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Acclaimed Chinese Folk Dance Show Visits Boston in First of Two U.S. Stops

“Wind of Colorful Guizhou,” a large-scale traveling show of folk dances from the Guizhou province in China, will be stopping in Boston September 5th for one of only two U.S. performances.

The show’s creator, Ding Wei, was a director of the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony. In the “Wind of Colorful Guizhou” Wei combines stage art, [...]

Former Rosenberg Visiting Scholar Awarded at Locarno Film Fest

J.P. Sniadecki, a 2009-2010 Rosenberg Institute visiting scholar, and Verena Paravel were awarded “Leopard for Best First Feature” and “Special Jury Prize – Filmmakers of the Present” at this month’s Locarno Film Festival for their film Foreign Parts.

Foreign Parts documents the struggle of a contested Queens, NY neighborhood before its demolition and disappearance under [...]