May 20, 2013 at 4:42 pm by Timna Burston
Sydney is a New York City based dancer, choreographer, Artistic Director of Sydney Schiff Dance Project and currently an Arts Fellow at Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. To hear more about her project, check out her website and facebook page! In her own words: For the last 5 years, I have been exploring the relationship […]
March 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm by Jonah Rank
The rock opera Next to Normal is all about living on the edge. Living on the edge of normal. Living on the edge of comfort. Living on the edge of stability. Τhe show breathes life into a peculiar teaching attributed to Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav: The world is a very narrow bridge, but the essence […]
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.
January 12, 2011 at 11:08 pm by Jonah Rank
Two old friends make something beautiful out of life. Can our art keep us young?
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.