From Elsewhere
RE-POST: Tere O'Connor's Dance Investigations

RE-POST: Tere O’Connor’s Dance Investigations

Tere O’Connor will be in Seattle next week! Velocity partners with On the Boards in a celebration of master American choreographer Tere O’Connor, culminating in performances of his seminal works BLEED, poem, Secret Mary, and Sister. As part of this educational/community partnership, Velocity and OtB host Irreconcilability, nine days of activities focused on O’Connor’s influential views on dance and contemporary culture. Irreconciliability includes a choreographic workshop with...
Weekly Websites 11.10.14

Weekly Websites 11.10.14

Driven by our goal to cultivate and nurture artistically motivated social engagement, we at STANCE are aware of the treasures often found in reaching outside ourselves. Artistry does not thrive in isolation, and neither does discussion. Our age of technology puts a wealth of perspectives at our literal fingertips, providing a multitude of sparks to prompt or continue discussions and engagement. Conversation, Information, and Inspiration are scattered...
Seattle Dances the Dream

Seattle Dances the Dream

  Collaboration. Inclusiveness. Harmony. These are some of the messages of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963. To commemorate the speech’s 50th anniversary and help the next generation understand its continued importance, filmmaker Richard Karz has produced The Dream@50 events, including Dance the Dream performances, in more than 30 cities worldwide over the past 14 months....
Feet Planted on a Choreographic Riddle

Feet Planted on a Choreographic Riddle

Tere O’Connor is coming soon to Seattle. Velocity partners with On the Boards in a celebration of master American choreographer Tere O’Connor, culminating in performances of his seminal works BLEED, poem, Secret Mary, and Sister. As part of this educational/community partnership, Velocity and OtB host Irreconcilability, nice days of activities focused on O’Connor’s influential views on dance and contemporary culture. As we anticipate this exciting series of events,...
Weekly Websites 11.03.14

Weekly Websites 11.03.14

Driven by our goal to cultivate and nurture artistically motivated social engagement, we at STANCE are aware of the treasures often found in reaching outside ourselves. Artistry does not thrive in isolation, and neither does discussion. Our age of technology puts a wealth of perspectives at our literal fingertips, providing a multitude of sparks to prompt or continue discussions and engagement. Conversation, Information, and Inspiration are scattered...
RE-POST: Unviable Structures

RE-POST: Unviable Structures

  Tere O’Connor is coming soon to Seattle. Velocity partners with On the Boards in a celebration of master American choreographer Tere O’Connor, culminating in performances of his seminal works BLEED, poem, Secret Mary, and Sister. As part of this educational/community partnership, Velocity and OtB host Irreconcilability, nine days of activities focused on O’Connor’s influential views on dance and contemporary culture. One of these events is a...
Weekly Websites 10.27.14

Weekly Websites 10.27.14

Driven by our goal to cultivate and nurture artistically motivated social engagement, we at STANCE are aware of the treasures often found in reaching outside ourselves. Artistry does not thrive in isolation, and neither does discussion. Our age of technology puts a wealth of perspectives at our literal fingertips, providing a multitude of sparks to prompt or continue discussions and engagement. Conversation, Information, and Inspiration are scattered...
RE-POST: Pure Choreography

RE-POST: Pure Choreography

Tere O’Connor is coming soon to Seattle. Velocity partners with On the Boards in a celebration of master American choreographer Tere O’Connor, culminating in performances of his seminal works BLEED, poem, SecretMary, and Sister. As part of this educational/community partnership, Velocity and OtB host Irreconcilability, nine days of activities focused on O’Connor’s influential views on dance and contemporary culture. As we anticipate this exciting series of events,...
Weekly Websites 10.20.14

Weekly Websites 10.20.14

Driven by our goal to cultivate and nurture artistically motivated social engagement, we at STANCE are aware of the treasures often found in reaching outside ourselves. Artistry does not thrive in isolation, and neither does discussion. Our age of technology puts a wealth of perspectives at our literal fingertips, providing a multitude of sparks to prompt or continue discussions and engagement. Conversation, Information, and Inspiration are scattered...
RE-POST: A Fiendish Conversation

RE-POST: A Fiendish Conversation

As we giddily anticipate the upcoming series of Cherdonna Shinatra’s Made in Seattle events, we re-post Seth Sommerville’s interview with the artist originally published on SeattleMet’s website. The original can be viewed on the site here. Featured image by Eric Paguio.   By day Jody Kuehner lives the life of a mild-mannered dancer, but at night she morphs into an entirely different flashy character that gallivants and...
Weekly Websites 10.13.14

Weekly Websites 10.13.14

Driven by our goal to cultivate and nurture artistically motivated social engagement, we at STANCE are aware of the treasures often found in reaching outside ourselves. Artistry does not thrive in isolation, and neither does discussion. Our age of technology puts a wealth of perspectives at our literal fingertips, providing a multitude of sparks to prompt or continue discussions and engagement. Conversation, Information, and Inspiration are scattered...
RE-POST: The Inexplicable, Fascinating Cherdonna Shinatra, The Drag Queen Who's Not a Drag Queen

RE-POST: The Inexplicable, Fascinating Cherdonna Shinatra, The Drag Queen Who’s Not a Drag Queen

As we giddily anticipate the upcoming series of Cherdonna Shinatra’s Made in Seattle events, we re-post Christopher Frizzelle’s essay originally published in The Stranger exploring the creation of Worth My Salt and the starry persona that is Cherdonna Shinatra. The original can be found here on The Stranger website. All images by Karen O.    Cherdonna Shinatra is walking out of the Century Ballroom in a sequined strapless leotard and...