Author archive for Deanne Gertner

  • Demiurge Plaza Installation

    Summer of Dance

    Despite the off season, dance aficionados still have something to celebrate with Dance! A Summer of Movement & Rhythm, which…

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  • Photo by Peter Strand. Image courtesy of Zikr Dance Ensemble

    Sacred Be the Dance

    Classical ballet and sacred, spiritual-based dance may not appear to have much in common at first glance, but Denver’s Zikr…

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  • Dust to Dust

    Wonderbound has set the bar high the past few years, taking on ever-increasing artistic challenges: collaborating with the Lighthouse Writer’s…

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  • Dancing in the Dark

    I’m taking an Experimental/Hybrid Forms class at Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, and after three classes, I’ve learned one thing about nontraditional…

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  • Kyle Abraham at Newman Center

      With the International Association of Blacks in Dance 2016 “Black Dance Rising Conference and Festival” under way, the national…

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  • Black Artistic Lives Matter

      Denver’s black population may be small (it makes up five percent of the total Metro-area population according to the…

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  • Brian Young

    IF IT AIN’T BROKE: BRIAN YOUNG’S BACK TO BASICS VISION It’s controversial, for sure, to name a dance studio after…

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  • The Seven Deadly (Funny) Sins

    Emblazoned across the red velvet curtain at Pinnacle Charter School’s Performing Arts Complex is the phrase “’Til Death Do Us…

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  • White Mirror

    On Sunday night, as the cloud-covered slate gray sky bruised to eggplant, Denver witnessed its first city-commissioned site-specific public dance…

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  • A Living Legend

      What makes a legend? Studying under other legends such as Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham? Choreographing one hundred-sixty works,…

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