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Not only is Faustin Linyekula’s "more more more…future" great fun, it packs a potent message. In fact, there’s so much condensed into this 90-minute production that you feel as though you’d made a trip to the choreographer’s native Democratic Republic of Congo.

South Asian sculpture at Asia Society Museum, clarinetist David Krakauer at drom, Sondheim's "Follies" back on Broadway, and more.

Raimund Hoghe’s Sans-titre, a collaboration with Faustin Linyekula at DTW through Sep 18, is contemplative, clinical, sentimental, absorbing. Its long passages of taskmaking challenge one’s patience. Yet they also add to the formal, rarefied atmosphere of the spartan, black-draped theater, punctuated by a lone candle flame upstage. Everything is slowed down and reduced to its [...]

In this quieter week, it’s worth taking a deep breath and looking at some notable events approaching in the the next couple of months. The French Institute’s festival, Crossing the Line (Sep 10 – 27) has evolved into one of the fall’s significant resources of cutting edge performance, French or not. One of the keystones, [...]

There is such an wealth of culture in New York, particularly in the fall season, that it’s often difficult for presenters to make their offerings stand out. French Institute (FIAF), however, with its Crossing the Line festival (video here), has managed to both expand its genres and refine its mission to create a sort of [...]

It’s not exactly news that space in New York is at a premium, particularly for space-hungry ventures like dance studios and performance venues. So it is with special interest that a few spaces off the beaten path have offered distinctive, thoughtful shows in the last few weeks. CPR – Center for Performance Research inaugurated its [...]

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