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Enjoy Candice’s Short Short List for this week!

1. FLICfest. CJ Holm and Vanessa Walters.

A “danced nature documentary” by Holm followed by Walters’ Ripening/Yield, an “ominous exploration of childhood memory.”

2/1 at 7:30p
Irondale Arts Center in Fort Greene

Click here for tickets. Click here for the entire festival lineup (1/23-2/2).


2. Dance Happens at This Red Door. Caitlin Cook and Nora Stephens.

This inaugural series of dance features a ritualistic square dance by Cook and an experimental solo by Stephens.

Caitlin Cook. Photo by Elizabeth Cecil.

Caitlin Cook. Photo by Elizabeth Cecil.

1/13 and 2/1 at 8p
Galapagos Art Space


To send in your picks for an upcoming week, send an email to [email protected] or tweet us @diydancer #shortshortlist

Written by Candice Thompson

After more than a decade in Brooklyn, Candice Thompson is now an Atlanta-based artist and writer. Prior to dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company and ad hoc Ballet, she trained with Kee Juan Han at the School of Ballet Arizona and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She founded LOLAstretch Dancewear in 2000 and has designed costumes for a variety of theater and dance companies across the country. She recently received a masters degree in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program and more of her dance writing can be found in the pages of Dance Magazine, Pointe, and Dance Teacher.