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True art requires breaking of cultural barriers
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True art requires breaking of cultural barriers

Innovation lies in the gray area between technical facility and passion. Many of us see artistic mastery as the end product of intense practice, which is widely true. However, creativity is entirely different. It is both emotional and intellectual, spontaneous and well-developed. But more than anything, creativity is raw, unpolished expression. It often shows up…

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Post-apocalyptic America meets ‘Godspell’ musical

Prepare ye the way for Actors’ Playhouse’s enchanting season opener “Godspell,” which opened Friday. Adapted from the Broadway and off-Broadway hit, “Godspell” is a musical based on the parables of the Gospel of Matthew and features an ensemble cast that finds Jesus Christ and learns to become a community. David Arisco, artistic director of “Godspell,”…

‘How to Succeed’ a satirical success
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‘How to Succeed’ a satirical success

Success is measured not by money, but by talent. Junior Veronica Diaz and alumnus Bill Duncan are quintessential examples of this concept, even though the songs and characters of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” convey quite the opposite. The two are featured in the Roxy Theatre’s production of the Tony award-winning musical….

Voices of Haiti
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Voices of Haiti

Two years ago, journalists from all over the world took the first flight to Haiti to report the facts and details of the devastating earthquake. Included in this herd was the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which decided to take on a different approach. They put a face behind the words to tell the story…

Hip-hop group talks 3-D choreography, gender roles
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Hip-hop group talks 3-D choreography, gender roles

Decadancetheatre is bending gender roles through a 3-D hip-hop performance at the Adrienne Arsht Center this weekend. The Brooklyn-based company, an entirely female group, is composed of dancers from around the world who strive to break the gender barriers of the hip-hop world by bringing dancers out of the background of music videos and onto…

The Rat gets iLL
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The Rat gets iLL

Spoken Word Wednesday’s at The Rat will end this semester with a bang by bringing in iLL-Literacy, one of the hottest collaborations of poets currently touring the world.

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