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Butoh Blood Transfusion

Butoh is one of those art forms that, in a heroic attempt to remain open to possibility, refuses to define itself. As in all such forms, those lacking training have few obstacles in defining themselves as practitioners. The result is…
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News, Feature Dancing With the Butoh Masters

Dancing With the Butoh Masters

There's a dirty corner of Mission Street, where a sushi restaurant called Country Station shares space with hoodlums and homeless drunks, a restaurant so camouflaged by dark and filth that it easily escapes notice. But when the restaurant is full…
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Do Do That Butoh

To think like a crocodile, instructs Berlin-based butoh artist Anzu Furukawa, "sometime, just stop your breathing, you will get a red face, and taste a crocodile time." Furukawa herself will attempt to penetrate the mysteries of the ancient reptilian brain…
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wednesday february 5 That's the Spirit! Dueling religions provide the dramatic thrust in Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, in which a Catholic woman becomes a housekeeper for a retired high school teacher and self-proclaimed "Yankee Jew" who has been…
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Dance of Darkness

Chalk-white bodies contorted in howling gestures; eyes rolled back into skulls; abstracted limbs divine, grotesque, and alluring; stark eroticism; androgynous metamorphoses set against the earth, wind, fire, and water of the universe -- these are the images of butoh, "the…
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wednesday june 5 Court Date It's kids vs. cops in the b-ball scrimmage-cum-performance art piece No Blood No Foul. Designed to spark dialogue between (and about) traditionally opposing camps, the game will be played in front of a giant mural…
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