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Dancing down memory lane: Celebrating 60 years of Beacon Dance and Decatur City Dance

Dancing down memory lane: Celebrating 60 years of Beacon Dance and Decatur City Dance

November 19, 2021Volume 3 Issue 1By: Leo Brigg If you have a hard time tracking the history of the organizations now known as Beacon Dance and Decatur City Dance, you’re not alone. These two companies, founded in 1962 as the […]

Zachary Todd combines his experience in dance and design to support emerging Atlanta artists

Zachary Todd combines his experience in dance and design to support emerging Atlanta artists

November 19, 2021Volume 3 Issue 1By: Porter Grubbs Zachary Todd has sustained a presence in the Atlanta dance scene for over a decade. Since moving here in 2010, he has shared his expertise as a performer with many different artists […]

Jerylann Warner embraces lifetime full of history in her work at Callanwolde

Jerylann Warner embraces lifetime full of history in her work at Callanwolde

March 1, 2021Volume 2 Issue 2By: Ashley Gibson A brilliantly fading sunset outlined the Atlanta skyline, towering over the rambling grounds of Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Car headlights pierced the December evening air, illuminating a stark, vacant parking lot while […]

The body as a political vessel: a conversation with Okwae A. Miller

The body as a political vessel: a conversation with Okwae A. MillerOkwae, a Black man with a shaved head, is captured mid-air after jumping off the wooden ramp beneath him. His feet and arms are relaxed. He is shirtless and the muscles in his back, arms, and calves are visible. He wears a knee-length white tulle skirt. Okwae’s chest is pulled towards the sky and his eyes are turned upwards in surrender.

October 31, 2020Volume 2 Issue 1By: Laura Briggs Atlanta-based choreographer Okwae A. Miller has been making work about race and identity politics for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic and public outcry against police brutality catalyzed his creative process, forcing him […]

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