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Carolyn Merritt

Lessons in Child's Play

To see children play is to understand the balance between structure and whimsy.
September 13, 2019
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Marie Geneviève Van Goethem, aka "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen"

Like a sculptor aiming for a semblance of life, the author adjusts her sights beyond the facts, on Marie Van Goethem’s soul.
July 9, 2019
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Tango’s New Golden Age: Highlights of the 2019 Philadelphia Tango Fest

"When all that matters is the dance and the music, and the ability to create connections with one person after another."
May 14, 2019
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It Takes Two

Sin Salida posits dance as a metaphorical map for human relations
April 19, 2019
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A Family Circus

The dancers give their all, and they clearly enjoy themselves.
March 23, 2019
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FRIEND LOVE

I reconnected momentarily with that freedom of youth, luxury of time, ease of relationship.
March 7, 2019
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Words on Martha's Museum

Struggle is sewn through these responses to the nonagenarian Martha Graham Dance Company.
February 24, 2019
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chipaumire: Unlimit Freedom

'Freedom is not on Facebook. Get off fucking Instagram. True liberation is a process of deep work.'
October 29, 2018
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