Smart Bets: Dirt, dreams and death

Solo dance works are the focus of Asheville Butoh Collective’s Dirt, dreams and death show on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, at REVOLVE at RAMP South Studio. On the program is “Mound,” described as “an archetypal journey into feminine rites of passage, created and performed by Julie Becton Gillum,” with an original accompanying soundscape by composer Ivan Seng. Also part of the evening is Constance Humphries’ “The Daydreamers’ Ball for Strange and Broken Things” and the premiere of Jenni Cockrell/strange daughters butoh’s “arterial spirits,” which explores power, paradox, memory, love and loss through a reimagining of Lady Macbeth. Both nights’ performances begin at 8 p.m. $15. Photo by Constance Humphries


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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