Irene Hsiao

Erik L. Peterson’s Checks & Balances at Loyola University, Chicago, 4 October 2017

Phalanxes of singers stand poised to descend the stairs in the lobby of the Mundelein Center at Loyola University, boys on the left, girls on the right, boys in cool … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bill T. Jones at the DuSable Museum, Art AIDS America Chicago, 27 January 2017

I saw Bill T. Jones Friday night. I saw him closer up than I’ve ever seen him, close enough to look into the hollows of his cheeks in a face … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival, Epic Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI, 18-20 March 2016

[N.B. I pitched an article about RADfest to Dance Magazine, mLive, REVUE, CriticalDance, the Detroit Free Press, and Dance Studio Life, but none of them would buy it (if by … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Ode to Oakes; or, O to O

ARISTOTLE ENVISIONED a celestial universe of 55 crystalline spheres concentrically organized around the earth, each carrying a planet along its orbit by the angular momentum of the outermost ring, the … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment