March 31, 2014 at 2:09 am by Jonah Rank
I sat down on Sunday to interview Sydney Schiff, artistic director of Sydney Schiff Dance Project, to talk about her company’s latest piece, Dry Bones: Resurrection of the Living. We hope you enjoy this audio interview! (New format… our web presence is in a re-structuring process; let us know what you think!) Sydney Schiff Dance Project […]
December 1, 2011 at 4:19 pm by Jonah Rank
Despite a lively live performance of “Amelia Bright” 11 years ago, Darren Jessee’s song has died and returned to life. An exploration of the artistic imperative of techiyyat hammetim–the “resurrection” of dead art.
November 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm by Jonah Rank
Dave Matthews Band’s final album with the late LeRoi Moore asks why we suffer, if we can seek justifications, and what we can do in the face of tragedy.
March 3, 2011 at 7:05 pm by Jonah Rank
What can one pop song remind us of those who not with us? Is anyone really ever NOT with us?
October 25, 2010 at 10:30 am by Jonah Rank
How can art resurrect the dead? The Scottsboro Boys revived the eponymous subjects, as well as one beloved writer.