Posts Tagged: Berlin Wall

Hitch in the Voice

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I hear a man singing for his life, desperate in a way he would never be again and had never been before. ...more

David Bowie: A Rumpus Roundup

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Musical and creative icon David Bowie died Sunday night, succumbing to cancer at the age of sixty-nine.

Bowie and his persona Ziggy Stardust produced more than two dozen studio albums—transcending rock stardom by scoring films and television shows, writing off-Broadway musicals, lending his voice to animated characters, and collaborating with other creative masterminds like Lou Reed and Iggy Pop.

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The Berlin Reunion

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“Earlier this week, 1.5 million people filled the streets of Berlin, Germany to watch a several-day performance by France’s Royal de Luxe street theatre company titled ‘The Berlin Reunion.’

“Part of the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Reunion show featured two massive marionettes, the Big Giant, a deep-sea diver, and his niece, the Little Giantess.

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The Rumpus Long Interview with Ron English

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“…The day that you don’t have any Republican friends, or you don’t have any Christian friends, or you don’t have any Muslim friends, that you only have, like, artists-from-New-York-City friends, then I think you have a problem.”

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