The Impulse Wants Company: A new work in poetry, music, and dance

New York City Ballet’s Troy Schumacher founded BalletCollective in 2010 to stage collaborative works of art incorporating dance, music, literature, and visual art in an intimate setting with live musical performance.  Little Star Weekly this week features BalletCollective’s most recent work, “The Impulse Wants Company,” with a libretto by Cynthia Zarin, score by Ellis Ludwig-Leone, […]

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Little Star sur mer! A reading & conversation at BookHampton

            Little Star by the Sea! A Little Star reading and conversation at the beloved BookHampton bookshop in East Hampton, New York! Featuring: CYNTHIA ZARIN, poet, and author of An Enlarged Heart: A Personal History. Her poems appeared in Little Star #2 and #4 and her essay “Mr. Ferri and […]

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Sewing and dreams: “Mr. Ferri and the Furrier,” by Cynthia Zarin

In the jewelry store I unwrapped the fabric. I had bought it the week before, in the pouring rain, in the garment district, in a shop I had visited obsessively years before. It was during a time in my life when the amount of time that I devoted to thinking about upholstery fabric was in […]

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