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Jordan Riefe

Jordan Riefe

    Disguise: How artists are reinventing African masquerade
    Disguise: How artists are reinventing African masquerade
    "This debt we pay to human guile; with torn and bleeding hearts we smile," wrote African-American poet Paul Dunbar in his 1896 poem, We Wear the Mask. About 100 years later the Fugees rapped, "Put...
    Reality opera takes you for a ride
    Reality opera takes you for a ride
    Los Angeles’s premier avant garde opera company, The Industry, with their 2013 production of Invisible Cities, a site-specific performance set in the city’s landmark Union Station, redefined what an opera could be....
    Bronzes speak clearly of Alexander’s time
    Bronzes speak clearly of Alexander’s time
    On the Greek island of Rhodes, a 30m bronze statue of the islanders’ patron god, Helios, famously known as the Colossus, watched over the harbour...