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Spine: ‘Raw’ and Revolution at Venus Theatre and Women’s Voices Theater Festival

Revolution is in the air. As Arab Spring lies bloodied beneath military dictatorships in Egypt and religious extremists in Libya and the same ol’ same ol’ dictatorship in Syria (plus Islamic State, plus those four or five brave democratic, US trained Syrians who soon disappeared beneath waves of barrel bombs and executions)…. Bernie Sanders chants […]

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The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘Raw’ at Venus Theatre Company

Among other notable experiences I’ve had during the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival, I can now say I’ve been admonished by a cow. Please don’t think I’m being derogatory. Because in Venus Theatre’s second entry into the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival, Raw, by Baltimore-based playwright Amy Bernstein, the central character is indeed a fired-up bovine committed […]

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Helanius J. Wilkins. Photo courtsy of EdgeWorks.

/CLOSE/R by EDGEWORKS Dance Theater at INTERSECTIONS at Atlas by Rick Westerkamp

As the audience filed into the Sprenger Theatre at the Atlas Performing Arts Center at INTERSECTIONS, Helanius J. Wilkins was already nonchalantly performing upstage, facing away from the audience. Bopping and rocking to the vaguely electronic track, audience members were unsure whether the performance had started. Little does the audience know that Wilkins has already […]

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