The Age of AIDS: Neil Greenberg Looks BackBy Catherine Massey
July 3, 1981: “Doctors in New York and California have diagnosed among homosexual men 41 cases of a rare and often rapidly fatal form of cancer.”
Dance Crush: Batsheva Dance Company at the Lincoln Center FestivalBy Catherine Massey
Every once in a while I have a crush on a dance. I play the scenes over and over in my mind. I download the music. I concoct fictional personas loosely based on the dancers’ bios. My most recent crush is on Telophaza, Ohad Naharin’s latest creation for Batsheva, Israel’s premiere dance company, which performed as part of this year’s Lincoln Center Festival.
Growing Pains: Dance Stakes Its Claim in BrooklynBy Catherine Massey
Exiting the subway station at Bedford Avenue last month, I noticed that the lot on North 7th Street, where the Williamsburg Arts Nexus (WAX) stood for five years, now lies vacant. In 2004, WAX’s lease ended, the building was sold, and one of Williamsburg’s artistic gems lost its home.
Are We There Yet? Meg Stuart Pays a Visit HomeBy Catherine Massey
For Meg Stuart, the grass really is greener on the other side.