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Interviewd! — May 6, 2014

Interviewd!

What my interview was like
This isn’t me. But this is what my office would look like if I had my druthers.

For those of you in the know (and those not), my original play MICROMANIA is popping up on stage this Friday and Saturday – world premier style. The FringeArts blog has published a piece about it and everything.

My very first INTERVIEW. Read it here!!!

(then come see MICROMANIA for realz at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave, this Fri at 7:45 or Sat at 8. PM.)

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Festivals — May 3, 2014

Festivals

Chelsea Murphy and Magda San Milan in WE TOUCHED IT at the Remix Festival. Photo by Kathryn Raines, Plate 3 Photography.
Chelsea Murphy and Magda San Milan in WE TOUCHED IT at the Remix Festival. Photo by Kathryn Raines, Plate 3 Photography.

So if you’re in Philly and hungering, just hungering for something to do this weekend – and the concept of the million and one street fairsĀ that happen to be going on doesn’t appeal to you – check out Remix Festival. It’s a pretty amazing format for dance presentation that’s going on atĀ <fidget> in Kensington this weekend.

Based on Susan Rethorst’s concept of “wrecking,” three artists each present a short, 5-15 minute dance piece. Then, after a brief break, three other artists, who’ve had just two days to prepare, present a “wrecked” or “remixed” piece. To learn more about it, go to see it, honestly. It’s just fifteen dollars for six dances and a completely unique experience. Or read my review at Phindie here. The real pleasure is seeing the hand of the composer at work – the same as listening to a really well-done remix of a song that you love, which re-focuses and brings out what was great about that song all along.

But the thing that I hate about street festivals is just how damn many people show up. I don’t go outside to be crushed between people. I go outside to move from point a to point b, or, when the weather’s really nice, to find a relatively clear space of a park or beach to lounge. I don’t like being surrounded by strangers, especially when they’re all spilling their drinks on one-another. I mean, who does?

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