Holistic Health

The Physiology of Anger

Comments Off 15 July 2013

Most of us recognize and have felt anger at some point in our lives. Anger can be seen as a natural response to some kind of pain, whether emotional or physical. Our reaction to the pain is the spark that lights the fire of anger: we evaluate the cause and determine that someone or something […]

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Holistic Health

Treating MS with Chinese Medicine

Comments Off 03 April 2013

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease for which there is no known cure. A person suffering from multiple sclerosis may show demyelination in the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves due to overactive antibodies. Physical symptoms range from person to person, as does the severity of the disease. According to a paper published by the […]

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Nuevo Ballet Español

Comments Off 08 October 2012

Does traditional dance have a place on the contemporary stage? Nuevo Ballet Español rendered the debate irrelevant at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium last weekend, boldly opening the 2012-13 MDC Live Arts performance series. The company, whose work has moved through practically every style of dance, committed to pure flamenco for their latest evening-length performance. It […]

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Dance

Disco Spectacular

Comments Off 15 July 2012

If you were a clubber, the Donkey Show at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts might give you flashbacks. If you never did drugs in your life, you’ll get a feel for what it’s like to party all night. The Donkey Show is a take on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, set in disco-era […]

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Dance

The Secret History of Love

Comments Off 09 May 2012

Sean Dorsey Dance’s new production, The Secret History of Love, unearths stories that never made it into the history books. Based on archival research collected through Dorsey’s national LGBT Elders Oral History Project, The Secret History of Love sets out to prove that love is real, and that it survives under even the harshest of […]

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Dance

Brooklyn Breaks

Comments Off 06 May 2012

Decadancetheatre, an all-female crew based in Brooklyn, is all about staying true to hip-hop culture. They use old-school styles—breaking, popping, locking and house—to tell stories on stage. In their 2004 performance, Decadance vs. the Firebird, the company remade Stravinsky’s classic ballet. For their Miami debut at the Adrienne Arsht Center coming up on Feb. 3rd […]

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Dance

In This Place

Comments Off 30 March 2012

Most of us would like to think that childhood is a joyful time. But as I sat in the audience at Heather Maloney’s in this place this past weekend, I had to wonder. Presented at the On.Stage Black.Box Theater at the Miami Dade County Auditorium, in this place asks whether we are shaped by our […]

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Dance

Battle is Back

Comments Off 24 February 2012

Dance is a fragile art form, as fleeting as life itself. Merce Cunningham’s company disbanded at the end of 2011, a year and a half after his death. And Pina, Wim Wenders’s Oscar-nominated documentary about famed German choreographer Pina Bausch, is a memorial to the recent passing of a powerful force in contemporary performance. The […]

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Dance

Soloing Forward

Comments Off 19 January 2012

Originally born in Zimbabwe, New York-based choreographer Nora Chipaumire is unafraid to confront the foundations of her own identity. Her upcoming performance, presented by Miami Light Project and Miami Dade College’s MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, promises three bold perspectives on the inward and outward landscapes she has traveled. She will move from a highly-charged […]

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Art

Home: Dream Home

Comments Off 06 November 2011

Miami-based filmmakers Grela Orihuela and Bill Bilowit established the Wet Heat Project in 2007 to document the gamut of contemporary art exhibition and practice in Miami. They are also avid collectors, and their apartment is filled with work produced by local artists, offering a mini-tour through the last ten years of Miami-made art. If asked, […]

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This website archives selected texts by Catherine A. Hollingsworth.

Her writing has been published in local and national publications including Art Papers, Miami New Times, Artburst, and recently, Acupuncture Today.

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