My family moved a couple years ago and, when I go home to a place where I didn’t grow up, surrounded by people I don’t know, I often find myself spending a lot of time with my younger brother Henry.
“Today, love is dividing…all around and just out of reach.”
Tumultuous emotion spilled out of every dancer’s fluid and graceful movement last Saturday night under the intense orange glow of strategically-placed lighting. David Dorfman’s Aroundtown premiered at Connecticut College in Palmer Hall last week, taking form as an Onstage performance put on by the College. The performance was both deeply emotional and uniquely personal, as almost every individual dancer performed an original monologue or solo that was woven effectively and purposefully into the show.
As exemplified by its no. 24 spot on top podcast charts, Shit Town, hosted by NPR’s Brian Reed, was one of the most popular podcasts of the past summer. I first heard significant buzz about it from family members, and as the summer progressed, I started hearing more and more from friends and coworkers.