Dance Category

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Wednesday 05 November, 2014

The door that opens you: Why Whippa Wiley brings you magic, fear and fancy

On a sunny day in September, at a rooftop party in Brooklyn, we are all swaying slower now. We are watching intently – with all of us, and not just our eyes. Whippa, Fluent and Kateri join Jidenna, the Master of Ceremony, in raising crowd participation. In the background, Nana is playing the Kendrick Lamar […]

Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Marawa on Happiness and Hula-Hooping

There are some who find their niche in the vast world of art and creating and run with it. Far. They take the prosaic, something there, we all know, heard about, or even used, and they turn it into art or performance, a spectacle that draws people in. This is what Marawa did and does. […]

Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Through my body, I live unchained

Post by LU Team Member Lulu Kitololo As Niambi mentioned last week, I too am very honored and excited to be a part of this community and share my thoughts, inspiration and passion when it comes to art and living unchained. Fittingly, there’s a question that I’ve been asking myself and exploring for years, albeit […]

Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Meet Ms. Paris

Post by LU Team Member Daisy Giles Alissa Paris Gilbert is one of a kind – that’s for sure. I remember the first time I saw her. I was taking a summer yoga class with a friend when I saw this tiny thing bounce into the room. Her flat top and neon spandex caught my […]