Goodbye Frances “Frannie” Dittmer

Goodbye Frances “Frannie” Dittmer

It is our sad duty to report the untimely passing of Frances “Frannie” (nee Ronshausen) Dittmer, a giant in the world of art, philanthropy, and living life. Ms. Dittmer died when the airplane she was in went down over Puerta Vallarta, Mexico last week. Bad at...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/14-2/16)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (2/14-2/16)

1. Take Aim at The Hills Esthetic Center Work by Hope Esser and Daviel Shy. The Hills Esthetic Center is located at 128 N. Campbell Ave. Reception Friday, 7pm-midnight. 2. Paul’s Not Gay at slow Curated by Molar Productions, with by work by Benjamin Bellas, Judith...
Ice Cold: One View of Twin Cities

Ice Cold: One View of Twin Cities

It has been cold everywhere recently, colder than it has been in many years. The cold here has seeped into my bones. The days are lit by brittle sunlight, full of the illusion of warmth. The nights open to the icy vacuum of space, filled with the frigid, unblinking...
What can be done with dance? Part 3

What can be done with dance? Part 3

The choreographic writings of performance and political theorist Randy Martin are rooted in an understanding of dance as an analytic with which to approach socio-political mobilizations. In “A Precarious Dance, a Derivative Sociality” he writes, “For dance to...
It’s a Kansas City day, Part 2

It’s a Kansas City day, Part 2

Over the coming months, the Bad at Sports blog is featuring quick glimpses of the art world as it exists in smaller cities across the country and around the world. Each glimpse is byway of some of the said city’s local characters, which include but are not limited...
It’s a Kansas City day, Part 1

It’s a Kansas City day, Part 1

Over the coming months, the Bad at Sports blog is featuring quick glimpses of the art world as it exists in smaller cities across the country and around the world. Each glimpse is byway of some of the said city’s local characters, which include but are not...