Author Archive for Mike Riggs

Correction: ‘Dancing to Ancient Rhythms’

Two major components of my review of Dancing to Ancient Rhythms were that it featured mostly white female dancers performing cultural tourism, and that it looked like a dance recital for a dance class. Karen McLane, the head of the Ancient Rhythms dancce company, responded to my criticism in the comments, but seeing as she [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Dancing to Ancient Rhythms’

Dancing to Ancient Rhythms
The Apothecary at the Trading Post
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 25 @ 2:30 p.m.

They say: "Visually stunning vignettes of the sacred and profane, the transcendent and mundane. Theatrical dance inspired by the wisdom of the East in a captivating first Fringe Festival performance by the critically acclaimed Ancient Rhythms Dance Company."
Mike says: Before I [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Bare Breasted Women Sword Fighting’

Bare Breasted Women Sword Fighting
Remaining Performances:
Jul 17th at 10:30 p.m.
Jul 18th at 10:30 p.m.
Jul 19th at 8 p.m.
Jul 22nd at 8 p.m.
Jul 23rd at 8 p.m.
Jul 24th at 10:30 p.m.
Jul 25th at 10:30 p.m.
Jul 26th at 6 p.m.
They say: "A scintillating spectacular, this vaudeville unleashes the feminine mystique in a whirl [...]

Hip Shot: “Headscarf and the Angry Bitch”

No wonder those pious clerics up and declared the western objectification of women and glorification of dick jokes as deserving of–dare I say it?–jihad. Zed Headscarf, infidel-licking lesbian though she be, really could change all that.