Category Archives: Dance

What comes next

Thinking my paintings are about me always seems simplistic. A few days ago I thought about this while in the shower. Like driving in the car, these are my best spots for revelations, the shower and the car.  It is … Continue reading

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NYC – A bite of the big apple

After a week in NYC, I’m home to my own quiet jungle. New York was lovely. A strange word to use to label that city. But it felt very soft. Warm, sunny and safe with family and friends. The main … Continue reading

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On April 30, Jacinte Armstrong, dancer, Sageev Oore, composer and pianist and Nick Halley, percussion, danced and made music in dialogue with my paintings. It was amazing! Hardly a dry eye in the audience. It felt like they were inside … Continue reading

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Burn Water

Blue skies from now, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Sunday evening I went to a concert/dance performance that was on the grounds of the sculptor/blacksmith, John Little. As musicians played Little’s musical sculptures, dancers performed in the open spaces of the … Continue reading

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Arms and legs with bodies in between

I went to see the Montreal based Companie Marie Chouinard perform last night in Halifax. The dances were 24 Preludes by Chopin and The Rite of Spring. The dancers were amazing.  Incredibly flexible bodies; exquisite movement.  The lighting alone could … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham is alive and well

As you probably may have heard, Merce Cunningham died Sunday. The best way, in his sleep. He was ninety years old and teaching his dance troupe until just a few months before he died. Danced with Barishnikov on his 80th … Continue reading

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