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Step: a rhythmic history

Step: a rhythmic history
Lily Goldberg March 13, 2019

A rhythm swells in the ‘62 Center. Stomp. Clap. Tap. The rhythm spreads from one body to the next, a contagion that built until it exploded into synchronicity. This is the art of Sankofa, the College’s...

‘XENOS’ stuns at ’62 Center

‘XENOS’ stuns at ’62 Center
Kaira Mediratta February 27, 2019

Akram Khan’s XENOS, which focuses on a colonial soldier after World War I, is his final solo show.  Photo courtesy of Jean-Louis Fernandez, 62 Center. Entering the main stage of the ’62 Center...

‘Dance We Must’ struggles to reconcile art with appropriation

PHOTO COURTESY OF WCMA.
This exhibit, which opened on June 29th, has evoked many mixed feelings regarding Jacob's Pillow's use of ethnic garb as costume.
Wilson Lam September 19, 2018

This summer, I interned with the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), and was told that one of the summer’s highlights would be Dance We Must, an exhibition in collaboration with Berkshire County-based...

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