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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Dance Review: “Dances by Isadora” — Freedom to Move by Mary Paula Hunter

A passion for authenticity characterized this mesmerizing program from beginning to end. The post Dance Review: “Dances by Isadora” — Freedom to Move appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Theater Review: BalletX — Plenty of Spunk by Mary Paula Hunter

Here was another (all-too) typical example of ballet companies reinforcing a patriarchy that hardly reflects the number of women in their ranks. The post Theater Review: BalletX — Plenty o…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Theater Review: “Escaped Alone” and “Come and Go” — Forms of Disconnection by Mary Paula Hunter

To be truly effective black humor must have us laughing at something we fear, regret, or at the very least recognize. The post Theater Review: “Escaped Alone” and “Come and Go” — F…

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Visual Arts Review: RISD Museum’s “Bona Drag” — A Captivating Look at Gender Subversion by Mary Paula Hunter

RISD Museum's well-curated show Bona Drag is a powerful act of remembrance. The post Visual Arts Review: RISD Museum’s “Bona Drag” — A Captivating Look at Gender Subv…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Theater Review: Gamm Theatre’s “The Night Watch” — Living With Fear by Mary Paula Hunter

The Night Watch supplies a powerful kickoff for the Gamm Theatre's 2019 season. The post Theater Review: Gamm Theatre’s “The Night Watch” — Living With Fear appeared …

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Theater Review: “Gloria” — A Drama About Journalistic Hell by Mary Paula Hunter

The vacuousness of the digital world and the mainstream media is an easy target.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Theater Review: “Hype Man” — Indispensable Viewing by Mary Paula Hunter

Hype Man is a complex and challenging treatment of race relations in the U.S.-- indispensable viewing in these days of Trump.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Dance Review: Dorrance Dance at Jacob’s Pillow — Stretching the Boundaries of Tap by Mary Paula Hunter

Nicholas Van Young supplied an astounding display of virtuosity that seemed to amaze even the dancer himself.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Dance Review: “Them” — Reveling in Sexual Desire by Mary Paula Hunter

An elegy to youth and the transgressions of reckless behaviors, Them celebrates sex as a wild and raw imperative.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Dance Review: “Atomos” — Way Overagitated by Mary Paula Hunter

Despite its grand intentions, Atomos is essentially an abstract work that springs from Wayne McGregor's obvious passion for full-throttle movement.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Dance Review: “Have You Seen Me” – More Dance, Less Message by Mary Paula Hunter

An intriguing cross-disciplinary concept gave birth to a pallid, underrehearsed production.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Dance Review: DanzAbierta’s “MalSon” — Retrograde by Mary Paula Hunter

We were reminded of how difficult it is to create an evening-length's choreography without a storyline, musical structure, or a well-developed concept

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