Articles tagged ‘New Mexico’

Dr. Lucky leans back with her hand on her forehead. She is wearing a black camisole with sequins.

The Ph(Double)D of Burlesque

Dr. Lucky, a performance studies scholar at New York University and an acclaimed burlesque artist, shares what neo-burlesque is, why it’s important to study burlesque academically, and how her burlesque shows have moved with her from NYC to sunny New Mexico.

Two dancers dance in silhouette against a sunset in the desert wearing straw hats.

Reclaiming Time and Place

Nikesha Breeze, Miles Tokunow, and MK discuss their piece “Stages of Tectonic Blackness,” performed in the Sandia Mountains outside of Albuquerque and in Blackdom, NM, which posits that a resting Black body on the earth is a radical act.