Wayne McGregor’s genre of choreography is most often referred to as contemporary ballet, but he himself has never been trained in ballet, and instead traces his roots back to ballroom dancing and disco. His movements know no bounds, with limbs wending through the air as if having a mind of their own, and dancers flowing into and around one another as if unable to grasp the concept of tangible matter.
Based on true events, Little Pink House succinctly and intelligently chronicles the fight one Connecticut woman undertakes to save her house from greedy political and corporate interests. However, while the plot holds sufficient drama, director Courtney Moorehead Balaker fails to effectively translate it to the big screen.
At Cambridge’s local concert venue The Lilypad, the trio Steve McGinnis, Art Lande and Steve Swallow hosted a night of live jazz, where their three improvisations and three compositions reminded us of the magic of music in a live, intimate concert.
On our way back from the concert, we found ourselves humming the melody from the last song. The final moments stayed with us long after the concert was over, like the spillover happiness from a beautiful dream that makes one happy for no apparent reason.
This is a superhero movie that breaks all expectations while abiding by every formula of making a good movie. With the intense feeling that kept me glued to the seats for a while even after the movie was over, I could tell that this movie might change the landscape of comic-book inspired movies as we know it.
While Pokéworks follows other restaurants in marrying poke bowls with the fast, casual format and an overreliance on toppings, the food is delicious and satisfying regardless. Its recent Harvard Square location provides great convenience and accessibility.
The universal struggles portrayed through these women reflect of how much has changed, and what issues persist, in our human endeavor to understand the universe.
Both Pied Piper’s crew and the Silicon Valley television show itself have evolved over the past four seasons, but this season so far feels more of a hit or miss.