Posts tagged "Speakeasies"
The Speakeasy: Traversing a Mountain

The Speakeasy: Traversing a Mountain

Addressing the Elephantine Alp How many ways to traverse a mountain? Around, over, through. A circumambulatory hike around the base may have given us a peek to what landscape, what skies and weather conditions the other side is capable to offer; instead we hoisted our pickaxes immediately and tried to chip our way through solid rock. The ills of no existent structure can be cured in 25...
Strategies to Manage Stress

Strategies to Manage Stress

This Strictly Seattle LunchTime Talk was conducted by Tonya Lockyer on July 20th, 2017.   Some stress is normal. Intensified stress can be a helpful warning system that signals us to respond to whatever is causing the stress. Avoidance of stress can also be unhealthy. There are many different causes of stress. Change – even positive change like graduating from college or getting married – can be...
The Color of Dance Speakeasy: Showing Out 2016 Contemporary Black Choreographers

The Color of Dance Speakeasy: Showing Out 2016 Contemporary Black Choreographers

On February 28, 2016, an incredible intergenerational gathering of Seattle dance luminaries came together for the Velocity Speakeasy The Color of Dance-History of Black Dance in Seattle.  The first of its kind in our city, emerging dance artists engaged with Seattle dance legends, on whose shoulders we stand. The event was hosted by Dani Tirrell, and featured Melba Ayco, Tyrone Crosby (Koach T), Alex Crozier, Jade Solomon...
You're Never Too Old to Dance with Edna Daigre

You’re Never Too Old to Dance with Edna Daigre

On Sunday, February 28 2016, Edna Daigre participated in our Speakeasy entitled The Color of Dance-History of Black Dance in Seattle. Check out this article from our friend Marcie Sillman and KUOW profiling Edna. You’re Never Too Old to Dance in Seattle’s Central Area
Three Generations Speakeasy

Three Generations Speakeasy

THREE GENERATIONS SPEAKEASY: RECENT SEATTLE DANCE HISTORIES The weekend of February 19, 2016, Velocity welcomed Guggenheim Fellow and Seattle dance luminary, Bill Evans, back to our city for a weekend of performance and discussion rooted in Seattle dance histories. Velocity Co-Founder KT Niehoff and Seattle dance historian and writer Sandra Kurtz joined Bill on Sunday to discuss their perspectives on our city’s dance history, and the funding and cultural...
Participate in Process Speakeasy: Bridge Project 2016

Participate in Process Speakeasy: Bridge Project 2016

The Bridge Project is Velocity’s 4-week program for movement-based artists new to making work in Seattle, or who have been making work in Seattle for three years or less. This intensive residency offers four artists up to 45 hours of free rehearsal space for a new project while working with a cast of auditioned dancers. Additionally, all artists receive the creative, financial and administrative support of a...