• Sitting in front of my computer on this rather chilly autumn afternoon I cannot believe that we PD artists have seemingly come to the end of this portion of our “journey”.  Over the course of practically one year we have created, critiqued, blogged, organized, rehearsed, coordinated, risked, stumbled, fumbled, doubted, questioned and actively participated in […]

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  • With Performing Diaspora fast-approaching, some of the artists took a break from the stage and headed over to KPFA’s radio studios in Berkeley for a musical sneak-preview of their work on Stephen Kent’s show, “Music of the World.” In between tracks, our Executive Director Jessica Robinson Love joined them in the conversation about their performances […]

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  • The very spontaneous nature of art rarely gives way to “schedules”, ie. scribbling notes on a bathroom floor at 4am so as not to wake up the household, 2-hour rehearsals that turn into 10 hours, starting with violins and ending up with tambourines, constant breaking of commitments due to double-booking or financial constraints…and yet as […]

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  • I’m sure that most of you are familiar with the traditional wooden Russian Doll.  It opens up like a box to find another exact replica inside (only smaller) and then yet another, and another, etc.  The more I research, the more I find and the plethora of information slowly seeps into my initial ideas.  This […]

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