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In Context: Shakespeare’s Sonnets

By BAM Shakespeare’s Sonnets, created by Robert Wilson and Rufus Wainwright, runs at BAM from October 7—12. Context is everything, so get even closer to the show with this curated selection of original blog pieces, articles, interviews, and videos related to the...

Queering the Scandal in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

By Susan by Ryan Tracy Photo: Lucie Jansch Unthrifty loveliness, why dost thou spendUpon thyself thy beauty’s legacy?—William Shakespeare, Sonnet 4 Shakespeare’s sonnets have occasioned at least two “scandals.” The first has to do with the purported...

Justin Peck on Murder Ballades

By Susan Murder Ballades. Photo: Laurent Phillippe L.A. Dance Project brings to the Next Wave Festival repertory by three exciting choreographers who have been in the news lately. Benjamin Millepied, ex-New York City Ballet principal, founded LADP in 2012. He has...

In Context: QUANTUM

By BAM QUANTUM runs at BAM from October 2—4. Context is everything, so get even closer to the show with this curated selection of original blog pieces, articles, interviews, and videos related to the production. Once you’ve seen it, help us keep the conversation...

Laurie Anderson—Storyteller

By Susan Laurie Anderson wrote Laurie Anderson in Delusion, 2010. Photo: Rahav Segev by Don SheweyAnytime someone in contemporary culture wants to peer into the future, they usually try to engage Laurie Anderson to serve as consciousness scout. She’s a visionary...

Economist Wary of China Economy Downfall

Several factors have led economist to worry that the China economy is headed towards a hard fall.  The real estate sector, which is running red hot, is bound to burst, in the eyes of analysts.  The Chinese stock exchange, entitled the Shanghai Composite, has steadily...