Posts Tagged ‘ John Sanford Friedrich ’

Greensboro Girl Unveils New Dance Company

Jun 4th, 2012 | By
Terranova Dance Theatre

ShareTweet“This is like – what do they call it in sports? Yeah, our first ‘home game!’” Jen Guy Metcalf is a graduate of the UNCG Dance Department, and currently the founder and director of the Terranova Dance Theatre. At the City Arts Center in downtown Greensboro, our chickens finally came to roost last week after
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The Lost Art of Removing Clothes

May 31st, 2012 | By
Miss Porcelain

ShareTweetMy burlesque virginity was lost at Club Orion. Chances are you are still innocent when it comes to this darkly illuminated little art, that of “The Burlesque.” Originally a genre of British variety show, in the dance halls of an age before television and suburbs American burlesque steadily moved away from novelties and into an
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Modern Robot Stirs the Ghost of Chaplin

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By
Modern Times Movie Poster

ShareTweet  “Cured of a nervous breakdown, he now finds himself on the street and without a job,” menaces the blocky intertitle from eighty years ago as the synthesizer moodily sings below the screen. Following the sweep of the Oscars by the silent film “The Artist,” a bubbling of independent groups have offered reimagined presentations of
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The Passion of Joan of Arc

Mar 10th, 2012 | By
Silent Film Joan of Arc poster

ShareTweet Lacking sound might be the new vinyl. As “The Artist” swept the Oscars, Greensboro can claim to be one of the early communities to jump on the bandwagon of a resurgence of silent film, though in actuality Aycock Theater on Tate Street was anything but silent. A unique mash up of choral and orchestral
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