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Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili, “Bronx Gothic,” at Show Box L.A. In a work that straddles spoken word, dance and performance art, Okpokwasili tells a story about the coming of age of two girls living in the Bronx through notes the two 11-year-olds share with each other. Her performances of the piece in New York drew a rave from the Village Voice (“evocative and fresh”) as well as the attention of the New York Times, which created a video of her...

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