Experimental choreographers and performers Eiko and Koma are back in New Mexico this weekend. The world-renowned Japanese-born duo and special guest, Robert Mirabal, will perform at the Global Dance Fest at the VSA North 4th Art Center in Albuquerque.
Reviewer Janet Eigner says their work shows the light and dark sides of our world with profoundly original brilliance. Eigner is a poet and dance writer. She lives near Santa Fe.
The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is back this weekend with, literally, an "Encore" performance of the same name. Reviewer Janet Eigner, Santa Fe poet and dance writer, couldn't catch her breath from the delight and surprise that company generated. The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performs its "Encore" program Saturday night at the Lensic Performing Art Center in Santa Fe.
Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Indian Market will be in full swing this weekend, perhaps even more than usual with a special performance by the indigenous, contemporary dance group, Dancing Earth. Reviewer Janet Eigner says the event will bring to life the spirit of the artistic offerings at the market. Eigner is a Santa Fe poet and dance writer.
Dancing Earth will perform "Of Bodies Of Elements" Friday night at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe.
California-based LINES ballet is creating new techniques that push the traditions of classical ballet performance. Our reviewer Janet Eigner says New Mexico is fortunate to host two LINES performances this week in Santa Fe. Janet Eigner is a poet and dance writer. She lives in Santa Fe. Lines Ballet is at the Lensic this Friday, August 5th. You can find more information online at ticketssantafe.org.
Albuquerque, NM – The 24th Annual Flamenco Festival Internacional de Albuquerque kicks off Wednesday night in Albuquerque and reviewer Janet Eigner says a diverse group of Flamenco dancers and musicians will descend on the city to teach and perform.
Eigner is a poet, dance critic, and psychologist. She writes about outstanding dance happening in Northern New Mexico, the U.S., and internationally.