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Louise Lecavalier: Total Dancer

Louise Lecavalier and Patrick Lamothe in 'Children' (photo by Andre Cornellier)

Louise Lecavalier and Patrick Lamothe in ‘Children’ (photo by Andre Cornellier)   JACOB’S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL Louise Lecavalier Doris Duke Theatre July 15, 2011   by Seth Rogovoy   (BECKET, Mass.) – Children, which may have been choreographed by Nigel Charnock and featured two dancers (the other being Patrick Lamothe) and which received its U.S.…

Jacob’s Pillow Kicks off 2011 Season with Lively, Diverse Gala

Text and photos by Seth Rogovoy (BECKET, Mass., June 19, 2011) – The Jacob’s Pillow season opening gala is always a high point of the season, both for the programming, which serves as a kind of sampler for the work that goes on at the Pillow, including the educational component as well as a sprinkling…

The Morning’s Haul from Berkshire Organics

Take a look at the accompanying photo portraying lush greens, avocadoes, a generously overflowing quart of strawberries and bright red baby beets with their greens still attached. All of these are organic fruits and veggies, almost all were in the ground in the greater Berkshire/Pioneer Valley region just a day or two ago, and the…

Anger Overtakes America – Can the Berkshires Be the Antidote?

Just this past week, I’ve had several conversations with friends in which we remarked how we detect a palpable level of tension bordering on anger and hostility rarely felt in the placid, laid-back environs of the Berkshires. (In New York City, of course, these feelings are to be expected, and they serve as much as…

Bob Dylan at 70

So much has already been written about the significance of Bob Dylan turning 70 years old. As the author of a fairly recent book on Bob Dylan, I’ve been asked to comment about Dylan’s milestone birthday in several places. I’m even interviewed in a program airing on the BBC tomorrow — Tuesday, May 24 —…

Let’s Take a Look

Let’s see how this is going to work. We’re here on The Rogovoy Report. We used to be here. Sometimes we look like this. And then we wonder why we feel the way we do.

Unfaithful Servant: The Legacy of The Band

by Seth Rogovoy (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., August 1995) — The last few years have seen a flurry of activity surrounding The Band, the most since the group seemingly broke up for good in 1976. Two major books providing the first in-depth look at the legendary Canadian-American rock group were published in 1994. A long-promised retrospective, 3-CD…