaware of Anderson’s mix of music, stories, and visuals, the other jargony term commonly applied to her is probably no-less helpful:  performance artist. Maybe it’s better to focus on what she actually produces. In addition...
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Preview & review: Benjamin Bagby’s “Beowulf”

Preview & review: Benjamin Bagby’s “Beowulf”
With his solo rendition of “Beowulf,” coming up on Wednesday at Ozawa Hall, Benjamin Bagby may be the only musician during the Tanglewood season who will perform an entire evening without any written music. It’s not that he’s memorized a composition and left the sheet music at home. Yet the essence of his material is more than 1,000 years old. “Nothing that I’m performing is notated. I’m...
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Gwen Deely’s Year in Concerts

Gwen Deely’s Year in Concerts
The contemporary performing arts in New York have no better friend than GWEN DEELY. She’s as devoted and busy an audience member as they come.  (All the more so, since she’s got a day job and doesn’t get free tickets like us critics.) I visit her in Manhattan regularly and she always gives me a report of the great events she’s attended. This year she seemed to have had a lot of peak experiences, including her own...
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