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William Forsythe’s Balloon Performance in Frankfurt

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Just as the dancer moves of her own free will, so does the balloon, a concept displayed in German choreographer William Forsythe’s abstract performance entitled Scattered Crowd. Thousands of ghost-white balloons have been suspended from the ceilings of Frankfurt’s Bockenheimer Depot, all of different sizes and opacity. The balloons scatter throughout and sometimes crowd various […]

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Pop-up Cabaret: An Extravagant Orchid Show in Miami’s Design District

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As a lush performance piece, the new show Orchid—mounted in a wood-and-mirror European tent in Miami’s Design District—is something to see. There are a number of sense ticklers on offer, from the nimble, Cirque du Soleil-style athletics of the cast to the florid costumes to the palpable heat of a fire handler. It ends up being […]

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