Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker..


film courtesy of Dance Consortium

Brazilian Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker will be hitting the wonderful city of Nottingham, performing on Friday and Saturday at Nottingham Playhouse, through Dance Consortium.

Once again, I'll be down at the theatre to witness all the action, and spend a few days shadowing their Co-Ordinator, their Interpreter, and how ever many members of the company there might be...

I'll post up thoughts/events/the meaning of life later.

More info=HERE.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010



Muy interesante!

Monday, 17 May 2010

Ont Telly [#3]

image courtesy of GIF Party 

Yesterday, my Ma came running into my room.

"Sarah! You have to see this! You have to come downstairs! Schuman... That man.."
"You know, the one who takes nice photographs... Of the people in nice clothes.. Sean?... He's on TV!"

She was talking about Scott Schuman, the creator of The Sartorialist... arguably one of the biggest style blogs around.

Earlier, she'd  told me how she's started watching a programme on Sunday nights about great artists. She started telling me all about Matisse, how he's amazing, how he's influenced so many things, how the programme ends with a big shock, and how I need to watch it.

Anyway, this weeks Modern Masters episode was about Picasso and has Scott Schuman [among others] on it. If you have a spare hour, my Ma would heavily suggest you watch it.


The Modern Masters crew seem to have a whole host of things happening right now... Get clicking HERE.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

5 Days in May

5 Days in May at Southbank Centre

image courtesy of Southbank Centre

...goes on until Sunday. I'm going to have a little venture down tomorrow (leaving at insane o'clock). Should be immense.

Londoners! Get in!

That is all.

It was good. This isn't a place for reviews.

Info for people I managed to see:
Rachid Ouramdane [France]
La Ribot [Spain]
Mathilde Monnier [France]
Matsune and Subal [Vienna and Japan]

Because I couldn't manage to find a definative link for Matsune and Subal, I'll leave you with a link to their Google page. So click on the picture. Lazy.

image courtesy of movementresearch

Sunday, 2 May 2010

International Dance Festival Birmingham

...has been happening for quite a few days now!


So, yesterday, a couple of us took a wee trip to witness the beauty of what Birmingham has to offer. [It obviously had nothing to do with the fact our friend, and general lovely, Mary Eddowes was celebrating her birthday and performing in one of the peices we saw...].

Here's what we saw:

Dancing The Waterways

image courtesy of IDFB

"A canal barge dance adventure travelling from Birmingham to Brewood and back again – performances, workshops, and lots of fun for all the family! Through movement and song, the piece celebrates the incredible engineering involved in the canal network’s construction, the canal builders themselves, and the architectures of bridges, locks and buildings interlinked to the rhythm of the waterways."


 image courtesy of IDFB

"Charged and vibrant, this folkloric celebration is a brand new commission for our 2010 Festival.
Directed by Arthur Pita, contemporary dancers will form a brand new dance company collective alongside Russian, Spanish, Indian and African folk dance groups, all moving to the turbo-folk Gypsy and Balkan beats of Birmingham’s very own band The Destroyers"

The festival closes up on May 15, so you've still got plenty of time to catch some goodness.