Posts tagged "Dance"
The morning routine

The morning routine

Before cof­fee: Cof­fee is ready!!!: First sip, still fuzzy: A few sips in: Ready to go:   My apolo­gies to the won­der­ful Tomo­mi Mori­mo­to for slight­ly rear­rang­ing the order and cer­tain­ly mis­in­ter­pret­ing the mean­ing of her per­for­mance and for my own pur­pos­es.
The most wonderful time of the year

The most wonderful time of the year

The cir­cus fes­ti­val is back! The cir­cus fes­ti­val is back! For­get all oth­er ways of mark­ing Peace Corps ser­vice time, I am now just count­ing time in between fes­ti­vals of acro­bat­ics. Tonight was the kick-off of the 5th annu­al Fes­ti­val Inter­na­cional Alter­na­ti­vo de Artes Escéni­cas, or Sigu­ien­tesce­na. It seems a lit­tle small­er than last year, but there is...
January Cultural Leftovers

January Cultural Leftovers

From the Down the Street on a Fri­day Night post, here are some of the oth­er images I cap­tured at the stum­bled upon cul­tur­al event in the next neigh­bor­hood over from mine. The cos­tumes were amaz­ing, and I wish the pic­tures weren’t so blur­ry. My good lens still couldn’t quite han­dle the com­bi­na­tion of low light and danc­ing.
Down the street on a Friday night

Down the street on a Friday night

I’m not sure which one I like bet­ter. 1. or, 2. 
Are there circus groupies?

Are there circus groupies?

The 4th annu­al fes­ti­val of alter­na­tive arts (Fes­ti­val Sigu­ien­tesce­na 2011) in town did not dis­ap­point last week. Con­sist­ing of “uncon­ven­tion­al the­ater, dance, and cir­cus” per­for­mances, the gen­er­al qual­i­ty of the tal­ent was extreme­ly high. Full of great music, dance, and peo­ple doing gen­er­al­ly crazy things with their bod­ies, these types of per­for­mances are some of my...
Monday is for Organization

Monday is for Organization

But here is a place­hold­er while I process the 45 or so images that I want to post from the Fes­ti­val Sigu­ien­tesce­na. This is my final pho­to of the evening and the fes­ti­val, because my bat­tery died right after I took this one. So fit­ting though, because b-boy Gre­go­ry from Cana­da was prob­a­bly my favorite per­former of the fes­ti­val....