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Fashion Week 2008

Today, Fashion Week in my town is slick, sleek, and corporate-sponsored. When I first went in 2008, though, the vibe was more …

Fame is Killing Us

Someone posted on Facebook that social media are hurting dance by changing young dancers’ definition of success. I agreed – and it’s …

Making Modern Dance

The process of creating a modern-dance work involves time, trial and error, concentration, sweat, and shared inspiration. In 2006 I was able …

Late-Night Drag Racing

The year was 2002 and I felt as if I were on the dark side of the moon… but the place actually …