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Dancing the Hora on Martisor

I have a student who is Romanian. I told her that my mother is Romanian, so we have playfully exchanged a bit of simpatico through the year over our shared nationalities. A couple of days ago, she brought me this note with amulet … Continue reading

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Lilies in Lilliput

“Our Lily” and “Arum Lily” are the perfect visual gateway into April. The images above appeared in Lilliput Pocket Omnibus 1937/38 which was a humorous publication produced by Stefan Lorant, a photojournalist, author, and filmmaker. The magazine was known for … Continue reading

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Estrella Morente

Last night we attended a concert of Estrella Morente at Symphony Center in Chicago. Morente is the daughter of the famous Enrique Morente (1942-2010), flamenco singer, and dancer Aurora Carbonell. Her father became her mentor with whom she has sung … Continue reading

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Momentum by Boris Seewald

The german filmmaker, Boris Seewald, describes Momentum as “a short documentary-styled expression of an individual’s personal story, starting from a moment of self discovery inspired by a tortilla chip. It builds up as he shares how not caring what others … Continue reading

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Bodies of Memory

Last night, we saw Bodies of Memory, a performance piece created by a friend of ours, Ginny Sykes. Using dance, film, original and published music (live and recorded), and photographs projected onto a large screen, Bodies of Memory explores how … Continue reading

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Apparition HD grand finale – Klaus Obermaier & Ars Electronica Futurelab

(featuring Rob Tannen)

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