The Big Question of Trisha Brown’s Career

“She began by stripping dance of everything she could, just to see what was left. First to go were music and story. … Out of the window, too, went codified dance styles (too much theatrical baggage) and, indeed, theatres (ditto). The question then was, having thrown out all this bath water, what to do with the baby she was left holding?”

Source: New Statesman 11/29/10

Louisville Orchestra Will Make Next Payroll, At Least

“A large anonymous donation has reportedly been given to the Louisville Orchestra. The donation will allow the ensemble’s musicians to be paid this week. The players say the administration told them their paycheck two weeks ago would be their last unless they agreed to pay cuts, a shorter season and a reduction in contracted musicians.”

Source: WFPL (Louisville) 11/29/10