The ancient Greeks had two words for time: Chronos, a chronological and sequential series of events, and Kairos, an undetermined space between, in which something special happens.
On the train ride back, Carrie tells me that her friend told her that astrologically, March this year is a very charged month. A particular celestial body (she doesnt know which) is completing its orbit for the first time in a long time (she cant say how long).
A writer sits on the living room couch and stares at the computer in her lap. A glass of water sweats on the coffee table. A dog sleeps curled up on a green blanket at her feet.
One afternoon last winter, in a studio at Manhattans LaGuardia High School of Music & Art And Performing Arts, Jacques dAmboise was teaching a very young dancer how to bow.
MGM Grand makes “highly structured dances” in unpredictable and often-times unconventional places. They produce work on the outskirts of institutional frameworks, with their liberating dancing anywhere, anytime attitude.
It’s not the parts, but the whole. All wholes are made of parts, and any parts, put together in certain ways, can make certain wholes make certain meanings.
The last time I saw Stephen Petronio he was striding down a side wall of the Whitney Museum. A straightforward maneuver, claimed rock-climbing friends, but, hey, what about the moment he was lowered over the side at an angle of 90 degrees, staring at the sidewalk 12 stories below?