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Another Picture of Dorian Gray 

Wednesday, Jul 17 2013
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It's a thirtysomething problem. It's the biological clock you ignore when you're out with Mr. Wrong. It's the conviction that this year, truly, you'll break even selling art. Samantha Giron addresses the condition of the forever young in her new work The Dirt on Dorian Gray. Combining classical and street movement with music, the work tackles the contradictions so common to our tech career, artsy-crunchy, kayaking Californian ways: Take risks or seek security? Two kids and a car or 10 years writing the next Great American Novel? Free love or 401K and tax dependents? Are we idealists, artists, and pioneers, or merely a passel of brats doomed to genetic extinction because none of us will get it together in time to reproduce anyway? Samantha Giron Dance Project poses these questions in an evening of the most youth-oriented of the arts.


July 19-21, 8 p.m., 2013

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