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Archive for July 25, 2016

Janni Younge Productions Reimagines Stravinsky’s “Firebird” by Blending Puppetry and Dance

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Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird changed the history of dance when it premiered in Paris during the summer of 1910. It was the first ballet produced by Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes with more…

Poem of the Week: Ocean Vuong’s “Toy Boat” Reflects on the Tragic Death of 12-Year Old Tamir Rice

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In this episode of PoetryNow, Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014. Tamir was seated on a swing in a more…